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BC-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

May 1, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Colorado. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 303-825-0123 or apdenver@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

SUBWAY PLOT-SENTENCING

NEW YORK _ A Colorado man who pleaded guilty a decade ago to plotting a bomb attack on New York City’s subway system has a shot at an improbable second chance. When Najibullah Zazi is sentenced Thursday, prosecutors are expected to give him credit for switching sides after his arrest and helping to target and prosecute al-Qaeda operatives. That work with U.S. investigators could help him get a lighter sentence. By Tom Hays and Jim Mustian. SENT: 859 words, photos.

ELECTION 2020-SCHUMER

WASHINGTON _ Senate Democrats are stinging from a trio of high-profile failures to recruit candidates who could help reclaim the majority, including Stacey Abrams’ announcement that she would pass up a Senate run in Georgia. Abrams follows former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in spurning Senate Democratic leaders’ entreaties to take on incumbent Republicans seen as potentially vulnerable. SENT: 929 words, photo.

SPORTS:

BBN--ROCKIES-BREWERS

Colorado plays Milwaukee at Miller Park. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos from 5:40 p.m. game.