Here's a look back at the most-clicked stories of the past week on MySuncoast.com.
"It was a high powered flash of light with flames attached to it, and they were shooting it directly into the bird island," said Beverly Meadows a resident of the Oaks Club.
The devices have to be tested once a year, either by the county or by an independent company. And while many county residents paid $2.50 a month extra on their water bill for the county to test the devices, it never happened.
An investigation is underway at The Oaks Club after fireworks were intentionally launched into a bird nesting area, and the family behind it isn't apologizing for their actions.
On Friday around 10:45am, a construction company installing a new natural gas main at the intersection hit a water main, causing a major break in the line. The pressure from the water main break then damaged a gas main in the same area.
According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, witnesses say two males, possibly teenagers, were on school property toward the back of the school around 3:05pm Friday when one of them fired a gun in the air.
"When we are in the huddle, sometimes he starts tearing up, and it’s really tough to see him like that. She was an awesome person at school to have, and she was always kind and had a smile on her face. We really miss her," says Miller.
Just as authorities suspected, a couple accused of kidnapping their own children sailed to Cuba, where they are hunkered down inside their boat at a Havana marina.
The package was found outside of the Quick Stop. Streets around Orange Avenue and Fruitville Road were blocked off.
According to a news release, Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies responded around 9:35pm to a report of a possible meth lab on Lucille Avenue off River Boulevard in Nokomis.
The pot, valued at more than $3.4 million, was concealed inside a tanker truck.