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 firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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AP NEWSBREAK: COLUMBUS POLICE SHOOT TEEN-OFFICER
COLUMBUS — Records show the Columbus police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old during an armed robbery investigation once helped save the life of a black boy the same age. By Ann Sanner. SENT: 790 words. AP Photos.
As Democrat Ted Strickland’s U.S. Senate campaign deteriorates, some fellow Democrats who saw him as a weak choice to begin with are resisting saying “I told you so.” By Julie Carr Smyth. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 p.m., photos.
— MURDER FOR HIRE-CHARGES: Police say an Ohio woman paid someone to kill her estranged husband but was turned in by the would-be hit man.
— AMBULANCE CRASH-FATAL: Authorities say an ambulance driver has died after an SUV went through a stop sign and struck the ambulance.
— TODDLER DROWNS: Police say a 2-year-old child has died after he was found unresponsive in a pool at an apartment complex in central Ohio.
— MAN IN WHEELCHAIR KILLED: A sheriff’s office says a man in a wheelchair was struck by a car and killed in Ohio as the man was operating the motorized wheelchair in a marked crosswalk.
—LGBT RIGHTS-LAWSUIT-OHIO: A judge is expected to rule soon in the case of an Ohio school district challenging the Obama administration’s rule on transgender bathrooms in schools.
— GUIDANCE COUNSELOR-SEX ASSAULT: A former northeast Ohio guidance counselor has been sentenced to a year in state prison after admitting she sexually abused a student.
— BOY KILLED: Police say an 11-year-old boy was hit by at least one car and killed while heading to school in Ohio’s capital city.
— MARRIAGE VOWS-RECORD ATTEMPT: Western Michigan University is lining up hundreds of couples to renew their marriage vows as part of a homecoming weekend record attempt.
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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.