The following story will move Sunday as this week’s Monday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
AP ESSAY-A HOMETOWN SHOOTING
CINCINNATI — Over four decades with The Associated Press, I have many times thrown clothes into a bag, withdrawn a wad of cash, and stuffed my laptop with notebooks, pens and a phone-charger before rushing by car or plane to a terrible event in someone else’s hometown, state or even country. Bombings, shootings, floods, fires, tornadoes, coups; a U.S. military invasion. This time, it was in my town. By Dan Sewell. 900 words, photos.