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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7:22 am
Fri January 11, 2013

State's Public Education Ranking Improves

Ohio's public schools are 12th in the country in the annual rankings by the publication Education Week.

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2:35 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Fracking And Water Quality

Ohio has a long history of drilling in shallow, vertical oil and gas wells.

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12:54 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Rose Comments On HOF Vote

Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose is weighing in on the decision by the baseball writers not to elect anyone to the Hall of Fame this year.

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12:17 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Goodwill Holding Silent Auctions

Silent auctions of unique items are underway at Goodwill stores in Columbus.

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8:45 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Local Job Growth Will Continue This Year

Job growth will continue this year in Central Ohio, potentially bringing the region's employment to a new high.

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8:32 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Unemployment Insurance Compensation Declines

The state's declining unemployment rate has triggered a decrease in the amount of federal unemployment compensation available.

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8:24 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Early Morning Shooting Under Investigation

Columbus Police are investigating a fatal overnight shooting.

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8:23 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Governor Signs Autism Paperwork

For 6 years, Ohio lawmakers debated but never approved a bill requiring insurance companies to pay for autism treatment for children.

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8:16 am
Thu January 10, 2013

NHL Lockout's Local Effects Not Fully Clear

National Hockey League owners yesterday ratified the tentative contract agreement reached with the players union last weekend.

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7:47 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Four Home Invasion Suspects Sought

Gahanna police are searching for four people who committed a home-invasion style robbery early Wednesday.

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7:46 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Man Shot By Cop Facing Criminal Charges

Columbus police have filed burglary and firearms charges against a Whitehall man shot by officers last Thursday after he allegedly fired his weapon into his girlfriend's home.

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7:44 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Indictments In Murder For Hire Plot

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted two local men on charges of hiring another man to kill his ex-wife.

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7:43 am
Thu January 10, 2013

More Franklin County Jail Guards Recommended

Franklin County Commissioners are reviewing a management study that outlines potential changes to the sheriff's office.

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7:37 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Identity Fraud Indictments

A federal grand jury has indicted a Columbus man and woman on identity theft charges.

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7:35 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Inman Jury Selection Begins Today

Jury selection begins today in Chillicothe in the trial of a man accused of strangling his daughter-in-law and dumping her body in a septic tank.

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7:31 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Plans For Solar Farm Scuttled

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has nixed plans by Columbus-based American Electric Power to build a large solar farm in Southeast Ohio.

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7:25 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Possible Challengers To Governor Kasich

Now that Former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has announced he won't run again in 20-14, the question turns to who the party will find to challenger Republican incumbent John Kasich.

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12:22 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Sentencing In Fatal Overdose Case

A Westerville woman will serve five years in prison for injecting a man with a fatal dose of heroin.

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12:20 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Man Shoots Alleged Robber

A man told Columbus police he shot and wounded a robber who held him up at gunpoint last night in the driveway of his Hilltop home.

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12:18 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Steubenville Schools Placed On Lockdown

All public schools in Steubenville were placed on lockdown this morning after district officials said they received a shooting threat via social media.

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