Government Shutdown | NBC 6 South Florida

Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

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 11:55 PM EDT

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 08:23 AM EDT

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 11:40 PM EDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 09:35 PM EDT

Everglades National Park Reopens After Shutdown

Everglades National Park Reopens After Shutdown

Hours after the partial federal government shutdown ended, hundreds of employees and visitors entered Everglades National Park Thursday morning.

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Constituents Furious After Rubio Skips Town Hall Meeting
Constituents Furious After Rubio Skips Town Hall Meeting

A group of South Florida voters are furious after Senator Marco Rubio turned down an invitation to a town hall meeting Thursday.

Security Guard Beaten, Robbed At Collins Park in Miami Beach
Security Guard Beaten, Robbed At Collins Park in Miami Beach

NBC 6 has exclusive details after a security guard at Collins Park & the Bass Museum in Miami Beach was beaten and robbed by three armed thieves Wednesday.

Dog Tied to a Tree and Left for Dead
Dog Tied to a Tree and Left for Dead

Stray animal volunteers find a dead dog tied to a tree in Southwest Miami-Dade County. More than a week after first reporting it to 311, the dog's body was still there. NBC 6 Investigates what took so long for an investigation.

No Use of US Military for Deportations: Kelly
No Use of US Military for Deportations: Kelly

Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations." Only hours earlier, President Donald Trump suggested the opposite. He told CEOs at the White House the deportation push was a "military operation."

Couple Learns Lesson After Clicking on Social Media Ads
Couple Learns Lesson After Clicking on Social Media Ads

A local celebrity couple says they learned a tough lesson, after trying to buy products they found through ads on their social media feeds.

Comedian Lenny Schultz Still Bringing the Laughs at 83
Comedian Lenny Schultz Still Bringing the Laughs at 83

He’s 83 now, and doesn’t look all that familiar, until you hear his schtick. Growling like a dog, clucking like a chicken, whirring like a helicopter, it all comes out of Lenny Schultz.