A gunman opens fire inside the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey, shooting out security cameras. Hours later, the gunman commits suicide near the mall.
Voters in Arizona, New Jersey, Montana and South Dakota approve legislation legalizing recreational cannabis, while voters in Mississippi approve the medical use of cannabis. Oregon becomes the first U.S. state to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of hard drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.
American voters in the state of New Jersey select party candidates to succeed term-limited incumbent Republican Chris Christie. Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno win nominations their parties' nominations.
Democrat United States Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey dies at age 89 from pneumonia. Republican governor Chris Christie is tasked with choosing a replacement Senator. [http:--www.washingtontimes.com-news-2013-jun-3-sen-frank-lautenberg-dies-89-new-jersey-democrat-w- "(Washington Post)"]