Top stories of the week: Feb. 25 - March 1

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Baby chicks rescued from Bradenton storm drain

A mother hen frantically paced in front of the Bradenton storm drain while the dramatic rescue of her four baby chickens unfolded.

Medical marijuana advocate home raided

The Jordans say the Manatee County Sheriff's narcotics unit entered their home and began looking for and then seized 25 cannabis plants used to treat Cathy's Lou Gerhrig's Disease.

Deputies: Cocaine found in man's prosthetic leg

When deputies began the search of Greus, they asked if he had anything hidden in his prosthetic leg. Greus said he had a small bag of cocaine in it and handed it to a deputy.

Residents claim cat killer on the loose in Bradenton neighborhood

Colbert believes someone fed her cat rat poisoning after it wandered outside of her home last Friday.  "In high doses, it causes bleeding," said Colbert. "That is the cause of death. Those were the only symptoms on my cat."

Toddler falls from second story condo in Sarasota

According to authorities with the Sarasota County Fire Department, the 2-year-old fell from the balcony of the condo along Midnight Pass Road to the concrete on Tuesday around 7:30 am.

Sinkhole that swallowed Fla. man 'unstable'

Man drives vehicle into side wall of Sarasota Denny's

Scooter rider victim of late night fatal crash

Deputy resigns while under investigation

North Port woman charged in murder for hire