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. Delano Massey, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or dmassey@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




ATHENS — Ignoring his own sexually aggressive predilections, Donald Trump wants voters to see Bill Clinton as a scandal-plagued cad whose history with women should disqualify Hillary Clinton from the presidency. By Bill Barrow. SENT: 830 words. AP Photos.


HILLSBORO — The mayor of a small Ohio city who’s also a veteran standup comedian is expected to appear in court for his final pretrial hearing. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130 words to update from hearing set to begin at 1 p.m., followed by 250 words by 4 p.m. AP Photos planned.


AKRON — The mother and grandmother of a teen who died from a heroin overdose at an Ohio hotel are scheduled to be sentenced for giving the 16-year-old the drugs that killed him. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130-word update from hearing set to begin at 1 p.m. Developed on merits.


— LITERARY PEACE PRIZE WINNERS: Two books focused on the aftermath of 20th century wars are winners of awards from a group that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

— FATAL SHOOTING-TEEN: A boy who was 16 when he gunned down a 17-year-old boy following a fistfight in Columbus has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the case.

— AMBULANCE CRASH-SHOOTING VICTIM: Authorities now say seven people were injured in a chain of events that started with a double shooting and included the crash of an ambulance transporting one of the shooting victims to a hospital.

— JUDGE RECUSED HEROIN: An Ohio man who has a federal judge removed from his counterfeiting case after saying he used heroin with members of the judge’s family is heading to prison.

— OHIO VOTING: Voters in swing state Ohio can start casting ballots in next month’s presidential election.

— MIAMI UNIVERSITY-RECORD GIFT: Newly-minted Miami University President Gregory Crawford announced a $40 million donation to the Farmer School of Business during his official inauguration ceremony.

— MINORITY BUSINESS TARGET: The state says Ohio has once again exceeded its goal for purchasing goods and services from minority-owned businesses.


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.