WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, shot and wounded during a baseball practice last month, developed an infection and was readmitted to an intensive care unit, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said on Wednesday.Scalise, the No. 3 Republican leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, had been improving in recent weeks following surgeries to repair internal organs and broken bones.A gunman opened fire on Scalise and other Republican lawmakers as they practiced on June 14 in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Alexandria for a charity baseball game. Scalise, from Louisiana, was shot in the hip. According to doctors, the bullet traveled through his pelvis causing significant damage.Gunman James Hodgkinson, 66, had a history of posting angry messages against President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress. He died after being wounded by police at the ballpark.
WILMINGTON, N.C./LES CAYES, Haiti/GUANTANAMO, Cuba – Students at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington are packing up to evacuate the campus by noon Thursday ahead of Hurricane Matthew. The university sent students and parents […]
RALEIGH N.C. Senate lawmakers passed a constitutional amendment Wednesday that caps the amount that the state can raise income taxes. If the bill becomes law, voters will consider a constitutional amendment on the November […]
PRINCEVILLE — Established by freed slaves after the Civil War, Princeville was settled on an unwanted flood plain. When Hurricane Matthew ripped through the state in October 2016, Princeville was once again underwater only 17 […]