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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7:04 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Police Shoot Alleged Robber

Columbus police say a man who attempted to rob a man entering a bank at Morse and Karl Roads Wednesday was shot by an off-duty officer.

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7:03 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Columbus Child Dies In Hot Car

An investigation is underway in Oklahoma into the death of an infant from Columbus.

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7:02 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Woman Attacked By Pit Bulls

A Columbus woman is recovering from serious injuries sustained in a dog attack.

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7:00 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Court Overturns Former Trooper's Convictions

An Ohio Appeals Court has overturned the convictions of former State Highway Patrol trooper Sean Carpenter, who failed to arrest a drunken man who died after being struck by a vehicle along Routes 36 and 37 in Delaware County last year.

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6:56 am
Thu August 8, 2013

More Franklin County Children Living In Poverty

The Children's Defense Fund of Ohio says nearly 27 percent of Franklin County children lived in poverty in 2011, and 34 percent received food stamps.

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6:55 am
Thu August 8, 2013

OSU Clears Miller

Ohio State University says quarterback Braxton Miller did not profit from the sale of items he had signed at a Big Ten preseason kickoff luncheon.

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6:54 am
Thu August 8, 2013

SUPCO Upholds Order Banning Traffic Camera Use

The village of Elmwood Place has lost its bid to stop a judge from enforcing his ban on the use of traffic cameras to catch speeders while that order is appealed.

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6:45 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Salerno Apologises To Jurors

A Franklin County Municipal Court judge says she is sorry if she offended any of the jurors she scolded after they issued a verdict she believed to be wrong.

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6:42 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Columbus' Firearm Homicide Rate Increases

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control shows the rate of firearm homicides dropped in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and other major metropolitan areas from 2006 to 2010.

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6:36 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Safety Officials Mum On Source Of Cyclosporiasis Outbreak

Food safety advocates are criticizing a lack of information being disseminated about an intestinal illness tied to prepackaged salad that has sickened nearly 400 people nationwide, including one in Ohio.

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6:26 am
Thu August 8, 2013

American Greetings Sold

Shareholders of Ohio-based American Greetings have approved the sale of the greeting cards maker back to its founder’s family.

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6:24 am
Thu August 8, 2013

PUCO Orders Repayment Of Renewable Energy Overcharges

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has ordered Akron-based FirstEnergy to credit 43.3 million dollars to 2 million customers overcharged by the utitity for renewable energy purchases.

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6:16 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Pentagon Cuts Furloughs For Civilian Military Workers

The sequestration-imposed furloughs on employees at a military base in Whitehall are coming to an end.

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12:45 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

National Night Out Is Tonight

Organizers say more than 150 neighborhoods in the Columbus area will celebrate National Night Out this evening.

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12:42 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Castro Home To Be Demolished

The Cleveland home where three women were imprisoned for roughly a decade will be torn down on Wednesday.

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12:36 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Worthington, South Columbus

Columbus Public Health crews will begin spraying tonight in portions of south Columbus and Worthington, where traps turned up high numbers of mosquitos and some carrying the West Nile virus.

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12:30 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Potential Voter Fraud By Cops Under Investigation

Elections officials in Hamilton and Franklin Counties are investigating potential voter fraud cases involving dozens of local police officers.

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12:28 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Sixth Death Reported In Local Legionnaires' Outbreak

A sixth person has died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home.

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12:25 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

No Death Penalty Decision Yet In Madison Case

The Cuayhoga County Prosecutor says no decision has been made on whether to seek the death penalty for the East Cleveland man charged with killing three women whose bodies were found at a home last month.

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7:24 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Ohio Continues Fighting Spread Of Asian Carp

The Asian Carp continues to pose a threat to the Great Lakes, and experts continue working to end the threat.

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