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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8:01 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Ex-Buckeye Seeks Reinstatement

Former Ohio State Linebacker Storm Klein is seeking reinstatement to the team after pleading guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct charges.

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7:54 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Charges Filed After Lockdowns Of Four Columbus Schools

Columbus police have filed charges in a case that led to the lockdowns of four Columbus City Schools yesterday.

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7:53 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Charges Filed In Port Columbus Bomb Scare

The FBI and Port Columbus Police have charged a woman with inducing panic after a suspicious package and letter were found at the airport on August 6th.

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7:47 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Air Quality Alert In Effect Today

The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission has issued an air quality alert for today.

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12:25 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Two Ohio Colleges Make "Party Schools" List

The "Princeton Review" ranks Ohio University third on its list of "top party schools" for 2012.

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12:23 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Racy Testimony Allowed At Pending Trial of 16 Amish Men

A federal judge has ruled he will allow testimony about an allegation that a man charged with masterminding beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio offered "sex counseling" to Amish wives.

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12:20 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Person Of Interest Identified In Slaying Of Young Boy

Youngstown Police have identified a "person of interest" in the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old boy early Monday while sleeping in his bunk bed.

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12:17 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Columbus Police Make Arrest In Double Shooting

Columbus police have made an arrest in Monday's shooting and wounding of a father and son sitting on a front porch.

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9:48 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Sacco Killer Sentenced

The man convicted of killing and dismembered his girlfriend will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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9:42 am
Tue August 21, 2012

1st West Nile Case In Franklin County This Year

A 25-year-old woman is recovering from Franklin County's first case of West Nile Virus.

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9:29 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Franklin County To Upgrade 911 System

Franklin County officials say a technology upgrade planned for the 911 dispatch center will allow residents in the future to seek assistance by text or video message.

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9:23 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Arson Suspected In Northeast Columbus Fire

Columbus fire officials say they suspect arson is the cause of an overnight blaze at the Summit Park Apartments on the Northeast side that damaged 36 units.

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9:20 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Algae Warnings At Buckeye Lake

State park officials have posted signs at a Buckeye Lake State Park beach, warning visitors about toxic blue-green algae in the water.

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12:37 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Columbus Man Facing Charges In Maryland Wreck

Fire officials say a Maryland man was killed when his box truck collided with a tractor-trailer driven by a Columbus man on Interstate 95 near Baltimore on Thursday.

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12:28 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Bin Laden Translator Says James Bad Guy

A former translator for the late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden says Ohio native LeBron James is "a very bad man."

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12:24 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Pot Growing Operation Tied To Mexico?

The Ohio Attorney Generals' office says a marijuana growing operation discovered in rural southern Ohio could be connected to a Mexican drug cartel.

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12:21 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Arrest Made In 2008 Hilltop Slaying

Columbus Police arrested a man this morning for his role in a fatal 2008 robbery on the Hilltop.

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10:07 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Deputies Identify Fatal Shooting Victim

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have now identified the man killed late Wednesday night in an apparent drive-by shooting in Mifflin Township.

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10:02 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Resource Officer Indicted On Federal Charges

A Columbus Police School Resource Officer was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for improper conduct with two female students.

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10:00 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Ryan Stumps In North Canton

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan criticized President Obama on U.S. trade with China during a campaign stop in Stark County Thursday.

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