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BC-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ

February 4, 2019

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

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain unless specified otherwise. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES-NOT READY YET

PITTSBURGH _ In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you’ll get an almost universal answer: Not anytime soon. The fatal crash in Arizona involving an Uber autonomous vehicle in March slowed progress, largely because it hurt the public’s perception of the safety of vehicles. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 995 words.

IN BRIEF:

_POLICE SHOOTING-FLAGSTAFF_ Flagstaff police have identified a man shot and killed by officers after they say he charged at one while wielding knives.

SPORTS

BKN--ROCKETS-SUNS

PHOENIX _ The Houston Rockets, coming off a one-sided win at Utah, face the lowly Phoenix Suns, losers of 10 straight. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 700 words. AP Photos. 9 p.m., EST.

HKN--COYOTES-STARS

DALLAS _ The surging Stars go for a season-best fifth straight win against Arizona to wrap up a long stretch of mostly home games before a five-game trip. The Coyotes have split the first four on a six-game trip. By Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:30 p.m. CT.

BKC--NORTHERN ARIZONA-EASTERN WASHINGTON

CHENEY, Wash. _ Northern Arizona plays Eastern Washington at Reese Court.

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