ORLANDO, Fla. - Florida U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's wife has accused him of pushing her during an argument over the weekend, but he claims the allegations are a lie.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday that it was investigating a reported domestic violence incident between Grayson and his wife, Lolita, but no charges have been filed.
Greyson's office released a statement denying his wife's accusations. Grayson says he never touched his wife, even after she physically attacked him.
CHICAGO - Illinois' attorney general says county clerks statewide can immediately begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples even though the state law legalizing gay marriage doesn't take effect until June.
Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued the guidance Tuesday in response to a question from Macon County Clerk Stephen Bean.
A state law legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect June 1, but a federal judge in Chicago ruled last month that Illinois' original ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The governor of Kentucky said Tuesday the state will hire outside attorneys to appeal a judge's decision granting legal recognition to same-sex couples married in other states and countries after the attorney general announced that he would not pursue the case further.