More than a dozen women (and some men) protested outside the Capitol in Austin Sunday afternoon as part of a national movement for topless equality. Holding signs and waving at cars as they drove by, protesters stood bare-chested as people across the street seemed surprised... but then took pictures. Being topless is legal in Austin, but the nationwide movement claims that women should have the same constitutional right that men have to go bare-chested in public, everywhere.
A Shreveport police detective has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the city's chief of police and the city of Shreveport, alleging that the chief and other higher-ups in the department knew of allegations of wrongdoing at Fire Station 8 and withheld information from him, the FBI, and State Police. Veteran detective Rodney Demery filed the suit on Monday in Caddo district court, claiming that he was harassed, subjected to frivolous internal affairs complaints and improperly reassigned after bringing up the possibility of potential criminal conduct on the part of members of the Shreveport Fire Department in connection with the investigation. read more
Guardians of the Galaxy: The wisecracks and meta references landed with some frequency, and the action set pieces looked cool and seemed like they'd be fun to live through. But about 30 minutes in, and for nearly every minute after, something else became increasingly clear: The movie has no clear or compelling plot. It is not easy to explain...what is actually happening. read more
Cable TV's Cartoon Network, is creating controversy over its late night show that will air during the stations "Adult Swim" hours. It's called "Black Jesus" Shreveport's Bishop Larry Brandon is the Senior Pastor of Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church. He is stepping forward calling the show a degrading and disrespectful depiction of Jesus Christ. read more
Just days after getting arrested in a child sex sting, Robert Kingsolver is a long way from his beloved job at Walt Disney World. Kingsolver, 49, is one of at least 35 Disney employees arrested since 2006 and accused of sex crimes involving children, trying to meet a minor for sex, or for possession of child pornography. Five Universal Studios employees and two employees from SeaWorld have also been arrested. None of the cases involved children or teenagers visiting the parks.