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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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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8:01 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Bond Set For Man Charged With Stabbing Child

Bond is set at 500-thousand dollars for a Madison County man accused of stabbing his young son.

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7:58 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Missing Hunter Found Unharmed

Coshocton County Sheriff's deputies say they have found a hunter who had gotten lost in a wooded area on Sunday night.

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7:56 am
Tue October 1, 2013

State Charges Bar In Fatal Drunken Driving Crash

State officials are charging a Chillicothe bar for helping cause a fatal drunken driving crash.

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7:54 am
Tue October 1, 2013

County BOE Moving Out Of Downtown

The Franklin County Board of Elections is leaving its longtime downtown Columbus home.

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7:48 am
Tue October 1, 2013

New Website Seeks To Help Fight Hunger

Four central Ohio hunger-service agencies are teaming up to help feed more families.

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7:30 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Composting Program Launched At State Prison

State prisons and the environmental officials have launched a composting program to keep more than 600 tons of prison food waste out of the landfill.

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7:27 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Cooper Tire Sold To Firm Based In India

Shareholders in Findlay-based Cooper Tire & Rubber have approved the 2.5 billion dollar acquisition of the company by India-based Apollo Tyres.

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7:26 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Despite State Tax Break, Verizon Cutting Jobs

More than 300 jobs will be lost in the consolidation of a wireless voice and data business that received a tax credit recommended by JobsOhio, the state's privatized nonprofit job creation board.

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7:23 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Macy's Hiring Seasonal Workers

Cincinnati-based Macy's says it plans to hire 83-hundred workers for the holiday season, a slight increase from last year.

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7:18 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Haslam Holds Rare Meeting With Reporters

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says the federal investigation into his truck stop business has been a humbling experience.

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7:15 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Kosar Pleads Not Guilty To Drunken Driving Charges

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has pleaded not guilty to drunken driving charges.

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7:13 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Drillers Must Report Fracking Chemicals

Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials are advising oil and gas companies to share information on the toxic chemicals they use in fracking with local authorities, including first responders.

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7:02 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Refinery Owners Seek Permit To Handle Canadian Tar Sands

Operators of a refinery in Lima are seeking state approval for a 300 million dollar upgrade to refine tar sands from Alberta, Canada.

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6:58 am
Tue October 1, 2013

State Drunken Driving Registry Incomplete

An investigation by the Newark Advocate shows the state's online registry of repeatedly convicted drunken drivers includes information from  half of the counties in the state. 

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11:15 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Taxpayers To Incur More Costs Associated With Presidents Cup

Columbus taxpayers will pick up more of the costs associated with the Presidents Cup golf matches being held at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin this week.

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12:31 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Bromfield Home To Re-open Saturday

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will re-open the historic home of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Bromfield on Saturday, after several months of renovations and restoration.

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12:28 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Greyhound Driver Cited For Crash

A Greyhound bus driver is facing charges for allegedly causing a crash that sent nearly three-dozen people to hospitals.

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