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

August 17, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in New York. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed the New York City bureau 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

CLERGY ABUSE-STATE PROSECUTORS

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorneys general around the U.S. have been largely silent this week about any plans to conduct an investigation like Pennsylvania’s that uncovered widespread child sexual abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses, although New York’s top prosecutor is an exception, saying she is exploring teaming up with the local district attorneys. By Marc Levy. AP Photos. Moved: 648 words.

CUOMO-TRUMP

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, running for a third term and a potential candidate for president in 2020, acknowledged Friday that he was “inartful” when he said this week that America “was never that great.” The Democrat went on to expound on something that few elected officials ever need to spell out. By David Klepper. AP Photos. Sent: 416 words.

HOUSE EXPLOSION-BRONX

NEW YORK — Two men who caused the death of a New York City fire chief in an explosion at an illegal indoor marijuana-growing operation two years ago were sentenced to prison on Friday for their guilty pleas to manslaughter and marijuana charges. Sent: 290 words.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-NYU PROFESSOR

NEW YORK — A prominent New York University professor who is being sued by a former student who accuses her of sexual harassment said that her relationship with him was not sexual and that affectionate emails they exchanged were just “gay-coded” correspondence. By Stephen R. Groves. AP Photos. Sent: 416 words.

ART THEFT INVESTIGATION

NEW YORK — The FBI is seeking the public’s help in rounding up more than a half-million dollars’ worth of artworks that were stolen in 1983 from the New York City home of an artist known for his scenes of the American West. The missing art may be linked to a former police detective whose 1985 killing was never solved. By Karen Matthews. AP Photos. Sent: 450 words.

MARTY BALIN-LAWSUIT

NEW YORK — A co-founder of Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his musical career with a botched tracheotomy after heart surgery in 2016. By Tom Hays. AP Photos. Sent: 300 words.

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS

ENDICOTT, N.Y. — Doug Garwood birdied the final three holes for an 8-under 64 and the first-round lead Friday in the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. The 55-year-old Garwood had nine birdies and a bogey, playing his final nine holes — the front nine at En-Joie Golf Club — in 6-under 31. Moved: 341 words.

IN BRIEF:

— KITE SURFER DEATH: Authorities have identified the man who died while kite surfing on Lake Erie in western New York earlier this week.

— MOTHER SLAIN-ARRESTS: A New York man charged in the killing of his girlfriend’s mother for insurance money has pleaded guilty.

— BROOKLYN BUILDING-FIRE: A dawn fire at a Brooklyn building that houses apartments and a deli left one person dead Friday and three others in critical condition.

— IDENTITY THEFT-PLEA: A 30-year-old New York man who pleaded guilty to identity theft in Ohio and Pennsylvania has admitted using his relatives’ IDs to steal more than $170,000.

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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