AP-OH–Ohio News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, OH

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Ohio. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Columbus bureau at 614-885-2727 or APColumbus@ap.org. Lisa Cornwell is on the desk. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or awelsh@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.




TOLEDO — The circumstances, separated by 26 years, are chilling. A man who spent three years in prison after attacking a young woman biking alone down a lonely country road in 1990 is charged with abduction again and is likely to face new charges after authorities found the body of a college student last seen pedaling along a road surrounded by cornfields. By John Seewer. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m. Pursuing AP Photos.

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CINCINNATI — Ohio delegates react positively to Bernie Sanders’ “resounding” endorsement of Hillary Clinton, although some suggest Michelle Obama stole the first night of the DNC. By Dan Sewell. UPCOMING: 250 words by 11 a.m. AP Photo planned.


— GOP 2016-OHIO OFFICIAL RESIGNS: — A low-level Republican Party official from Ohio has resigned over the GOP’s nomination of Donald Trump as its presidential candidate.

— CRUISER CRASH-OFFICER INJURED: An Ohio police chief says a man who crashed into multiple police cruisers over the weekend, injuring an officer, called in a rant about police before he started driving erratically.

— RANGER INJURED-SUSPECT SHOT: A prosecutor says two Cleveland park rangers were justified in fatally shooting an arrested man who fired at one of them with a gun he had stashed in his boot.

— ONLINE CHARTER SCHOOL-LAWSUIT: Ohio officials want the state’s largest online school forced to turn over attendance data used in determining school funding.

— AGING DIRECTOR-RETIREMENT: The director of the Ohio Department of Aging is set to retire on the first of next month.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to APColumbus@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Ohio and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.