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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6:43 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Kearney Talks With Reporters About His Tax Problems

The Democratic candidate for Lieutenant GovernorĀ held a conference call with reporters yesterday to talk about about his tax problems.

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12:17 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Feds Want To Repair Levee In Zoar

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided against destroying or moving the Ohio village of Zoar, where the aging levee protecting it from flooding is in serious need of repair.

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12:02 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Commissioners Approve Deal To Raze Vets Memorial

Franklin County Commissioners today approved a deal to raze Veterans Memorial downtown, despite calls from local vets and the facility's board to renovate the structure.

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8:14 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Amish Girl With Leukemia Getting "Natural Treatments"

The grandfather of a Medina County Amish girl with leukemia says she continues to receive natural treatments while hiding with her parents, amid a legal battle over whether she'll be forced to resume chemotherapy.

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7:56 am
Tue December 3, 2013

State Trying To Increase Population Of Hellbender Salamanders

The state is trying to bring back the population of North America's largest amphibian. The hellbender salamander lives in streams hard hit by water pollution in the 1970s.

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7:51 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Council Rejects Municipal Campaign Finance Proposal

Columbus City Council last night voted unanimously against adopting a proposed ordinance that would limit spending in mayoral and council campaigns.

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7:36 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Columbus Settles Police Misconduct Case

Columbus City Council last night approved a 35 thousand dollar legal settlement with a man whose constitutional rights were violated by Columbus police.

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7:27 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Big Ten Reprimands Football Buckeyes

The Big Ten conference has publicly reprimanded Ohio State offensive lineman Marcus Hall and the football coaching staff for their actions in the wake of a fight during Saturday's game at Michigan.

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7:23 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Site Of Fatal Police-Involved Shooting Had A Host Of Problems

Columbus police say they'll meet with the owners of an OSUĀ campus area nightclub to address problems that came to a head with Monday's fatal officer-involved shooting.

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7:16 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Families Of Two Unarmed People Killed By Police File Lawsuits

The estates of the two unarmed African-Americans killed by Cleveland police during a chase in which officers fired 137 shots have sued the city and police.

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7:05 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Trial Scheduled For Suspected Cleveland Killer

A February 24th trial has been scheduled for a convicted sex offender charged with two murders and 173 counts of rape.

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7:03 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Arrest Warrants Issued In November Murder Case

Columbus police say arrest warrants have been issued for two people in connection with the murder of a Southeast side man.

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6:56 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Deer Hunter Dies Accidentally

Coshocton County sheriff's deputies are investigating the first death of the state's deer-gun hunting season.

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6:54 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Mirror Lake Drained For Study

Ohio State University has drained Mirror Lake as part of a study of how to save money and improve the environment.

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6:53 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Charges Filed In Death Of Toledo Toddler

A Lucas County grand jury has indicted a mother and her former boyfriend in the death of the woman's toddler.

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6:47 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Local Teen Facing New Charges In Woman's Death

A Blacklick teenager is facing new charges in connection with the death of a friend.

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8:12 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Central Ohio Jobless Rates Declined In September

State officials say the unemployment rate in the Columbus area fell four tenths of a point from September to 6.1 percent last month.

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8:09 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Groups Work To Bring Political Convention To Columbus

Republicans and Democrats in Columbus are launching a joint effort to explore hosting a national political convention.

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8:07 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Groups Oppose Renewable Energy Compromise Bill

Consumer and business groups continue to oppose a bill governing utilities after its sponsor removed a provision that would have eliminated the state's renewables targets by year's end.

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8:04 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Freshwater Asks SUPCO To Reconsider

The Mount Vernon Middle School science instructor who refused to remove religious materials from his classroom wants the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding his dismissal.

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