Jim Letizia

Reporter, News Anchor

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.

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12:34 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Bonds Set In Beating Death Of Circleville Woman

Bond was set this morning at 500-thousand dollars each for the two adults arrested in connection with the beating death of a Circleville woman.

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12:32 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Slaying Of Nurse Not Accidental

Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath says last Sunday's slaying of a nurse was not a random act.

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12:29 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Decision Pending On Ohio River Fracking Waste Shipments

A decision from the U.S. Coast Guard is pending on whether to allow toxic waste from fracking on the Ohio River.

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12:26 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Length Of Military Furloughs Shortened

Officials say a U.S. Air Force reserve wing that flies troops around the globe will start shutting down on Fridays when civilian furloughs begin at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

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12:24 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

New Ballast Water Requirements

The U.S. EPA has issued new requirements for cleansing ballast water dumped from ships, which scientists believe has brought invasive species that damage ecosystems and cost the economy billions of dollars.

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12:22 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Votes In 2012 Election Under Scrutiny

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says 450 votes in the 2012 election are under scrutiny, with 129 of them turned over to law enforcement for investigation.

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8:18 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Men's Cagers Advance; Jackets Fall

Thursday night produced mixed results for fans of two Columbus sports teams.

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7:16 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Jobs Coming To Hilliard Service Center

Satellite TV provider Dish Network says it plans to add 90 full-time jobs at a service center in Hilliard to meet demand for its new DVR service.

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6:57 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Hormones Linked To Violent Behavior In Certain Boys

A study by researchers at Cincinnati Children's hospital shows a quick swab of the mouth could help predict violent behavior in boys held in psychiatric care.

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6:48 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Arrests Made In Beating Death Of Circleville Woman

Four people have been arrested in connection with the beating death of a Circleville woman.

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6:44 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Local Man Setenced For Killing Child

A Pickaway County man who fled to California to escape charges in the shaken-baby death of a 10-month-old boy will serve 19 years in prison.

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6:43 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Cincinnati Appeals Parking Plan Ruling

The city of Cincinnati has appealed a judge's ruling blocking implementation of its parking lease plan.

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6:41 am
Fri March 29, 2013

MLB Names Award After Feller

The late Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller is being honored by Major League Baseball with an annual award in his name.

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6:37 am
Fri March 29, 2013

OSU Football Legend Passes Away

Dave Leggett, the Most Valuable Player in Ohio State's 1955 Rose Bowl win over Southern California that clinched a national championship, died Tuesday at the age of 79 after a long illness.

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6:32 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Teen Charged With Threatening Air Base

A Chillicothe teenager has been charged with making a phony threat against Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

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6:27 am
Fri March 29, 2013

More Jobs At Ohio Air Base Possible

The Mansfield Air National Guard base is getting a new mission and eight C-130H planes from the U.S. Air Force that could mean 180 new jobs.

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6:25 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Whirlpool Subject Of Cancer Cluster Lawsuit

Attorneys have filed a 750 million dollar class action lawsuit against Whirlpool related to a child cancer cluster near Clyde, Ohio.

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6:17 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Juvenile Shot On East Side

Columbus police are investigating the shooting of a juvenile outside of a fast food restaurant on the East side.

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6:16 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Decree Ends Lawsuit By Female Jail Guards

The Justice Department has approved a consent decree that will end a discrimination lawsuit filed by female guards at the Summit County Jail.

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6:14 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Mother Sues Akron Police

A million-dollar lawsuit has been filed on behalf of an unruly middle-school girl who suffered a broken arm while being restrained by an Akron police officer.

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