BC-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. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or awelsh@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 parade on hold for 52 years finally takes place through the downtown streets as LeBron James and the Cavaliers, who made a historic comeback to win the NBA title, celebrate the city’s first championship since 1964 with fans who had their hearts broken so many times. By Tom Withers. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Developing from 11 a.m. start.



— BKN–CAVALIERS-LEBRON JAMES-AKRON: LeBron James’ hometown of Akron is having its own celebration of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ historic march to an NBA title.


CINCINNATI — A Kentucky accountant who spent most of six years as a fugitive in an embezzlement case roaming the Appalachian Trail will soon learn how many more years he will spend behind bars. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 410 words, photos. UPCOMING: 130-word update from sentencing scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m, then 650 words by noon.


WASHINGTON — The “dump Trump” movement is gaining followers among delegates to next month’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, an effort that could tarnish Donald Trump’s coronation even if it ultimately fails. By Stephen Ohlemacher and Thomas Beaumont. SENT: 850 words, photos.


— GOP 2016-TRUMP-PROTESTER: A federal judge has delayed trial for an Ohio college student who allegedly rushed the stage at a Donald Trump presidential campaign rally.


— TEEN KILLED-MOBILE HOME: Authorities say a teenager is dead after a mobile home in northwest Ohio fell off its jacks and pinned the boy underneath it.

— CAMP DEATH-FALLEN TREE: Authorities say an 11-year-old girl has died after lightning toppled a tree onto a cabin at a southeastern Indiana camp.

— AUDITOR-ENVELOPE THREAT: An elected city auditor in northeast Ohio accused of sending his former employer an envelope containing white powder that turned out to be harmless has pleaded guilty in federal court.

— SEVERE WEATHER: Powerful storms could bring hurricane-force winds, tornadoes and baseball-sized hail to parts of the Midwest on Wednesday, including the Chicago area.

— CONGRESSWOMAN-LEGAL HELP: A former Republican congresswoman from southwest Ohio is facing a $2,500 fine from the Federal Election Commission for not reporting legal assistance from a pro-Turkish group.


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.

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