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

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 07:33 AM EDT

Relief From World As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

Relief From World As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

The world breathed a collective sigh of relief at the end of the shutdown and debt limit crisis, with Asian stock markets rising following the deal. The debt impasse had rattled global markets and threatened the...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 09:31 AM EDT

No Winners: How Fiscal Showdown Will Affect Key Players

No Winners: How Fiscal Showdown Will Affect Key Players

None of the politicians in Washington really came out of the government shutdown stalemate looking particularly good, but here's how the now-resolved standoff is likely to affect key players moving forward.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 03:31 PM EDT

Federal Employees Return to Work

Federal Employees Return to Work

Here's what we know now about this compromise plan, and what it means for federal workers and contractors.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:57 PM EDT

Furloughed Workers Take Refuge in NASA Drama Club

Furloughed Workers Take Refuge in NASA Drama Club

Some furloughed federal workers in Prince George's County looking an outlet from the shutdown have found refuge in the most unlikely places. NASA's music and drama club is one of

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 09:21 AM EDT

Obama Signs Bill Ending Fiscal Crisis -- For Now

Obama Signs Bill Ending Fiscal Crisis -- For Now

President Barack Obama signed a bill early Thursday ending the 16-day partial government shutdown and raising the nation's debt limit after Congress passed a last-minute bipartisan deal just hours...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:50 PM EDT

Police Chase Sparked by Woman's Beating Ends in Laurel Crash

Police Chase Sparked by Woman's Beating Ends in Laurel Crash

Two men are facing charges after a police chase that ended in a crash in Prince George's County. It started after an officer spotted a woman being beaten in the back seat of a car in Greenbelt,

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:41 PM EDT

Reaction to Shutdown Deal on National Mall

Reaction to Shutdown Deal on National Mall

People on the National Mall react to news that Congress has reached a deal on the debt ceiling and ending the shutdown. News4's Mark Segraves reports.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:04 PM EDT

Furloughed Families Reassured About Help With Financial Struggles

Furloughed Families Reassured About Help With Financial Struggles

A roundtable in northern Virginia reassure customers hit by furlough that they could get help with financial struggles.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 05:49 PM EDT

People Happy With Deal in Congress But Left With Bad Taste

People Happy With Deal in Congress But Left With Bad Taste

People in D.C. told News4's Mark Segraves that while they are happy to learn of a deal in Congress, they are still put off by the shutdown.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 08:52 AM EDT

What's Next for Workers as Furloughs End

What's Next for Workers as Furloughs End

Now that the government shutdown has ended, thousands of furloughed workers returned to their jobs – and their paychecks. Many say they're looking to save more money in case the Senate's proposal, which...

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Md. Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

Md. Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

A Maryland man is in custody after jumping the White House fence Wednesday night.

100s of Distracted Driving Citations Handed Out Near U.S. Capitol

100s of Distracted Driving Citations Handed Out Near U.S. Capitol

Capitol Police have issued more than 440 citations for distracted driving on the streets near the Capitol in the past three years, according to a review by the News4 I-Team.

Md. Sex Assaults May Be Related: Police

Md. Sex Assaults May Be Related: Police

Prince George's County Police told News4 two sex assaults reported less than a mile apart may be related.

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Student on Her 1st Day

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Student on Her 1st Day

A substitute teacher in D.C. has been arrested for having sex with a student on her first day at the school, News4's Mark Segraves reports.

Woman Convicted in Shooting Death of Neighbor, Lover

Woman Convicted in Shooting Death of Neighbor, Lover

A woman has been convicted in the 2012 shooting death of her neighbor and lover, who prosecutors say she killed after finding out he was dating someone else.

Rumors of Violence at Six Flags Prompt Response

Rumors of Violence at Six Flags Prompt Response

The Washington Post reports Suitland High School's principal sent a text message to parents, urging them not to let their kids go to the park this weekend, because gangs were planning to retaliate for...