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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6:36 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Local High School Teaching Use Of Drones

A Springfield high school is using a course involving drone simulations to spark students' interest in technology careers.

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12:42 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

OSU Offers Students Health Tips Amid Mumps Outbreak

Ohio State University students returning from spring break today are being warned to take precautions against the mumps. 

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12:22 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Buzzards Make Annual Trek To Hinckley On Saturday

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The buzzards return to the rocky cliffs of the Cleveland Metroparks' Hinckley Reservation tomorrow.

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7:27 am
Fri March 14, 2014

February Foreclosure Activity Declines

Foreclosure activity in Ohio fell in February by 6 percent as compared with the previous month.

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7:18 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Man Posthumously Awarded Medal For Heroism

A Columbus man who drowned trying to save a boy from a frozen pond has been awarded the Carnegie Medal for heroism.

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7:04 am
Fri March 14, 2014

UA Man Being Forced Out Of His Home

The city of Upper Arlington has obtained a court order to force a registered sex offender to move out of his home.

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7:03 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Live Grenade Found During Raid On Local Hotel

Charges are pending against four people arrested last night at a Pickerington hotel.

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7:01 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Phone Scam Targets Local Immigrants

Columbus police are warning the city's immigrant population to beware of a new telephone scam.

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6:57 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Woman Sues Newark Police

Credit Policearchives.org

A woman has filed an excessive use of force lawsuit against Newark Police.

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6:48 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Columbus Cop Charged With Drunken Driving

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A Columbus police officer has been placed on desk duty after prosecutors charged him with drunk driving.

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6:44 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Court Overturns Conviction Of Alleged Drunken Driver

The 12th Ohio District Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a motorist who prosecutors say killed a husband and wife when he ran over their motorcycle while drunk in Madison County two years ago.

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11:54 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Turnpike Crash Victims Identified

The State Highway Patrol has identified the three people killed and the trooper who was injured in Wednesday's chain-reaction crashes on the Ohio Turnpike.

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11:49 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Portions Of Licking County

The Southwest Licking Community Water and Sewer District has issued a boil advisory for the roughly 500 homes in the area of Taylor Road north of Cleveland Road.

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11:47 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Billionaire's Company Gets Local Tax Break

The village of New Albany is giving retailer L Brands a full property tax abatement for 15 years to build a new 175 million dollar facility on Smith's Mill Road.

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8:27 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Marion Police Arrest 22 Suspected Drug Dealers

Marion police say they arrested 22 people yesterday on drug charges.

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8:23 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Suspect In Death Of Local Taxi Owner Pleads Not Guilty

Bond is set at 300 thousand dollars for the man charged with killing a Hilliard taxi company owner.

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8:18 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Police Identify Boy Killed By Motorist

Columbus police say alcohol was not a factor in the death of a 2-year-old boy struck by a driver Monday night on the East side.

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8:14 am
Thu March 13, 2014

CBJ's Comeau Suspended

Blake Comeau
Credit cbc.ca

The NHL has suspended Columbus Blue Jackets forward Blake Comeau two games without pay for hitting Detroit defenseman Brendan Smith from behind during a game on Tuesday.

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7:57 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Medical Officials Revoke License Of Convicted Killer

Ali Salim
Credit Toledo Blade

  

State officials have revoked the medical license of the former New Albany physician convicted last year of killing and sexually assaulting a Pataskala woman.

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7:48 am
Thu March 13, 2014

More Mumps Cases At OSU

Credit Wikimedia.org

 Columbus Public Health officials say the number of cases of mumps at Ohio State University is now up to 19.

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