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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7:17 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Local School District Leader Retiring

Pickerington Local Schools superintendent Rob Walker says he will retire on August 1st, saying he wants to spend more time with his family.

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7:15 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Fifth Third Told Creditors Some Customers Are Bankrupt

Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bancorp has notified some customers it mistakenly told credit reporting agencies they had filed for bankruptcy.

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7:04 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Suspected Bank Robber Arrested

Police say they have arrested a man suspected of robbing several banks in several communities.

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7:02 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Murder Charges Pending Following South Linden Shooting

Two men are facing murder charges after the shooting death of a South Linden woman.

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7:00 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Deputies: Children Abused In Wheelersburg Home

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Scioto County Sheriff's deputies say a girl's email for help led to the filing of child abuse charges against her mother, grandmother and stepfather for allegedly beating and tying three children to their beds, sometimes for weeks.

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6:55 am
Thu February 13, 2014

More Ohioans Sign Up For Health Insurance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 60 thousand Ohioans have picked health insurance plans in the first four months of the new online marketplaces created by the federal health care law.

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12:57 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Taxpayers Funding Columbus' Efforts To Host Political Conventions

Representatives of the cities of Columbus, Cincinnati and Cleveland went to Washington DC Monday to talk with the Republican National Committee members who will choose the site for their 2016 convention.

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12:40 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Internal Report On Officer-Involved Shootings Released

A Columbus Police investigative report shows five officers fired 194 shots at an armed homicide suspect and his girlfriend who led them on a chase from Clintonville to downtown Columbus last May.

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12:37 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Intoxicated CCS Driver Gets Five Days In Jail

A former Columbus City Schools bus driver was sentenced this morning to five days in jail for driving while intoxicated last year.

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12:34 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Judge Rejects Some Claims In Cancer Cluster Lawsuit

A federal district judge has dismissed some of the claims in a lawsuit filed against Whirlpool Corporation by families in Clyde, Ohio whose children are among dozens sickened in a cancer cluster.

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7:56 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Council Approves Budget, Scioto Greenways Payment And Tax Break For Nationwide Insurance

Columbus City Council last night approved the 807-million-dollar municipal budget for the year.

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7:30 am
Tue February 11, 2014

More Cyclones Found North Of 55 Degrees Latitude

A new analysis of polar weather data shows 19 hundred cyclones operated across the top of the world from 2000 to 2010, 40 percent more than previously thought.

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7:26 am
Tue February 11, 2014

State Lawmaker Sponsoring Climate Change Resolution

A majority of the world's climate scientists agree climate change is linked to human behavior.

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7:17 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Athens County Sheriff Pleads Not Guilty To Corrpution Charges

Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly pleaded not guilty Monday to a 25 count public corruption indictment.

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7:13 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Man Sentenced For Stealing From Columbus Casino

A Columbus man will serve two years probation after pleading guilty Monday to charges of stealing from the Columbus Casino.

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7:04 am
Tue February 11, 2014

No Pay Hikes For UA Schools Classified Workers

The Upper Arlington school board yesterday approved a new contract with classified employees.

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6:57 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Newark Council Approves Firefighters Union Contract

Newark City Council has approved a new three year contract with the firefighters union.

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6:55 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Case Of Dumping Fracking Wastewater Scheduled For April Trial

The former senior official of a Youngstown wastewater company charged with violating the federal Clean Water Act goes on trial April 8th.

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6:47 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Trial Of Alleged "Hilltop Creeper" Begins Today

Opening arguments are expected to begin later today in the trial of the man Columbus police have dubbed the "Hilltop Creeper."

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6:45 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Columbus Girl Charged With Shooting Boy

Columbus police say they have arrested a 13-year-old girl on delinquency charges of shooting and wounding another child.

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