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News Minute: Here is the latest Connecticut news from The Associated Press

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The head of Hartford's police union says police Chief James Rovella sent the wrong message by walking this week with demonstrators protesting an officer's stun gunning of a teenager. Rovella says he wanted to assure the protesters there would be a thorough investigation of the August 19 incident.

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- State officials have inspected a school bus firm's records after one of its drivers was charged with driving drunk Wednesday with 20 kids on her bus. The New Britain Herald reports the inspection of M & J also follows authorities' discovery the woman had been arrested before on a DUI charge.

GROTON, Conn. (AP) -- A Navy seaman in Groton faces arraignment today for allegedly assaulting and seriously injuring his 2-month-old son. Jordan Rittenhouse is a student at the Naval Submarine Base. The infant remains hospitalized.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A woman seriously hurt on Wednesday in a car crash in New Haven was pregnant and being taken to a hospital by a friend. The friend died in the crash, with Vera Mercer's family telling WTNH-TV she remains in serious condition while the baby was delivered by emergency c-section.

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