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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6:48 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Why Fed Up Ohio Voters Aren’t Likely To Change Culture In Washington Any Time Soon

Polls show voters are upset with Congress over the federal shutdown.

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6:45 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Civilian Wright-Patt Workers Back On The Job

87 hundred civilian workers are back on the job at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

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6:37 am
Tue October 8, 2013

ONG Members Return To Work

18 hundred Ohio National Guard mechanics, pilots and administrative staff have been recalled from their furloughs that started last week because of the federal shutdown.

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6:31 am
Tue October 8, 2013

63 Hundred Civilian Workers In Central Ohio Facing Furloughs

Thousands of federal government workers at the Defense Supply Center in Whitehall are facing furloughs at the end of the week.

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6:27 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Shutdown Forces Closure of U.S. Air Force Museum

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton is closed again because of the federal shutdown.

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6:25 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Steubenville Schools Employee Indicted In Rape Case

A Jefferson County grand jury investigation stemming from the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two Steubenville High School football players has led to an indictment against a school information technology employee.

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6:17 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Arrest Made In Summer Slaying

Columbus police have made an arrest in the July slaying of a teenager.

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6:16 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Four People Charged In Death Of Navy Diver From Ohio

The U.S. Navy is charging four sailors for their roles in the training accident deaths of two divers in Maryland.

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6:14 am
Tue October 8, 2013

County BOE Member Resigns

Democrat Zach Manifold says he will resign from the Franklin County Board of Elections effective immediately.

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6:12 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Coroner's Report Confirms Castro's Suicide

A final report by the Franklin County Coroner confirms Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro died by hanging himself in his prison cell.

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6:09 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Court Appoints Nurse As Guardian For Amish Girl With Leukemia

An Ohio appeals court has again sided with a hospital seeking to force a 10-year-old Amish girl to resume chemotherapy after her parents decided to stop the treatments.

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6:06 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Final Defendant In Bridge Bombing Plot Sentenced

The last of five defendants in a failed  plot to bomb a highway bridge over the Cuayhoga Valley National Park has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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3:40 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Man Pleads Not Guilty In Double Murder Case

A Tallmadge man today pleaded not guilty in the August slayings of his ex-girlfriend and their 5-year-old son.

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3:35 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Tolls Proposed For New Brent Spence Bridge

Ohio and Kentucky transportation officials say two proposals to pay for a new two-billion-dollar Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River both include tolls to pay off loans or repay a contractor.

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3:34 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Metro Parks May Create Armed Police Force

Franklin County Metro Parks officials will review recommendations to improve security next week.

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3:31 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Alcohol, Speed Factors In Death Of College Football Player

Butler County Sheriff's deputies say speed and alcohol were factors in the single-vehicle crash that killed the driver and a Cincinnati football player last month.

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3:25 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Local Man Charged In Death Of Child

Licking County Sheriff's deputies have charged a Utica man with murder in the death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter.

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3:23 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Federal Shutdown Puts Guard Members Out Of Work

18 hundred Ohio National Guard members are off the job because of the federal shutdown.

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3:22 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Man Found Guilty In 2005 Slaying

Sentencing is scheduled December 10th for a Columbus man found guilty today of killing another man in a house fire.

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3:21 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Judge Dismisses Charges Against Stillwagon

A Delaware County judge today dismissed road rage charges against former Ohio State football star Jim Stillwagon.

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