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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7:02 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Kasich's State Budget Tour Stops In Batavia

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he wants to get the top state income tax bracket under 5 percent. Kasich discussed his target Thursday at the Milacron plastics plant in Batavia.

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6:55 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Youth Choir Director Placed On Leave

Columbus police are investigating the director of the State Fair's youth choir.

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6:53 am
Fri July 19, 2013

CSCC Approves Long-Range Plan

Columbus State Community College trustees last night approved a long-term expansion plan that includes the construction of new campus buildings and parks. 

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6:48 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Fire Guts Plain City Business

Five firefighters are recovering from injuries sustained while battling a blaze at a Plain City factory Thursday.

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6:47 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Another Nursing Home Resident Contract Legionnaires' Disease

There's still no word of the source of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home.

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6:37 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Man Sentenced In National Kiddie Porn Crackdown

A Logan County man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to secretly videotaping young girls in a bathroom at his home and trading the images for other online child pornography.

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6:31 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Child's Body Found Downtown

Columbus police say the body of a young boy was found yesterday along railroad tracks near Mound Street and I-70 downtown.

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11:48 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Columbus Testing Pools To Prevent Illness

Columbus city workers are testing municipal pools to make sure they do not contain bacteria that can cause illness or death.

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11:41 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Mosquito Spraying In Dublin Tonight

Franklin County Public Health workers will be spraying multiple Dublin neighborhoods tonight to fight the West Nile Virus.

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11:38 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Ohio Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The Defense Department says a U.S. Army soldier from Ohio has died in Afghanistan after being wounded when a rocket propelled grenade struck his vehicle.

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11:36 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Suspect In Ashland Slavery Case To Plead Guilty

An attorney says his client plans to plead guilty to charges that he helped enslave and beat a mentally disabled woman and her daughter and steal her pain medication.

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11:34 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Clippers Franchise Ranked 4th Most Valuable

Forbes Magazine has named the Columbus Clippers the fourth most valuable minor league team in America.

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11:32 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Jackets' Horton Undergoes Surgery

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a shoulder injury.

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8:03 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Legionnaires' Disease Confirmed At Local Nursing Home

Franklin County health officials have confirmed a Legionnaires' Disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home.

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7:53 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Interim OSU President Meets With Reporters

Interim Ohio State University President Joe Alutto is promising to continue the plans of his predecessor during the search for the school's next leader.

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7:28 am
Thu July 18, 2013

ACLU Gives OHP Plate Scanners Good Review

An American Civil Liberties Union report on police departments' increased use of license-plate scanning notes the policy of the State Highway Patrol is more protective of privacy than some others.

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7:24 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Prosecutors Drop Charge Against Katzenmoyer

Columbus city prosecutors have dropped a criminal charge against former Ohio State linebacker Andy Katzenmoyer.

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7:16 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Reivew Board Clears Columbus Cops Of Wrongdoing

The Columbus Police Firearms Review Board has cleared three officers of wrongdoing for shooting armed suspects.

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7:03 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Teen Pleads Guilty To Killing His Friend

A Clintonville teenager is awaiting sentencing for the shooting death of a friend.

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6:58 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Local Priest Allegedly Abused Boy

A Columbus priest is accused of sexually abusing a child.

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