Former Justice Secretary John Tilley Booked for Rape

Attorney, five-term state representative, and former Kentucky Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley has been booked for first degree rape. Tilley turned himself in on Monday morning at 9:15 am according to the Fayette County Jail website. He is currently being held without bond as he awaits a hearing in Fayette County. The charge of rape...

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    Maddox Takes GOP Field to the Mat in Fancy Farm Speech

    GOP primary candidate for governor and state Rep. Savannah Maddox went all out in her Fancy Farm speech against Republican rivals, even as they played it safe and stayed away from jabbing one another. Fancy Farm organizers broke with tradition and included Maddox on the stage at the annual political speaking. They were rewarded with...

    A Wise Choice? Will Kelly Craft Pick State Senator as Running Mate?

    As Fancy Farm takes place on Saturday a majority of the Republican candidates for governor will face off from the stage, but one potential candidate will be missing from the bunch. Former United Nations Ambassador Kelly Craft is expected to enter the GOP primary race for governor in September, and numerous sources say she could...

    Current and Former Louisville, Kentucky Police Officers Charged with Federal Crimes Related to Death of Breonna Taylor

    News Release: A federal grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky, returned two indictments that were unsealed today, and the Department of Justice filed a third charging document today, in connection with an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old woman who was shot and killed in her Louisville home on March...

    AshBritt Awarded Contract for Debris Clean Up in Eastern Kentucky

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a contract for debris removal in eastern Kentucky to a company also removing debris from the tornadoes in western Kentucky. AshBritt was awarded the debris removal contract on Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear said during his Thursday press conference. Assigning a contractor to remove debris is a “big step,” Beshear...

    Daniel Cameron Crowd Sourcing ‘Zingers’ for Fancy Farm Speech

    Kentucky Attorney General and candidate in the Republican primary for governor Daniel Cameron is seeking help from his followers for his Fancy Farm speech. In a video posted to his Instagram account on Thursday, Cameron is offering a signed campaign t-shirt in exchange for a one-liner or joke that he adds to his speech on...

    Charles Booker Releases First TV Ad Calling for ‘New Politics’

    Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Charles Booker is poised to release his first television advertisement of the campaign calling for “New Politics” that centers on solving the problems facing Kentucky such as prescription drug prices, inflation, and a tightening housing market rather than focusing on partisan divisions. The ad, titled “Shared Dreams,” will be the campaign’s...

    KY GOP Trolls KY Democrats Ahead of Fancy Farm

    The Republican Party of Kentucky (RPK) is starting an annual tradition a few days early with a tweet aimed at the chairman of the Kentucky Democratic Party (KDP). Before Kentucky Democratic Party chairman Colmon Elridge takes the stage at Fancy Farm this weekend to speak on behalf of all the state’s Democrats and laud U.S....

    Rep. Pam Stevenson Considering Run for Kentucky AG

    Multiple sources tell Kentucky Fried Politics that state Rep. Pam Stevenson is considering a run for Kentucky Attorney General next year. Stevenson, a Democrat from the West End of Louisville, is a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel elected to the state House of Representatives in 2020. She is uncontested this year in her bid for...

    Death toll reaches 30 after Eastern KY Flooding; Beshear asks FEMA for assistance

    Gov. Andy Beshear shared the difficult news on Monday morning that 30 people in Eastern Kentucky have died after flood waters ripped through the region. “If things weren’t hard enough on the people of this region, they’re getting rain right now,” Gov. Beshear said, noting that Floyd, Magoffin, Knott and Pike counties remain under a...