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.
Oligarchy has no public face...This is the sound it makes: "You are all so stupid you don't know the difference between social rights and civic rights so let gays marry and soldier, but we reserve the power to arrest any gender without warrant and detain you without trial. Sure, freedom of speech, speak all you like, but we have the freedom to listen in...If we decide you need to die, we've staked out that right, too, the right to kill you, without trial, without proof, anywhere in the world." read more