Top stories: Week of May 6-10

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Posted: Saturday, May 11, 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 MySuncoast.com.

One dead following SWAT situation at Sarasota home

ne neighbor who lives close to the house in question had this to say. “They told me to get back inside, the assault rifles started coming out, the riot shields, so it started getting really serious."

Body found in retention pond behind Publix identified

Sheriff's deputies are investigating a dead body found inside a fenced off retention pond near Potter Park.

Martin County High School teacher fired over modeling photos

Sprauer said she was called into the principal's office on April 29 and was shown a photo that had been sent to the principal.

Venice gives solar powered trash cans a try

It just might be the most expensive trash can you have ever seen, costing more than $4,000.

Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of the Skyway disaster

In the middle of a fierce storm the 600-foot Summit Venture tried to make it under the Skyway Bridge at 7:30am. Winds up to 50 miles an hour blew it off course and into the old bridge's concrete supports, sending the southbound span crashing into the bay.

2 arrested in major Sarasota marijuana sales operation

Police say this was one of their largest drug busts ever, with investigators using all sorts of tools, including undercover work and wire taps of one of the suspect's phones.

3 sought in beating of teen at Siesta Key Beach

The incident occurred on Monday around 12:45 am near the pavilion/picnic area. The victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to Blake Medical Center via Bayflite.

Woman crashes car into Sarasota home

It happened Monday shortly before 9 am at Bailey Road and 7th Street in Sarasota.

Sarasota man in serious condition after crashing motorcycle

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Alva Joseph Graber riding his motorcycle west on Fruitville Road approaching Vic Edwards Road. 62-year-old Michael Alan McMurry was driving east on Fruitville.

New details about Augustine Avenue SWAT situation

Myers says Buckley not only organized the rally that raised thousands of dollars for Carlie's family to help with burial expenses but he also moved to the area and later donated his time to maintain a memorial in her honor.

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