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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6:52 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Judge: A&F Violated Anti-Discrimination Laws

A federal judge in San Francisco says New-Albany based Abercrombie & Fitch wrongly fired a Muslim worker who insisted on wearing a head scarf.

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12:23 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Test Of Paramedic Plan Delayed

Columbus fire officials are holding off on a test of a new staffing plan after hearing complaints from the firefighters' union.

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11:56 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Portman Cancels New Hampshire Event For Syria Briefing

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio has canceled his weekend appearance at a GOP fundraising event in New Hampshire to be in Washington for classified briefings on Syria.

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11:48 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Castro Told FBI He Let His Guard Down

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro admitted to FBI agents that he abducted and raped the three young women he held captive for a decade.

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11:40 am
Fri September 6, 2013

One In Six Ohioans Facing Food Insecurity

New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows low-income Ohioans continue to have problems feeding themselves and their families.

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7:11 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Custodians Union Pickets Nationwide Insurance

The union representing dozens of Columbus janitors is taking aim at Nationwide Insurance.

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7:03 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Bicyclist Killed In Marysville

The State Highway Patrol is investigating Thursday's death of a bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle and killed in Marysville.

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7:01 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Man Holds Police At Bay Inside Park

Charges are pending against an armed man who held Columbus police at bay in Northcrest Park yesterday.

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6:55 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Columbus Official Finalist For Cincinnati Police Chief Job

Deputy Columbus Police Chief Jeff Blackwell is one of four finalists to become the top cop in Cincinnati.

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6:54 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Council Allows Cincinnati Pension System Measure To Go Before Voters

Cincinnati City Council has placed a charter amendment on the November ballot allowing voters to decide the future of the municipal pension system.

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6:52 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Judge Allows Cincinnati Parking Lease Deal To Proceed

A Hamilton County judge has denied a request to block the city of Cincinnati's parking lease deal from taking effect.

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6:47 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Cincinnati Man Invents Device To Help Developing World

A Cincinnati inventor believes he has a solution to save millions of lives in developing countries.

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6:45 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Ohio Woman To Work With Syrian Child Refugees

A Vandalia woman is leaving later this month to serve as a missionary in Syria.

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6:44 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Mayor's Court Cases Decline

The number of traffic and misdemeanor cases being heard in mayor's courts is at a new low.

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6:42 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Bond Set For Double Murder Suspect

Bond is set at one-million dollars for a Columbus man charged in a double murder.

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6:40 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Council Member Reed Sentenced For Third DUI Conviction

A Cleveland city council member convicted of driving under the influence for the third time has been sentenced to serve 10 days in jail.

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6:32 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Authorities Probing Agent Of Browns' Little

North Carolina investigators say a Georgia-based sports agent may have violated sports agent laws by providing more than 20 thousand dollars in cash and benefits to former Tar Heels and current Cleveland Browns wide receiver Greg Little in 2010.

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6:28 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Famed Cager Meineke Passes Away

Former University of Dayton and NBA player Don Meineke died Tuesday at the age 82 after a long illness.

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6:27 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Surviving Doolittle's Raiders To Meet In Ohio

The four remaining members of the Doolittle's Raiders from World War II will make their final toast together in a ceremony set for November 9th at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton.

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6:25 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Remains Found May Be Those Of Missing Toddler

The Lucas County coroner confirms human remains have been found in the home of a former boyfriend of a missing toddler's mother.

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