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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9:23 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Ohioan Receiving Carnegie Hero Medal

A Gallipolis man is one of 22 people being honored today with medals for heroism by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.

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9:20 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Survey Of Forest Patrons Begins Today

Officials at the Wayne National ForestĀ are scheduled to begin conducting a nearly year-long voluntary survey today that will quiz people about the recreational activities in which they participated during their visits.

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7:31 am
Thu October 3, 2013

City Announces Members Of Schools Working Group

The City of Columbus has named the 15 members of what it calls the High Performing Schools Working Group.

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7:26 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Branch Library Planned For Marion-Franklin Area

Plans are in the works to bring a Columbus Metropolitan Library branch to Marion-Franklin.

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7:14 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Opponents Of Stricter Women's Health Laws Rally At Statehouse

Opponents of Ohio laws limiting access to abortions and other women's health care held a protest at the Statehouse Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of Governor John Kasich and majority Republican lawmakers.

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7:03 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Opponents Of "Stand Your Ground" Law Rally At Statehouse

Opponents of a plan to enact Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law in Ohio held a protest at the Statehouse yesterday.

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6:53 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Opponents Of Internet Cafe Ban May Miss Today's Filing Deadline

A state law banning Internet cafes could take effect as early as today.

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6:51 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Clerk Of Courts Freed On Bond Amid Theft In Office Charge

Fairfield County's Clerk of Courts and her husband are free on bond after appearing in court yesterday.

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6:45 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Man Convicted Of Robbing Local Restaurants

A Franklin County jury has convicted a man of robbing 11 local restaurants from February through July.

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6:44 am
Thu October 3, 2013

FBI Raids Local Daycare Center

Some central Ohio parents are scrambling to find new daycare arrangements, after FBI agents raided an East side daycare center yesterday.

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6:41 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Man Killed In Campus Area Crash

Columbus police say a North Linden man died yesterday after crashing his car into a parked vehicle in the OSU campus area.

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6:32 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Three Injured When Car Crashes Into Home

Two girls who were passengers in an SUV have been hospitalized after the driver crashed the vehicle into a home on Columbus' East side yesterday.

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6:28 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Local Outlet Store Closing

JC Penny says it will close all 15 of its outlet stores in Ohio and 14 other states. The company blames declining sales.

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6:27 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Court Dismisses Case Against A&F

A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she was not hired by New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch because her head scarf conflicted with the retailer's dress code, which has since been changed.

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12:27 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Study: Fewer Child Mood Disorders Treated With Medication

Cleveland Clinic physician Joe Austerman says a new study shows fewer kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other mood disorders are being treated with medication.

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12:24 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Nelsonville Bypass Opens

State transportation officials today opened a new U.S. Route 33 bypass around Nelsonville that cuts through the Wayne National Forest.

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12:22 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

No Money For Columbus Rat-Control Program

Without money to bring back its rat-control program, Columbus Public Health officials plan to map complaints to determine problem areas and spread fliers educating residents about dealing with the rodents.

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12:20 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Overnight Murder Victim Identified

The woman killed late last night at her apartment on Columbus' Northeast side has now been identified.

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8:22 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Columbus Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers 105 Thousand Dollars

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 105 thousand dollars to settle two cases of police misconduct.

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8:03 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Authorities Probing Two Overnight Slayings

Authorities are investigating two overnight murders in and near Columbus.

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