AP-OH–Ohio News Coverage Advisory 9:00 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. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — Jurors resume deliberating the fate of a now-fired white policeman who said he feared for his life before fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop. By Dan Sewell and Lisa Cornwell. SENT: 460 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated with developments, photos.


COLUMBUS — Ohio officials, state lawmakers and political leaders reflect on the election and discuss policies to come in the months ahead at post-election forum. By Ann Sanner and Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from daylong forum, then 400 words by 5 p.m.


COLUMBUS — A judge holds a bond hearing for a man accused of trying to join the Islamic State group in jail. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130-word update from 1:30 p.m. hearing, and 250 words by 5 p.m., photos.


HILLSBORO — A veteran standup comedian acquitted of all charges against him after he was accused of abusing his power as mayor of a small Ohio city says waiting for the verdict was “very scary.” SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 5 p.m.


NEW YORK — Macy’s is raising its sales outlook for the year after a strong showing for the department in the third quarter, a trend that it expects to continue. By Anne D’Innocenzio. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words.


— BEATING DEATH-BABY: A central Ohio woman has been sentenced to 10 years behind bars in the beating death of her 8-month-old daughter.

— DEADLY SHOOTING-GAS STATION: A man has been sentenced to life in prison with the parole possibly after 23 years stemming from a deadly 2015 shooting outside a central Ohio gas station that was recorded on surveillance video.

— PREGNANT WOMAN SHOT: Police say a pregnant woman was shot in the head in northeast Ohio and the gunman remains on the loose.

— ELECTION PROTESTS-OHIO: Several dozen activists rallied in downtown Cleveland to protest Donald Trump’s election as the next U.S. president.

— STATE COURTS: Millions of dollars in campaign spending produced mixed results for the conservative and liberal groups seeking to sway state supreme courts around the country.

— POZI SCHEME-OHIO: A man who spent more than a decade as a fugitive has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for charges related to a Ponzi scheme that victimized hundreds of investors.

— MARIJUANA SEIZED: The State Highway Patrol says troopers seized 263 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of $596,000 after a traffic stop in northwest Ohio’s Wood County.

— EX-VETERANS OFFICIAL-THEFT: A former veterans services director accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her county agency in Ohio has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges including theft in office.


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.