BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The government shutdown is over and many local furloughed employees are back to work. Everyone News 4’s Brittni Smallwood has talked to is excited to be back.
A spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Buffalo says all of their employees came back to the office Thursday. The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site was closed because it’s part of the National Park Service, and now it’s back open for business. Furloughed employees at the Army Corps of Engineers are also back on the job. About 70 people were sent home without pay.
Even though many people are back to work, some are not. For example, more than 700 IRS workers in western New York were furloughed. News 4 learned they are still closed and will resume operations as soon as possible.
As for back pay, all federal employees are expected to get it.
State Police need your help finding a missing woman last seen leaving M&T Bank on Main Street in Clarence this past Monday.
Police in Lockport say they have taken action after a threat was posted on a social media site from a student threatening to bring a gun to North Park School.
State Police are thanking News 4 viewers for helping them locate a man who allegedly hit a mother with his pickup truck as she loaded her two children into her vehicle and then fled the scene.
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