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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9:29 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Ex-Deputy Busted For Shooting Gun While Drunk

Columbus Police say a former Franklin County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested for firing multiple shots into the air last night while drunk.

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9:27 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Poll: POTUS Leads Romney By Seven In Ohio

A new poll by Marist, the Wall Street Journal, and NBC shows President Obama leads GOP challenger Mitt Romney 50 to 43 percent in Ohio.

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9:25 am
Fri September 14, 2012

POTUS, Ryan To Campaign In Columbus

President Obama is scheduled to campaign at Schiller Park in German Village on Monday afternoon.

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12:24 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Improving Campus Area Safety

200 people have volunteered to raise traffic safety awareness on the Ohio State campus after four crashes in the past 2 1/2 weeks in which students were seriously injured when struck while walking or riding bicycles. 

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12:22 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Romney Rep. Is A No-Show At Great Lakes Meeting

Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign did not send a representative to a forum on Great Lakes issues today.

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11:49 am
Thu September 13, 2012

New Red-light Camera At North Columbus Intersection

The City of Columbus says a red-light camera installed at the intersection of Morse and Sunbury roads will be activated at midnight tonight.

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11:48 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Columbus Crew Attendance Near MLS Basement

Major League Soccer says attendance at Columbus Crew home games remains near the bottom of the league.

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11:46 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Demjanjuk Citizenship Request Denied

The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected an effort by the family of John Demjanjuk to posthumously restore his U.S. citizenship.

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9:47 am
Thu September 13, 2012

VPOTUS, Ryan Campaign In Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan appeared at campaign events in Ohio on Wednesday. Jim Letizia reports.

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9:42 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Judge Denies Stay Of Husted's Early Voting Changes

A Federal judge has denied a request by Secretary of State Jon Husted to stay the court's order to restore early voting on the final weekend and Monday before the November election while the state appeals.

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9:36 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Ohio Boy To Attend Armstrong Service

A Cincinnati boy who has fought an incurable skin disease and hearing loss since birth will attend today's national memorial service for his hero, Ohio native and former astronaut Neil Armstrong.

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9:33 am
Thu September 13, 2012

State Approves Casino License

The Ohio Casino Control Commission has approved a license for operators of the Columbus Casino that is scheduled to open next month.

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9:27 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Lawmaker Misses Meetings Amid Investigation

Democratic state representative Clayton Luckie of Dayton has missed votes this week amid an FBI probe of his conduct.

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9:25 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Coroner Identifies Body Found 37 Years Ago

The Ross County Coroner says a body discovered in the Scioto River in 1975 has been identified as Arthur Flowers, a Hardin County resident.

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9:23 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Justices Reject Redistricting Language

The Ohio Supreme Court has oreded the Ohio ballot board to replace the text it used to describe Issue Two on the November ballot.

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9:21 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Shigellosis Outbreak In Columbus

Columbus health officials are reporting a Shigellosis outbreak.

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9:20 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Police Probing Overnight Slaying

Columbus police say a 30-year-old man was shot and killed last night at East Livingston and Miller avenues.

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9:19 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Hawk Found Inside Airport Terminal

A hawk that spent three days inside the terminal at Port Columbus and flew around the ticketing area was captured last night.

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12:29 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Feds Say Ohio Worker Fired For Whistleblowing

Federal officials are ordering Maumee-based Dana Holding Company to re-instate a former financial analyst fired from its facility in Toledo three years ago.

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12:27 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Police Shooting Ruled Justified

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason says Cleveland police officers followed department policy and were justified in fatally shooting a man who killed his estranged wife and two of his daughters at a restaurant last April.

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