Top stories of the week: March 4-8

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New Sarasota guns & ammo store out of the ordinary

What do you get when you combine guns, coffee and a lounge? You get Fully Loaded.

Woman high on nitrous oxide arrested after vehicle pursuit in Sarasota

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle near the intersection of State Road 72 and the Bee Ridge Extension.  Upon arrival they located the reported vehicle, a black Hummer, which began to flee the area and drove towards a deputy's vehicle.

2 Venice schools locked down after bomb threat at bank

On Monday around 10 am the Venice Police Department responded to Fifth Third Bank at 273 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice in reference to an armed robbery.

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."

One person dead after vehicle drives off I-75 early Monday morning

An Arcadia woman is dead and another man injured following an early Monday morning crash on the interstate.

Church administrator charged with Grand Theft of over $50,000

Suspect sought after shooting in north Sarasota

Baby chicks rescued from Bradenton storm drain

Father, son arrested for stalking 64-year-old neighbor

FWC officer arrested for lewd battery on a 14-year-old girl