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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

March 19, 2019

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 indy@ap.org. David Runk is on the desk, followed by Ken Kusmer. 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



CLINTON, Ind. _ A suspected drunken driver from Illinois is facing charges after allegedly using his truck to pin an officer against a patrol car in western Indiana before the officer shot and wounded him. Indiana State Police say 49-year-old Craig R. Boradach of Paris, Illinois, was arrested Monday on charges including battery on a law enforcement officer and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after being discharged from an Indianapolis hospital. SENT: 140 words. Photo planned.


—AIR BASE-EXPO: Businesses near the Grissom Air Reserve Base in north central Indiana already are gearing up for its air show later this year.

—CAR--INDY 500-BALLOON BILLBOARD: A billboard urging the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to end its tradition of releasing thousands of balloons before the Indianapolis 500 has been removed.



LOS ANGELES _ Playing the second game of a back-to-back, the Indiana Pacers visit the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. By Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 10:30 p.m. ET.


Everyone got an early look at the 64-team women’s NCAA Tournament bracket, revealing that UConn isn’t a No. 1 seed for the first time since 2006. The accidental early release of the bracket by ESPN just provided a couple of extra hours for the 11-time champion Huskies to get fired up about their unusual position. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to indy@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. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.