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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8:01 am
Thu June 6, 2013

School Bus Driver Charged With Soliciting Teen

Bond is set at 50 thousand dollars for a Pickerington school bus driver charged with attempting to solicit a teenage boy for sex.

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7:55 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Fracking Wastewater Dumped In Eastern Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says a company has been cited for illegally dumping brine waste from fracking in eastern Ohio.

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7:48 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Kasich Continues Backing Medicaid Expansion

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he hasn't given up on his plan to expand Medicaid.

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7:32 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Dems Question Husted's Voter Suppression Report

Two Democratic state lawmakers are questioning a review by local county election boards of 135 instances of voter suppression during the 2012 presidential election.

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7:26 am
Thu June 6, 2013

No Extra Foodbank Money In Senate Budget Bill

Foodbanks might lose the money Ohio House lawmakers put in their version of the state budget bill.

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7:16 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Senate Puts Abortion Provisions In State Budget Bill

The Ohio Senate today is expected to vote on its version of a 61.7 billion dollar state budget bill that revamps Governor John Kasich's school funding proposal and restores a tax cut for small businesses.

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7:04 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Bales Pleads Guilty To Killing Afghan Civilians

A military judge has accepted an Ohio soldier's guilty plea in the killing of 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two villages last year.

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7:01 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Trooper Fired For Actions Following Traffic Stop

The State Highway Patrol has fired the trooper who was involved with a traffic stop on I-71 in Delaware County last year in which an intoxicated man was later killed.

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6:57 am
Thu June 6, 2013

New Trials Ordered For Parents Of Drowned Children

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the mother of two children who drowned in the Muskingum River during a campout in 2011 and her husband must each get new trials.

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12:46 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Senate Committee Voting On Budget Bill Changes

The Ohio Senate is expected to make additional adjustments to its version of the state budget bill ahead of votes this week by the finance committee and the full Senate.

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12:44 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Robbery Was Motive In Double Murder-Suicide

Pickaway County Sheriff's deputies say robbery was the motive for Saturday's double murder-suicide in Orient.

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12:43 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Authorities Identify Slain Licking County Couple

Licking County Sheriff's deputies have now identified the man and a woman found dead overnight in a home north of Pataskala in an apparent murder-suicide.

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8:53 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Graffiti Removal Program Extended

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 60 thousand dollars to extend for a year a contract with a private company to carry out the city's graffiti removal program.

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8:00 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Yost Praises CCS Internal Auditor

State Auditor David Yost says data scrubbing in the Columbus City Schools painted a false picture of district accomplishments, and may have cheated some students out of the chance for charter school vouchers or federally subsidized tutoring.

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7:52 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Veterans Advocates Push For Medicaid Expansion

Advocates for Ohio veterans say expanding Medicaid would make 26 thousand vets eligible.

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7:45 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Man Sentenced For Breaking Into OWU Dorms

A man will serve four months in prison after pleading guilty to entering women's dorm rooms at Ohio Wesleyan University.

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7:44 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Local Teacher Sentenced For Sexual Battery

A former Delaware County teacher will spend six months in jail for having inappropriate contact with students.

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7:37 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Two Found Dead In Licking County Home

Licking County Sheriff's deputies say a man and a woman were found dead overnight in a home north of Pataskala in what they are calling an apparent murder-suicide.

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7:31 am
Tue June 4, 2013

90 Suspected Cases Of Local Voter Fraud

The Franklin County Board of Elections has referred to prosecutors the cases of 90 people who allegedly cast two ballots in the 2012 presidential election.

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7:30 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Two West Side Ramps Closing Today

The Ohio Department of Transportation is closing two highway ramps on the West side today.

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