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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10:57 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Possible Listeria Contamination Prompts Cilantro Recall

Federal officials say an Ohio-based grower has voluntarily recalled 465 boxes of cilantro because of possible Listeria contamination.

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10:55 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Budget Cuts Force Declines In Head Start Enrollment

The Office of Head Start says the number of low-income Ohio children in its preschool programs will drop by more than 18 hundred this school year because of automatic federal spending cuts.

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7:14 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Parents Charged With Injuring Child

The parents of a young Columbus girl are scheduled to appear in court today on charges of shaking the child violently, causing permanent injuries.

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7:11 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Ditch Collapse In Dresdin Injures One Man

A Muskingum County man is hospitalized for treatment of injuries sustained in a ditch collapse.

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7:04 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Two Suspects In Campus Area Robberies Arrested

Two Columbus residents are charged in three violent robberies on the Ohio State University campus.

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7:03 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Police ID Man Pulled From Campus Lake

Ohio State University police have identified the former student rescued from Mirror Lake Sunday night.

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7:01 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Acting Mount Vernon Police Chief Suspended

Acting Mount Vernon Police Chief George Hartz has been suspended for three days for conduct unbecoming an officer.

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6:56 am
Tue August 20, 2013

BOE Removes 16 Candidates From November Ballot

The Franklin County Board of Elections has removed 16 candidates from the November ballot because of problems with their petitions.

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6:54 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Half-Brothers Plead Guilty In 2011 Franklinton Slaying

A Franklin County Judge has sentenced a Columbus man to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of repeatedly firing a weapon into a Franklinton duplex and killing one resident.

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6:48 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Ahmad, Alo Plead Not Guilty In Bribery Scheme

Former Deputy State Treasurer Amer Ahmad has pleaded not guilty to charges in a bribery and money laundering scheme.

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12:33 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Public Asked To Help Spot Asian Longhorn Beetle

August is the peak time for the Asian Longhorn beetle, an invasive pest with no known natural predators. It's found in five states, including Ohio.

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12:29 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Ohio Again Ranked High For Adult Obesity

The Centers for Disease Control again ranks Ohio as one of the nation's most obese states.

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12:26 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Three DUI Checkpoints Tonight

The State Highway Patrol will conduct three DUI checkpoints tonight in central Ohio.

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12:25 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Three Injured In Morning Highway Crash

Columbus police are investigating the cause of an early morning crash on I-670 eastbound near I-71.

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12:23 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Feds End Pension Benefits For Delphi Retirees

A report by the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program shows the Obama administration played a key role in the General Motors bankruptcy in 2009 as pensions were cut for salaried Delphi retirees but not unionized workers and retirees.

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12:20 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

July Ohio Jobless Rate Unchanged From June

Ohio's unemployment rate held steady in July at 7.2 percent, matching what it was at this time a year ago.

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7:13 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Portion Of I-71 To Be Named For Fallen Worker

A portion of I-71 in Delaware County will be named to honor a state transportation worker killed in a construction zone accident last April.

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7:05 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Man Charged With Stealing From Lockers

Delaware County's so-called "Gym Lock Bandit" has been indicted on charges of stealing from dozens of gym lockers.

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7:03 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Former School Theater Director Sentenced

The Wellington School's former theater director was sentenced yesterday to four years in prison for videotaping 20 female students while they were nude.

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7:02 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Police Arrest Suspect In Cold Case Slaying

Columbus police say they have found the suspect in a 26-year-old local murder in Rome, Georgia.

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