Close GOP Lawmaker Accuses CNN Of Hyping Up Crisis In Puerto Rico A Republican lawmaker accused CNN of hyping up the crisis in Puerto Rico after the island was hit hard by two Hurricanes last month. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story. WCNC 3:12 PM. EDT October 12, 2017 TRENDING VIDEOS What you need to know about the flu Fort Mill schools cracking down on out-of-state license plates Homecoming queen gives crown to classmate Donations for Puerto Rico stuck in Charlotte String of robberies in South End community Former FBI leader offers insight into Las Vegas shooting Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas FedEx brings hundreds of jobs to Cabarrus County Former teachers, coaches tell Md. woman to keep fighting after Las Vegas shooting Active shooter training in the wake of attack More Stories Charlotte to see coldest temperatures in 5 months overnight Oct 17, 2017, 10:02 p.m. 5-year-old's grave marker repossessed by monument company Oct 17, 2017, 5:25 p.m. NC woman stabbed 123 times by husband, police say Oct 17, 2017, 7:44 p.m.