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 [email protected] Lisa Cornwell is on the desk, followed by Mitch Stacy. Andrew Welsh Huggins, interim AP Ohio 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.




PIKETON — More than two dozen investigators are on the slayings of eight family members found shot two months ago in what’s shaping up as the biggest case in Ohio history. By Kantele Franko. SENT: 600 words, photos.


COLUMBUS — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Republican rival Donald Trump would send the U.S. economy back into recession, warning his “reckless” approach would hurt workers still trying to recover from the 2008 economic turbulence. By Ken Thomas. SENT: 670 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from 11:30 a.m. speech.


CINCINNATI — Ohio’s Republican senator faces questions about his vote on gun legislation this week. His Democratic opponent has already assailed him for votes in line with National Rifle Association positions. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING:300 words by 5 p.m. Developing from call scheduled to begin at 3:45 p.m. AP Photo planned.



WASHINGTON — Among the Senate’s most vulnerable Republicans, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey stood firmly with the powerful National Rifle Association on the latest ill-fated attempts at gun control. So did Ohio Sen. Rob Portman and Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson. By Mary Clare Jalonick. SENT: 790 words, photos, video.


CLEVELAND — A parade on hold for 52 years will finally roll through Cleveland’s streets. By Tom Withers. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m. Also moving on sports wires.


CHICAGO — Representatives of the eight states adjoining the Great Lakes prepared Tuesday to decide whether a city in the Milwaukee suburbs qualifies to tap Lake Michigan for its drinking water, a key test of a compact designed to prevent raids on the region’s abundant but vulnerable water supply. By Don Babwin and John Flesher. SENT: 340 words. UPCOMING: Developing from vote, timing uncertain.


— GREAT LAKES WATER-THE LATEST: The latest on a meeting of representatives of the eight Great Lakes states to determine whether the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, will be allowed to use Lake Michigan as its drinking water source. SENT: 280 words.


TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A Canadian company that owns twin oil pipelines in the area where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge said Monday it will spend $7 million over the next two years on additional equipment that could be deployed quickly in the event of a spill, while insisting prospects are remote that it ever will be needed there. By John Flesher. SENT: 680 words, photos.


CLEVELAND — Federal authorities say a man who fled the United States after pleading guilty in 1994 in a $3.2 million food stamp fraud case is arrested in Israel and returned to northeast Ohio. SENT: 280 words


— GOP 2016-TRUMP-ABORTION-OHIO: Ohio’s oldest and largest anti-abortion group is surveying supporters about whether it should endorse Donald Trump.

— GOP 2016-CONVENTION-PROTESTS: Cleveland says in a court filing that its rules for protests and marches during the upcoming Republican National Convention are similar to those in other convention cities where federal courts upheld challenges.

— FATAL SHOOTOUT-BIKERS: Authorities say that the head of a northeast Ohio biker gang badly wounded in a shootout has been charged with two counts of murder in municipal court for killing two members of a rival gang.

— INFANT DEATH-MOTHER CHARGED: A central Ohio woman has been charged with murder after authorities say they believe she shook and hit her 6-month-old son, who died over the weekend.

— WORKER CRUSHED-OHIO: Police say a worker was crushed to death at a sheet molding plant in central Ohio.

— SENATE 2016-OHIO-STRICKLAND: Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland of Ohio is appealing to the women’s vote with a package of policy initiatives that he says promote strong families, economic equality, health care access and affordable child care.

— MEDICS-TREATMENT DELAY: The city of Columbus will pay $1.2 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed after two fire division paramedics failed to properly treat a woman in cardiac arrest four years ago.

— SCHOOL THREAT-SENTENCE: A judge in southwest Ohio ordered a 12-year-old girl to write a letter of apology, do 25 hours of community service and make restitution for costs from a school threat that led to evacuation of a school district’s complex.

— BOOKSTORE FIRE-OHIO: Authorities say an estimated $1 million in inventory was lost in a bookstore fire that broke out twice within a few hours and injured three people in southwestern Ohio

— LIBRARY-WRIGHT BROTHERS: Officials say a new library in southwest Ohio will be built on the historic Wright brothers’ airplane factory site.

— CAMP DEATH-FALLEN TREE: A southeastern Indiana camp says an 11-year-old girl has died after lightning struck a tree and sent it into her cabin.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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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