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.

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Convicted Killer Sentenced in 1987 Murder

Convicted Killer Sentenced in 1987 Murder

A case that’s been ongoing for 28 years is now closed -- Pedro Miranda has been sentenced to life in prison for the 1987 murder of a 13-year-old Hartford girl, Mayra Cruz.

Doctor Faces Judge on Sex Assault Charges

Doctor Faces Judge on Sex Assault Charges

An urgent care doctor in Norwich was arraigned Thursday on charges he sexually assaulted an 18-year-old patient.

Ansonia Residents Frustrated by Graffiti at Nolan Field

Ansonia Residents Frustrated by Graffiti at Nolan Field

Some residents in Ansonia feel that they will have to pay for someone else's poor decision - again. This, after a public sports park was targeted by vandals this week. Police said whomever used spray paint...

Shootings of Pastor and Another Man Are Connected: Police

Shootings of Pastor and Another Man Are Connected: Police

Hartford police said the shooting of a pastor in Hartford and another shooting 14 minutes later over Memorial Day weekend appear to be connected.

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted on federal charges Thursday for allegedly structuring the withdrawal of nearly one million dollars in cash from banks in a way to avoid reporting...

Willington Residents Protest Proposed Shooting Range

Willington Residents Protest Proposed Shooting Range

Thursday night more than 100 people packed the Willington Public Library for a meeting to discuss potentially moving the Simsbury state police gun range to their neighborhood.