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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12:29 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Clintonville Teen Gets Probation For Killing Friend

A Franklin County Magistrate today placed a Clintonville teen on probation for one year after he pleaded guilty to accidentally shooting and killing a friend last year.

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12:27 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Kosar Lending Name To Racino Eatery

Owners of a racino under construction next to the Northfield Park race track in Northfield are getting a boost from a local celebrity.

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7:48 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Study Touts Economic Benefits Of Fracking

A new Cleveland State University study shows fracking in the Marcellus Shale region this year has provided an economic boost for several Ohio counties.

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7:26 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Ohioans Paying Higher Auto Insurance Rates

Ohio drivers are paying the largest auto insurance rate increase in a decade.

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7:23 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Authorities Identify Body Found On I-71

Columbus police have identified the body that was repeatedly run over early Wednesday on I-71 south of Cooke Road.

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7:18 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Reported Campus Area Robberies Increase

Columbus police report an increase in robberies in the Ohio State University campus area this week, as students return to class.

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7:16 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Ohio Highways Fourth Busiest In The Nation

The Federal Highway Administration says Ohio has some of the busiest freeways in the country.

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7:11 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Police Identify Boy Run Over By Pickup

Columbus police have identified the 4-year-old boy killed Thursday when he was run over by the pickup truck in which he was playing.

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6:57 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Tanker Car Derails

No injuries are reported out of a railroad tanker car derailment yesterday on the South side.

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6:55 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Body Found In OSU Campus Area

Columbus police are searching for the cause of death of a man whose body was found early this morning in the OSU campus area.

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6:54 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Suspect Charged In Marysville Arson

A Marysville man suspected of starting a series of fires has been charged with one count of arson.

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6:53 am
Fri August 23, 2013

GE Adding Jobs In Circleville

General Electric says it will add jobs at two Ohio factories and one in Illinois to meet increased demand for alternatives to traditional incandescent light bulbs.

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6:47 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Opponents Of Breathalzyer Machine Hail Court Ruling

Opponents of a portable breathalyzer machine used on suspected drunken drivers are celebrating the ruling by a judge who says the devices are not scientifically reliable and may not be used as evidence in a case in Marietta.

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6:45 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Tax Breaks Prompt Company To Leave Urbana

A German-based maker of cooling systems for computers and servers is moving its U.S. headquarters from Urbana, Ohio to Schaumburg, Illinois.

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6:43 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Local Retailer Reports Quarterly Profit Decline

New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch says second quarter profit fell by 33 percent compared with the same period a year ago.

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6:42 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Suspect In Cold Case Slaying Indicted

A Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted the suspect accused of murdering a Columbus woman in 1987.

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6:40 am
Fri August 23, 2013

SUPCO Sets Date To Hear JobsOhio Challenge

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has set a November 6th date to hear oral arguments over whether opponents of JobsOhio have the standing to sue.

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12:39 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Ohio Manufacturers Have Positive Outlook On Future

A recent survey shows Ohio manufacturers are upbeat about their future.

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12:34 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Columbus Boy Killed When Run Over By Truck

Columbus police say a 4-year-old boy was killed this morning when he was run over by the pickup truck in which he was playing.

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12:32 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Weekly Jobless Claims Decline In Ohio, Rise Overall

The Labor Department says first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose last week from a seven-year low.

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