BC-OH–Ohio News Digest 1:30 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 APColumbus@ap.org. Lisa Cornwell is on the desk, followed by Kantele Franko. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORIES

AP EXPLAINS-OHIO WAL-MART SHOOTING

COLUMBUS — Two years after a white policeman fatally shot a 22-year-old black man in an Ohio Wal-Mart who was carrying an air rifle that he had picked up from a store shelf, the U.S. Department of Justice has yet to conclude its investigation and won’t say why, despite the family’s push for an update. By Kantele Franko. SENT: 410 words. AP Photos.

FATHER KILLED-DAUGHTER ARRESTED

CLEVELAND — A 14-year-old Ohio girl fatally shot her father in the head as he slept to stop him from abusing her family, her attorney said Friday. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 350 words.

POP-UP PROLIFERATION

BOSTON — Now you see them; now you don’t. Pop-up storefronts and eateries have been around for years, but entrepreneurs increasingly are taking the concept in new and unexpected directions. By Philip Marcelo. SET: 690 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

— MISSING TEEN-GRAND TETON: Rangers are looking for a Cincinnati teenager who went missing while working on a conservation project in Grand Teton National Park.

— DRIVE-BY SHOOTING-FATALS: Authorities say three people arrested in the slayings of two men in a drive-by shooting have been charged with aggravated murder in southwestern Ohio.

— DOUBLE SLAYING-INDICTMENT: A man accused in the fatal shootings of two men in the parking lot of a car rental business in central Ohio has been indicted on two counts of aggravated murder.

— TEEN DIES-ASSAULT: A man accused of severely beating his 16-year-old girlfriend as she left a Cincinnati-area nightclub has been charged with murder and other counts months after the teenager died.

— REHIRED AFTER STABBING: A motorcyclist killed in a hit-and-run has been identified as a former Cleveland police officer who was fired after she stabbed and wounded her boyfriend.

— PIZZA ATM-COLLEGE: Customers will soon be able to get pizza from an ATM at one Ohio University.

— SALES TAX HOLIDAY-OHIO: Shoppers in Ohio are getting a three-day break from the state’s sales tax as students prepare to head back to school.

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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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