BC-BC-OH–Ohio News Digest 1:30 pm, BC

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. Lisa Cornwell is on desk, followed by John Seewer. Deb Martin, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or dmartin@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — A 12-year-old boy who authorities said suffered brain damage as the victim of shaken-baby syndrome in a 2004 case that drew widespread attention has died. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 430 words, photos.



CINCINNATI — A teenager is indicted as a juvenile on attempted murder and other charges in a shooting that wounded two students in a school cafeteria. By Lisa Cornwell. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.

BREASTFEEDING MOM-MUSEUM CLEVELAND — An Ohio museum is encouraging breastfeeding after a Facebook post describing an interaction between two museum workers and Pennsylvania mother went viral. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words by 5 p.m.


— MEDICAL RECORDS-COURT: The Ohio Supreme Court says a health care provider can’t limit the release of medical records based solely on where the provider stores the information.

— HUMAN REMAINS FOUND: Authorities say human remains have been discovered near an Ohio highway.

— CAR INTO RIVER: Authorities say conditions are still too rough on the Ohio River to resume the search for a car that plunged off a bridge leading from Kentucky to Cincinnati.

— CORRUPTION PROBE-DIMORA: A former Cleveland-area politician imprisoned in a corruption probe has been moved to a prison in West Virginia after spending two years in a California prison.

— FATAL OVI CRASH-SENTENCE: A 26-year-old man is heading to prison in a drunken driving crash that killed a 41-year-old woman in Cleveland last year.

— DETECTIVE ARRESTED-DRUG CHARGES: A prosecutor says 15 drug cases have been dismissed following the suicide of a central Ohio police detective who’d been arrested on federal drug charges.

— GUN LAWS-DOMESTIC ABUSE: Legislation is being proposed in the Ohio House that would require people to surrender firearms to law enforcement agencies if they’ve been convicted of domestic violence or served with a civil protection order.

— DRUG DEATHS SUMMIT: Hundreds of people in central Ohio are gathering to discuss ways to fight the state’s drug addiction epidemic.

— EX-COLUMBUS MAYOR-BUILDING: Columbus is naming a downtown building after its longest serving mayor.


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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.