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. Kantele Franko is on the desk, followed by Lisa Cornwell. Delano Massey, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or dmassey@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

CINCINNATI POLICE SHOOTING

CINCINNATI — A judge is set to meet with both sides in the case of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer whose first trial in the fatal shooting of a black motorist ended in a hung jury. Prosecutor Joe Deters plans to retry Ray Tensing on the same charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the July 2015 shooting of Sam DuBose and wants the trial moved to another county. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by noon.

AROUND THE STATE:

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: 130 words. UPCOMING: 225 words by 10 a.m.

IN BRIEF:

—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.

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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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