Government Shutdown - NBC 6 South Florida

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

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 at 12:20 AM EST

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Offers Furloughed Workers Free Meals

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Offers Furloughed Workers Free Meals

A New Jersey-based “community restaurant” owned by Jon Bon Jovi and his wife will serve a free meal to furloughed federal workers on Monday.

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 09:04 AM EST

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

After thieves stole her handbag and briefcase and everything inside - credit cards, checkbooks, business and Social Security documents, Louette Duvall, 67, a widow, scrambled to freeze or close her bank accounts...

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 07:37 PM EST

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

The Federal Aviation Administration says it has brought about 500 furloughed safety inspectors back to work and expects more to return next week, potentially easing strains on the aviation system amid a partial...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 07:11 PM EST

Federal Shutdown Delays Some State Road, Bridge Contracts

Federal Shutdown Delays Some State Road, Bridge Contracts

Uncertainty over federal funding for transportation projects amid a partial government shutdown is forcing some states to delay contracts for new road and bridge work while others are preparing for that...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 04:22 PM EST

TSA Officers Prepare for Extended Shutdown

TSA Officers Prepare for Extended Shutdown

Transportation Security Administration screeners at U.S. airports are facing their first missed paychecks as an impasse between President Donald Trump and lawmakers over funding for a new barriers at the U.S....

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MDPD Director Responds to Videos that Spawned Lawsuits
MDPD Director Responds to Videos that Spawned Lawsuits

Newly released body cam video shows a Miami-Dade police officer pointing his weapon at a man during an arrest for reckless driving. The man is the latest to sue the department claiming his civil rights were...

Dolphins Pick Clemson DT Christian Wilkins in First Round of NFL Draft
Dolphins Pick Clemson DT Christian Wilkins in First Round of NFL Draft

Defensive tackle Christian Wilkins has been acquired by the Miami Dolphins from Clemson University as the 13th pick of the first round of the NFL draft.

Ex-South Fla. Cop Gets 25 Years for Killing Black Motorist
Ex-South Fla. Cop Gets 25 Years for Killing Black Motorist

For the first time in nearly 30 years, a Florida police officer was sentenced to prison Thursday for an on-duty fatal shooting, receiving 25 years in a 2015 shooting.

Miami Beach Tenants Say Renovations Pushing Them Out of Homes
Miami Beach Tenants Say Renovations Pushing Them Out of Homes

Jerome Frost just moved into his Miami Beach apartment in January after signing a 16-month lease – but it's already time to move out.

Inside Joe Biden's Decision to Run One More Time
Inside Joe Biden's Decision to Run One More Time

Joe Biden spent a hot August day at his lakefront Delaware home watching hatred on display in Charlottesville, Virginia, where, days earlier, torch-wielding white supremacists had marched through town. A...

Man Went on South Florida Shopping Spree With Phony $100 Bills: Cops
Man Went on South Florida Shopping Spree With Phony $100 Bills: Cops

A man accused of going on a South Florida shopping spree with phony $100 bills is facing charges.