AP-PA–Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

Good morning! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage today in Pennsylvania. For questions about the state report, contact the Philadelphia bureau at 215-561-1133. Joe Mandak is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or [email protected]

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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PHILADELPHIA — Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Turkish president blames for a coup attempt and is now seeking to have extradited, addresses a foreign policy council in a pre-recorded video. UPCOMING: Developing from event at 6 p.m., 500 words, AP Photos.


—POLICE BARRACKS SHOOTING — The jurors who will decide the fate of a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush shooting in rural northeastern Pennsylvania will be bused in from the Philadelphia suburbs.

—STABBED AND BURNED — Police say someone stabbed a Philadelphia man 77 times before returning to the scene and setting him on fire.

—ONE MAN-TWO WIVES — Authorities say a man is facing charges after his New York City wife called authorities and said he'd married another woman in Pennsylvania.

—WIDOW-MURDER-SUICIDE — Philadelphia police say a 68-year-old widow found stabbed to death in her home along with a former male friend was the victim of a murder-suicide.

—PITTSBURGH CHIEF-NO CONFIDENCE — Pittsburgh's police union has made it official: Officers have no confidence in their chief.

—PRISON STABBING-LOCKDOWN — A state prison has been locked down in northeastern Pennsylvania after two inmates were stabbed with homemade weapons during a fight.

—WOMAN HELD CAPTIVE — Police have arrested a man who they say took a woman into a wooded Pennsylvania area and beat her as he held her and her young child captive.

—SHOPPING CENTER-HISTORICAL MARKER — A shopping center in Philadelphia has been recognized for its historical significance as the first in the country to be built, owned and operated by African-Americans.

—BUILDING COLLAPSE — Opening statements are scheduled to begin next week in a trial to determine who should pay the victims of a deadly 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia.


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