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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6:24 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Haslam Says He Won't Sell Cleveland Browns

A spokesperson for Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says he has no plans to sell the franchise despite legal troubles with the truck stop company he runs.

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6:22 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Prisoner Used Ladders To Escape

The State Highway Patrol says the inmate who escaped from the Mansfield Correctional Institution last week used three ladders to get out of three fenced areas.

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12:22 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Body Of Ohioan Killed In Afghanistan Returned Home

The body of an Ohio man killed in Afghanistan last week has been returned to Preble County.

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12:19 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Limiting Truck Traffic In Chillicothe

Chillicothe City Council tonight will consider new rules designating which streets trucks may use.

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12:17 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Preparations For Mound Street Connector Begin

The Ohio Department of Transportation today began shifting Westbound I-70 traffic from the 18th Street bridge to west of the 70/71 interchange.

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12:15 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Parole Board Considering Clemency Plea

Cuayhoga County prosecutors and defense attorneys are asking the Ohio Parole Board today to spare a death row inmate convicted of stabbing and killing a Cleveland woman in 1986 during a burglary at her home.

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12:01 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Victims Of Double Shooting Identified

Columbus police say a second man shot in a car on the South Side last night died early this morning.

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11:59 am
Mon July 8, 2013

House Fire Claims One Life

Mount Vernon fire officials say one person was killed in an early morning house fire.

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7:31 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Studies: State Budget Will Hurt Ohioans' Pocketbooks

The Ohio Republican Party hails the new two year state budget as a win for taxpayers.

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7:22 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Police Return Stolen Ashes

Springfield police have returned the ashes of a man's late wife.

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7:17 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Security Upgrades Planned For HOF Parade

Canton police plan to increase security for the Pro Football Hall of Fame parade on August 3rd.

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7:15 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Lawmaker Wants To Locate Vets Eligible For State Bonuses

Democratic State Representative and State Auditor candidate Connie Pillich wants income tax returns used to help locate veterans eligible for Ohio bonuses.

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7:13 am
Mon July 8, 2013

South Side Double Shooting Kills One, Wounds Another

Columbus police say the driver of a car was killed and the passenger wounded in a shooting on the South Side last night. Names have not been released.

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7:12 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Four Charged In Apartment Complex Shootout

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say one man was shot and wounded in a shootout at an East side apartment complex on Saturday.

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7:03 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Readiness Exercises This Week At Wright-Patt

Officials at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton will be conducting testing of readiness skills in an exercise scheduled to run through Thursday.

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7:02 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Law Enforcement Wants Share Of Casino Tax Revenue

Police and sheriffs departments are fighting for greater access to a slice of Ohio casino tax revenue intended for law enforcement training that has gone mainly to the State Highway Patrol.

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6:58 am
Mon July 8, 2013

CCS Spending More On Attendance Data Scandal

The Columbus School District is spending more than 500 thousand dollars for legal services related to the state's attendance-data rigging investigation.

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6:56 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Meeting Tonight On Future Of Ohio Monument

The public is getting a chance to share input on the future of the new national monument in Wilberforce honoring the first African-American colonel in the U.S. Army.

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6:54 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver

Columbus Police are seeking the driver of a car who struck a bicyclist last week, leaving him brain dead.

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6:53 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Suspicious Package Was A Sump Pump

Columbus police say a sump pump caused a suspicious package incident Sunday that shut down North High Street near Cooke Road.

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