Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 06:14 AM CDT

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

Life began to return to normal as the federal government reopened its doors after the 16-day partial shutdown that culminated in a late-night rush to pass a bill and avoid a default on the nation's debt. Federal

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM CDT

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers were ordered back on the job Thursday after Congress ended the 16-day government shutdown with a last-minute deal that also averted a debt default.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 07:23 AM CDT

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What's the cost of a shutdown? That's still unclear, but the number will reach into the billions.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:40 PM CDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:27 PM CDT

Cheers as Shutdown Ends; Fears for the Next One

Cheers as Shutdown Ends; Fears for the Next One

Several Downtown Dallas business say they're happy to see federal workers return to work after the government shutdown ended.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 03:39 PM CDT

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

President Obama said "there are no winners here" after lawmakers reached a last-minute agreement to reopen the government after a 16-day shutdown and avert default. The fiscal showdowns had inflicted "completely...

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Missing Man Recovered at Weatherford Lake

Missing Man Recovered at Weatherford Lake

A missing boater who drowned at Cartwright Park's Sunshine Lake in Weatherford Wednesday has been found, authorities say.

Woman, 64, Mugged, Knocked Down Inside Drug Store

Woman, 64, Mugged, Knocked Down Inside Drug Store

Dallas police are searching for the man who mugged a 64-year-old woman and knocked her to the ground as she checked out at a drug store last month.

Unconscious Girl, 7, Pulled From Apt. Pool in FW

Unconscious Girl, 7, Pulled From Apt. Pool in FW

A 7-year-old girl who was unconscious when she was pulled from the bottom of a community swimming pool Wednesday night remains hospitalized Thursday.

Fake IRS Calls Trouble North Texans

Fake IRS Calls Trouble North Texans

Dozens of North Texas taxpayers have told NBC 5 they’ve received threatening phone calls from people who claim to be from the IRS. NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Investigator Deanna Dewberry dissects one such call...

All Clear Given at Washington Navy Yard: Police

All Clear Given at Washington Navy Yard: Police

U.S. Capitol Police have given the all clear at the Washington Navy Yard, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman tells News4.

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child at Shelter

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child at Shelter

Sheriff's deputies said they arrested a Willis Point man accused of sexually assaulting a child at a Colorado homeless shelter and his mother for lying to authorities.