BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IN
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Indiana. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Indianapolis bureau at 317-639-5501, 800-382-1582 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Ed White is on the desk. All times are Eastern.
A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers are returning to the Statehouse for the ceremonial start to the new legislative session. The Indiana House and Senate both have their annual organization day meetings set for Tuesday. The 2019 legislative session is set to begin in early January and end by late April. By Tom Davies. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated. House session scheduled to start at 1 p.m., Senate session at 1:30 p.m.
— POLICE OFFICERS CHARGED: State Police have declined Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese’s request to investigate the northern Indiana city’s police department following reporting which revealed that police officers had beaten a handcuffed man. UPCOMING: 130 words or more on merits.
— MAN SLAIN-SENTENCE: A teenager charged as an adult for fatally shooting a man when he was 15 has been sentenced to 48 years in prison. UPCOMING: 130 words.
INDIANAPOLIS — For years, the Indianapolis Colts defense was considered their weakness. Now, it’s becoming a strength. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos by 6 p.m. ET.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Indiana Hoosiers try to rebound from their first loss of the season Tuesday when Texas-Arlington visits Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers have already won three home games this season. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos. Game time is 7 p.m. ET.
Duquesne plays Notre Dame at Purcell Pavilion.
BKC--SOUTH CAROLINA STATE-PURDUE FORT WAYNE
South Carolina State plays Purdue Fort Wayne at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
FBC--BALL STATE-MIAMI (OH)
Ball State plays Miami (OH) at Fred C. Yager Stadium.
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