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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12:22 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Future Of Wright-Patt Civilian Workers In Doubt

Civilian workers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton are not yet safe from furloughs, despite the deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff.

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12:20 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Rail Loop May Help Great Lakes Shipping

A new, 4.5 million dollar rail loop linking the Port of Cleveland with main lines nearby is expected to enable faster, more efficient movement of cargo from the site.

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12:17 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Cincinnati Streetcar Project Delayed

Cincinnati city officials say the streetcar project has been delayed again, this time to the spring of 2016.

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8:22 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Targeting Bars Serving The Intoxicated

A bartender in Ada recently pleaded guilty to charges of furnishing liquor to an intoxicated person after he served at least 24 shots to a 21 year old customer who ended up with alcohol poisoning.

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8:15 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Teachers Sign Up For Weapons Training

A gun rights group says the number of teachers who have signed up for a free training program is growing.

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8:04 am
Fri January 4, 2013

First Round Of Port Columbus Terminal Work Completed

Port Columbus has completed the first round of terminal renovations.

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8:02 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Lawsuit Against Jail Guards Dismissed

A federal district judge has dismissed a Franklin County jail inmate's claims that guards used excessive force when shocking him with a taser at the jail and  later at a hospital.

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7:57 am
Fri January 4, 2013

AEP Wants Customers To Pay For Storm Repairs

Columbus-based American Electric Power is asking the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio for permission to make customers pay nearly 62-million dollars in repairs for storm damage last summer.

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7:55 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Kiddie Porn Sweep Nets Logan County Man

Federal authorities say an Logan County man was arrested as part of a national child pornography sweep that rescued 123 victims of sexual exploitation.

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7:53 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Man's Disapperance Stumps Dublin Police

Dublin police say they are stumped by the disappearance of a man who traveled from India to visit family members last month.

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7:51 am
Fri January 4, 2013

CCS Officials Admit Data Mistakes

Columbus City Schools officials say mistakes were made with students' attendance information.

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7:47 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Man Shot By Police

Columbus police say an officer shot and wounded a man last night after the man allegedly fired a gun into his girlfriend's South Side home.

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12:20 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Ohio Leads Nation In Jobless Claims

The Labor Department says the number of first time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio rose last week by nearly 88-hundred, due to layoffs in manufacturing.

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12:18 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

No Injuries In Early Morning Accident

Columbus Police called in a snow plow to push Gatorade bottles off the road this morning after a tractor-trailer crashed on the I-270 eastbound ramp to I-71 north and dumped its load.

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12:17 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Judge Charged With Drunken Driving

A Cuyahoga County judge is facing drunken driving charges.

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12:16 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Water Levels Drop In Two Great Lakes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says preliminary figures show Lakes Michigan and Huron reached record low water levels in December.

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7:57 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Columbus Sets Average Temperature Record

Thanks to an unusually warm spring followed by a hot summer, Cleveland and Columbus both had their highest average annual temperatures this past year.

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7:55 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Insurer Adding Jobs

Allstate says it's planning to add 136 new jobs in Ohio.

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7:53 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Crash Victims Identified

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have identified the victims of two auto accidents on New Year's Day.

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7:52 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Man Threatens Columbus Congregation

Bond is set at 1-million dollars for a man charged with walking into an East Fifth Avenue church on New Year's Day and threatening the congregation with a knife.

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