AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA
Our news coverage plans. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.
A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
GIG HARBOR, Wash. — Police in Washington state say they’ve found no evidence of a wrongdoing as they investigated allegations that relatives of radio personality Casey Kasem were responsible for his 2014 death. DEVELOPING.
NEW YORK — A federal judge says the Trump administration can’t withhold over $29 million from six states and New York City in a clash over their immigration policies as so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions. Friday’s decision involves Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Virginia and Washington state, and the state and city of New York DEVELOPING.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon transportation officials have unveiled a proposal to eventually toll two stretches along Portland-area freeways. Officials say they don’t yet know how much tolls would cost. But they’ve particularly been interested in how tolls were implemented in the Seattle area. SENT: 280 words.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — No. 17 Utah takes on No. 10 Washington in the Pac-12 title game with a spot in the Rose Bowl on the line. By Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 5 p.m. PST.
Turn back the clock to September to see Houston, Indy and Seattle losing. Look now and see them winning. By Barry Wilner. SENT: 1,000 words. AP Photos.
The NHL is widely expected to add Seattle as its 32nd franchise next week, but expansion may not be over. Houston, Quebec City and even Europe stand out as potential destinations. No North American professional sports league has gone beyond 32 teams yet. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says there is no magic number to stop. He says expansion is appropriate when it makes sense and adds value to the league. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos.
LOS ANGELES — Brian Agler, who led the Los Angeles Sparks to the WNBA championship in 2016, has resigned as coach after four years. DEVELOPING.
BBA--WHITE SOX-MARINERS TRADE: White Sox acquire Colome from payroll-shedding Mariners.
—AMAZON HQ-NASHVILLE: Nashville police union: Amazon getting ‘corporate welfare’.
—MARIJUANA STORE-FREE SAMPLES: Regulators claim marijuana store offered free samples.
—PULLMAN OFFICER ARRESTED RESIGNS: Pullman cop arrested in sex assault of WSU student resigns.