They were hired to protect, but instead were arrested for neglect. A bus driver and matron face charges for allegedly leaving a special education student on a school bus for five hours in the cold.
Defense attorneys contended neither defendant agreed to do anything illegal and that no bribes were accepted.
Jurors in the federal corruption trial of Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez and an associate were treated Tuesday to videotapes secretly made by a government informant.
Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the third trial stemming from last year’s huge federal corruption sting.
The fate of a northern New Jersey mayor arrested in last summer’s corruption sting is in the hands of voters.