A shooting at the Columbia Mall in the U.S. state of Maryland results in 3 people being killed.
A U.S. federal judge in Hawaii, finding the revised federal immigration-refugee executive order violates the U.S. Constitution's religious establishment clause, grants the state of Hawaii's motion for a nationwide temporary restraining order on these rules that were set to become effective at midnight. President Donald Trump vows to appeal this ruling. Two other federal courts held hearings on similar requests filed by the states of Maryland and Washington; neither of these judges issued a ruling.
The state of Washington, joined by the states of California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, and Oregon, asks a federal judge to stop, on constitutional grounds, the revised federal immigration-refugee rules from taking effect on Thursday, March 16. The state of Hawaii has filed a separate, similar request.
Two people are dead, including the perpetrator and one of his two victims, in a murder-suicide, in a home in College Park, Maryland, United States. The three were student roommates at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Voters in the states of Maine, Maryland, and Washington approve measures that would allow same-sex marriage, while Minnesota votes down an amendment that would define marriage as between one man and one woman.
A state of emergency is declared in a number of states including North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut as well as the city of Baltimore in the state of Maryland.
The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee are held in the US town of Oxon Hill, Maryland with Sukanya Roy of South Abington, Pennsylvania. [https:--www.npr.org-blogs-monkeysee-2011-06-02-136888659-the-unstoppable-rightness-of-bee-ing-its-spellings-biggest-night-of-the-year (NPR)], [http:--www.mercurynews.com-news-ci_18189289 (AP via "San Jose Mercury News")]date=August 2019