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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Authorities Shoot and Kill Suspect Outside Mosque Near Fort Lauderdale
Authorities Shoot and Kill Suspect Outside Mosque Near Fort Lauderdale

An armed suspect was shot killed by authorities outside a mosque near Fort Lauderdale Friday.

Cessna Jet Crashes in Ocean East of Fort Lauderdale
Cessna Jet Crashes in Ocean East of Fort Lauderdale

A Cessna business jet crashed Friday into the Atlantic Ocean 310 miles east of Fort Lauderdale, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

South Florida in for Hot, Windy Memorial Day Weekend
South Florida in for Hot, Windy Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, Sunday and Monday the rain chances are all 10 percent or less, but make sure to watch for just a stray shower or two coming in from the ocean.

Teen Girl Dies After West Miami-Dade Hookah Bar Shooting
Teen Girl Dies After West Miami-Dade Hookah Bar Shooting

A 17-year-old girl died after being shot during an incident near a hookah lounge in Southwest Miami-Dade early Friday.

Trump Arrives in Tokyo for State Visit, Golf and Sumo
Trump Arrives in Tokyo for State Visit, Golf and Sumo

President Donald Trump needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country Saturday that's been tailor-made to his whims and ego. Speaking at a reception with several...

GOP Conservative Temporarily Blocks $19B Disaster Bill
GOP Conservative Temporarily Blocks $19B Disaster Bill

A House GOP conservative complaining a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill leaves out money needed to address the migrant crisis at the border blocked the bill Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane...