BC-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, followed by Mitch Stacy. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




MASON — A suspect in the shooting of his father and an Ohio sheriff’s deputy is scheduled to be arraigned on preliminary charges that include attempted murder. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words to update from hearing scheduled for 9 a.m.


COLUMBUS — The federal government has signed off on Ohio’s plan to give more than 36,000 people with disabilities more choices for community-based services. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 270 words by noon.


— PARK STABBINGS: Authorities have identified a man killed in a triple stabbing during a fireworks display at a state park in northwest Ohio.

— TEEN DIES-LAKE: Authorities say a teenager died after going underwater in southwest Ohio.

— PRINCIPAL-THEFT-RESIGNATION: Officials say an Ohio principal has resigned after she pleaded guilty to stealing a thrift store worker’s wallet last summer.

— DOWNTOWN PARK: A northwestern Ohio health care provider says it will buy a vacant 70-acre property along Toledo’s downtown riverfront as part of a plan to turn it into a park.


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.