BC-OH–Ohio News Digest 2 pm, OH


Hello! 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. Ohio News Editor Delano Massey 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

___

TOP STORIES:

AP NEWSBREAK: DEATH PENALTY-OHIO

COLUMBUS — Ohio has obtained hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs, allowing it to put a condemned child killer to death next month and conduct multiple executions after it, records show. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins. SENT: 710 words, photos.

MISSION-SHOOTING

CINCINNATI — Police say one person has been killed and another critically wounded after an altercation at a social services mission in Cincinnati. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words by 5 p.m.

FATAL SHOOTINGS-DEPUTY CHARGED

WAVERLY — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a former southern Ohio sheriff’s deputy on charges including murder in a high-speed chase that ended with the fatal shooting of a man. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m.

MISSING PLANE

CLEVELAND — A tugboat is used to break up ice on Lake Erie as divers resume their search for a plane carrying six people that disappeared more than a week ago, and a next step will be bringing up large pieces of debris from the lake bottom that could be from the plane. SENT: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

— APARTMENT SHOOTING: Police say a weekend shooting at a Ravenna apartment left two people dead and a third wounded, and at least one person is in custody.

— BUS DRIVERS STRIKE-DAYTON: The union representing drivers and mechanics who work for the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority is on strike after negotiations broke down.

— FATAL SHOOTING-CLEVELAND: Police investigate a shooting on Cleveland’s east side that left one man dead and a pregnant woman injured.

— POLICE-HELPING LOST DRIVER: A Cincinnati police officer concerned about a lost driver trying to get to Florida gave the woman her personal GPS navigation system to help.

— BODY FOUND-WHITEHALL: The body of a 23-year-old man is discovered in the backyard of a home in central Ohio.

— DAYTON HOMICIDES 2016: Police say the 42 homicides reported in Dayton last year matches a 16-year high for the western Ohio city.

— MUSIC-U2-STADIUM TOUR: U2 will play the entirety of its classic 1987 album “The Joshua Tree” at each stop during a summer stadium tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release.

___

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.

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU