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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — The county prosecutor is set to discuss the Cincinnati nightclub shooting case at a press conference. Cincinnati police have said they expected grand jury action to result in more charges after initially charging two men with murder. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130-word update from 11 a.m. conference, then 300 words by 3 p.m., photos.


WASHINGTON — Family and invited guests gather at Arlington National Cemetery to say their final goodbyes to astronaut and Sen. John Glenn. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: Will be updated from developments expected after 10 a.m.


— CHILD ON SIDEWALK-OVERDOSE: Police who responded to a report of a Portsmouth toddler apparently passing out on a sidewalk from a suspected drug overdose in the middle of the night say she was treated at a hospital, and her parents are charged with child endangering.

— SLAIN CYCLIST: The family of a slain University of Toledo student who disappeared while bicycling is suing the suspect charged in the potential death penalty case.

— OFFICIAL DEAD IN LAKE: Preliminary autopsy records shed more light on the mysterious death of a local official found in a northeast Ohio lake and indicate he was stabbed repeatedly.

— PREGNANT RHINO-ZOO: Cleveland’s zoo says one of its rhinos is pregnant and, in an unusual move, it’s announcing the news far in advance of the expected birth to promote conservation and educational efforts as it rebrands.


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.