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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6:54 am
Thu August 8, 2013

SUPCO Upholds Order Banning Traffic Camera Use

The village of Elmwood Place has lost its bid to stop a judge from enforcing his ban on the use of traffic cameras to catch speeders while that order is appealed.

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6:45 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Salerno Apologises To Jurors

A Franklin County Municipal Court judge says she is sorry if she offended any of the jurors she scolded after they issued a verdict she believed to be wrong.

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6:42 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Columbus' Firearm Homicide Rate Increases

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control shows the rate of firearm homicides dropped in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and other major metropolitan areas from 2006 to 2010.

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6:36 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Safety Officials Mum On Source Of Cyclosporiasis Outbreak

Food safety advocates are criticizing a lack of information being disseminated about an intestinal illness tied to prepackaged salad that has sickened nearly 400 people nationwide, including one in Ohio.

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6:26 am
Thu August 8, 2013

American Greetings Sold

Shareholders of Ohio-based American Greetings have approved the sale of the greeting cards maker back to its founder’s family.

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6:24 am
Thu August 8, 2013

PUCO Orders Repayment Of Renewable Energy Overcharges

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has ordered Akron-based FirstEnergy to credit 43.3 million dollars to 2 million customers overcharged by the utitity for renewable energy purchases.

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6:16 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Pentagon Cuts Furloughs For Civilian Military Workers

The sequestration-imposed furloughs on employees at a military base in Whitehall are coming to an end.

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12:45 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

National Night Out Is Tonight

Organizers say more than 150 neighborhoods in the Columbus area will celebrate National Night Out this evening.

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12:42 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Castro Home To Be Demolished

The Cleveland home where three women were imprisoned for roughly a decade will be torn down on Wednesday.

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12:36 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Worthington, South Columbus

Columbus Public Health crews will begin spraying tonight in portions of south Columbus and Worthington, where traps turned up high numbers of mosquitos and some carrying the West Nile virus.

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12:30 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Potential Voter Fraud By Cops Under Investigation

Elections officials in Hamilton and Franklin Counties are investigating potential voter fraud cases involving dozens of local police officers.

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12:28 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Sixth Death Reported In Local Legionnaires' Outbreak

A sixth person has died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home.

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12:25 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

No Death Penalty Decision Yet In Madison Case

The Cuayhoga County Prosecutor says no decision has been made on whether to seek the death penalty for the East Cleveland man charged with killing three women whose bodies were found at a home last month.

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7:24 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Ohio Continues Fighting Spread Of Asian Carp

The Asian Carp continues to pose a threat to the Great Lakes, and experts continue working to end the threat.

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7:17 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Some Counties Holding Special Elections Today

A third of Ohio's 88 counties are holding special elections today.

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7:14 am
Tue August 6, 2013

State Fair Sets Attendance Record

Ohio State Fair organizers say a record 900 thousand people attended this year's event.

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6:45 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Portion Of Route 13 Closed For Road Work

The Ohio Department of Transportation says a portion of Route 13 near Heath is closed through late September to allow for work on a road-stabilization project.

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6:43 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Couple Indicted In Child's Death

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted the parents of a 16-month-old girl who died after being left in a room with a space heater running last month.

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6:42 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Second Man Sentenced In Robbery Of Casino Patron

The second of three suspects has been sentenced for robbing a Columbus man of nearly 36-thousand dollars in casino winnings last fall.

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6:33 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Man Charged With Killing Grandmother

A Columbus man has been charged with killing his grandmother.

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