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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Security Guard Arrested in Accidental Shooting in Miami-Dade
Security Guard Arrested in Accidental Shooting in Miami-Dade

A security guard who accidentally shot and killed a woman at a business in southwest Miami-Dade is facing a manslaughter charge.

Remains Found in Alabama During Search for Missing Florida Girl
Remains Found in Alabama During Search for Missing Florida Girl

Police searching for a 5-year-old Florida girl who's been missing since last week found human remains in rural Alabama, authorities said Tuesday.

Small Plane Crashes at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines
Small Plane Crashes at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines

A small plane crashed at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines Tuesday morning.

Bacteria Beach Advisories Increasing, While Research Finds No Link to Sewage Plant
Bacteria Beach Advisories Increasing, While Research Finds No Link to Sewage Plant

South Florida’s beaches are having a bad year, being closed more often and for longer periods of time due to the presence of bacteria that is associated with sewage.

Fate of Dreamers Now Rests With the Supreme Court
Fate of Dreamers Now Rests With the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court's conservative majority seems prepared to allow the Trump administration to end a program that allows some immigrants to work legally in the United States and protects them from deportation....

'Miracle' Dog Rescued After Dorian Adopted in South Florida
'Miracle' Dog Rescued After Dorian Adopted in South Florida

The dog spent over three weeks trapped under an air conditioning unity in Marsh Harbor, Bahamas before an infrared drone was able to locate him and he was flown to the Loxahatchee Groves facility of the Big Dog...