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BC-NY--New York News Coverage Advisory, NY

January 9, 2019

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 Kiley Armstrong at 212-621-1670.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 all updates.

LEGISLATURE CONVENES

ALBANY, N.Y. _ New York lawmakers are kicking off their 2019 session, a six-month work period expected to be dominated by debates about marijuana legalization, congestion tolls in Manhattan and making it easier to vote. By David Klepper. SENT: 404 words. Will be updated after 11 a.m. start to session.

DISMEMBERED REMAINS

UTICA, N.Y. — A central New York man charged with the deaths of his 90-year-old grandmother and her 87-year-old landlord said in court that he “chopped” up the women “in the name of the Lord.” SENT: 317 words.

CHRYSLER BUILDING

NEW YORK _ The owners of the Chrysler Building, an art deco masterpiece that was briefly the world’s tallest skyscraper, are putting it up for sale. UPCOMING: 200 words by noon.

FILM-NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW

NEW YORK — While Sunday’s Golden Globes were notable for their lack of political speeches, Donald Trump couldn’t be avoided at Tuesday night’s National Board of Review Awards which, it turned out, were scheduled concurrently with the president’s nationally televised address advocating for a border wall with Mexico. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT: 878 words, photos, video.

BKN--HAWKS-NETS

NEW YORK _ The Atlanta Hawks visit the Brooklyn Nets.

BKC--CLEMSON-SYRACUSE

SYRACUSE, N.Y. _ Syracuse hosts Clemson in the Orange’s Atlantic Coast Conference home opener. By John Kekis. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

_ ROSE MCGOWAN-DRUG CHARGE: A lawyer for Rose McGowan says the actress and activist, who was among the first to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, will plead no contest to a reduced drug charge in Virginia and avoid jail time. With photo.

_ POLICE SHOOTING-TEEN INJURED: Officials in Albany say they will not prosecute a teen who was shot by a police officer during a chase and paralyzed from the chest down.

_ MENHADEN HEALTH: One of the most important species of fish in the ocean’s food chain is getting a close look to help determine the health of its population.

_ ADDICTION TREATMENT-FUNDING: Millions of dollars in additional state funding is available for expanding addiction treatment services across New York.

_ FRIARS CLUB-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: The executive director of New York’s legendary Friars Club has pleaded guilty to having filed false income tax returns.

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apnyc@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.

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