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. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich is preparing to announce a major state investment in transportation technology research. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130-word update from 2 p.m. announcement, then 500 words by 5 p.m.


CLEVELAND — The driver accused in the fatal hit-and-run of a Cleveland patrolman on an interstate is set to appear in court on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and failing to stop after a fatal accident. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130-word update after a.m. hearing, developed on merits, with photos.


BOSTON — Protest signs that were carried at women’s marches around the world are now being saved as cultural treasures by museums, libraries and colleges, including the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati. By Collin Binkley. SENT: 570 words, photos.


— TROOPER ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS SELF: Authorities say a State Highway Patrol trooper was hospitalized after he accidentally shot himself while holstering his firearm at a police station in Licking County.

— GIRL FATALLY SHOT: The father of 9-year-old Cincinnati girl killed by gunfire at home this month says he and his daughter were shot as he struggled with an intruder who held a gun to a child’s head.

— DOUBLE HOMICIDE-CLEVELAND: Police say a shooting left two men dead on Cleveland’s east side.

— WIFE POISONED: A federal appeals court in Ohio has upheld the conviction of a man serving a life sentence for killing his wife by poisoning her with antifreeze in 2009.

— PLANE CRASH-APARTMENT: A second lawsuit has been filed seeking damages over the deadly crash of a corporate jet into an Ohio apartment building.

— BODIES AT DUPLEX: Two brothers have been arrested in a double fatal shooting in southwestern Ohio.

— BABY DEATH-MOTEL: The father of a 7-week-old boy who died last year pleads guilty to an involuntary manslaughter charge in western Ohio.

— SENATE PRESIDENT-PORTRAIT: Former Senate President Keith Faber has been captured on canvas — the latest state legislative leader to be memorialized in a Statehouse portrait. With photos.

— AIR BASE-COMPLAINT-RELIGIOUS REFERENCE: A complaint alleges an intelligence center at Ohio’s largest military base broke U.S. Air Force rules by allowing religious references on charity collection boxes that were inside two of its buildings.


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.