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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11:55 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Group Wants "Handicap" Dropped From Accessibility Signs

An advocacy group for people with developmental disabilities is trying to get the word "handicap" dropped from new accessibility signs in Franklin County.

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11:53 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Man Arrested For Causing Fatal Pike County Crash

The State Highway Patrol has arrested a Pike County man accused of causing a deadly crash last week.

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11:52 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Officer Injured In Cruiser Crash

A Mount Vernon police officer sustained minor injuries this morning in a crash involving the officer's cruiser and another vehicle.

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7:36 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Suspect In Local Slaying Arrested

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect in the murder of a man who's body was found at the entrance to Green Lawn Cemetery last week.

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7:31 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting A Minor

Shawnee Hills police have arrested a Delaware County man on charges of raping a 6-year-old girl at his daughter's birthday party last month.

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7:28 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Lottery Reports Record Profits

The Ohio Lottery says public schools in the state will get 803 million dollars from a record-high 2.8 billion in lottery sales during the 2013 fiscal year.

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7:27 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Escaped Inmate Recaptured

The State Highway Patrol says an inmate who escaped from the Mansfield Correctional Institution Wednesday night was recaptured last night.

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7:25 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Police Seek Tips In Two Local Shootings

Columbus Police are asking the public for tips in solving two fatal shootings on Wednesday.

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7:24 am
Fri July 5, 2013

No Murder Charges In Jeffers' Death

Pickaway County Prosecutors say no one will be charged with murder in the beating death of a Circleville woman during a neighborhood street brawl  last March.

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7:21 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Ohioans Protest NSA Activities

Some Ohioans spent Independence Day protesting the activities of the National Security Agency.

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7:15 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Giffords Campaigns In Cincinnati For Tougher Gun Laws

The former Arizona Congresswoman injured in a mass shooting visited Cincinnati yesterday to talk about the importance of keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill.

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7:11 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Groups Support, Oppose Medicaid Expansion Plan

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich vetoed portions of the state budget that prohibited Medicaid expansion.

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6:58 am
Fri July 5, 2013

State Rebids Medicaid Contracts

Many Ohioans on Medicaid will see a revamped program under new contracts with health plans taking effect this month.

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6:57 am
Fri July 5, 2013

A Legal And Medical Perspective On What The New Abortion Laws Will Mean To Ohio Women

When Governor John Kasich signed provisions in the two year state budget concerning abortion and birth control, abortion rights activists began raising questions about what they mean for women in the future.

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12:20 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Artifacts Stolen From Miami University Classroom

Miami University police are searching for those responsible for stealing 10 thousand dollars worth of historic artifacts from a classroom.

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12:19 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Texting While Walking Nearly As Dangerous As Texting While Driving

An Ohio State University study shows walking and texting is nearly as dangerous as texting and driving.

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12:17 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Ohio Beaches Still Among Nation's Worst

The Natural Resources Defense Council's annual water-quality report ranks the 61 public beaches along Lake Erie in Ohio as the worst in the nation last year.

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12:15 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Doctor To Plead No Contest In Child's Death

The doctor for a Dayton girl with cerebral palsy who weighed 28 pounds when she died two years ago has agreed to plead no contest to criminal charges and give up her medical license.

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9:03 am
Tue July 2, 2013

New Taxicab, Pedicab Regulations Approved

Columbus City Council last night approved new regulations for taxicab and pedicab drivers.

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8:03 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Mosquito Spraying In Local Parks Today & Wednesday

Columbus Public Health officials are spraying for mosquitoes today and Wednesday.

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