AP-OH–Ohio News Digest 6 pm, 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 [email protected] Lisa Cornwell is on the desk. Delano Massey, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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CINCINNATI — Records show Cincinnati's new streetcar service has been involved in 10 traffic accidents and four safety "incidents" since on-street testing began earlier this year. UPCOMING: 130 words by 3 a.m., then 290 words by noon.



COLUMBUS — A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by an officer. Police say they are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack. Eleven people were hurt, one critically. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins and Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 480 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing.



— OHIO STATE-RUN HIDE FIGHT-Q&A — As police responded to the attack at Ohio State University, school officials blasted an ominous message to students with a set of instructions: "Run Hide Fight." By Collin Binkley. SENT: 500 words.


CINCINNATI — A new judge will hear the second trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist, after the judge who declared a mistrial over a hung jury removed herself. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 390 words, photos, video.

BLIGHTED HOUSES-DEMOLITIONS — Agencies that acquire real estate on behalf of the city of Columbus and surrounding Franklin County plan to spend nearly $21 million to demolish more than 1,100 blighted homes before 2020. SENT: 240 words.

CLEVELAND — While the Cleveland Browns were losing another game, quarterback Robert Griffin III was losing money. By Tom Withers. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: May be updated. Also moving on some sports wires.

BLIGHTED HOUSES-DEMOLITIONS — Agencies that acquire real estate on behalf of the city of Columbus and surrounding Franklin County plan to spend nearly $21 million to demolish more than 1,100 blighted homes before 2020. SENT: 240 words.


Employees at some small businesses can still expect changes in their pay or work hours starting Thursday, even though a federal judge has blocked the Labor Department's overtime rules from going into effect. At other companies, meanwhile, owners have put raises and new schedules on hold as they wait to see how the rules might be reformulated. By Joyce M. Rosenberg. SENT: 530 words

CONGRESS-COAL MINERS WASHINGTON — A bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal miners would save money over the next decade, according to a new report. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 410 words.


— WOMAN STABBED: Police in Columbus say they expect to bring murder charges against a man whose wife was found fatally stabbed at an apartment in the city's Far East Side.

— FREEWAY SHOOTING-CLEVELAND: The mother of a 24-year-old Cleveland man who was fatally shot while driving along Interstate 90 last week believes her son may have been targeted in the attack.

— FATAL SHOOTING CINCINNATI: Police say the body of a 40-year-old man who was shot to death was found on the street by officers in Cincinnati's Roselawn neighborhood.

— HIT-SKIP INJURIES: Police say a 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged in a hit-skip accident that critically injured a young girl and hospitalized her mother as they crossed a street near the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.

— WRONG-WAY DRIVER-FATAL: Police say a woman has died after driving the wrong way on a central Ohio street and hitting another vehicle head-on.

— BLOOD BATTLE: The University of Michigan may have lost on the football field, but the school topped Ohio State University in an annual drive to get blood donations. Also moving on some sports wires.

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