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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7:53 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Two Men Charged In Local Double Shooting

Columbus police have arrested a man and a teen boy for the December fatal shooting of a local man.

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7:48 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Marion County High School Coach Facing Sex Charges

A high school coach in Marion County is scheduled to appear in court today to face charges of having inappropriate contact with a teen boy.

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7:45 am
Fri February 14, 2014

OU Prof Pleads Not Guilty To Kiddie Porn Charges

Bond is set at 50 thousand dollars for an Ohio University professor arrested and placed on leave for allegedly downloading child pornography.

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7:43 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Bond Set For Suspects In South Linden Slaying

Bond is set at 2 million dollars each for the two men charged in the shooting death of a South Linden woman.

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7:36 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Ice Covers 87 Percent Of The Great Lakes

The Great Lakes are almost completely covered with ice for the first time in 20 years.

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7:31 am
Fri February 14, 2014

DeWine Rejects Voter Bill of Rights Summary

A proposed state constitutional amendment designed to protect voter rights has hit a snag.

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7:27 am
Fri February 14, 2014

State Lawmaker Facing New Indictment

Republican Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder says Republican State Representative Peter Beck has agreed to resign as chair of the House Ways and Means Committee following a new 53 count corruption indictment.

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7:24 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Kasich Campaigns In Cleveland

Ohio Governor John Kasich campaigned in Cleveland last night, speaking at a Cuayhoga County GOP fundraising dinner.

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7:14 am
Fri February 14, 2014

FitzGerald Campaigns In Columbus

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald is trying to tap into the frustration of local government officials.

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7:04 am
Fri February 14, 2014

More Ohioans Enroll In Medicaid

23 thousand newly eligible low-income Ohioans enrolled in Medicaid last month, as part of an expansion of the program promoted by Governor John Kasich.

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6:57 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Ohio Senate Approves Ban On Selling E-Cigs To Minors

The Ohio Senate has approved a measure banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

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6:52 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Tactical Questions Face Effort To Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Gay rights advocates want to overturn the 2004 voter-approved state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

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12:55 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Cleveland Reinstates Traffic Camera Appeals Process

The city of Cleveland has reinstated its appeals process for drivers who challenge traffic camera tickets.

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12:50 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

State Investigating Three Charter School Sponsors

State Auditor David Yost is investigating three charter school sponsors following a string of closures.

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12:46 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

More Ohio Homes Entered Foreclosure Process In January

Banks repossessed 4 percent fewer U.S. homes in January as compared with December.

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12:41 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Weekly Jobless Claims Increase

The Labor Department says the number of Ohioans filing first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose by nearly 18 hundred last week, due to layoffs in manufacturing.

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12:37 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Ohio Ranked 8th For Solar Job Creation

Advocates for solar power say the industry created nearly 38 hundred jobs in Ohio last year, a 31 percent increase over 2012 and the eighth highest total in the nation.

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7:37 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Resolution Opposes New LEED Standards

Energy efficiency advocates are battling a resolution in the Ohio General Assembly that could change the standards used in the design of public buildings. 

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7:26 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Use Of New Leukemia Drug Approved

Cancer patients across the country will now have access to a drug tested at Ohio State University.

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7:23 am
Thu February 13, 2014

OU Prof Facing Kiddie Porn Charges

An Ohio University professor is on leave after being charged with downloading child pornography.

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