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 Ann Sanner. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORIES

CAPITOL TERROR PLOT

CINCINNATI — Federal authorities say an Ohio man planned to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group during President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address. The timing was disclosed at a hearing in which Christopher Lee Cornell pleaded guilty to federal charges. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 640 words. AP Photos.

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— CAPITOL TERROR PLOT-THE LATEST.

SUSPECT SHOT-DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND

CLEVELAND — Authorities say a suspect shot at a deputy sheriff who intervened in a downtown Cleveland robbery, and the officer returned fire, shooting the suspect in the leg. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Update of 130 words. Developed on merits.

COMEDIAN MAYOR

HILLSBORO — Veteran standup comedian and second-term Mayor Drew Hastings has his first court appearance since being indicted on four felony counts. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130 words to update from hearing scheduled to begin at 11: a.m., then 250 words by 1 p.m. AP Photos

SENATE 2016-KOCH ADS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A group backed by billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is investing nearly $4 million in an advertising campaign attacking Democrats in three of the nation’s top Senate contests. By Steve Peoples. SENT: 280 words.

SUSPECT SHOT-DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND

CLEVELAND — Authorities say a suspect shot at a deputy sheriff who intervened in a downtown Cleveland robbery, and the officer returned fire, shooting the suspect in the leg. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Update of 130 words. Developed on merits.

POLICE OFFICER SHOT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An Indianapolis police officer accused of shooting a fellow officer allegedly fired at least three rounds as that man interviewed his estranged wife about a domestic violence incident. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

EXCHANGE–GROWING SALTWATER SHRIMP

GRATIOT, Ohio — A man and his parents are growing saltwater shrimp in central Ohio farm at what is a fairly new type of farm. The shrimp brought to the Gratiot farm from a nursery in Indiana are kept in eight tanks, which each hold about 250 to 300 pounds of all-natural Pacific white leg shrimp. By Jennifer Smola, The Columbus Dispatch. SENT: 850 words. Pursuing AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

— OHIO 2016-SENATE: The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio plans to highlight an Ohio River bridge as an example of national infrastructure needs.

— GAS PRICES-OHIO: Gas prices around Ohio are up slightly from a week ago, while down from the average this time last month.

— POLICE CRASH-OFFICER HURT: An officer has been injured after authorities say three Cleveland police cruisers were involved in a crash while they were following suspects wanted in a shooting.

— RAPE CRISIS CENTER: A southeast Ohio rape crisis center is leaving Ohio University to operate under an area domestic violence shelter that says it can ensure confidentiality for sexual assault victims.

— Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park says it’s shutting down what was once the world’s tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster after 25 years.

— KINGS ISLAND-CANCER KICKS: An Ohio theme park will again offer discounted online tickets and soccer ball kicks for $5 to benefit cancer research and care.

— CEDAR POINT-WATER MAIN BREAK: Cedar Point’s water park will reopen following a water main break that forced it to shut down over the weekend.

— ROLLER COASTER CLOSING: — Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park says it’s shutting down what was once the world’s tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster after 25 years.

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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.

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