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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7:01 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Former Hilliard Resident Allegedly Ran Ponzi Scheme

A Federal Grand Jury has indicted a former Hilliard resident and investment adviser who allegedly orchestrated a 1-point-5 million dollar Ponzi scheme that victimized 15 people.

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6:56 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Electoral College Holds Formal Vote

Members of the Electoral College have formalized the presidential election results in Ohio in a vote that delivers 18 electoral votes to Democratic incumbent Barack Obama.

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6:53 am
Tue December 18, 2012

City Council Round-up

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation to purchase a multi-acre tract of land on McKinley Avenue for 880-thousand dollars.

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6:48 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Judge Refuses To Block Homeless Shelter

A Franklin County judge has refused to grant a request by a child care center to block the opening of a 190-bed homeless shelter next door in Franklin Township.

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6:46 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Slain Man Identified

Columbus police have identified the man who was found shot to death in a vacant  Near East Side home Sunday morning.

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6:45 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Police Shooting Claims One Life

Columbus police say an officer shot and killed a man who was threatening another man with a gun inside a North Linden home last night.

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8:17 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Governor Announces Plan For Turnpike

Governor John Kasich wants to fund highway construction projects by increasing tolls on the Ohio's Turnpike.

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8:02 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Lawmakers Approve Gun Bill

Ohio legislators have given final approval to a bill backed by the National Rifle Association but opposed by gun control advocates.

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7:54 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Senate Approves New Plan For Legislative Districts

The Ohio Senate has passed a plan that would make changes in the process for drawing the lines for legislative and congressional districts.

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7:45 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Legislature Passes School Grading System

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he will sign a newly passed bill giving school districts letter grades for their performance.

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7:43 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Stolen Inmate Property Costing Taxpayers

A state legislative correctional committee report says lost or stolen inmate property costs Ohio taxpayers more than 150-thousand dollars a year in reimbursements and diverted staff time.

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7:36 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Statewide Arson Registry Created

State lawmakers have approved a bill requiring convicted arsonists to register with local sheriffs departments.

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7:34 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Effort To Improve Campus Area Housing

Some Ohio State University students are working to improve off-campus housing.

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7:32 am
Fri December 14, 2012

New Driving Park Library Planned

Plans are in the works for a new Columbus library branch.

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7:31 am
Fri December 14, 2012

No Charges In Burglary Suspect's Death

Columbus police say a north side resident will not be charged for shooting and killing a teenage burglar Wednesday night.

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7:28 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Four Wounded In Overnight Shooting

Columbus police say four people riding in a van were shot and wounded late last night on the Southeast side.

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12:28 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Rare Coins Found In Red Kettle

Central Ohio Salvation Army workers are hoping a pair of rare coins will help their Red Kettle campaign reach its financial goal.

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12:27 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Ohio Cities Among Poorest For Air Quality

Cleveland and Akron are ranked among the nation's "dirtiest" cities."

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12:25 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Gas Company Fined For Explosions

Dominion East Ohio Gas will pay a large fine for its role in last year's explosions and fires in Fairport Harbor.

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12:22 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Man Sentenced For Assaulting Teen

A Federal District Judge has sentenced a Columbus man to more than 15 years in prison for coercing a 14-year-old girl into sex.

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