Rhodes rejected arguments for a six-month ban on water shutoffs saying water is not a constitutional right and stopping the shutoffs would be a financial hit to the water and sewer department which the city simply can not afford.
Fall air will erase the record warmth that has been gripping the Northeast, while chilly air is set to charge into the Midwest by week's end.
Cooler air will settle into much of the Northeast for a time this week, but a lasting, dramatic fall-like temperature change is not in the offing just yet.
The East and West Coast were affected by storms during the middle of the week, while across the globe, South Korea received significant rainfall from Fung-wong.
An intense storm system swept through much of the Southwest over the weekend, sparking a Utah bridge to crumble amid overwhelming flooding that toppled a vehicle into a nearby river.Read Story >