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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6:53 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Police Seek Hate Crime Suspect

Columbus police are searching for the suspects in a possible hate crime.

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6:52 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Local Boy Drowned In Home Pool

Funeral arrangements are pending for an eight-year-old Plain City boy who drowned in his family's pool on Monday.

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6:48 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Suspect In Multiple Rapes Arrested

Columbus police say they have arrested a serial rapist.

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6:47 am
Tue June 11, 2013

ODOT Meets Federal Stimulus Mandates

Ohio Inspector General Randall Meyer says the Ohio Department of Transportation successfully met mandated provisions of the federal economic stimulus package requiring infrastructure projects to be "shovel ready."

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6:45 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Internet Cafe Owners Want To Overturn State Ban

A group of internet cafe operators has formed to oppose a new law effectively banning the facilities that state officials have called fronts for illegal gambling.

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6:43 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Stabbing Suspect Committed To Mental Health Facility

A man accused of stabbing four people in an East Gay Street building last year has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

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12:43 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Council Set To Vote On Food Truck Legislation

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve legislation starting a pilot program to regulate food trucks.

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12:25 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Trustees Praise Gee

At their meeting today, Ohio State University trustees thanked and praised retiring President Gordon Gee.

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12:22 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Feds Say Ohio's Economy Growing

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis says Ohio's economy grew slightly last year for the third consecutive year.

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12:20 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

IRS Agents Say Washington Targeted Conservative Groups

Two Internal Revenue Service agents working in the Cincinnati office say higher-ups in Washington directed the targeting of conservative political groups when they applied for tax-exempt status.

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12:18 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Perez Charged With Drug Possession

Rocky River police have charged Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez and his wife with misdemeanor drug possession in the shipment of just over one-third of a pound of marijuana to their home.

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7:32 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Cincinnati Schools Facing Monday Budget Deadline

Cincinnati Public School officials have until Monday to close a five-million-dollar budget gap.

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7:31 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Murder-Suicide At Apartment Complex

Columbus police say two people were shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide Thursday at a Far West side apartment complex.

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7:28 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Police Report Officer-Involved Shooting

Columbus police officials say an officer shot and wounded a man during a robbery attempt last night on the North side.

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7:26 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Body Found At Motel

Columbus police say officers discovered a body yesterday in a room at the Brookside Motel on East Main Street.

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7:25 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Gasoline Hits $4 Dollar Mark

Central Ohio motorists are paying more for gasoline this week.

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7:16 am
Fri June 7, 2013

State Trying To Close Nursing Home

The Ohio Attorney General's office is working to close a Zanesville nursing home after an investigation found evidence of patient neglect.

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7:14 am
Fri June 7, 2013

State Reviewing Health Exchange Costs

The Ohio Department of Insurance says insurers planning to participate in the new health insurance exchange are projecting their costs will be higher.

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7:04 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Poindexter Village Demolition Begins

The controversial demolition of the Poindexter Village housing complex is underway.

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7:03 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Free Activities At Wayne National Forest

The Wayne National Forest is offering free camping and recreational activities today and Saturday.

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