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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7:23 am
Fri January 18, 2013

After-school Fight Prompts Shooting

Columbus police are searching for the suspect in Thursday's fatal shooting of a teenager during an after-school fight.

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7:03 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Advance Medical Directives May Come To Ohio

Some states are using new directives to make end of life decisions less tricky.

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12:36 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

2012 Saw Foreclosures Decline

The listing service RealtyTrac says banks took possession of fewer U.S. homes in 2012 than a year earlier.

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12:30 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Senators Weigh In On Gun Restrictions

Ohio’s two U.S. Senators are indicating their support of certain gun restrictions.

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12:26 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Portman To Davos

Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is scheduled to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland next week.

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12:23 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

CBJ Season Ticket Sales At Record Low

Columbus Blue Jackets officials say season-ticket sales are at seven-thousand, the lowest in the organization's history.

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7:30 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Lawmaker Wants Explanation Of Controversial Tweets

Democratic State Representative Mike Foley is asking Public Utilities Commission of Ohio chair Todd Snitchler to explain posts on Twitter criticizing solar, wind and renewable energy and questioning global climate change.

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7:25 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Court Rules Against ODNR In Age Discrimination Suit

The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded a former state employee more than 500-thousand dollars to settle his claim that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources discriminated against him by hiring someone 15 years younger.

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7:22 am
Thu January 17, 2013

School Safety Training Begins Today

The state Attorney General and Education Department are launching the first of five regional sessions to train educators to respond to school shootings.

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7:17 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Columbus To Host Half Marathon Championships

Columbus will host a national championship sporting event in three years.

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7:15 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Coleman, CCS At Odds Over Financial Records

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and the Columbus Schools are at odds over a review of the district's books.

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7:12 am
Thu January 17, 2013

City Council Releases Budget Amendments

Columbus City Council is adding 4.5 million dollars in spending to Mayor Michael Coleman's proposed 766 million dollar municipal budget for 2013.

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7:02 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Local Woman Injured In House Fire

Hilliard fire officials say an unnamed woman is hospitalized after being rescued from a house fire last night.

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6:55 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Customer Review Of Nursing Homes Released

The Ohio Department of Aging has released a list of grades of all nursing homes.

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12:31 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Charges Filed In Hilltop Shooting

Columbus police have filed charges against a man who was shot after he allegedly robbed a father on the Hilltop last week.

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12:29 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

School District Improving Security

School board members in the Northeast Ohio town of Poland have agreed to spend up to 80-thousand dollars to bolster security at school buildings.

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12:27 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Urbana Teen Allegedly Threatens School

An Urbana teenager is facing a felony charge for allegedly making a threat against her school on Monday.

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12:26 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Browns Fans Pan Stadium Naming Rights Sale

The Cleveland Browns are selling the naming rights for their taxpayer funded stadium to Akron-based FirstEnergy.

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12:22 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Cleveland NAACP Has New Leader

The Cleveland chapter of the NAACP has a new leader for the first time in two decades.

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8:03 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Two Educators Disciplined

Two former Central Ohio educators are being disciplined for having inappropriate contact with students.

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