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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7:03 am
Fri January 24, 2014

December Existing Home Sales Figures Released

Sales of existing homes rose in the U.S. last month, but fell in central Ohio and statewide.

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6:54 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Bill Toughens Penalties For Violent Attacks Against Children

An Ohio lawmaker is sponsoring a bill created in response to an attack on a baby girl.

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6:44 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Eight People Charged In Fairfield County Drug Ring

Eight people are facing charges for their role in a multi-million-dollar drug operation in Fairfield County.

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6:42 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Man Charged With Abusing Dogs

A Columbus man is facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly leaving his dogs outside of his home in this week's cold weather.

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6:40 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Probation For Driver Who Killed Motorcyclist

A Columbus woman will serve two years probation for causing a crash in 2012 that killed a motorcyclist.

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6:37 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Purdue University Student

A former Springboro Schools student entered a not-guilty plea yesterday to charges of shooting a fellow classmate at Purdue University on Tuesday.

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6:27 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Death Row Inmate Sues To Block His Execution

An Ohio death row inmate is suing to stop his March execution, alleging the state's capital punishment policy leaves open the chance someone could remain clinically alive after being pronounced dead.

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6:24 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Liquor Sales Set A Record In 2013

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control says sales rose to a record 898 million dollars last year, up nearly 6 percent from the previous year.

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6:17 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Elmwood Place Must Repay Traffic Fines

Hamilton County judge Robert Ruehlman has ruled the village of Elmwood Place should wait to refund fines from speeding tickets issued through traffic cameras after its appeal is resolved.

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12:33 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Groveport Madison Schools Vote to Put Money Issues On May Ballot

The Groveport Madison school board has approved placing before voters in May a combined 6.18 mill operating levy, a 33 million dollar bond issue and a half-mill permanent-improvements levy.

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12:31 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Air Force One Staying In Ohio

Air Force One will not be moved from Ohio to the LBJ Presidential Library in Texas.

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12:28 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Streetcar Construction Delay Could Mean Higher Costs

The decision to delay for a month work on Cincinnati's streetcar project amid a fight over its future could further raise the costs.

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12:26 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

No New Trial For Inman

The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to take up an appeal filed by a Hocking County man convicted of killing his estranged wife in 2011.

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7:41 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Newark Police Seek Internet Stalking Suspect

Newark Police are investigating claims of Internet stalking.

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7:29 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Two Local Motels Closed

Another Columbus motel is out of business after being declared a public nuisance.

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7:18 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Coleman Is Pushing For Columbus To Host Political Conventions

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is in Washington D-C, lobbying political party leaders to bring a national convention to the city.

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7:12 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Proposed Downtown Bus Route May Include A Fare

People who want to use a proposed downtown Columbus bus route may have to pay a fare.

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7:02 am
Thu January 23, 2014

BikeShare Program Equipment Maker Files For Bankruptcy

Columbus city officials say they do not expect a trickle-down effect from the financial problems of its bike-sharing supplier.

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6:55 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Termination Recommended For Columbus Firefighter Accused Of Misconduct

Termination has been recommended for a Columbus firefighter accused of engaging in sexual misconduct while on duty.

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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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