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. Kantele Franko is on the desk, followed by Lisa Cornwell. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




CINCINNATI — Testimony is set to begin in the Ohio murder trial of a white police officer who fatally shot a black man during a 2015 traffic stop. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 130-word update after court resumes at 9 a.m., developed on merits.


CLEVELAND — Cleveland police won’t be fully trained on new use-of-force policies by year’s end as planned, according to a new schedule filed for the city’s agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform the police department. The biggest reason for the delay is that the new policies aren’t done yet. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m.


FREMONT — A special prosecutor says an Ohio sheriff charged with stealing medications from prescription drug disposal drop boxes has violated terms of his bond and should go back to jail. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 5 p.m.


BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota leaders agree to borrow an additional $4 million to cover the escalating costs of policing protests at the Dakota Access pipeline. Ohio is among the states that has sent law enforcement officers. By James MacPherson and Blake Nicholson. SENT: 640 words, photos.


— OIL PIPELINE-PROTEST: A majority of Cincinnati’s city council members have signed a letter urging Gov. John Kasich to bring home dozens of state troopers sent to North Dakota as protesters try to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.


CLEVELAND — The Cubs, seeking their first title since 1908, and the Indians, who last won in 1948, meet in Game 7 of a World Series between lovable losers forced to the limit. Cleveland’s Corey Kluber tries to become the first pitcher to win three Series starts since Detroit’s Mickey Lolich in 1968. Major league ERA leader Kyle Hendricks is on the mound for Chicago. By Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Game time 8 p.m. Moving on sports lines.


— POLICE SHOOT ROBBERY SUSPECT: Authorities believe a man shot and wounded by police last month is the so-called “Buckeye Bandit” suspected in about 30 central Ohio bank robberies dating to 2013.

— CAMPAIGN 2016-OHIO: Bernie Sanders is returning to Ohio to campaign for primary rival Hillary Clinton in her bid for the White House.

— CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING: A coalition of groups is proposing changes in how Ohio draws congressional districts, hoping that state lawmakers act on the issue this year.

— HONDA-OHIO: Honda says it plans to spend $53 million to build a quality control center and a data center near an existing research and development complex in central Ohio.


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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.