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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12:33 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Former NAACP Official Fails To Show Up To Serve Jail Time

Longtime Dayton civil-rights activist Reverend Raleigh Trammell has violated a judge's order to begin serving his jail sentence.

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12:27 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Clark County Pastor Beaten After Sermon

Police have arrested a man who they say attacked a pastor after his Sunday sermon in his Clark County church.

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12:24 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Springfield House Fire Claims One Life

A space heater is being blamed for causing the house fire that killed a Springfield woman.

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12:22 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Two People Injured In Local House Fire

Columbus firefighters say a woman and her 4-year-old grandson are hospitalized in critical condition with injuries sustained in a house fire this morning on the East side.

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12:20 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

West Side Woman Shot And Wounded

Columbus police are searching for two suspects in this morning's shooting of a West side woman.

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12:19 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Local Slaying Prompts Calls For Change In State Law

Blendon Township trustees are pledging action in the aftermath of the weekend slaying of a jogger in a local park.

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10:27 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Court Panel Rejects Appeals Of Convicted Cop Killer

A death row inmate who killed a Columbus police officer during a bank robbery in 2005 has lost his appeal. 

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7:47 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Trial In UT Point-Shaving Scandal Delayed

A federal judge in Detroit has rescheduled the point-shaving trial involving University of Toledo athletes from later this month to February.

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7:44 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Rape Suspect Arrested

Columbus police say they have arrested a suspect in this week's rape of a woman while she waited for a bus with her young child.

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7:43 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Charity Scammer Arrested

The man accused of posing as a sheriff's deputy and using a veterans' charity to steal money has been arrested.

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7:37 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Nordstrom To Open Discount Store In Columbus Next Year

Luxury retailer Nordstrom says it will open a discount-merchandise store this spring on Dublin Granville Road.

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7:31 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Authorities Raid Franklin County Pot Growing Operation

Two Central Ohio men have been arrested on charges of marijuana cultivation after authorities say they found more than 100 plants in their home.

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7:26 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Daughter Of Steubenville Schools Official Indicted

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says a theft and receiving stolen property indictment issued by a Jefferson County grand jury has nothing to do with the rape case the panel is investigating.

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7:17 am
Thu October 24, 2013

State Says Columbus Southern Power Should Refund Customers

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio says Columbus Southern Power had "excessive earnings" for 2010 under state law and should return 6.9 million dollars to customers.

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7:13 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Thousands In Donations Made To Woman Charged With Stealing From Fountain

More than 14 thousand dollars has been donated online to help a Bellefontaine woman who said she stole change from a courthouse fountain to buy food.

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7:04 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Tribe Asking Fans About Chief Wahoo

The Cleveland Indians are asking some fans for their opinions on the team's "Chief Wahoo" logo.

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6:58 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Lawmakers Push Business-Friendly Changes To Local Tax Codes

Two Republican state lawmakers are pushing a series of proposals to make local taxes easier to collect and pay.

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6:46 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Heroin Sweep Nets 32 Gang Members

Thirty-two people have been charged in a federal and state sweep against suspected heroin traffickers in lakefront communities in northeast Ohio.

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6:41 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Law Professor Thinks Medicaid Expansion Will Stand

Ohio Governor John Kasich's decision to sidestep the legislature and use the state Controlling Board to expand Medicaid has Tea Party-backed critics mounting a legal challenge.

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6:32 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Figures Differ On Low-Income Ohioans Covered Under Medicaid Expansion

When Medicaid expansion was discussed in recent months, advocates said it would allow coverage for 275 thousand low-income Ohioans.

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