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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7:36 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 OSU 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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11:38 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Deters May Face Voter Fraud Charges

Hamilton County Board of Elections officials are considering whether to investigate improper voting allegations against county prosecutor and former state treasurer Joe Deters.

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11:35 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Crash Injures OHP Sergeant, Motorist

The State Highway Patrol says a trooper at the scene of an accident on I-70 near Springfield was struck by a passing vehicle early this morning.

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11:30 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Recount Shows Delaware County Mall Issue Lost At The Polls

The controversial plan to build an outlet mall in Delaware County will move forward. Delaware County elections officials say a recount of a referendum opposing the mall lost by the same 20-vote margin it received on election day.

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11:24 am
Tue November 26, 2013

315 Interchange To Reopen Today

Ohio transportation officials say State Route 315 at Route 750 in Delaware County will reopen by 5 pm this evening.

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7:57 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Judge Approves Pilot Flying J Settlements

A federal judge has approved 84.9 million dollars in payments to settle claims that the truck stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam cheated trucking companies out of promised fuel rebates.

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7:52 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Prison Employee Fired In Wake Of Inmate Escape

A state prisons employee has been fired over the escape of a Mansfield Correctional Institution inmate serving a life sentence for rape.

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