AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 6 pm, OH
Good evening. 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 takes the desk starting at 9 a.m. Sunday. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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— OHIO STATE-TEAM DOCTOR: Ohio State University’s trustees will hear directly from former students who say they were sexually abused by a team doctor, allegations that span the late physician’s two decades at the school. AP photo.
— OHIO JUSTICE COMPLAINT: A three-judge panel has dismissed a complaint that an Ohio Supreme Court justice failed to recuse himself from cases involving his father, Republican Attorney Gen. and Gov.-elect Mike DeWine.
— WHITE HOUSE-OHIO FLORIST: A florist from a village outside Cincinnati has been chosen to help decorate the White House for Christmas.
— MENTAL HEALTH CARE-JAIL: A group of judges in Cleveland say inmates with serious mental health issues in the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Jail are not receiving proper care and medication and the facility lacks adequate mental health care staffing.
— STARVATION CHARGES-OHIO: Authorities say an Ohio woman who works at a nursing home starved her 77-year-old mother to death and has been charged with involuntary manslaughter
— LICENSE RENEWALS-MILITARY OFFER: The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is offering military members serving overseas along with their spouses and dependents online renewals of driver’s licenses and state identification cards.
— LEBRON JAMES SCHOOL-FILM: An Ohio school backed by NBA star LeBron James will be the subject of a feature-length documentary.
— MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OHIO: Ohio officials say it could be a leafy green Christmas for some medical marijuana patients as small amounts of cannabis become available for sale before the end of the year.
— WOMEN FOUND DEAD: A three-judge panel has accepted the guilty pleas of an Ohio man who killed a woman and her two daughters and will now decide whether to sentence him to death.
— DORM SHOOTING-OHIO: Authorities say an apparent accidental shooting inside a dormitory at the University of Akron has wounded a 19-year-old man who is not a student.
— OPIOID CRISIS-OHIO: The coroner for the county that includes Ohio’s capital city says the number of fatal overdoses during the first eight months of 2018 matches the total for the same period last year.
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