And The Grease Bucket Walls Come Tumbling Down

A new report says the air we breathe is among the dirtiest in the country — but another says the air quality is better now than ever before. [FOX41]

Local residents acknowledged the benefit the east-end bridge will provide to the region for the planned Ohio River Bridges Project, but called to stop the construction and the use of tolls on the planned downtown bridge. [News & Tribune]

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Steve Beshear’s crew are still withholding child-abuse death records. So much for promised transparency. [H-L]

How can you know there’s a loaded gun within reach of a three-year-old and leave it available for them to play with? And how stupid do you feel when that child kills its 18-month-old sibling? Come on, people, how many times does this have to happen? [WAVE3]

Police say human remains found in a southern Indiana man’s backyard have been identified as a woman who has been missing for about a month. [WKYT]

Really, way to go, Nawbny, with your death and murder and bodies buried in the back yard and such. [84WHAS]

Cannons Lane was shut down in both directions at I-64 Sunday evening after shots were fired at an officer during a police pursuit. You can’t even go to St. Matthews these days without getting shot. [WHAS11]

This guy in Indiana has felony convictions for lying about his voter registration. Meanwhile, Democrats in Frankfort like Ruth Ann Palumbo aren’t even questioned about their illegal registrations. [WFPL]

The Kentucky Derby’s annual running on the first Saturday in May provides a lesson, of sorts, in economics. [Business First]

WHEN WILL THE KILLING STOP? This is out-of-control crazy. Come on, Louisville, stop killing each other. [WLKY]

The former general manager of the KFC Yum! Center has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the Kentucky State Fair Board, claiming he was fired over statements he made to a consultant reviewing that arena’s operations that were critical of fair board president Harold Workman. [C-J/AKN]