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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6:56 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Study Paints Poor Picture Of Ohio Economy

A study by a progressive-leaning think tank shows Ohio continues to have high rates of unemployment and low wages.

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6:47 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Crew Fires Warzycha

The Columbus Crew has fired Robert Warzycha after five years as head coach.

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6:41 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Police Arrest Triple Stabbings Suspect

Mayfield Heights police say they have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed three people early Monday after breaking into their home.

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6:33 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Internet Cafe Ban Opponents Begin Gathering Signatures

Opponents of an Ohio law that effectively bans internet cafes say they have enough signatures to block the law from taking effect.

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6:28 am
Tue September 3, 2013

BWC Hires Top Investigator

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has hired a veteran police officer to lead the agency's Special Investigations Department.

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6:27 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Newspaper Carrier Saves Local Lives

Columbus fire officials say a newspaper carrier saved several people from a fire at an East side apartment complex yesterday.

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6:26 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Biker Killed In Two-Vehicle Accident

Columbus police say a woman was killed yesterday in a motorcycle crash on the East side.

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12:35 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Bodies Found In Burning Car

Columbus Police are investigating the deaths of at least one and possibly three peopleĀ  found inside of a burning car this morning.

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12:34 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Reynoldsburg Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax, Obstruction Charges

A sentencing date is pending for a Reynoldsburg man who has pleaded guilty to failing to pay income taxes and obstructing a federal investigation.

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12:32 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Indians Acquire Kubel

The Cleveland Indians have acquired outfielder Jason Kubel from Arizona.

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12:31 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

State Launching Program To Help Drug-addicted Babies

Ohio will launch a program next year to help babies who are born addicted to drugs.

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12:29 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Bank Of America To Layoff More Than One Thousand Ohioans

More than one thousand Ohioans employed by Bank of America will lose their jobs at the end of October.

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7:24 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Advocates For The Poor Fight Welfare Drug Testing Bill

Advocates for low-income Ohioans are fighting a plan to test welfare applicants for drugs.

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7:18 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Man Pleads Guilty To Dumping Fracking Wastewater

An employee of a Youngstown company accused of dumping tens of thousands of gallons of fracking waste into a tributary of the Mahoning River has changed his plea to guilty to charges of violating the Clean Water Act.

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7:12 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Salt Miners Return To Work

Half of the crew at a salt mine under Lake Erie is back on the job.

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6:54 am
Fri August 30, 2013

More Ohioans Leaving Home For The Holiday Weekend

Triple-A says more than one-million Ohioans will travel at least 50-miles from home over the Labor Day Holiday.

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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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