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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12:34 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Study On Childhood Choking Incidents

A new study by researchers at Children's Hospital in Columbus shows more than 30 kids in the U.S. are treated each day in emergency departments for food-related choking.

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12:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Lawsuit Alleges Local Company Engaged In False Advertising

Two Michigan residents are suing Westerville-based Elmer's Products, the company that makes Krazy Glue, over allegations of false advertising.

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12:27 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Casino Patron Robber Sentenced

One of three men suspected of robbing a Columbus casino patron of nearly 36-thousand dollars in winnings last October has pleaded guilty.

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12:25 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Ballman Family Files Lawsuit Over Her Death

The family of a Pataskala woman who authorities say was raped and killed by a former New Albany doctor in July of last year has filed a 40 million dollar lawsuit against the physician, the hospital where he worked and Craigslist.

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12:23 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Legionnaires' Outbreak Claims Fifth Life

The death toll from a Legionnaires' Disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home continues to rise.

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7:43 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Feds To Allow Fracking In State Forest

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management wants to open more than 45-hundred acres of the Blue Rock State Forest in Muskingum County to fracking.

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7:16 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Police Probing Officer-Involved Shooting

Columbus police are investigating the shooting of a man by an officer during a traffic stop at Mooberry and South 18th streets yesterday.

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7:03 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Triple Murder Suspect Indicted

An East Cleveland man accused in the deaths of three women has been indicted on aggravated murder, kidnapping, and other charges

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7:01 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Kidnapping, Rape Suspect Pleads Guilty

Police in New York State say a former central Ohio resident has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and raping a woman in western New York three decades ago.

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6:57 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Body Found In Van Identified

The Franklin County Coroner has identified the body of a man found in a burning van in a parking lot off of Rhoades Avenue last week.

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6:55 am
Tue July 30, 2013

More Pilot Flying J Staffers Plead Guilty

Two more members of the Pilot Flying J sales staff have pleaded guilty to defrauding customers of the truck-stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Republican Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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6:53 am
Tue July 30, 2013

70th Anniversary Of Ploesti Raid Being Held In Dayton

Veterans of a World War II low-flying raid on Axis oil fields are gathering in Dayton this week for a 70th anniversary reunion.

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6:51 am
Tue July 30, 2013

OSU Overcharged Thousands Of Summer Students

Thousands of Ohio State University students are getting refunds after being overcharged for summer classes.

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6:47 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Gee Gets Generous Retirement Package

Ohio State University has announced a 5.8 million dollar retirement package for former president Gordon Gee, following his departure for his comments against Notre Dame, Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools.

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6:45 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Jackson County Man To Be Charged With Kidnapping Child

A Jackson County man is accused of kidnapping a six-year-old girl.

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6:44 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Teen To Be Tried As Adult In Drug Slaying

A 16-year-old Columbus boy will be tried as an adult for his alleged role in a robbery and shooting.

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12:28 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Castro Pleads Guilty In Plea Bargain

A Cuayhoga County judge says the Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for about a decade has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

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12:24 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Cyclospora Outbreak Hits Ohio

A 63-year-old Lucas County woman is among at least 285 people sickened in an outbreak of Cyclospora in Ohio, Georgia and nine other states.

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12:19 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Hover Cart Offered At Clark County Golf Course

A Clark County golf course is now offering a new type of cart for its players.

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12:15 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Oberlin Ranked As Ohio's Best College

Forbes Magazine has named Oberlin College as the best in Ohio.

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