Cockfighting

Kentucky State Police

The Kentucky State Police are investigating a cockfighting ring in Calloway County.  

Around 7:20pm Saturday, KSP Troopers received a report of a cockfighting event being held in a building off of Protemus Rd. in Lynn Grove.  

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Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Matt Bevin will end his primary campaign to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a six-day, 26-county bus tour.

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The Humane Society of the United States wants Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo to strengthen the state’s cockfighting laws. 

 Humane Society CEO Wayne Pacelle’s push comes after a cockfighting ring was recently busted in McDowell, Kentucky. A USDA agent says the Big Blue Sportsman’s Club allegedly hosted illegal gambling ‘derbies’ of fighting chickens.