- Associated Press - Monday, January 5, 2015

ALBANY, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say 15 people found at a cockfight in southern Kentucky are facing charges.

A police statement says troopers received an anonymous tip about a possible cockfight on Sunday near Albany. The statement says a trooper and Clinton County Sheriff Rick Riddle responded and found a cockfight in progress.

They arrested 15 people, who are all charged with animal cruelty and trespassing.

Clinton County Animal Control took possession of 23 chickens.

Police say they are still investigating.

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