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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12:24 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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6:42 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Canal Winchester Schools Place Levy Before Voters

The Canal Winchester school board voted last night to place a substitute levy on the May ballot.

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6:38 am
Tue January 14, 2014

State, Group Settle Voter Registration Lawsuit

A conservative group has reached an agreement with Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted in a lawsuit claiming the state was failing to maintain accurate voter registration lists.

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6:37 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Man Kills Self With Chemicals

Springfield officials say a man found dead in a vehicle Monday apparently killed himself using hazardous chemicals, prompting authorities to block off the area until a dangerous gas dissipated.

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6:31 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Body Found In Alum Creek

Columbus police say divers recovered a woman's body from Alum Creek yesterday.

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6:29 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Cases Of Animal Cruelty Found In Central Ohio

Authorities say an Indiana dog breeder whose minivan broke down in Licking County had been transporting 62 dogs, some packed four or five to a crate.

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6:27 am
Tue January 14, 2014

PUCO Chair To Leave In April

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio chair Todd Snitchler says he will not seek reappointment when his term ends on April 10th.

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7:50 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Ohio Man Sentenced In White House Grounds Incident

A federal judge today sentenced a Kettering man to two years in prison and three years of supervised release on charges of crashing his SUV into steel barriers outside the White House last June.

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11:55 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Popoca Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of a man killed in 2012 after two Delaware County Sheriff's deputies and a State Highway Patrol trooper failed to arrest him for drunken driving is suing the county and the officers.

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11:51 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Bedford Law Director Enters Plea On Public Corruption Charges

Bedford law director Ken Schuman has pleaded not guilty to multiple public corruption charges, including bribery and soliciting prostitution.

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11:49 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Cold Snap Another Sign Of Global Climate Change

The cold snap that hit Ohio and other parts of the nation this week is an indication of global climate change.

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