Ohio River Bridges Puppies & Rainbows Fun Time!

Like a summer rainstorm, a downpour of activity is about to flood the banks of the Ohio River. [WDRB]

Because Louisville always needs to pay more taxes, right? Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said Monday he will support the creation of a tax-increment financing district for a new University of Louisville research park in eastern Jefferson County. [C-J/AKN]

A Louisville man has been arrested after police say he was drunk and approaching children at a local swim club. Witnesses say Koven was also trying to pass out American flags to people and got aggressive if they said no. [WHAS11]

Today at 5:00, Papaw and Jerry will be downtown to participate in the Ohio River Bridges Debacle groundbreaking. [Press Release]

Shelbyville police have identified the body of a juvenile found in a creek Monday morning. Police say the body is that of a 15-year-old girl. [WLKY]

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell is rejecting a private ethics sanction from the Kentucky Bar Association. As a result he is facing harsher penalties and increased scrutiny from critics, who are openly recruiting former Commonwealth’s Attorney Dave Stengel to run against O’Connell next year. Translation: the good old boy network doesn’t like what he’s doing. That’s why people like Benham Sims are foaming at the mouth. [WFPL]

A hydrochloric acid leak continued to flow Sunday night. The leak came from a 500,000 gallon tank at Dupont Fluroproducts. [WAVE3]

A Lexington internal medicine and infectious disease specialist will head the American Medical Association. [Business First]

Most adults in developed countries favor gay marriage or some type of legal recognition for same-sex couples and think they should be able to adopt children, according to an international poll released on Tuesday. [Reuters]

If you watched Friday’s Comment on Kentucky, you didn’t learn anything about the special election in the 56th State House District. [Page One]

Looks like Jeffersonville is getting tired of its current crazy mayor. City Councilman Dennis Julius said Monday he will run for mayor of Jeffersonville in 2015. [News & Tribune]

A Kentucky judge is weighing whether a same-sex couple qualifies for the privilege of not testifying against a spouse in a slaying case in Louisville. [H-L]