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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10:11 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Columbus Officer Pleads No Contest To Drunken Driving

A judge ordered 32-year-old Columbus Police Sergeant Joshua Wagner to complete a three day alcohol treatment program, perform 72 hours of community service, as well as pay a fine and lose his drivers license for six months.

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12:44 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Columbus Conference Helping Kinship Caregivers

Nearly seven percent of Ohio children are being raised by grandparents or other kinship providers.

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12:39 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Feds: Ohio Must Provide Autism Treatment

The U.S. Department of Education is telling state education officials an intensive treatment for autism must be made available to any child who is considered a good candidate.

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12:36 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Trial In Steinfurth Case Rescheduled

Trial has been rescheduled for a Toledo man accused of lying to police investigating the June disappearance of a toddler.

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12:34 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Arrest Made In 2012 Murder

Columbus police this morning arrested a man in connection with a murder in January of last year.

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12:00 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Yost Finds Sunshine Law Compliance Issues

State Auditor David Yost says a test of 20 counties and cities shows 40 percent are not fully following Ohio’s Sunshine Law.

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9:57 am
Fri September 13, 2013

No State Tax Breaks For Loveland Sex Shop

A Loveland-based "bedroom enhancement" company may be taking its headquarters across the Ohio River.

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7:31 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Report: Ohio Second For Carbon Dioxide Emissions

A report by an environmental group ranks Ohio second in the nation for the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power plants.

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7:15 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Portman Talks Energy And Health Care In Conference Call

A new energy bill and a move to defund the federal health care law were the topics of a conference call Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio held with reporters Thursday.

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7:12 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Preparing For Implementation Of Health Navigators

The federal health care marketplace is scheduled to open on October 1st. And Ohio organizations are busy preparing.

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7:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Lawmaker Says Pension Fund Board Deceiving Members

Officials are arguing over one of the state's pension system's plan and whether or not it meets state funding requirements.

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6:47 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Rain Shortens First Round Of Local Golf Tournament

Jim Herman shot a 7-under 64 Thursday to take a two-shot lead over Sean O'Hair and Danny Lee in the rain-delayed opening round of the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship at Ohio State.

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6:45 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Missing Powell Teen Found Safe

A missing Powell teenager was found safe in Kentucky on Wednesday.

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6:44 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Lawsuit Seeks End Of Columbus' Traffic Camera Program

A Franklin County judge is being asked to shut down Columbus' traffic enforcement cameras.

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6:41 am
Fri September 13, 2013

AG Investigating Mud Run Promoters

The Ohio Attorney General's office is investigating the promoters of the abruptly canceled Great American Mud Run in Hocking County.

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6:37 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Alleged Serial Rapist Arrested

Columbus police say they have arrested a suspect in a series of rapes.

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6:36 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Alleged Bank Robber Pleads Guilty

Sentencing is pending for the man federal prosecutors have dubbed the "Bad Beard Bandit."

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6:32 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Student Allegedly Made Threats At Local School

Charges are pending against a Northridge High School student accused of threatening classmates online.

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6:29 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Ohio In Running For Missile Site

The Pentagon says a facility in Ohio is among five places being considered for an anti-ballistic missile launch site.

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6:26 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Racially-Charged Comment Costs Fire Chief His Job

Pleasant Township trustees have dismissed Fire Chief Jeff Mathias for allegedly assaulting a firefighter during a fight in December and making a racially-charged comment in May.

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