Iowa News Headlines: Sun., April 28th 2013


April 28th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

WATERLOO, (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has dismissed a discrimination complaint filed against the Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors. Black Hawk County Veterans Affairs Executive Director Bennie Spain says the board denied him access to public agendas and kept him from presenting agenda items.

DES MOINES, (AP) — Police in Des Moines say a body found in the backyard of a boarded-up house is that of a man police had been seeking for a hammer attack on his girlfriend. The body of Larry Western was found Thursday evening. Western was a suspect in the beating of a woman about 18 hours earlier.

IOWA CITY, (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2009 killing of an Iowa City landlord. A jury convicted Justin Marshall of first-degree aiding and abetting in a murder for the shooting death of John Versypt. Police say Versypt was checking on his properties when he was shot in the head during an attempted robbery.

DES MOINES, (AP) — A woman who sought a job at Iowa Methodist Medical Center is suing the hospital. She says it failed to make accommodations for her shy bladder syndrome. Conner says she was placed in a room with no running water and ordered to produce a urine sample when she reported to take a drug test.