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

September 26, 2018

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


UNITED NATIONS — U.S. President Donald Trump takes his first turn as head of the Security Council at the United Nations, a body he just told that sovereignty will always win out over globalism. By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller. UPCOMING: First meeting at 9:15 a.m., then 800 words.


NEW YORK — A Queens-based criminal defense attorney and another man described as an alleged fixer have been indicted on charges they bribed a witness who testified in a double-homicide trial on Long Island. SENT: 283 words.


NEW YORK — Hundreds of friends and fellow writers attended a memorial tribute to Philip Roth at the New York Public Library. Roth wanted as much laughter as tears, and guests shared memories of his wit and of the surprising tenderness for a man so direct and unsparing in his work. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 597 words, photo.


TAMPA — New York plays Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


NEW YORK — Atlanta plays New York at Citi Field. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Two-time Olympic medalist in downhill skiing Andrew Weibrecht is forging a new life since he retired in May. He’s back in college to complete his undergraduate degree, learning the ropes of the family business and spending more time with his wife and two young children. By Sports Writer John Kekis. SENT: 1160 words, photos.


— CBS-INTERIM CEO: CBS says it has named media industry veteran Richard Parsons as interim chairman of the board as the company moves to reshape itself following the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves. With photo.

— BRANDED WOMEN: The Department of Justice has hired an outside vendor to help sift through a massive amount of data from the computers of a New York-based self-improvement group accused of branding women and forcing them into unwanted sex.

— POLICE BRUTALITY-SETTLEMENT: An upstate New York city has reached a settlement with a woman who says two police officers, including a finalist for chief of police, slammed her head into a bench.

— FATAL ASSAULT: Upstate New York sheriff’s deputies say the second victim of an attack earlier this month has died from his injuries.

— NEWARK AIRPORT-SUSPICIOUS DEVICE: An Israeli man found with a fake bomb at a New Jersey airport earlier this month won’t face criminal prosecution.

— VETERANS-BRIDGE NAMES: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that names stretches of highways in western New York and on Long Island in honor of American military heroes from the Empire State.

— SCHOOL-MOLD PROBLEMS: Parents say mold at a Long Island school is sickening their children.

— FBC--SYRACUSE-LOGO PATCHES: The Syracuse football coaching staff is showing its support to find a cure for muscular dystrophy.

— XGR--ARTS ECONOMY: New York lawmakers want to know more about the economic impact of arts and cultural organizations.

— LOCAL FISCAL STRESS: New York state’s comptroller says more local governments are under significant fiscal stress.

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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