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

August 3, 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 Mike Sisak 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


The court-appointed lawyer assigned to prevent prosecutors from seeing attorney-client privileged materials seized from President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer has proven to be the last word on how millions of items are designated. Attorneys for Michael Cohen, Trump and the Trump Organization have so far challenged none of her decisions.. By Larry Neumeister. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m., photos.


Hundreds of New Yorkers are working with researchers to find and catalog wild plants in their city. They’re taking pictures with their smartphones as they walk the streets. Participants have already found invasive species, plants never documented before in New York City, and endangered native weeds. Results were reported Friday at a conference. By Emiliano Rodriguez Mega. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos moving at 10 a.m. Eastern.


HARTFORD, Conn. — Only weeks before a nurse was slain and another woman was sexually assaulted on opposite sides of the country, a New York judge released the suspect without bail in a separate strangulation case — not knowing he had a violent criminal history involving women. By Dave Collins. SENT: 800 words, photos.


— FATAL CRASH-HIGH SPEED: State police in western New York say the driver of a motorcycle travelling more than 100 mph has died from injuries sustained in a crash.

— DRIVER TRAPPED-POWER LINES: Authorities say a driver was trapped in his car when power lines, poles and a transformer crashed down on a Long Island street.

— COLLAPSING BUILDING-DEMOLITION: Demolition crews are tearing down a pre-Civil War building in downtown Albany after it started collapsing.

— WOODSTOCK IMAGES: A collection of photos and movies from the 1969 Woodstock music festival have been posted online.

— BROOKLYN DELI-STABBING: Police say a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old woman at a Brooklyn deli has been arrested in Texas.

— WWI CENTENNIAL-NY SOLDIERS: A group of soldiers from a Syracuse-based New York Army National Guard unit are in Europe to commemorate the U.S. military’s role in World War I.

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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