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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Denton Boy Finds Painkillers in Pinata

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Injured Heroes, Broken Promises: Wounded Soldiers Allege Mistreatment

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises: Wounded Soldiers Allege Mistreatment

NBC 5 Investigates has learned hundreds of America's active duty soldiers have complained about harassment, verbal abuse and mistreatment at special Army units designed to help the injured heal.

Harassment Alleged in Fort Worth Police Traffic Stop

Harassment Alleged in Fort Worth Police Traffic Stop

A traffic stop over a little-known violation has the driver accusing police of harassment in an internal affairs complaint. And the driver claims police video helps prove his case.

Teens Suspected of Stealing Packages from Porches

Teens Suspected of Stealing Packages from Porches

Three North Texas teens face felony charges of engaging in organized criminal activity after police say they stole dozens of items from front porches in four cities.

DA to Dismiss Ticket in Wreck That Killed Family

DA to Dismiss Ticket in Wreck That Killed Family

A northeast Louisiana prosecutor says he's dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing a wreck that killed five members of his family.

Popular Pet Food Company Announces Recall

Popular Pet Food Company Announces Recall

A pet food company has issued a recall of its popular brand of cat and ferret foods.