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

September 27, 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 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


The drama surrounding President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court over the nominee’s behavior in the 1980s has reinforced a warning today’s social media-savvy high school students have grown up hearing: What they say and do now will live well past graduation. By Carolyn Thompson. SENT: 716 words, photo.


NEW YORK — The man promoting a book was Michael Ovitz, the former Hollywood super-agent. The biggest speaking part at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan belonged to Bill Murray. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 726 words, photos.


ST. PETERBURG, Fla. — The New York Yankees send CC Sabathia to the mound in the finale of a road series against the Tampa Bay Rays. Game starts at 1:10 p.m.


NEW YORK — Atlanta plays New York at Citi Field. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


— JUDGE-MISCONDUCT PROBE: A veteran New York town judge will resign amid accusations he denigrated a fellow judge from the bench and made culturally and racially insensitive comments.

—INMATE-THREAT: The New York man who pleaded guilty to threatening to “shoot up” a local synagogue says he is sorry for making the threats and had no intention of following through on them.

— I LOVE NY-SIGN STANDOFF: The deadline for removing New York’s famous “I Love NY” signs is fast approaching, and neither the state nor the federal government seems to be backing down.

— BRIDE SLASHED WITH SWORD: Authorities say a dispute involving a New Jersey bridal party and a hotel guest ended when the guest used a sword to threaten the women and slash the bride on the arm.

— SUBWAY STABBING: New York City police say a 40-year-old man was stabbed when he tried breaking up an argument on a subway train in Queens.

— GANG VIOLENCE-LONG ISLAND: Police on Long Island have arrested another suspect in the MS-13 gang-related death of a man found buried in the woods earlier this summer.

— LANDFILL-STABBING: Police say a 68-year-old man stabbed his co-worker and then jumped to his death at a town landfill on Long Island.

— PEDESTRIAN FATAL: Police on Long Island say an employee of a plant nursery was fatally struck by a box truck that was backing up.

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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