BC-OH–Ohio News Digest, OH


Hello! 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. Dan Sewell is on the desk. Ohio News Editor Delano Massey 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORIES:

CHILD SUICIDES

The death was startling even to the coroner: a boy only 8 years old apparently killing himself in his Cincinnati bedroom. Experts say cases of such young suicides are very rare, but not unheard of. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 600 words. With AP Photos.

NURSING HOME SHOOTING

KIRKERSVILLE — The family of a 48-year-old mom of five children is in mourning this Mother’s Day weekend, after her slaying at the Ohio nursing home where she was a nurse’s aide. SENT: 400 words. AP Photos, video.

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AROUND OHIO:

GAS PIPELINES-OHIO

AKRON — More than 60 property owners in northeast Ohio are asking a federal court to block a proposed high-pressure natural gas pipeline. SENT: 350 words. AP Photos.

TEA PARTY-IRS

CINCINNATI — IRS officials facing a tea party lawsuit over alleged targeting say their lives would be in danger if they testify publicly. SENT: 250 words. AP Photo.

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IN BRIEF:

__ OHIO FAMILY KILLED: A special weapons and tactics team is helping search for evidence in the execution-style slayings of eight people in southern Ohio last year.

__ CHILD FALLS: Cleveland police say a 3-year-old child was hospitalized in stable condition after a three-story fall.

__ HOCKING HILLS-NEW TRAILS: Two new hiking trails are now open at a popular Ohio state park.

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SPORTS:

BBA–TWINS-INDIANS

CLEVELAND — The Indians try to avoid a sweep at home by the Minnesota Twins. Game time: 1:10 p.m. AP Photos.

BBN–REDS-GIANTS

SAN FRANCISCO — The Reds try to gain a split of their four-game series with the Giants. Game time: 4:05 p.m. AP Photos.

BKN–CAVALIERS-TAVARES: Cavaliers backup center Walter Tavares broke his right hand during practice..

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.