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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12:29 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Arson Fire At Historic Theater

Parma fire officials say arson is the cause of a weekend fire at the historic Parma Theater.

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12:25 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Ohio Scientist Finds New Type Of Dinosaur

A paleontologist from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History has identified a new dinosaur.

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12:23 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

OHP Busts Fake ID Ring

State Highway Patrol troopers say three undocumented workers have been arrested for running a fake ID ring in Columbus.

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12:21 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Local, State Jobless Rates Decline

The Labor Department says an increase in hiring helped lower unemployment rates in Ohio and 36 other states last month.

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12:20 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Marion Woman Hit By Train

Marion police say a woman is hospitalized in stable condition in Columbus after her car was hit by a train late last night.

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9:02 am
Tue November 20, 2012

SUPCO Applicant List Released

The Democratic Ohio Supreme Court justice who lost her election bid is not among the applicants for a coming vacancy to a separate seat.

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8:56 am
Tue November 20, 2012

City Could Seize Land Near Downtown

Columbus City Council last night took the first formal step toward using eminent domain to seize a 6.5 acre property near downtown.

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8:15 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Dogs Removed From Shelby County Puppy Mill

Shelby County authorities are trying to adopt out more than 250 dogs seized from a puppy mill on Saturday morning.

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7:53 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Local Man Defrauded The State

A Canal Winchester man has been convicted of taking developmentally disabled people to bars and strip clubs while billing the state for providing services to the disabled.

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7:43 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Documentary Links Ohio Man To Simpson Murders

A new documentary points the finger at a Hamilton man for a famous double murder.

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7:36 am
Tue November 20, 2012

More Fracking Disposal Well Permits Approved

State regulators have approved permits for new wells for dumping fracking wastewater.

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7:30 am
Tue November 20, 2012

U.S. Senate Investigating Meningitis Outbreak

A U.S Senate committee investigating the multi-state fungal meningitis outbreak wants to know how regulators in all 50 states oversee specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered the illness.

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7:27 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Abdi Deported

A Somali immigrant charged with plotting to bomb the Polaris Fashion Place shopping mall has been deported.

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5:53 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Fairfield County Jail Escapee Recaptured

Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say they have recaptured the man who escaped from a county jail facility this morning. Deputies say 20-year-old Elias Ferrar walked away from a job assignment at a minimum security facility for misdemeanor offenders. Ferrar was being held on a probation violation and a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
 

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4:46 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Existing Home Sales Rose Last Month

The Columbus Board of Realtors says existing home sale rose by nearly 25 percent last month as compared with October 2011.

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4:44 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Rise In Holiday Spending Projected

A University of Cincinnati Economics Center forecast projects a 4.2 percent increase in retail sales for November and December, as compared with the same period a year ago.

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4:15 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

New Downtown Parking Meters

Thirty new parking meters opened for service today along High Street between Goodale and Mound Streets downtown.

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4:14 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

No Charges To Be Filed Against School Officials

Morrow County Prosecutors say they will not file charges against two Highland Elementary School Principals and a teacher accused of failing to report allegations of child sexual abuse.

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4:12 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Fairfield County Jail Escapee Sought

Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who escaped from a county jail facility this morning.

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12:40 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Water And Sewer Rate Hikes Await Columbus Residents

Next year, Columbus residents will pay $5 more on average for their water and sewer service.

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