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. Lisa Cornwell is on the desk. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or awelsh@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




AKRON — Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities. By Bill Barrow and Errin Haines Whack. SENT: 1,020 words. AP Photos.


CINCINNATI — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 330 words. AP Photos.


CLEVELAND — A chef who admitted to fatally shooting two housekeepers at an Ohio assisted living facility could spend the rest of his life behind bars. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by noon.


HARTFORD, Conn. — With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials join other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors. By Susan Haigh. SENT: 530 words. AP Photos.


— WOMAN DEAD-MOM CHARGED: Police near Cleveland say a woman suspected of causing the death of her 21-year-old daughter has been arrested and charged with murder.

— TODDLER-SCALDING WATER: A northeast Ohio woman is heading to prison for holding her 2-year-old daughter in a bathtub filled with scalding water last year.

— TRAFFIC STOP-POLICE SHOOTING: The trial for a white former University of Cincinnati policeman charged with killing a black motorist has been pushed back a day.

— ASSAULT VICTIM-OHIO PARK: Authorities investigating the shooting of a woman left wounded in a northeast Ohio park say a second suspect is in custody.

— HIRING LAW-CLEVELAND LAWSUIT: Cleveland has sued the state of Ohio to stop a new law from taking effect and prohibiting cities from requiring contractors to hire local people for publicly funded construction projects.


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.