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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Two Killed in Fiery East Texas Plane Crash

Two Killed in Fiery East Texas Plane Crash

Two people were killed Wednesday when a plane crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from an East Texas airstrip, sources tell NBC 5.

Child Drowns in Fort Worth Community Pool: ME

Child Drowns in Fort Worth Community Pool: ME

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office confirms a child pulled from a community swimming pool Wednesday died.

Missing Kayaker Found in Trinity River: ME

Missing Kayaker Found in Trinity River: ME

The body of a missing kayaker was recovered Wednesday morning from the Trinity River, after being missing for five days.

2 Plead Guilty, Strike Deal in Dallas Co. Corruption Case

2 Plead Guilty, Strike Deal in Dallas Co. Corruption Case

Two people implicated in the public corruption investigation of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price have pleaded guilty and struck plea agreements with the Department of Justice, NBC 5 has learned.

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Keep Fares High

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Keep Fares High

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust...

Suspect Arrested in Death of Woman Found in Burned Car

Suspect Arrested in Death of Woman Found in Burned Car

Dallas police say they arrested a man Wednesday suspected of killing a 20-year-old woman and setting her body on fire to conceal the crime.