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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — Cincinnati police search for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people injured and sent club patrons diving to the ground to dodge bullets in the chaos. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 570 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: 130-word update from 10 a.m. news conference, then 550 words by noon.




CINCINNATI — The father of a 4-year-old boy hit by a vehicle says he doesn’t condone the subsequent slaying of the driver and is sorry for the man’s family. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 225 words by 1 p.m.


COLUMBUS — It’s now illegal for people to engage in sexual conduct or related acts with animals in Ohio, which didn’t have anti-bestiality laws until the change took effect last week. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 240 words by 10 a.m.


— INDIANS FAN-LAWSUIT: A jury says the Cleveland Indians aren’t responsible for injuries to a New York man hit by a foul ball at a baseball game in July 2012 and blinded in one eye.

— THREE KILLED-CRASH: Ohio troopers say three people died in an alcohol-related crash in a township near Toledo, marking the second time in a week that has happened in that town.

— AIRPORT SECURITY-CLEVELAND: Cleveland’s main airport is developing a system to help travelers more accurately compare wait times at its security checkpoints and better plan their trips.

— GAS PRICES-OHIO: Gas prices have dipped in Ohio since last week, sending the average back to where it stood a month ago.

— SAUERKRAUT FESTIVAL: Organizers of an annual sauerkraut festival are reviewing new regulations established to replace its former contract with the southwestern Ohio village where the festival is held.


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.