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

April 2, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

SLAIN RUNNER

NEW YORK _ A man was convicted Monday of killing a woman out running near her New York City home in a case that stirred urban fears, helped change the state’s DNA-investigation rules and raised questions about race and police procedures. SENT: 535 words, photo.

MANHATTAN TOLLS

NEW YORK _ A congestion toll that would charge drivers looking to enter New York City’s central business district in Manhattan is a first for an American city, but proponents pointed to the impact of similar fees in cities like London, Singapore and Stockholm in cutting traffic, bringing in revenue for public transit and improving air quality as they celebrated state legislators including it in New York state’s just-passed budget. By Deepti Hajela. UPCOMING: 650 words by 3 p.m., photos.

ELECTION 2020-CAMPAIGN HUSTLE

WASHINGTON — How many ways can you measure the first quarter of the year? For Democratic presidential candidates, it’s 300-plus events, 24 states and hundreds of voter questions. By Elana Schor. SENT: 1127 words, photos.

BBA--TIGERS-YANKEES

NEW YORK _ With the injury-depleted Yankees missing sluggers Giancarlo Stanton, Miguel Andujar and nearly half their everyday lineup, New York sends Masahiro Tanaka (1-0) to the mound against a slumping Detroit offense. Jordan Zimmermann pitches for the Tigers after taking a perfect game into the seventh inning on opening day last week in Toronto. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6:35 p.m.

BBN--METS-MARLINS

MIAMI _ New York plays Miami at Marlins Park. With photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. EDT.

HKN--PREDATORS-SABRES

BUFFALO _ The Nashville Predators visit the Buffalo Sabres. With photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

_ STATE BUDGET-CHILD CARE: New York’s new state budget includes more dollars for after-school programs for the state’s most vulnerable children.

_ COLLEGE DORM-BULLET: Police are investigating a stray bullet that landed in a State University of New York college dormitory.

_ ARIZONA FUGITIVE ARREST: A man wanted in Tucson for failure to appear in court after being convicted in a stalking case last year has been arrested in New York.

_ PEOPLE-DEBORAH NORVILLE: “Inside Edition” anchor Deborah Norville will undergo surgery to remove a cancerous thyroid nodule from her neck.

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.