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

October 5, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


WASHINGTON — Remember Anonymous? One month ago, the White House was consumed by a furor over an anonymous Trump administration official who authored an op-ed for The New York Times and claimed to be undermining portions of President Donald Trump’s agenda. But since then, little has happened. The investigation, which existed more in name than in practice, stalled. A move to clean house never occurred. The leakers’ identities remain a mystery. By Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey. SENT: 880 words, photo.


NEW YORK — Dave Anderson, a genteel sports writer whose elegant, descriptive prose won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary as a columnist for The New York Times, died Thursday. He was 89. By Sports Writer Ronald Blum. SENT: 984 words, photo.


BOSTON —Chris Sale waited eight years to make his first postseason start and then another 365 days for a chance to put that memory behind him. The Red Sox left-hander will start Game 1 of the AL Division Series against the New York Yankees on Friday night, one year after he was bombarded by the championship-bound Houston Astros in his playoff debut. By Jimmy Golen. SENT: 880 words, photos. Game starts 7:32 p.m.




— MONIKA LEWINSKY-BULLYING: Monica Lewinsky is teaming up with celebrities for an anti-bullying campaign that targets name-calling.

— THEFT SCHEME-QUADRIPLEGIC: Prosecutors in upstate New York say a Brooklyn man who masterminded a scheme to plunder a quadriplegic’s trust fund has been sent to prison.

— MAIL THEFTS: Authorities say two men who worked as postal contractors in upstate New York have been arrested for stealing mail.

— FATAL SHOOTING-CHARGES: An upstate New York man who police say killed another man last month has been charged.

— POLICE BRUTALITY-SETTLEMENT: An upstate New York city is set to pay out $360,000 to settle a lawsuit with a woman who said two police officers slammed her head into a bench.

— NOSEDIVE-CAR CRASH: Police in upstate New York say a 90-year-old man suffered injuries when his car plunged over the edge of an abandoned railroad tunnel.

— SYRACUSE-ZOO: Syracuse’s Rosamond Gifford Zoo has again achieved accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

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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