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 7:30 a.m. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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OHIO FAMILY KILLED
COLUMBUS — A family of four was arrested Tuesday for the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family in rural southern Ohio two years ago, the first break in a case that left a community reeling and surviving family members wondering if answers would ever come. By Andrew Welsh Huggins. SENT: 830 words, photos.
— OHIO FAMILY KILLED-THE LATEST
ELECTION 2020-WHY WAIT?
WASHINGTON — Democrats motivated by an urgency to unseat President Donald Trump and the prospect of a historically large primary field already are openly discussing their 2020 presidential hopes. Just days after the midterm elections, U.S. senators including New Jersey’s Cory Booker, New York’s Kirsten Gillibrand and California’s Kamala Harris have talked about mounting White House campaigns. At least two Republicans, retiring Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich, are considering bids. By Thomas Beaumont, Juana Summers and Julie Pace. SENT: 940 words, photos.
BALTIMORE — Several Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday urged colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of action on the clergy sex abuse crisis despite a Vatican order to delay voting on key proposals. By David McFadden and David Crary. SENT: 850 words, photos.
— HOSPITAL LOCKDOWN: Police in Medina say they found no signs of anyone with a gun at a hospital after reports of an active shooter led to a lockdown.
— MOBILE HOME-TWO DEAD: Police in Perrysburg Township say one of two people found dead at a mobile home park was a reporter who worked for cleveland.com.
— CITY WORKER SHOT: Police say a city waste management employee in Cleveland has been shot in the head and has died.
— HUMAN REMAINS FOUND: Police say human remains have been found along the shore of a creek in Ohio and authorities are trying to determine the person’s identity and cause of death.
— BOY FOUND IN POOL DIES: Police say a 13-year-old boy celebrating his birthday at a hotel swimming pool in Wickliffe was found unresponsive in the pool and died later at a hospital.
— MIRROR LAKE DRAINED: Ohio State University in Columbus has temporarily drained Mirror Lake in advance of a home game against the University of Michigan football team.
CINCINNATI — Hue Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he’s always welcomed. The Bengals hired Jackson on Tuesday as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis as he tries to resurrect Cincinnati’s historically bad defense. Lewis was fired by the Cleveland Browns last month after he won only three games in three seasons as head coach. By Joe Kay. SENT: 600 words, photos.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — During a harsh season in which the Maryland football team has been forced to deal with an array of setbacks — none worse than the death of player Jordan McNair — the Terrapins have repeatedly showed their resiliency. With No. 9 Ohio State next on the schedule, Maryland has yet another obstacle to overcome. By David Ginsburg. SENT: 550 words, photos.
— BKN--CAVALIERS-MORE INJURIES: The Cavaliers have a starting lineup wearing street clothes. Forwards Kyle Korver and Cedi Osman will miss Tuesday night’s game against the Charlotte Hornets, meaning Cleveland is without five rotational players in a season that has quickly gone from bad to worse. By Tom Withers. SENT: 130 words, photos.
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