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

December 15, 2018

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

NYC PUBLIC HOUSING CRISIS

NEW YORK _ New York Mayor Bill de Blasio promises to speed up $24 billion worth of urgent repairs at the nation’s biggest public housing system — against a Jan. 31 deadline. By Verena Dobnik. SENT: 400 words.

DEAD INFANT-NYC HOTEL

NEW YORK _ Two women are in police custody after the death of a 4-month-old boy who was found unresponsive in the lobby of a New York City hotel. SENT: 130 words. Upcoming: 250 words by 2 p.m.

CAPITOL WATCH

ALBANY, N.Y. _ A plan to sharply limit how much money state lawmakers can make from side jobs could be heading to the Legislature for a vote after all. A state pay commission recently approved the restriction on legislative moonlighting as part of a plan to raise lawmakers’ salaries for the first time in 20 years. By David Klepper. SENT: 650 words.

TRUMP INVESTIGATIONS-THINGS TO KNOW

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him. SENT: 400 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ DEADLY HEAD-ON CRASH: State police say one driver was killed and another was severely injured in a head-on crash on a rural, two-lane road in upstate New York.

_ HOLIDAY ROAD PATROLS: Drivers in New York state can expect to see more sobriety checkpoints this holiday season.

_ ALBANY DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT: Seven properties in downtown Albany are set for renovations under a major revitalization project involving an upstate New York developer.

_ ADIRONDACK RAIL TRAIL: The Adirondack Park Agency is recommending a legal change to clear the way for the state to build a 34-mile rail-trail through the heart of the Adirondacks.

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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