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

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

Life began to return to normal as the federal government reopened its doors after the 16-day partial shutdown that culminated in a late-night rush to pass a bill and avoid a default on the nation's debt. Federal...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:55 PM EDT

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers were ordered back on the job Thursday after Congress ended the 16-day government shutdown with a last-minute deal that also averted a debt default.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 08:23 AM EDT

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What's the cost of a shutdown? That's still unclear, but the number will reach into the billions.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:40 PM EDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 04:39 PM EDT

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

President Obama said "there are no winners here" after lawmakers reached a last-minute agreement to reopen the government after a 16-day shutdown and avert default. The fiscal showdowns had inflicted "completely...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 01:12 PM EDT

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

After the 16-day government shutdown, parks and museums closed during the government shutdown will reopen. All national parks -- from Yosemite to Shenandoah National Park -- will reopen Thursday. The country's...

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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Parts of State

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Parts of State

Some southern parts of the state are under a winter storm warning through Monday morning as a storm moves in that could drop up to 6 inches of snow statewide.

More Snow Falls Across the State

More Snow Falls Across the State

The arrival of March and another snow storm slowed travel across the state.

Route 2 Reopens After Fatal Accident on Norwich/Bozrah Town Line

Route 2 Reopens After Fatal Accident on Norwich/Bozrah Town Line

Route 2 is closed on the Norwich/Bozrah town line due to a serious crash Sunday evening.

5 Hospitalized After Blaze, Including 2 Firefighers

5 Hospitalized After Blaze, Including 2 Firefighers

A man is in critical condition after firefighters rescued him from a fire that tore through a New Haven home overnight, hospitalizing him, two other occupants and two firefighters.

Neighbor Saves Woman From Trailer Park Fire

Neighbor Saves Woman From Trailer Park Fire

A neighbor saved a woman from a home that caught fire in a Southington trailer park on Sunday.

Pedestrian Killed in Waterbury Hit-and-Run

Pedestrian Killed in Waterbury Hit-and-Run

A 61-year-old woman was killed Saturday night after a car hit her while she was crossing Wolcott Street in Waterbury.