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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6:53 am
Tue July 30, 2013

70th Anniversary Of Ploesti Raid Being Held In Dayton

Veterans of a World War II low-flying raid on Axis oil fields are gathering in Dayton this week for a 70th anniversary reunion.

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6:51 am
Tue July 30, 2013

OSU Overcharged Thousands Of Summer Students

Thousands of Ohio State University students are getting refunds after being overcharged for summer classes.

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6:47 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Gee Gets Generous Retirement Package

Ohio State University has announced a 5.8 million dollar retirement package for former president Gordon Gee, following his departure for his comments against Notre Dame, Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools.

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6:45 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Jackson County Man To Be Charged With Kidnapping Child

A Jackson County man is accused of kidnapping a six-year-old girl.

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6:44 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Teen To Be Tried As Adult In Drug Slaying

A 16-year-old Columbus boy will be tried as an adult for his alleged role in a robbery and shooting.

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12:28 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Castro Pleads Guilty In Plea Bargain

A Cuayhoga County judge says the Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for about a decade has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

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12:24 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Cyclospora Outbreak Hits Ohio

A 63-year-old Lucas County woman is among at least 285 people sickened in an outbreak of Cyclospora in Ohio, Georgia and nine other states.

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12:19 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Hover Cart Offered At Clark County Golf Course

A Clark County golf course is now offering a new type of cart for its players.

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12:15 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Oberlin Ranked As Ohio's Best College

Forbes Magazine has named Oberlin College as the best in Ohio.

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12:00 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Boil Alert In Ashville

The Ashville Water Department has issued a boil alert for residents and businesses until 9 p.m. Saturday.

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11:59 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Police ID South Linden Shooting Victim

Columbus police have identified the man shot and killed in South Linden on Wednesday night.

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11:57 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty To White House Security Breach

A Kettering man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of crashing his SUV into steel barriers near the White House last month.

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8:24 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Police Break Up Newark Gang

Newark police say they have broken up a violent gang.

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8:17 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Local Builder Releases 2Q Results

Columbus-based builder M/I Homes says second quarter profit rose as compared with the same period last year.

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8:16 am
Fri July 26, 2013

More Nursing Home Deaths Blamed On Legionnaires' Disease

The death toll from a Legionnaires' Disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home is rising.

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8:14 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Burning Body Found In Morgan County

Morgan County sheriff's deputies are awaiting autopsy results on the body of a man found burning along a rural road yesterday.

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8:13 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Man Convicted Of Assaulting Columbus Cop

A homeless, wheelchair bound man was convicted yesterday of assaulting a Columbus police officer.

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8:04 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Fire Damages Local Business

Fire officials are investigating the cause of last night's blaze at a Delaware County recreational vehicle business.

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7:55 am
Fri July 26, 2013

House Committee Holds Hearing On IRS Scandal

The Ohio House Policy and Legislative Oversight Committee met in Cincinnati Thursday to hear from conservative and progressive groups who claim they were targeted by the IRS.

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7:46 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Two Counties May Seek Disaster Aid

Lake and Cuayhoga counties are assessing damage from last week's heavy rains and flooding, in the hope of seeking state and federal disaster aid.

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