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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8:27 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

City Money Available For Home Repairs

The City of Columbus has set aside nearly 1.4 million dollars to help low-income homeowners make repairs.

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12:30 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Police Kill Suspect in Double Shooting

Police today shot and killed a man they say was responsible for a pair of early morning shootings in Groveport and Grove City.

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12:27 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

State Jobless Rate Increases

State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate was 7.5 percent in October, an increase of a tenth of a point from September and two tenths of a point from August.

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12:22 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Crews Search For Leak In Mirror Lake

Ohio State University crews are searching for a leak in Mirror Lake.

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12:19 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Central Ohio Air Within Federal Soot Limits

Montgomery County has some of the dirtiest air in Ohio, while the air in central Ohio is within federal pollution limits.

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8:24 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Judge Orders Repairs Of Local Apartment Complex

A judge has given the owners of a dilapidated apartment complex on the North side until the end of the year to repair several problems uncovered by Columbus code inspectors.

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7:24 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Police ID Body Found In Columbus Apartment

Columbus police have identified the man whose body was found Thursday inside of an apartment on the Southeast side.

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7:17 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Explosion Destroys Pickaway County Home

A Pickaway County man escaped injury yesterday after an explosion leveled his home.

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7:16 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Overnight Wrong-Way Crash Closes I-71 For Several Hours

Columbus police say the driver of a car is hospitalized in critical condition following a wrong-way crash last night on I-71 north near Weber Road.

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7:14 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Vets Groups Reject State Offer For New Gaming Machines

Six veterans posts and fraternal organizations has rejected the state's offer of new gaming machines to replace ones that have been deemed illegal.

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7:12 am
Fri November 22, 2013

New Marysville City Hall Opens Today

Marysville officials say the new City Hall building will open today.

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7:03 am
Fri November 22, 2013

CSCC To Raise Tuition Next Year

Columbus State Community College trustees have approved a 2.5 percent tuition increase for next year.

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6:56 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Muskingum University Gets Bomb Threat

Classes at Muskingum University are scheduled to resume today after the school evacuated its New Concord campus and residence halls following a bomb threat.

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6:53 am
Fri November 22, 2013

A&F Reports 3Q Results

New Albany-based retailer Abercrombie & Fitch says third quarter sales fell by more than 100 million to just over 1 billion dollars.

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6:45 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Krokodil Found In Athens County

Athens County Sheriff's deputies say they have found evidence of a new, deadly drug on the streets.

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6:43 am
Fri November 22, 2013

New Synthetic Drug Found In Miami Valley

Health officials in the Miami Valley are warning the public about a new synthetic drug.

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6:42 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Conference Aims To Tackle Heroin Abuse Problem

Hundreds of medical and law enforcement personnel attended a day-long summit Thursday in Cleveland on the area's rapidly growing heroin problem.

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6:36 am
Fri November 22, 2013

State Lawmakers Want Constitutional Convention On Balanced Budget Amendment

Majority Republicans in the state legislature have passed a resolution calling for a Constitutional Convention to create a federal balanced budget amendment.

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6:25 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Federal Court Rejects Appeal Of Convicted Pill Mill Doctor

A three judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected appeals by a Chicago doctor sentenced to four life terms stemming from the painkiller overdose deaths of four patients.

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6:23 am
Fri November 22, 2013

State Withholds Business Tax Refunds

Ohio Inspector General Randall Meyer says the state department of taxation has failed to return more than 30 million dollars in business tax refunds to companies that properly requested the money.

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