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Posted: Saturday, May 25, 2013 1:00 am | Updated: 11:01 am, Sat Jun 15, 2013.

Here's a look back at the most-clicked stories of the past week on

Homeowners upset at plan to convert golf course into homes

The Sarasota Golf Club on Palmer Road, east of Interstate 75 is shutting down next week, with plans to turn the golf course into new homes. Realtors are pleased, but others are concerned. And it's not just golfers who are teed off.

Deputies: Woman bites boyfriend's penis for not having sex

According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, Krystle Harrison made several advances toward her boyfriend of three years and he rebuffed her. According to an arrest report, she grabbed him and bit his genitals.

Sheriff: Man fired shotgun in possible road rage incident

Both the driver and a passenger were struck by birdshot. The victims and another witness attempted to follow the suspect, but the victims eventually stopped on Tuscola Boulevard, at the entrance to the Lowe's parking lot.

Catholic priest gets life for having sex with boy

According to court records, Wert started the relationship with the teen through an online chat room back in 2010.

Couple charged with Child Neglect after 3-year-old's death

On April 11, 2013, a family friend called 911 after seeing the girl in medical distress. The child was pronounced dead and an autopsy performed the following day determined blunt force trauma to the child’s abdomen caused a lacerated/crushed liver, other massive internal injuries, and a vast amount of internal bleeding, leading to her death.

Manatee sheriff’s lieutenant arrested on child molestation charges

According to the December 2012 State Attorney's report that cleared Couch of any wrongdoing, the children involved are two girls, ages 9 and 12. They are believed to be sisters. We still arent 100 % certain if those girls are related to Couch.

FBI agent fatally shoots man in Orlando

In a statement, FBI spokesman Paul Bresson said the FBI agent acted on an imminent threat and shot the interview subject.

Englewood 18-year-old arrested on child porn charges

A forensic examination of his computer revealed more than 32 images containing children involved in sexual conduct.

81-year-old man missing in Manatee County has been found

81-year-old Javier Gomez walked away from his daughter's house around 7pm in the Treetops subdivision, which is located off Tallevast Road and Lockwood Ridge Road.

Video of man jumping on manatee investigated

Wildlife officials are investigating an online video that shows a man jumping on two manatees.

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