AP-NY--New York News Coverage Advisory, NY
Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New York. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Karen Matthews at 212-621-1670.
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Despite promises to debate their opponents, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his running mate, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, have yet to set a date with only a month to go before New York’s Democratic primary. Their opponents — Cynthia Nixon and Jumaane Williams — are effectively calling them chicken. By David Klepper. UPCOMING : 580 words.
—BIKE CRASH-TOURIST KILLED: A garbage truck driver has been arrested on drunken driving charges after a bike rider visiting New York City from Australia was fatally struck by his truck.
— TEENAGE SUSPECT SHOT: Police say a 15-year-old gunman fired into a crowd in New York City and was shot by officers when he didn’t drop his weapon.
— MAN SLAIN-THREE CHARGED: Authorities say they’ve charged three men in the slaying of a 29-year-old man in a Mohawk Valley community last month.
— CONTRABAND CIGARETTES: A 48-year-old northern New York man has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million for failing to maintain required records regarding the manufacture and sale of cigarettes.
— PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT: A coalition of clergy members, labor unions and people whose criminal convictions were overturned are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would create a panel to investigate prosecutorial misconduct.
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