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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Man Armed With Rifle Killed in Police Shootout in Miami Gardens
Man Armed With Rifle Killed in Police Shootout in Miami Gardens

A man armed with a rifle was killed in a police shootout Monday after a murder investigation led detectives to a neighborhood in Miami Gardens.

Subtropical Storm Andrea Forms in Atlantic
Subtropical Storm Andrea Forms in Atlantic

Subtropical Storm Andrea formed Monday evening in the Atlantic, some 700 miles northeast of Miami.

Instagram Users Complain Recovering Accounts Near Impossible
Instagram Users Complain Recovering Accounts Near Impossible

Malicious hackers are hijacking social media accounts for ransom. Learn how to protect yourself against cyber thieves.

BSO Bodycam Shows Confrontation Between Deputy, Blanche Ely Student
BSO Bodycam Shows Confrontation Between Deputy, Blanche Ely Student

The Broward Sheriff's Office released bodycam footage of the takedown of a teen at Blanche Ely High School, an incident in which parents and attorneys are accusing the deputy of using excessive force against the...

Man Gets 40 Years for Starting Shooting That Killed 6-Year-Old Boy
Man Gets 40 Years for Starting Shooting That Killed 6-Year-Old Boy

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to four decades in prison for starting a gunfight that killed a 6-year-old boy.

Man Accused of Threatening Miami Gardens Mosque
Man Accused of Threatening Miami Gardens Mosque

A man accused of writing social media posts threatening to kill Muslims had been visiting a Miami Gardens mosque for evening communal dinners during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.