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. Lisa Cornwell is on the desk, followed by Kantele Franko. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




EVENDALE — Authorities say a suspect in a Maryland slaying was shot and wounded by a police officer along Interstate 75 in suburban Cincinnati. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m. Pursuing photos, video.


COLUMBUS — Ohio utility regulators have set votes on two proposed energy deals that have drawn national attention from consumer, business, energy and environmental groups. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 10 a.m.


— AKRON POLICE SHOOTING: A man shot and wounded by Akron police after they say he attacked a humane society officer with a knife, shovel and barbells has been charged with felonious assault.

— TEEN GIRL SLAIN: A 17-year-old boy has admitted to the 2014 unintentional shooting death of a teenage girl in Columbus.

— BODY FOUND-SCIOTO RIVER: Authorities are working to identify a man whose body was found in a central Ohio river

— FLINT WATER-HUNTINGTON BANK: An effort to boost Flint amid the city’s crisis with lead-tainted water is getting a $25 million commitment that includes loans and specialized mortgage financing from Huntington Bank.

— FATAL CRASH-PURSUIT: A Franklin County sheriff’s deputy won’t face criminal charges in an on-duty crash that killed a 77-year-old man in Columbus.


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.