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 APColumbus@ap.org. Dan Sewell is on the desk. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or awelsh@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




CINCINNATI — Big Boy without his Big Boy double-decker; menu additions; a revamped, brighter restaurant with a kids’ zone, and experimentation with “brupper” are among changes underway at Frisch’s Restaurants Inc. as its new leadership tries to competitively beef up the regional chain. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 550 words. With AP Photos.



SPRINGBORO — Authorities say a man shot his estranged wife and her brother before fatally shooting himself in suburban southwest Ohio. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 4 p.m.


NEWARK — The first woman to fly solo around the world is highlighted in a new exhibit in Jerrie Mock’s central Ohio hometown. SENT: 250 words. AP Photos.


CLEVELAND — A comic strip writer who is a Superman super-fan has donated his collection of about 17,000 pieces for a permanent exhibit dedicated to the Man of Steel at Cleveland’s main library. SENT: 300 words.


COLUMBUS — Illness has stolen a lot from Carma Schilling. It’s taken away her energy. It’s left her unable to work as a nurse. It’s sent her to the hospital more than anyone should ever go to the hospital. Sometimes it gets to her. By Lori Kurtzman. The Columbus Dispatch. SENT: 600 words.


EMIRATES-TRAVEL ADVICE: The United Arab Emirates has warned its citizens to avoid wearing traditional garments when traveling abroad after an Emirati man was handcuffed in Avon, Ohio, over terrorism fears.

BB GUN BOYS-TAMIR RICE: Two boys arrested with BB guns in a park have been ordered to write essays about Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old who had a pellet gun when he was fatally shot by Cleveland police outside a recreation center.

TEEN DRIVER-PARENTS ARRESTED: Ohio troopers say parents who had been drinking let their 15-year-old son drive some 125 miles on a family trip to the Cedar Point amusement park, but their ride ended before they got there when he was stopped for speeding.

CHILD DROWNS: Authorities say a 4-year-old Ohio boy died at a hospital after falling into a swimming pool near Dayton.

HALL OF FAME-CARD COLLECTION: A high-grade collection of over 300,000 football cards worth millions will go on display at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in northeast Ohio in mid-July.

FOOTBALL PLAYERS-LAWSUIT: A federal lawsuit has been filed by five former high school football players and two parents against various employees of a western Ohio school district.

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to APColumbus@ap.org. 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 apcustomersupport@.ap.org 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.