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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

May 20, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Pacific.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

NEVADA KILLINGS-IMMIGRANT

RENO, Nev. _ A judge hears pre-trial arguments about the admissibility of a confession by a Salvadoran immigrant who prosecutors say admitted robbing and killing four elderly northern Nevadans in January to get money to support his drug habit. By Scott Sonner. UPCOMING: About 600 words developing from 9 a.m. hearing.

IN BRIEF:

_LAS VEGAS-FREEWAY TRAFFIC _ New carpool lanes on one of the Las Vegas area’s busiest freeways are debuting as throngs of people depart the Electric Daisy Carnival.

_UNSER JR-DRUNKEN DRIVING _ Retired two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has been arrested in central Indiana and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

SPORTS

BKN--WARRIORS-TRAIL BLAZERS

PORTLAND, Ore. The Golden State Warriors are on the brink of their fifth straight NBA finals, up 3-0 over the Portland Trail Blazers with Game 4 set for Monday night. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 700 words and photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. PT.

HKN--SHARKS-BLUES PREVIEW

ST. LOUIS _ The Blues are within one win of their first Stanley Cup Final since 1970. Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz have played huge role. Just not necessarily in the way everyone expected. Game 6 against San Jose is Tuesday night. By Joe Harris. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 6 p.m.

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