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
Fri August 30, 2013

Columbus Man Sentenced In Failed Murder For Hire Plot

A Columbus man will serve 11 years in prison for hiring another man to kill the ex-wife of his friend.

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6:47 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Columbus Woman Convicted In Teen Prostitution Case

A Columbus woman is awaiting sentencing for helping force a teenage relative into prostitution.

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6:46 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Stivers Opposes Federal Shutdown

Central Ohio Republican Congressman Steve Stivers says he opposes a shutdown of the federal government.

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6:44 am
Fri August 30, 2013

State Bills CCS For Data Probe

Taxpayers are being asked to cover the costs of the investigation of the Columbus City Schools' data rigging scandal.

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6:42 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Dayton Airport Upgrades Planned

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than four-million-dollars in grants to improve runways, fencing and other safety and security measures at the Dayton Airport.

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6:38 am
Fri August 30, 2013

July Port Columbus Traffic Declines

Columbus Regional Airport Authority officials report a decline in passenger traffic last month at Port Columbus.

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6:32 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Two SUPCO Justices Will Serve On Facial Recognition Panel

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has named two former Ohio Supreme Court justices to a commission that will study law enforcement use of facial recognition software.

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6:27 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Mandel Campaign Yet To Report Insurance Check

An Associated Press review of campaign finance reports shows Republican Josh Mandel's campaign committee has yet to report receiving an insurance check for a vehicle disabled in a March wreck.

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6:25 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Teen Charged With Third Slaying

A Columbus teen charged for his role in the slaying of a convenience store clerk and a teenager in Driving Park last month has been charged with a third homicide.

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6:23 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Woman Exited Vehicle Before Being Hit On Freeway

Columbus police say a woman whose body was repeatedly run over on I-71 south of Cooke Road on August 21st exited a moving vehicle before she was struck and killed.

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6:17 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Man Found Incompetent To Stand Trial In Wife's Slaying

A Franklin County judge has ruled a man has dementia and is incompetent to stand trial for killing his wife last February.

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6:15 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Columbus Attorney Is New State Solicitor

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has appointed Columbus attorney Eric Murphy as state solicitor.

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12:27 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Two OU Football Players Charged With Selling Drugs

Ohio University has indefinitely suspended two football players after they were charged with selling drugs.

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12:25 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Local Man Shot During Attempted Robbery

Reynoldsburg police say the owner of a Maugham Drive home was shot and wounded this morning during a confrontation with a robber.

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12:24 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Man Slain On East Side

Columbus police are searching for a suspect in an early morning slaying on the East side.

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12:22 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Cleveland Police Chief Bans Officers From Firing At Moving Vehicles

Cleveland police chief Michael McGrath says officers are now prohibited from firing their weapons at or from a moving vehicle as part of a review of the agency's use of force policies.

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9:02 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Ohio Minimum Wage Worker Tells Her Story

Thousands of fast-food workers are scheduled to go on strike today in cities in Ohio and other states to seek a higher wage.

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7:32 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Local Animal Shelter Offers Discounts

The Franklin County Animal Shelter is taking steps to control the dog population.

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7:30 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Columbus Couple Indicted In Death Of Infant

A court hearing is scheduled next month for a Columbus couple accused of delaying treatment for their injured daughter.

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7:28 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Local Retailer Hiring For The Holidays

New Albany-based retailer L Brands wants to hire 15-hundred people to staff its warehouses in Reynoldsburg during the holiday shopping season.

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