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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7:11 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Families Of Chardon H.S. Shooting Victims File Suit

The families of the three students killed in the 2012 Chardon High School shootings have filed a personal injury lawsuit against the school and some of its administrators.

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7:02 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Fallen Stove Kills Whitehall Boy

Whitehall police say a four-year-old boy died yesterday after he was found lying under a kitchen stove in his family's Eastway Court apartment.

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6:57 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Ex Dubliner Pleads Guilty In Fraud Case

A former Dublin resident has pleaded guilty to fraud charges, including allegations he cheated Miami Heat basketball players out of millions of dollars.

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6:55 am
Fri February 28, 2014

CDP Officers Shoot And Wound Local Man

Columbus police say officers shot and wounded a man late last night on the East side.

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6:54 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Convicted Cop Killer Found Guilty Of Rape

Sentencing is scheduled this morning for a death row inmate found guilty yesterday of raping a woman in 1994.

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6:51 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Guilty Plea In Zanesville Murder Case

A Zanesville man who opened his murder trial acting as his own attorney has changed his mind and pleaded guilty.

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6:38 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Update: Underground Explosions Close Some Downtown Streets

Columbus police say a fire in an underground vault belonging to Columbus-based American Electric Power caused several underground explosions downtown early this morning. The blasts knocked off manhole covers, set off fire alarms, knocked out traffic signals and caused several power outages.

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12:24 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Weekly Jobless Claims In Ohio Decline

The Labor Department says the number of Ohioans filing claims for unemployment insurance benefits fell by nearly 14 hundred last week, due to fewer layoffs in transportation and manufacturing.

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12:21 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Authorities Release Report On Crash That Killed Canal Winchester Woman

A report by the State Highway Patrol and police in Oregon, Ohio says a Canal Winchester woman was speeding when she crashed through a guardrail and landed upside down in Otter Creek last Sunday.

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12:00 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Columbus A Finalist To Host 2016 GOP Convention

The Republican National Committee says eight cities have been named finalists to host the party's 2016 national convention, including Columbus, Cincinnati and Cleveland.

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11:59 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Children Services Review Of Violent Group Home Resident Completed

A Franklin County Children Services report says child welfare workers should have known more about the violent background of a group home resident charged in the October slaying of a jogger in Blendon Township.

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11:56 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Father Of Chardon HS Shooting Victim Found Dead

The father of one of three students killed in the Chardon High School shootings was found dead today on the second anniversary of his son's death.

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11:54 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Queen City Purchase Ends Parking Lease Debate For Now

Cincinnati City Council is temporarily putting debate over the city's parking system lease to rest.

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8:14 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Propane Explosion At Homeless Camp Kills One

Columbus police say a homeless person burned to death last night after an explosion inside a tent at a homeless camp near Lincoln and Hamlet Streets in Italian Village.

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8:03 am
Thu February 27, 2014

GOP Convention Bid Submitted

Local government, tourism and business leaders have formally made a bid for Columbus to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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7:53 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Job Cuts At JPMorgan Chase

Dozens of banking jobs are leaving central Ohio.

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7:47 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Former Steubenville Schools Worker Indicted Following Probe Of Rape Case

A former Steubenville schools worker has pleaded guilty to stealing district computer equipment in a case that arose from the probe into the High School rape case.

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7:44 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Suspect Sentenced But Murder Case Not Over

Morrow County prosecutors say their investigation into a man's murder is not over, even after the killer pleaded guilty.

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7:37 am
Thu February 27, 2014

More Alleged Victims Of Newark Teacher Come Forward

Newark police say the number of girls and young women who claim to be victims of sexual assault by an assistant band director at Newark High School is growing.

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7:23 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Lawmakers Fail To Agree On Calamity Days Bill

The Ohio House has rejected Senate changes to a bill giving school districts extra calamity days this year.

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