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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7:26 am
Thu August 29, 2013

SUPCO Suspends Chillicothe Attorney's Law License

The Ohio Supreme Court has suspended the law license of a Chillicothe attorney for a year after he solicited sex from a woman he was representing in a child-custody case.

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7:24 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Commission Approves Two Downtown Projects

The Columbus Downtown Commission has approved plans to remove the Main Street dam on the Scioto River to create more green space.

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7:22 am
Thu August 29, 2013

First Local Case Of West Nile Virus Reported

Franklin County has its first case of West Nile Virus.

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7:17 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Suspect In 12 Year Old Slaying Arrested

Columbus police say a suspect has been arrested in a 12 year old murder case.

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7:16 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Marion Boy Struck By Train

Marion police say a 16-year-old boy is hospitalized in critical condition in Columbus after being struck by a train last night.

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7:14 am
Thu August 29, 2013

One-Way Columbus Street Now Two-Way

Traffic is now moving in both directions on West Rich Street downtown.

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7:03 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Events Held To Support, Oppose Medicaid Expansion

Support for Medicaid expansion is coming from former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett.

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6:47 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Statehouse Ceremony Commemorates March On Washington

Dozens of people gathered on the steps of the Statehouse Wednesday to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and Doctor Martin Luther King Junior's "I Have A Dream" speech.

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6:43 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Services Honoring Gilligan Scheduled

Memorial services have been scheduled in Cincinnati for former Ohio Governor John Gilligan, who passed away Monday at the age of 92.

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6:42 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Closing Arguments Today In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Closing arguments begin today in a racial discrimination lawsuit against the city of Cincinnati filed by an African-American firefighter.

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6:38 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Protestors May Not Demonstrate Outside Of Columbus Church

A Franklin County judge has ruled members of a national conservative Christian group cannot protest in the land in front of the Vineyard church in Columbus.

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6:36 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Dayton Opposing "Stand Your Ground" Bill

The Dayton City Commission has approved a resolution opposing "stand your ground" legislation under consideration in the Ohio house.

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6:27 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Ashland University Cutting Tuition

Ashland University says it's cutting tuition by more than 10-thousand dollars for the following academic year in an effort to make higher education more accessible to students.

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12:27 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Health Officials Urge Parents To Get Kids Vaccinated

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and health leaders have been encouraging people to protect themselves and their children from infectious diseases.

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12:22 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Charges Not Expected In Death Of Bicyclist

Pickaway County Sheriff's deputies say they are searching for what caused the driver of a car to strike and kill a teen bicyclist on Saturday.

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12:20 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Records Show Mandel Hid Two Traffic Crashes

Police reports obtained by the Associated Press show Republican Josh Mandel has failed to publicly disclose two traffic accidents since becoming State Treasurer in 2011, including one involving a potential federal campaign finance law violation.

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9:28 am
Tue August 27, 2013

AP Review Shows Ohio GOP Benfits From Coal Industry Donations

Coal interests that a veteran Ohio environmental regulator says contributed to his forced resignation have donated 50 thousand dollars to Republican Governor John Kasich since he took office.

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7:45 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Dems Want IG To Probe JobsOhio

Two Democratic state lawmakers are asking Ohio Inspector General Randall Meyer to investigate possible conflicts of interest at Republican Governor John Kasich's private job-creation entity, JobsOhio.

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7:42 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Former Governor Gilligan Passes Away

Ohio Governor John Kasich has ordered flags be flown at half-staff today after former Governor John Gilligan died on Monday.

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7:29 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Facial Recognition Software Generates Controversy

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says law enforcement officers have used facial recognition technology nearly 27 hundred times since June.

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