Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Saturday, May. 28. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Penguins’ Phil Kessel Fails To Make USA World Cup Roster Cut

Two-time Olympic forward Phil Kessel failed to make the final cut for the United States’ World Cup of Hockey roster Friday, a day after helping the Pittsburgh Penguins reach the Stanley Cup Final. In passing over the 10-year NHL veteran, Team USA officials filled the final...

The Latest: Woman Says Dr. Heimlich Used Namesake Maneuver

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Henry Heimlich, who’s credited with developing the Heimlich maneuver, using it on a woman at his living center (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Cincinnati woman says she was having trouble breathing when the man credited with developing the...

Iowa Rallies Late To Stun Ohio State 5-4

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Iowa’s Mason McCoy hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning to power the Hawkeyes past Ohio State 5-4 on Friday in the Big Ten tournament. McCoy’s game-winning hit capped a five-run rally for the Hawkeyes (29-25), who trailed 4-0 entering the bottom...

Death Certificates Reveal New Details About Ohio Shootings

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Death certificates have been filed that indicate seven of the eight slain relatives from a southern Ohio family were shot only in the head, most of them repeatedly. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the death certificates signed by Pike County Coroner Dr....

State Grants Variance Request For Cincinnati Abortion Clinic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Cincinnati abortion clinic has received state permission to continue operating despite not having a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital for emergencies. Ohio’s health director said Friday that he’s granting a variance for Planned...

Police Department Won’t Send Officers To RNC, Cites Concerns

CLEVELAND (AP) — A North Carolina police department has rescinded its offer to send 50 police officers to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland citing concerns about insurance coverage and the city’s level of preparedness. A memo written by a Greensboro deputy...

Prosecutor Says Officer Shooting Of Suspect Justified

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor says a Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a bank robbery suspect while working a private security job should be commended for his bravery. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters (DEE’-turs) said Friday there was no reason to take the...

Lake Erie Wind Farm Gets $40M Federal Construction Grant

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials say a planned wind-farm project in Lake Erie has received a $40 million federal grant for construction costs. Democratic U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Toledo and other officials announced Friday that Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. will receive the U.S....

Ohio Schools Concerned Over Lead Risk Could Get State Help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new grants program that would provide $12 million Ohio schools could use to replace lead-contaminated plumbing fixtures that can put schools’ water supplies at risk is part of recent state legislation. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports grants program...