Sunny and Cold, Dog Attacks Burglar, Teen Poses as a Doctor in a Hospital

Sunny and Cold, Dog Attacks Burglar, Teen Poses as a Doctor in a Hospital


Sunshine to start and then high clouds will start working their way in. High: 28


Cloudy.  LOW: 21


Sloppy day where we'll see it all! Starting off with maybe snow—the wet and heavy kind—warming so it's change over to rain/snow maybe some ice at times—then we'll get cold again so back to snow! At least road salt will work! High: 36

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door.

The family in Port Clinton says they were home when their 11-year-old pit bull named Mamma heard something at the door and began growling.

Tony Byrd Jr. tells The Blade newspaper in Toledo he heard screaming coming from the front of the house Sunday night and came out to see the would-be burglar shutting the door and running to a car.

Byrd says he then saw a blood trail in the snow.

He says their dog normally is playful and that she must have sensed something about the man.

Police are asking hospitals to watch for anyone seeking treatment for dog bites.

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WSVN/CNN) - Police said a teenager was playing doctor inside a medical facility for a month and even got inside an exam room before he was detected.

The teen apparently walked the halls of St. Mary's Medical Center wearing a white coat with a St. Mary's logo and "anesthesiology" embroidered on the front.

"I think it's just crazy," Stacy Morales said. "I can't believe he got away with it for a month."

He was busted while wearing a stethoscope around his neck and a mask on his face. He was in an examination room with a patient while a real doctor was conducting an exam.

"He presented himself with a patient of our practice and introduced himself as Dr. Robinson," Dr. Sebastian Kent said. "The first thing I thought was, 'I am really getting old because these young doctors look younger every year.'"

Kent called security, who called police. Personnel, even security guards, around the hospital had seen him for weeks and believed he was someone official.

The teen's mom responded to the scene telling police that her son had an undisclosed illness and he had not been taking his medication. Both police and the hospital decided not to charge the teen.

"The individual never had contact with any hospital patients and did not gain access to any patient care areas of the hospital at any time," St. Mary's said in a statement. "The hospital immediately notified local authorities, who took the individual into custody, and we are cooperating with their ongoing investigation."

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