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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Man Stabs Woman With Screwdriver at Gym: Irving PD

Man Stabs Woman With Screwdriver at Gym: Irving PD

Police say employees of an Irving gym detained a man who stabbed a woman with a screwdriver until police arrived Tuesday morning.

Walgreens Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Walgreens Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Breaking news from NBC 5. A Walgreens in Corinth has been evacuated due to a bomb threat, according to police.

Irving Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Apartment Fire

Irving Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Apartment Fire

Irving firefighters were called to a 2-alarm fire at the Villas of Valley Ranch Apartments Tuesday afternoon.

Former Prison Guard Pleads Guilty to Sex With Inmate

Former Prison Guard Pleads Guilty to Sex With Inmate

A former corrections officer at a privately run prison in Central Texas has pleaded guilty to having sex with an inmate she was guarding.

Why Blizzard Wasn't as Bad as Predicted for Many

Why Blizzard Wasn't as Bad as Predicted for Many

In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything. So small last minute changes in the air morphed what was supposed to be crippling feet of snow into a handful of inches. Fearful forecasts turned into...

2 Wearing Scrubs Robbed FW Store at Gunpoint: Police

2 Wearing Scrubs Robbed FW Store at Gunpoint: Police

Haltom City police say they need help finding two men who wore scrubs when robbing a cellphone store and tying up an employee and customer.