Government Shutdown | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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

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...

Top Stories
LGBT Activists Protest Church 'Hate Speech'

LGBT Activists Protest Church 'Hate Speech'

A protest of several dozen LGBT activists targeted a Sansom Park church considered an anti-LGBT hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks such groups.

Fort Worth Store Employee Killed During Armed Robbery

Fort Worth Store Employee Killed During Armed Robbery

A convenience store clerk was shot to death after cooperating during an armed robbery.

New Tornado Resource Center Opening in Garland

New Tornado Resource Center Opening in Garland

The Transitional Resource Accessibility and Community Engagement program continues to help victims from the December 26, 2015 tornadoes.

Yard Sale Warning: Beware of Counterfeit Cash

Yard Sale Warning: Beware of Counterfeit Cash

Yard sale owners in Oak Cliff say someone passed off a fake 100 dollar bill as real during a recent sale.

Multiple People Stabbed At Rally in Sacramento

Multiple People Stabbed At Rally in Sacramento

A violent protest broke out Sunday in Sacramento as a white supremacist group clashed with counter-protesters at the state capitol. At least six people were stabbed, police said.

Robbery Ends in Police Pursuit, Shots Fired

Robbery Ends in Police Pursuit, Shots Fired

A man charged with two accounts of Aggravated Robbery is in police custody after sending police on a pursuit after officers arrived at the scene of the robbery.