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AP-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IN

July 30, 2018

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 ET.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



GOSHEN, Ind. — When ICE put out a request for new immigration detention centers, a northern Indiana county that backed Donald Trump for president seemed like a natural fit. But in a community where immigrants, a significant number in the country illegally, play important roles, a proposal to build a 1,200-bed facility put families, businesses and decision-makers on a tightrope. By National Writer Adam Geller. SENT: 2,800 words, photos. An abridged version of 950 words has also been sent. Moved in advance and available for immediate use.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages has been filed against the owners and operators a duck boat that sank last week on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people. The federal lawsuit was filed Sunday on behalf of two members of an Indiana family who lost nine relatives when the boat sank July 19 on Table Rock Lake in Branson. The lawsuit accuses Ride the Ducks of Branson owner Ripley Entertainment and others of ignoring bad weather warnings that day and of knowing that design flaws made the boats susceptible to sinking. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


— POLICE-LIVE TELEVISION: A police department in southern Indiana has stopped participating in A&E Network’s real-time police show “Live PD” after a year. Jeffersonville police Assistant Chief Michael McVoy says it was “good one year run.”

— DONATED LOCOMOTIVE: A 71-year-old railroad locomotive has been donated to the Wabash Valley Railroad Museum in western Indiana.

— INDIANA-WINE TRAIL: Indiana has a new wine trail for wine lovers interested in exploring some of the state’s numerous wineries. The Indiana Grown program that’s run by the State Department of Agriculture has unveiled the new trail featuring 30 locations set amid rolling hills, scenic towns and cities across the state.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to indy@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. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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