Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has proposed a new tax plan for New Jersey as she embarks on her own bid for Chris Christie’s job in November. Guadagno’s plan would limit the amount of school taxes paid by residents when that amount reaches five percent of the household’s income. ##
A body has been found in Hawaii and is reportedly that of a Marine from Egg Harbor Township. A television station in Hawaii reports that the body of 21 year old Tyler Weschler has been found. His family recently flew to Hawaii to search for Weschler after he came up missing. ##
A portion of Route 40 in Hamilton Township has been closed due to a fallen utility pole and wires that are crossing the roadway this morning. Crews say the pole came down at mile post 39. Utility companies were contacted this morning, but no word yet on when the highway will reopen.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez killed himself Wednesday morning. Hernandez was found hanging by a bed sheet inside his cell at a correctional facility where he was serving a life sentence for murder. ##