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 [email protected] Kantele Franko is on the desk. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or [email protected]

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS — The fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old Columbus boy who officers said pulled a BB gun from his waistband that looked like a real weapon will be investigated thoroughly to determine if charges are warranted. By Kantele Franko and Ann Sanner. SENT: 555 words, photos, video, audio. UPCOMING: Developing.


ASHLAND — The uncle of one of three women found dead in Ohio says he believes her disappearance helped save another woman. A suspect has been charged with murder and kidnapping. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130-word after from 3 p.m. bond meeting, developed on merits.


AKRON — Homeless people will get two days' notice before Akron officials remove their belongings from public property and will have a chance to reclaim those items under a settlement in a federal lawsuit. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 225 words by 4 p.m.


— TERMINAL TOWER SALE: A private development group says it's purchasing the 52-floor Terminal Tower, downtown Cleveland's iconic Public Square landmark.

— CAMPAIGN 2016-OHIO: Hillary Clinton's Democratic presidential campaign will get help this weekend in swing state Ohio from two surrogates aiming to appeal to younger voters.

— HOUSE FIRE-TEEN DIES: Authorities say a high school senior has died after her central Ohio home caught fire.

— UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS-CONTRACT: The University of Cincinnati and its professors union have tentatively agreed to a collective bargaining agreement.

— WILLISTON SHOOTINGS-BOND: Bond has been set at $2 million for man accused in a shooting in Williston, North Dakota, that left two men from the Cleveland area dead.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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.
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