Tuesday Morning Read: Texas flooding sparks memories for Eastern Iowans, accused shooter faced murder charge, some urge release of gunman's name
TODAY’S WEATHER — Partly cloudy. High 78, low 57.
TEXAS FLOODING SPARKS MEMORIES FOR EASTERN IOWANS — As massive rainfall continues to devastate southern Texas, Eastern Iowans now in the Lone Star state say the scene can’t but help evoke memories of flooding that has imperiled communities here. Read more: http://bit.ly/2gl1F56
ACCUSED SHOOTER FACED MURDER CHARGE — Nearly seven months before he was accused of shooting and injuring three people in a chaotic scene early Sunday on the downtown Pedestrian Mall, an Iowa City man was on trial for a murder near Chicago. Read more: http://bit.ly/2x09Nyd
SOME URGE RELEASE OF GUNMAN’S NAME — An Iowa open records advocate is calling on Cedar Rapids officials to release the name of a city employee who prompted the evacuation of a city building after brandishing a shotgun at work last week. Read more: http://bit.ly/2gkBziO
STANLEY NAMED IOWA STARTER — Sometime going into the final weekend before the season, Nathan Stanley was named Iowa’s quarterback. That info trickled out over the course of the weekend. Finally on Monday morning via a tweet from Iowa’s radio play-by-play announcer Gary Dolphin, Iowa confirmed the sophomore from Menomonie, Wis., won the QB over junior Tyler Wiegers. Read more: http://bit.ly/2vAVCfo
QUOTABLE — “We are particularly disappointed in two crime alert warnings regarding sexual assault — there is absolutely no place for these actions on our campus.” A statement from the University of Iowa in the wake of on-campus violence over the weekend