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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8:16 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Propane In Short Supply

Ohio Governor John Kasich has declared a state of emergency due to a shortage of propane.

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7:27 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Police Identify Murder Victim

Columbus police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman's killer.

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7:26 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Suspects In Grocery Story Robbery Remain At-Large

Columbus police are searching for suspects who ambushed a group of grocery store employees during a robbery early Monday.

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7:24 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Family Searching For Missing Central Ohioan

The family of a missing Westerville man is asking for tips on his whereabout through social media and working with a private search team to find him.

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7:23 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Natural Gas Bills Going Up

Columbia Gas says customer bills in Central Ohio will increase by an average of six dollars this month because of a spike in energy usage during the cold snap earlier this month.

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7:21 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Meeting Today Focusing On Troubled WCH Nursing Home

Fayette County Commissioners are scheduled to meet today to discuss the future of a nursing home regulators plan to close next month.

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7:16 am
Tue January 21, 2014

WVA Spill Raising Concerns About One Happening In Ohio

An Associated Press analysis of federal environmental data shows chemicals and waste from the coal industry have tainted hundreds of waterways and groundwater supplies for decades, spoiling private wells, shutting down fishing and rendering streams virtually lifeless.

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12:38 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Clergy And Scientists MeetIng To Discuss Global Climate Change

Ohio scientists and clergy members are scheduled to meet on Sunday to participate in what is called a "Teach-In" on global climate change.

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12:33 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

One Person Wounded In Home Invasion Heist

Columbus police say one person was shot and wounded overnight during a home invasion-style robbery on the South side.

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12:31 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Columbus Teen To Be Tried As Adult In 2013 Slaying

A Columbus boy will be tried as an adult for robbing and killing a drug dealer at his mother's apartment  last year.

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12:28 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Browns' Bess Arrested In Florida

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Davone Bess was arrested this morning at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida airport on charges of assaulting a law enforcement officer.

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12:24 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

FitzGerald Names New Running Mate

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald has chosen a Dayton-area attorney who supports abortion rights as his running mate.

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8:04 am
Fri January 17, 2014

AT&T To Hire In Ohio

AT&T says it will hire 300 Ohioans this year for customer service, retail and technical positions.

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8:03 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Ohio Flu Activity Widespread

The Ohio Department of Health says the state  is in the midst of a full-blown flu outbreak.

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8:01 am
Fri January 17, 2014

GOP Appoints New Fairfield County Clerk Of Courts

The Fairfield County Republican Party's Central Committee has appointed 31-year-old Brandon Meyer as the county's new clerk of courts.

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7:55 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Columbus Teen Sentenced For 2012 Slaying

A Columbus man was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison for killing his neighbor in late 2012.

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7:52 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Self-Proclaimed "Sovereign Citizen" Pleads Not Guilty

A Columbus man has pleaded not guilty to a host of charges yesterday, a day after explosive devices were found by Franklin County Sheriff's deputies inside of his Carolyn Avenue home while they were serving an eviction notice.

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7:46 am
Fri January 17, 2014

House Fire Intentionally Set

Columbus police say two people escaped a house fire that was deliberately set yesterday.

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7:44 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Former Cincinnati Bengal Appointed To Samoan Government

Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene has been appointed to lead the American Samoa Department of Youth and Women's Affairs.

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7:36 am
Fri January 17, 2014

AG Appealing Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Ohio Attorney General's office has filed a notice of appeal of a federal judge's order that the state recognize same-sex  marriages on death certificates.

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