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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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




CLEVELAND — The family of a concertgoer believed to have fallen to his death through a garbage chute at Progressive Field alleges the Cleveland Indians had been repeatedly warned about faulty locks and doors leading to trash chutes at the ballpark. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 225 words by 5 p.m.


COLUMBUS — State officials are set to update the unemployment rate and other jobs data for Ohio. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130-word update from morning data release.


— SCHOOL BUS CRASH: West Virginia State Police say at least 26 high school students and one adult from neighboring Ohio were injured in a school bus crash.

— PASTOR-MURDER TRIAL: A former pastor from Dayton is convicted of murder and other charges in the death of his 2-year-old foster son.

— CHILD ABDUCTION-MOM SHOT: A Toledo man accused of fatally shooting the mother of his infant son and abducting her stepmother and the child pleads not guilty in the potential death penalty case.

— JOHN GLENN-OHIO DEMOCRATS: Ohio Democrats are preparing a tribute to John Glenn that they hope will help claim the late space hero’s legacy of patriotism and public service as part of the party’s political brand.

— MILITARY BASE-SECURITY BREACH: A sentencing date has been set next week for a man who admitted to causing the evacuation of two buildings at Ohio’s largest military base.

— EX-OFFICER ROBBERY SUSPECT: A former police officer suspected in a series of armed robberies in the Cincinnati area has been arrested.

— GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE: A Michigan agency will co-host a conference on developing eco-friendly infrastructure projects — an event billed as the first conference focused on using green infrastructure across the landscape with a primary goal of protecting surface waters in the Great Lakes region.


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.