AP-OH–Ohio News Coverage Advisory 9:00 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS — Long stuck in the shadow of sister cities Cleveland and Cincinnati, Columbus is Ohio’s city on the rise. Cranes dot the skyline, rising above blocks of new downtown condos. The population has been booming for years, while the numbers in the state’s other major cities have fallen or remained steady. SENT: 960 words. AP Photos.


COLUMBUS POLICE SHOOT TEEN: A 19-year-old youth with a 13-year-old boy shortly before he was fatally shot by police is due in court Monday to face a felony count. SENT: 130 words. AP Photos. UPCOMING: 130 word update from hearing set to begin at 9 a.m. Developed on merits.

COLUMBUS POLICE-DEMONSTRATION: Organizers plan a demonstration in Ohio’s capital calling for justice for a 13-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a policeman investigating a reported armed robbery. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130 words from demonstration set to begin at 12:30 p.m. Developed on merits.


COLUMBUS — A man charged with murder in the slayings of two women and with kidnapping for abducting another woman has pleaded not guilty. UPCOMING: 130 words. Developed on merits.


— NAKED TRUMP STATUE: The creator of a naked Donald Trump statue that was displayed near Cleveland plans to auction it to benefit public art in that area.

— POLICE SHOOT SUSPECT: Police say an officer fatally shot a man in Ohio after he pulled an assault rifle from his car.

— GAS PRICES-OHIO: Gas prices in Ohio are up compared with last week, while slightly down from the average price reported a month ago.

— HORSE-WEST NILE VIRUS: Ohio officials say a horse was put down after contracting West Nile virus in the state’s first confirmed equestrian case this year.

— MAN HURT-RAIL TRACKS: Transit officials in Cleveland are investigating after authorities say a man was hurt on or near rail tracks.

— GLENWOOD SHOOTING ARREST: Authorities have released the name of an Ohio man suspected of shooting to death an 18-year-old woman in western Iowa.


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.