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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7:52 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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7:47 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Bonds Set In Local Murder For Hire Plot

Bond is set at one-million dollars each for two men charged in a murder-for-hire plot.

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12:36 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Jackson Seeks Justice Department Review

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is asking the Justice Department to review police division's policies after a car chase ended with 137 shots fired by white officers that killed two African-Americans.


  

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12:31 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Invacare To Cut 140 Ohio Jobs

Invacare Corporation says it will cut 140 jobs at its factory in Elyria, after the Food and Drug Administration forced the company to stop making some of its wheelchairs.

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12:23 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Clinton County Flea Market Reopening

The Caesar Creek Flea Market in Clinton County will reopen the last of seven fire-damaged buildings next week, nearly ten months after a major blaze.

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12:21 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

New Hangar Facility For Wilmington Air Park

A new hangar facility in Clinton County is expected to create more than 250 jobs at the Wilmington air park, where nearly 8-thousand jobs were lost when DHL Express moved its package delivery operations.

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12:19 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Competitor Buys Newark Hospital

A Newark hospital is buying a competing facility owned by physicians for more than 26-million dollars.

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8:46 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Coleman Year In Review - Part 4

In his State of the City speech earlier this year, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced plans to create a program called YouthFirst,designed to engage in the lives of young people through sports, leadership, and anti-violence efforts.

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8:14 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Free Christmas Tree Pickup In Columbus

The City of Columbus says the Rumpke company will pick up Christmas trees at the curb free of charge.

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8:04 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Minimum Wage Goes Up Next Year

The state's minimum wage will increase slightly next year, thanks to Ohio voters.

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8:02 am
Fri December 28, 2012

City Attorney Releases "Dirty Dozen"

The Columbus City Attorney's office has released its list of 12 drunken-driving offenders who have outstanding arrest warrants.

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7:58 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Student Lawsuit Settled

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that pitted a blog site against a high school student and his family seeking to learn the identities of people who posted about a rape investigation involving two Steubenville high school football players.

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7:56 am
Fri December 28, 2012

26 Apply For PUCO Vacancy

A total of 26 Engineers, lawyers, executives and state lawmakers have applied to fill a seat on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

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7:54 am
Fri December 28, 2012

New SUPCO Justice Sworn In

William O'Neill was sworn in yesterday, becoming the latest Democrat to serve on the Republican dominated Ohio Supreme Court.

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7:23 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Township Keeps Firefighters On The Job

Orange Township trustees have saved the jobs of firefighters and paramedics by using money meant for new snowplows and tree removal to pay their salaries.

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7:16 am
Fri December 28, 2012

New Ohio House Supermajority

Ohioans in November elected Democrats for President and U.S. Senate. But they elected more Republicans to the Ohio house and senate than in years past.

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7:13 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Coroner Issues Findings In Murder-Suicide

The Lucas County Coroner's office says none of the five people who died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a suspected murder-suicide last month had drugs in their systems.

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7:05 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Suspects Found Incompetent For Trial

A homeless man charged with stabbing a Columbus State Community College professor and a homeless woman charged with causing a bomb scare at Port Columbus have each been found mentally incompetent to stand trial.

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12:49 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Goodyear One Family's Tradition

In July 1898, F.A. Seiberling hired Ed Hippensteal to clean up an old strawboard factory in Akron to turn it into the first home of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

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