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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Coverage Advisory, NJ

August 28, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Jersey. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the AP_New Jersey bureau at 609-392-3622. News editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 609-392-3622 or lrosenthal@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.


— CRASH-BOY KILLED-SHOPLIFTING — A New Jersey man convicted of leaving his 2-year-old son to die after a crash in Pennsylvania is now headed to prison.

— TOURIST DEATH-SENTENCING — A 27-year-old Florida woman has been sentenced to six years in prison for leaving the scene of a crash that killed a New Jersey tourist.

— LOAN MODIFICATION FRAUD — The owner of a purported loan modification consulting company who fraudulently billed clients more than $400,000 for services he never performed has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.

— FREIGHT TRAIN DERAIL — Authorities in New Jersey say a freight train has partially derailed.


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