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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8:48 am
Tue December 4, 2012

City Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 150-thousand dollars to settle a 2010 sexual-harassment lawsuit involving Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Harland Hale.

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7:56 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Fewer Deer Killed This Year

State wildlife officials say hunters killed nearly 87-thousand deer during Ohio's week-long gun season that ended Monday.

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7:54 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Kasich Avoiding "Heartbeat" fight

Republican Ohio Senate President Tom Niehaus says the so-called "Heartbeat Bill" is dead in the lame-duck session of the legislature.

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7:47 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Judge Rules In Asian Carp Case

A federal judge is threatening to permanently dismiss a lawsuit filed by Ohio and four other Great Lakes states over threats posed by the Asian carp.

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7:46 am
Tue December 4, 2012

State Boosting OMVI-related Probes

Ohio is beefing up its investigations into the source of drugs or alcohol suspected of being the cause of serious or fatal wrecks.

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7:44 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Local School District Cuts High School Busing

Licking Heights school officials are making good on a promise to cut busing after voters rejected a levy last month.

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7:32 am
Tue December 4, 2012

OU Student Jumps From Bridge

Athens Police say a 19-year-old Ohio University student is hospitalized in Columbus with critical injuries sustained last night after jumping nearly 40 feet from a campus bridge.

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7:31 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Poindexter Village Redevelopment Possible

Plans are in the works to preserve part of the Poindexter Village housing complex.

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7:28 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Skimmers Active In Westerville

Westerville police are warning holiday shoppers who use their debit cards that four people have been arrested for using "skimming" devices.

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7:27 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Malabar Farm To Get Improvements

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will spendin 500-thousand dollars on restoration efforts over the next year at Malabar Farm State Park in Richland County.

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7:26 am
Tue December 4, 2012

County Commissioners To Vote On Labor Deal

Nearly 200 Franklin County employees will get raises under a new labor contract County Commissioners are expected to approve today.

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12:37 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Some Veterans Want PTC Renewed

Some U.S. Military veterans are urging Congress to renew the Production Tax Credit for wind energy development.

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12:22 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

UPDATE: Deputies Seek Person Of Interest In Child's Death

Pickaway County Sheriff's deputies have now issued an arrest warrant for a man in Thursday's shaken-baby syndrome death of a ten-month-old boy.

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9:05 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Officer Injured In Early Morning Crash

Whitehall Police say a motorist was killed and an officer injured in a two vehicle crash early this morning.

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7:17 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Education Changes Pass Ohio House

The Ohio House has approved a bill designed to give school districts more flexibility in making up calamity days.

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7:15 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Senate Leader Blocks "Heartbeat" Bill

The President of the Ohio Senate has taken an unusual step to make sure the so-called "Heartbeat" abortion bill does not come up for a vote during the lame duck session.

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7:05 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Man Sentenced For Animal Cruelty

A Pickaway County man will serve ten days in jail and two years of probation for decapitating a puppy and neglecting seven other animals.

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7:04 am
Fri November 30, 2012

New Mall Coming To Delaware County

Two Developers are teaming up to build an outlet mall off I-71 in Delaware County.

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7:03 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Governor To Talk Higher Ed Funding

Ohio Governor John Kasich is scheduled to meet today with college leaders to unveil new higher education funding recommendations.

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7:02 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Obese Inmate Claims Innocence

Lorain County Prosecutor Dennis Will says a death row inmate  trying to delay his execution because he's obese is now raising an innocence claim.

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