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

February 8, 2019

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


_ POLICE SHOOTING: Police say a man wielding a knife was shot and critically wounded while confronting an officer responding to a dispute at a Manhattan building.


NEW YORK _ Federal prosecutors have cast a wide net in their investigation of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, subpoenaing a smorgasbord of documents, including any addressing whether foreign nationals helped fund the $107 million celebration thrown to celebrate the Republican’s ascent to the White House. By Jim Mustian, Alan Suderman and Michael R. Sisak. SENT: 954 words, photos.


NEW YORK _ The building that helped Donald Trump make a name for himself in his first big deal in Manhattan is being sold to developers who plan to tear it down. By Bernard Condon. SENT: 445 words, photos. Also moved previous cycle.


NEW YORK — R&B singer H.E.R. gave a next-level performance, sister duo Chloe x Halle matched the greatness of their recent Super Bowl performance and pop singer Bebe Rexha went off on the crowd when they didn’t sing along to her monster hit song. By Music Writer Mesfin Fekadu. SENT: 568 words, photos.


NEW YORK _ The Chicago Bulls visit the Brooklyn Nets. With photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.


DETROIT _ The day after the trade deadline, the Pistons and Knicks return to the court to face each other in the second half of a home-and-home this week. By Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. EST.


NEW YORK _ The Carolina Hurricanes visit the New York Rangers. With photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.


_ CEMENT TRUCK FIRES: The New York Police Department says they suspect arson after a row of cement trucks went up in flames in front of a Brooklyn business.

_ LAND PRESERVATION: A land preservation group has acquired 612 acres of forest in the Zoar Valley, an area of deep gorges in southwestern New York.

_ BUS DRIVER SHORTAGE: New York school districts say they need more bus drivers.

_ YOUTH EMPLOYMENT: New York state is awarding $2.5 million to programs in Syracuse and Albany that aim to help at-risk youth get a job instead of joining a criminal gang.

_HERRING CUTBACK: Fishermen of an important species of lobster bait will have to contend with a deep cut in quota this year due to concerns about the fish’s population.

_ TSA-AIRPORT GUNS: Federal security officers caught 14 handguns last year at checkpoints in four upstate New York airports. That’s a decrease of two from the previous year.

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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