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

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Large Fire Damages Tobacco Barn, 5 Houses

Large Fire Damages Tobacco Barn, 5 Houses

The East Windsor Fire Department and firefighters from several nearby communities has been battling a large fire that has damaged a tobacco shed and nearby mobile homes and displaced five families.

Car Rolls Over on Prospect Street on the Hamden-New Haven Line

Car Rolls Over on Prospect Street on the Hamden-New Haven Line

Hamden police are asking drivers to avoid using Prospect Street on the Hamden-New Haven line because a car flipped over.

Police: No Hostages Found in Greenwich Home

Police: No Hostages Found in Greenwich Home

Police are at a home in Greewich after reports of a possible hostage situation.

Arrest Made in New Haven Teen Murder

Arrest Made in New Haven Teen Murder

New Haven police have arrested an 18-year-old man and charged him with the murder of another teen.

Suspects Sought in Multiple Burglaries Across Naugatuck Valley

Suspects Sought in Multiple Burglaries Across Naugatuck Valley

Police are looking for a couple of burglars after they were caught on camera breaking into a local business.

Assault Suspect Asked Victim to Use Her Phone: Cops

Assault Suspect Asked Victim to Use Her Phone: Cops

West Haven police have arrested the man accused of seriously assaulting a woman in her own home Wednesday afternoon.