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Detroit Shutting Off Water to Homes With Unpaid Bills

The city of Detroit, Michigan began shutting off water service Monday to thousands of people with overdue bills. The cash-strapped city has been doing the shutoffs for several years as it balances giving people a chance to catch up on payments with its own budget crisis. Some 23,000 people owed an average of about $663.  Hundreds of them lined up Saturday to sign up for a payment plan to keep their water on. Detroit's water department services about 4 million people in its...

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