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

February 13, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


NEW YORK _ A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun, Commissioner James O’Neill said. By Michael R. Sisak and Stephen R. Groves and Michael Balsamo. SENT: 803 words, photos, video. Will be updated.


NEW YORK _ After his conviction on drug-trafficking charges, the Mexican drug lord and escape artist known as “El Chapo” is likely to be sentenced to a life term in the for the federal “Supermax” prison in Florence, Colorado, a facility so secure, so remote and so austere that it has been called the “Alcatraz of the Rockies.” By Jim Mustian. SENT: 788 words, photos.


ALBANY, N.Y. _ Women who say they were harassed by former New York legislators are expected to tell their stories at a legislative hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace Wednesday. Developing from hearings beginning at 10 a.m.


YPSILANTI, Mich. — Chuck Green, a former Associated Press foreign correspondent and chief of bureau in Detroit, died Tuesday of a blood disorder at his Ypsilanti home, southwest of Detroit. He was 82. Green, a native of Houston, Texas, worked for the AP from 1960 to 1984. He also headed bureaus in Mexico City; Caracas, Venezuela; and Albany, New York. SENT: 388 words.


NEW YORK _ Wire fox terriers are still King at Westminster. By Ben Walker. SENT: 708 words, photos.




_ XGR--NURSE STAFFING STANDARDS: Nurses from across New York City are joining together to call for a new state law mandating minimum staffing levels at hospitals.

_ SNOWPLOW SABOTAGE: A suburban New York City community says someone sabotaged Mount Vernon’s fleet of snowplow and salting trucks overnight.

_ SCALLOP HEARINGS: Federal fishing managers are holding a series of hearings along the East Coast to gather feedback about potential changes to the rules governing the U.S.’s lucrative Atlantic ocean scallop fishery.

_ TEN--NEW YORK OPEN: Reilly Opelka ousted No. 5 seed and 2018 semifinalist Adrian Mannarino of France 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in a first-round match Tuesday at the New York Open.

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