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. Mark Gillispie takes the desk starting at 8 a.m. Saturday. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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COLUMBUS -- Porn star Stormy Daniels has performed at an Ohio strip club a day after police arrested her at another club. Daniels performed for about 20 minutes at Vanity Gentlemen’s Club in Columbus late Friday, baring her breasts but not physically interacting with any patrons. A host warned several times beforehand there would be no touching. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins. SENT: 560 words. With AP Photos.
OHIO STATE TROOPER DRAGGED
CLEVELAND -- Authorities say an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper dragged for a mile by a suspect fleeing at high speed from a traffic stop has escaped with minor injuries. A dashcam video from the Highway Patrol shows 22-year-old Jamel Robert Patton dragging Trooper Michael Miller after Miller stopped him on a Youngstown street Thursday night for driving without headlights. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 415 words. With AP Video.
CHARLES MANSON ESTATE
LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles judge has eliminated two purported sons of Charles Manson from the battle over his estate. Judge Clifford Klein on Friday narrowed the case down to a man, who says he’s the cult leader’s grandson, and a memorabilia collector, who was pen pals with Manson. By Brian Melley. SENT: 490 words. With AP Photos.
— POLICE CHIEF DIES: An autopsy shows a police chief in an Ohio village where one of his predecessors was gunned down fatally overdosed on the powerful opioid fentanyl.
— EX-OFFICER INDICTED-RAPE: A former Ohio county sheriff’s sergeant charged with sexually assaulting a woman while off-duty is also being investigated for using a stun gun on a man in his cruiser on the same day.
— WOMAN CHARGED-BABY DEATH: An Ohio woman who prosecutors say shook her boyfriend’s 7-month-old son so violently that he died from brain trauma has been convicted.
— WORKER ELECTROCUTED: The federal worker safety agency is investigating the death of a man in southwest Ohio who was electrocuted when a crane touched a power line at a home under construction.
— COP ARRESTED-SOLICITING MINOR: An Ohio police officer charged with soliciting sex from a teenager has pleaded not guilty.
— TRAPPED STUDENT DEATH: Cincinnati has launched a new 911 system following the failed response to a 16-year-old student who died trapped in a minivan parked near his school.
— GREAT LAKES-FIRE RETARDANT: A U.S.-Canadian agency is suggesting ways the two nations can help prevent flame-retardant chemicals from polluting the Great Lakes.
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