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New York county loses bid to prevent state legal challenge of its ban on female transgender athletes

Apr. 12, 2024 18:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A county outside New York City has lost its bid to block the state from taking legal action against its ban on women’s and girls teams that include female transgender players, state Attorney General Letitia James said Friday. U.S. District Court Judge Nusrat...

New York can take legal action against county's ban on female transgender athletes, judge says

Apr. 04, 2024 16:58 PM EDT

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials may continue to take legal action against a county outside New York City that has banned transgender players from women’s and girls teams, a judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Nusrat Choudhury denied Nassau County's...

Black pastors see popular Easter services as an opportunity to rebuild in-person worship attendance

Mar. 28, 2024 08:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, when many churches moved their services online, the Rev. William H. Lamar IV initially shuddered at the thought that he needed to morph into a “video personality” to stay engaged with his parishioners. “I resisted...

Phillies-Braves and Brewers-Mets openers postponed a day to Friday due to rainy forecasts

Mar. 27, 2024 17:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball openers in New York and Philadelphia were postponed a day until Friday because of rainy forecasts in both cities. Pete Alonso and the New York Mets were scheduled to host the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday afternoon, a day featuring the first full slate of...

New York City police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

Mar. 26, 2024 01:07 AM EDT

A New York City police officer was shot and killed Monday during a traffic stop, the city’s mayor said. It marked the first slaying of an NYPD officer in two years. “We lost one of our sons today and it is extremely painful. It is extremely painful,” Mayor Eric Adams said,...

In New York City, heat pumps that fit in apartment windows promise big emissions cuts

Mar. 12, 2024 11:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For 27 years, the heat in Regina Fred’s Queens apartment building came from a noisy steam radiator that she couldn't control and sometimes didn't come on at all, leaving her shivering. Sometimes, the radiators ran so hot that residents had to keep their windows open in the...

Stetson secures 83-71 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament against Queens

Mar. 06, 2024 00:22 AM EST

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Blackmon had 21 points and No. 2 seed Stetson beat eighth-seeded Queens 83-71 on Tuesday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament quarterfinal. Stetson (20-12) will play No. 10 seed Jacksonville (16-16) in a Thursday quarterfinal. ...

Stetson Hatters face the Queens Royals in ASUN Tournament

Mar. 05, 2024 03:52 AM EST

Queens Royals (14-18, 8-9 ASUN) at Stetson Hatters (19-12, 11-5 ASUN) DeLand, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hatters -4.5; over/under is 160.5 BOTTOM LINE: The Stetson Hatters take on the Queens Royals in the ASUN Tournament. ...

FGCU plays in ASUN Tournament against the Queens

Mar. 04, 2024 03:56 AM EST

Queens Royals (13-18, 7-9 ASUN) vs. Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (14-17, 8-8 ASUN) DeLand, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Eagles -4.5; over/under is 154 BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles take on the Queens Royals in the ASUN...

McKee's 25 lead Queens past Kennesaw State 91-82

Mar. 01, 2024 22:34 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AJ McKee scored 25 points as Queens beat Kennesaw State 91-82 on Friday night. McKee had six assists for the Royals (13-18, 7-9 Atlantic Sun Conference). Chris Ashby was 6 of 10 shooting (6 for 9 from 3-point range) to add 20 points. Deyton Albury shot 6 for...