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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

May 6, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Indiana. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Indianapolis bureau at 317-639-5501, 800-382-1582 or indy@ap.org. David Runk is on the desk. All times are Eastern.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

ELKHART-PEDESTRIANS KILLED

ELKHART, Ind. _ A northern Indiana city is denying any responsibility for a 2017 hit-and-run crash that killed two children and a man who were walking on a sidewalk. The lawsuit by two injured pedestrians and the families of those killed claimed Elkhart officials didn’t properly maintain the sidewalk and were aware vehicles had jumped the curb in the area. SENT: 150 words.

IN BRIEF:

—INDIANAPOLIS-POLICE OFFICER SHOT: An Indianapolis police officer has been shot after responding to a call about a shoplifter.

—INDIANA FORESTS-LOGGING: Groups seeking to conserve two of Indiana’s state forests are making a new push in their efforts to curb logging.

—MASTODON UNEARTHED-INDIANA: The large bones of a mastodon found last month in southern Indiana are becoming part of the Indiana State Museum’s collection of the ancient, elephant-like mammals.

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