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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7:32 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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12:21 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

House Catches Fire For Second Time This Week

Columbus fire officials say a vacant North side home caught fire this morning for the second time this week.

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8:01 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Source: Cardinal Health Chief To Lead Mayoral Panel

A City Hall source tells WCBE the head of Dublin-based Cardinal Health will lead a 25-member commission appointed by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman to make recommendations to improve the Columbus City Schools.

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7:16 am
Thu December 13, 2012

OSU, Poll Data Top Local Searches

Ohio State University is the hottest online search item in Central Ohio.

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7:15 am
Thu December 13, 2012

"Organic Matter" Blamed For Tapwater Odors

Columbus utility officials say the foul stench in tap water on the West side will pass in a few days.

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7:13 am
Thu December 13, 2012

State Investigating Local Charter School

A Columbus charter school is under investigation for its education of special-needs students.

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7:11 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Jury Selection In Law Officers' Trial To Begin

Jury selection begins today in the trial of three law enforcement officers accused of leading a drunk man to his death.

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7:04 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Burglary Suspect Found Dead

Columbus police are investigating the death of an apparent burglary suspect.

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12:27 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

VOA Home To Become Museum

The former home of the Voice of America radio network will be the future site of a broadcasting museum.

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12:26 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Tree Killing Beetle Found

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says a beetle that threatens walnut trees has been found in Southwest Ohio.

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12:25 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Appeals Court Rules For Occupy Protestors

The 8th Ohio District Court of Appeals says Cleveland's curfew ordinance, which banned people without a permit from Public Square between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., violated the First Amendment rights of Occupy Cleveland protesters.

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12:23 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Health Care Law's Inspiration To Visit White House

The Medina woman who helped inspire President Obama's health care reform efforts will visit the White House this week.

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9:01 am
Tue December 11, 2012

City Objects To Liquor License Renewals For Nine Businesses

Columbus City Council last night approved resolutions objecting to the renewal of state liquor licenses for nine local bars or carryouts.

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8:54 am
Tue December 11, 2012

AG Creates Foster Care Advisory Board

12-thousand Ohio children live in foster homes, 40 percent below the number of a decade ago.

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