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

March 22, 2019

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


NEW YORK — A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump in a wave of attacks that harmed no one but spread fear of political violence across the U.S. for days leading up to last fall’s midterm elections. By Larry Neumeister. SENT: 636 words, photos.


LOS ANGELES _ All-Star D’Angelo Russell returns to face the team that gave up on him after just two seasons when the Brooklyn Nets visit LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 10:30 p.m. EDT.


SYRACUSE, N.Y. _ Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman likes where his Orange are _ opening the NCAA Tournament at home for the second time. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.


STORRS, Conn. _ Rutgers will again be without head coach Vivian Stringer as the Scarlet Knights take on Buffalo in the NCAA Tournament. By Pat Eaton-Robb. Upcoming, 600 words, photos. Developing from 4:30 p.m. start.


HAMDEN, Conn. _ Cornell and Minnesota face off in the NCAA women’s hockey semifinals. UPCOMING: 150 words. 7 p.m. ET start.


_ EX-POLICE OFFICER-QUADRUPLE HOMICIDE: The federal government is planning a death penalty prosecution against a former suburban New York policeman charged in the abduction and killings of four men in 2016.

_ EARNS-TIFFANY: Tiffany & Co. on Friday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $204.5 million.

_ TRANSIT HEARING: The last in a series of five public hearings on New York state’s transit networks is set in central New York.

_ OFFICER-BADGE PRIVILEGES: A sergeant in the New York Police Department who is accused of using his badge to get special treatment has agreed to pay a $6,000 fine.

_ BUFFALO ZOO-GIRAFFE: The Buffalo Zoo says its 24-year-old giraffe Agnes has died.

_ BUFFALO-AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT: State officials have announced the start of work on a new $2.3 million affordable housing project on Buffalo’s west side.

_ TRASH INCINERATOR-FINGER LAKES: State lawmakers in New York have voted to block plans for a massive trash incinerator proposed for the Finger Lakes region.

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.