Government Shutdown - NBC Southern California

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

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 09:20 PM PST

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 06:04 AM PST

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 04:37 PM PST

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 04:11 PM PST

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 01:22 PM PST

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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Mike Trout and the Angels Are Finalizing the Largest Contract in Pro Sports History: Report
Mike Trout and the Angels Are Finalizing the Largest Contract in Pro Sports History: Report

The Angels' Mike Trout is close to signing the largest contract in professional sports history, according to reports.

LAPD Report Shows a Dramatic Increase in Crime Involving Homeless in 2018
LAPD Report Shows a Dramatic Increase in Crime Involving Homeless in 2018

The Los Angeles Police Department said this month the number of crime reports that described people experiencing homelessness as either suspects or victims increased by more than 50-percent in 2018.

Search for Missing Boy Leads Back to His Corona Home
Search for Missing Boy Leads Back to His Corona Home

Corona police and forensics analysts are at an apartment complex in Corona where missing 8-year-old Noah McIntosh lived.

Membership Dispute Might Have Led to Crunch Fitness Car Crash
Membership Dispute Might Have Led to Crunch Fitness Car Crash

A dispute over a gym membership might have led to a bizarre series of events that ended with a car crashing into a Crunch Fitness early Tuesday in La Mirada.

200 Miles of Levees Compromised in Midwest Flooding
200 Miles of Levees Compromised in Midwest Flooding

Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding...

Clayton Kershaw Won't Start Opening Day, Ending an 8-Year Streak
Clayton Kershaw Won't Start Opening Day, Ending an 8-Year Streak

Clayton Kershaw won't start for the Los Angeles Dodgers on opening day because of the sore shoulder that's slowed him at spring training, ending his streak of pitching eight straight openers.