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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

August 29, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage today in Pennsylvania. For questions about the state report, contact the Philadelphia bureau at 215-561-1133. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.


— HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER-HEROIN — Authorities say a hit-and-run driver was under the influence of heroin when he struck and killed an elderly man outside a Pennsylvania ice cream shop earlier this month.

— TRAIN STATION-FATAL STABBING — Authorities have made an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a man at a Philadelphia train station.

— REC CENTER SHOOTING — Philadelphia police say a bystander was struck during a gunfight near a recreational center where children were playing.


— FBC--BIG TEN THIS WEEK — Here’s what to watch in the Big Ten this week.


RALEIGH, N.C. — When Atlantic Coast Conference teams open the season this week, their games will air on several television platforms, from ABC and Fox to ESPNU and the CBS Sports Network. A year from now, that list will also include the ACC’s own channel. By Aaron Beard. AP photos.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to phillyap@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 Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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