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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Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's Mother, to Run For County Commissioner
Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's Mother, to Run For County Commissioner

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Marton, is set to run for office. Fulton is set to launch her campaign for Miami-Dade County Commission, District 1, on Monday.

'Temple of Time' Honoring MSD Victims Burned in Tribute
'Temple of Time' Honoring MSD Victims Burned in Tribute

The "Temple of Time" memorial built to honor the lives tragically taken in the Parkland school shooting was reduced to ash Sunday night.

Shirtless Fla. Man Steals Patrol Car; Leads 149 MPH Chase
Shirtless Fla. Man Steals Patrol Car; Leads 149 MPH Chase

A shirtless Florida man stole a Florida Highway Patrol trooper's car and led a chase reaching nearly 150 mph on the Turnpike.

Miami Gardens Police Searching for Missing Woman
Miami Gardens Police Searching for Missing Woman

The Miami Gardens Police Department is searching for 41-year-old Kameela Russell, who has been missing since Wednesday.

‘Game of Thrones’ Finale: HBO’s Epic Comes to Somber End
‘Game of Thrones’ Finale: HBO’s Epic Comes to Somber End

Spoilers ahead for what happened in Westeros.

Man Dead, Suspect Detained After Shooting at Tampa Mosque
Man Dead, Suspect Detained After Shooting at Tampa Mosque

Hillsborough County Sheriff's office tells news outlets that investigators believe the victim and the suspect knew each other and attended prayer service at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay Mosque before the...