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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12:29 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Chemical Tests Of Ohio River Water In Cincinnati Below Hazardous Levels

Cincinnati water officials say samples show chemical levels in the Ohio River are well below what is considered hazardous.

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7:32 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Former Pastor Sentenced For Harassing Church Member

A former Delaware County pastor will avoid jail for sending threatening, profanity-laced text messages to a church member.

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7:30 am
Thu January 16, 2014

CPD Concerned About Mold In HQ

Columbus police officials are concerned about the possibility of hazardous mold growing where broken pipes flooded the downtown headquarters building during last week's cold snap.

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7:27 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Bill Targets Juvenile Prescription Drug Abuse

The Ohio House has approved a bipartisan measure aimed at preventing drug abuse by youth.

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7:25 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Deputies Arrest Self-Proclaimed "Sovereign Citizen"

A Columbus man is in custody after Franklin County Sheriff's deputies found five bombs inside his Carolyn Drive home.

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7:22 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Missing Columbus Man Found Shot To Death

Columbus police are searching for a person-of-interest in the shooting death of a missing man whose body was found Tuesday night.

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7:16 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Grandview Schools Chief Resigning

Grandview Heights City Schools superintendent Ed O'Reilly says he will resign on July 31st.

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7:13 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Second Teen Charged In Connection With South Linden Slaying

Prosecutors have filed a motion to try a 16-year-old Columbus boy as an adult in the fatal shooting of his 14-year-old friend on Monday.

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7:02 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Lawmakers Approve State Of State Speech Site

Republican Governor John Kasich's request to hold his State of the State address in Lima on February 24th has cleared the GOP-controlled Legislature.

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12:26 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Congress Approves Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding

Congress has approved a compromise spending bill allocating 300 million dollars to The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which faced the threat of cuts during last year's congressional budget battle.

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12:24 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Hilliard Cop Resigns

A Hilliard police officer who admitted to his supervisors that he had sex while on duty has resigned.

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12:22 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Police Identify Slain South Linden Boy

Columbus police have now identified the 15-year-old boy who died late last night after being shot yesterday afternoon at a house on East 15th Avenue in South Linden.

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10:03 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Italian Village Residents Fighting High Rise Plans

Some Italian Village residents are fighting plans to build a high-rise apartment building along Pearl Alley a block off of High Street. 

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7:18 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Health Care Costs For City Of Columbus Increasing

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 152.2 million dollars to provide heath care to city employees.

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7:13 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Utility Worker Killed In Madison County

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The State Highway Patrol says a utility worker walking at a Madison County construction site was run over by a truck and died yesterday.

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7:02 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Teen Murder Suspect To Be Tried As Adult

The Columbus teenager charged in a fatal crime spree last year will be tried as an adult.

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6:54 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Feds Release Latest Ohio ACA Signups

Nearly 40 thousand Ohio residents have successfully picked health insurance plans through the new online marketplace created by the federal health care law.

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6:47 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Settlement Blocks First Strip Club In Athens

The city of Athens has reached a settlement that will prevent its first strip club from opening.

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6:45 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Pinkney Passes Away

Cleveland political strategist and civil rights activist Arnold Pinkney, who helped elect Ohio's first African-American congressman and managed Democrat Jesse Jackson's 1984 presidential campaign, died Monday at a hospice at the age of 84.

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6:43 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Shooting Claims Life Of Columbus Boy

Columbus police say a 15-year-old boy died late last night after being shot yesterday afternoon at a house on East 15th Avenue in South Linden.

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