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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7:46 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Bonner Tribute Concert Cancelled

Plans to honor Ohio Players frontman Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner with a tribute concert are being scrapped.

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7:44 am
Thu February 7, 2013

More Norovirus Cases In Columbus

Columbus Public Health officials say 100 cases of a new strain of norovirus have been reported since November, and there are likely more undiagnosed cases.

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7:38 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Union Wants Cleveland Police Chief To Resign

The Cleveland police union wants police chief Michael McGrath to resign in the wake of a critical state report blaming a lack of leadership for a fatal chase.

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7:27 am
Thu February 7, 2013

CBJ Player Fined For Tuesday Incident

The National Hockey League has fined Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky the maximum 10-thousand dollars for boarding Los Angeles defenseman Rob Scuderi in Tuesday's game.

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7:26 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Delaware County Fire Levies Approved

Voters on Tuesday approved two fire levies in Delaware County.

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7:24 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Scotts Reports 1st Quarter Loss

The Marysville-based Scotts company reports a first quarter loss of nearly 68 million dollars compared with a loss of nearly 74 million during the same period a year ago.

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7:23 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Hundreds Of Slot Machines To Be Removed From Columbus Casino

Officials at the Columbus casino say they'll remove 500 slot machines this month and replace them with six poker tables.

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7:22 am
Thu February 7, 2013

OSU Adding Surveillance Cameras

More surveillance cameras will be installed around the Ohio State University campus.

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7:17 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Delaware County Man Convicted In Fatal Drunken Driving Crash

A Delaware County man is awaiting sentencing for killing a woman in an alcohol-fueled crash.

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12:31 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

State Finishes Probe Of Cleveland Police Shootings

State officials have completed their investigation of a Cleveland police chase that ended with 1 latino and 12 white officers firing 137 rounds, killing two African-Americans -- Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams.

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12:25 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Springfield To Host Tourism Conference

The Ohio Travel Association says Springfield will host the annual Conference on Tourism in 2014, beating out Cincinnati and other cities.

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12:23 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Westerville Man Killed In Weekend Fire

Troy fire officials say a Westerville man died Saturday in a fire that started while he was working on a car with his step-brother.

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12:21 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Ohio Fire Claims Three Lives

Wyandot County Sheriff's deputies say three people were killed and one was injured in an overnight fire in apartments above an antique store in the town of Harpster.

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12:17 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Teen Charged In Early Morning Murder

Columbus Police say a 14-year-old boy faces delinquency charges for allegedly shooting and killing a man at a Southeast side apartment complex late last night.

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8:13 am
Tue February 5, 2013

State Budget Includes Medicaid Expansion

Governor John Kasich's two year state budget plan proposes expanding Medicaid services, a move that would give 365-thousand poor people access to health care.

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7:54 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Council Roundup

Columbus City Council last night approved the new city budget.

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7:47 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Lawsuit Against Columbus Police To Get New Trial

A three judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has reversed a judge's decision to dismiss a civil rights lawsuit involving the city of Columbus and two police officers.

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7:30 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Bond Set For Local Landlord

Bond is set at 10-thousand dollars for the Columbus landlord jailed last week for failing to follow a judge's order to sell his rental properties.

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7:27 am
Tue February 5, 2013

School Board Member Fined For CCW Violation

A Franklin County judge has ordered a Whitehall School Board member to pay a 3-hundred dollar fine for carrying a concealed handgun without a permit in a city park last August.

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7:25 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Officer Involved In Shooting Identified

Columbus police have released the name of the officer who shot and wounded a man after a traffic stop on the North Side last Saturday.

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