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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7:01 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Cord Camera Closing Most Remaining Stores

Columbus-based Cord Camera is closing six of its remaining eight stores amid declining sales and increased use of smartphone cameras.

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6:57 am
Thu January 2, 2014

2013 Was Record Low Year For Traffic Fatalities

Preliminary State Highway Patrol data shows 2013 was a record low year for the number of traffic fatalities.

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6:54 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Celebratory Shots Fired In Several Columbus Neighborhoods

Columbus police say they received more than 200 calls on New Year's Eve reporting gunshots fired in various locations.

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12:23 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

No Indictments In Fatal Greene County Standoff

A Greene County grand jury has declined to indict a Yellow Springs police officer for his use of force in shooting and killing a man who fired at authorities during a standoff at his home.

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12:21 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

Fired OHP Trooper Must Get His Job Back

An arbitrator has ruled a State Highway Patrol trooper who was fired after failing to arrest a suspected drunken driver near I-71 in Delaware County last year must get his job back.

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12:16 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

Judge Sentences Cleveland Serial Killer

A convicted sex offender has pleaded guilty to hundreds of charges,including the murders of two Cleveland women more than 15 years ago.

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7:40 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Bond Continued For Father Charged With Running Over Son

The attorney for a Columbus resident says his client should not be prosecuted for leaving the scene of last week's accident that killed his 4-year-old son after the boy fell out of his van and was run over.

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7:28 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Cleveland Browns Again Looking For New Head Coach

The Cleveland Browns are now looking for their seventh full-time head coach since returning to the league as an expansion team in 1999.

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6:52 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Man Sentencing In Slaying Of UK Cager

A man was sentenced to four years in prison yesterday for his role in the shooting death of a former University of Kentucky men's basketball player.

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6:47 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Man Injured In Late Night Accident

Columbus police say a man was killed last night in a crash along Brice Road near Tussing Road on the far East side.

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12:26 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Mayor Coleman Talks Public Safety And Guns

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's 2014 city budget proposal raises spending on public safety by $15 million.

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12:30 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Regional Jobless Rate Holds Steady

The jobless rate in central Ohio was 6.1 percent last month, unchanged from October.

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12:27 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Bond Set For Father Charged With Running Over Son

A Union County judge this morning set bond at 500 thousand dollars for a Columbus man charged with running over and killing his 4-year-old son yesterday.

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8:47 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Mayor Coleman Talks Downtown Development

2013 was a year of progress when it comes to development in downtown Columbus.

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7:04 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Advice For Those Losing Extended Unemployment Insurance Benefits

The Labor Department says the number of Ohioans filing first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose by 15 hundred last week due to layoffs in manufacturing.

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6:55 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Columbus Residents May Dispose Of Xmas Trees At The Curbside

Columbus city officials say residents may safely dispose of their Christmas trees by setting them at the curb for collection over the next few weeks.

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6:52 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Bond Set For Teen Charged In Death Of Reynoldsburg Woman

Bond is set at 500 thousand dollars for a Blacklick teen charged with raping and killing his friend.

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6:47 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Authorities ID Woman Allegedly Killed By Friend's Husband

Logan police have identified the man and woman involved in Wednesday evening's murder and attempted suicide near a strip mall.

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6:43 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Former Cincinnati Reds Outfielder Paul Blair Passes Away

Former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Paul Blair died last night at the age of 69.

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6:38 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Dublin To Offer City Workers Domestic Partner Benefits

Starting in January, Dublin city employees will be able to purchase health benefits for their same-sex domestic partners.

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