- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Florida. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Miami bureau at 305-594-5825 or [email protected] Ian Mader is the news editor and can be reached at [email protected] Freida Frisaro is on the desk and can be reached at [email protected] A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



ORLANDO - For Bernie Sanders, a campaign that began as a liberal crusade will probably end that way, with the Vermont senator still fighting for the issues that made up his “political revolution” even as his clout fades. By Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas. SENT: 828 words with AP Photos.


WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has canceled a scheduled campaign stop in Miami following the shooting of 12 Dallas police officers. He had planned to deliver a speech titled “Succeeding Together” on Friday in Miami-Dade County. By Jill Colvin and Bill Barrow. With AP Photos.


SAN DIEGO - The drowning of a sailor from Florida who was repeatedly pushed underwater by an instructor during Navy SEAL basic training raises a host of questions, beginning perhaps with this: Why would a highly elite unit made up of some of the toughest, fittest warriors ever to wear a uniform take someone with an enlarged heart and maybe asthma or allergies? By Julie Watson. SENT: 682 words with AP Photos.


SINKHOLE ESCAPE - A woman and her 4-year-old grandson got a big scare when their SUV was partially swallowed by a 10-foot-by-10-foot sinkhole near the drive-thru of a South Florida McDonald’s.

DISNEY RESORT-GROPING - A youth baseball coach from Wisconsin has been arrested in Florida after deputies say he groped three children at a Disney resort.

ROOMMATES FOUND DEAD - Police in Jacksonville say a man found two of his roommates dead when he arrived home from work.

CRIME LAB-DNA QUESTIONS - Questions over DNA identification process used by the Broward Sheriff’s Office crime lab has led to the suspension and outsourcing of some testing, a call for a grand jury investigation and the reexamination of closed cases.

JACKSONVILLE FATAL SHOOTING - A Jacksonville man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his girlfriend.

MAN ARRESTED-GROPING CHARGE-DISNEY - A youth baseball coach from Wisconsin has been arrested after Orange County deputies say he groped three children at a Disney resort.

CANAL DEATH - Authorities say a southwest Florida man appears to have drowned in a canal behind his home. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune (https://goo.gl/i9mSrV) reports that deputies responded to the Venice neighborhood Thursday afternoon following reports of a distressed swimmer. The sheriff’s office reports that divers found 56-year-old Edward Stack’s body after about 90 minutes of searching.

The AP, Miami.

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