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.

Top Stories
19 Dead in Explosion at Grande Concert
19 Dead in Explosion at Grande Concert

At least 19 people were killed Monday, and about 50 injured, in a suspected suicide bombing at Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, British police said. On social media, people shared videos...

Thunderstorms Likely Overnight
Thunderstorms Likely Overnight

Thunderstorms likely overnight. A bit cooler for the next few days.

New 'Joker' Coaster Stops Again, No Rescue Needed
New 'Joker' Coaster Stops Again, No Rescue Needed

Some frighting moments for people on board the new "Joker" roller coaster Monday afternoon when the ride stopped briefly at the top of the lift.

Questions About Russia Chase Trump During Israel Visit
Questions About Russia Chase Trump During Israel Visit

President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinian...

New Video Sheds Light on Deadly Road Rage Shooting
New Video Sheds Light on Deadly Road Rage Shooting

Richardson police released new details and new surveillance video of a deadly road rage shooting last Thursday.

Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas (Only 10 Are in NTX)
Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas (Only 10 Are in NTX)

There's no barbecue quite like Texas barbecue, right? So barbecue connoisseurs, Texas Monthly just published its list of the top 50 BBQ joints in the Lone Star State.