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The median household income in Bell is $40,556.


Construction accident traps, injures 4

NEW HAVEN | A steel beam collapsed Monday at a Yale University construction site, injuring four people, the mayor’s office said.

Spokeswoman Jessica Mayorga said the four were trapped when the beam fell Monday morning at the planned air-conditioning center.

A Yale-New Haven Hospital spokesman said two men being treated there are in critical condition and one is in serious condition. The fourth person is being treated at the Hospital of Saint Raphael for injuries that are considered not to be life-threatening.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and New Haven officials are investigating.


7-foot gator handcuffed near school

OLDSMAR | Deputies had to handcuff a rather unusual suspect Monday — a 7-foot-long alligator.

A crossing guard at a Tampa-area school spotted the gator lounging near an elementary school in the morning around the time children would be walking to school.

As she and three deputies waited for a trapper to arrive, the alligator started walking toward the children. Three deputies roped the gator’s neck and tail as the animal rolled and thrashed. Its tail broke off chunks of stucco from a nearby wall.

Deputies later secured the gator’s mouth with electrical tape and handcuffed its hind legs. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials took custody of the animal until the trapper arrived.


Death of Amtrak passenger probed

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