Top stories: Week of November 4-8

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Posted: Saturday, November 9, 2013 8:00 am

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

Mother arrested after Windex incident with her child

The incident happened October 27th when Mosley brought her 6-month-old child to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with cuts to her face and head and covered in Windex.

Sarasota After Dark: On the night beat with Sarasota Police

Over the last eight months we've witnessed burglaries, robberies, domestic disputes, DUIs and much more, during an extensive number of overnight ride alongs with Sarasota Police Officer Jon Vanik.

Deputies: 70-year-old woman stabs burglar in her home

According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, the 70-year-old victim says she was in her Roberta Drive residence when around midnight she woke to a man standing behind her recliner with his hand over her mouth.

Bicyclist struck by van in Sarasota

Police at the scene say the bicyclist, a 22-year-old man, was attempting to cross 10th Street against a red light and rode into the path of the van.

Sneak preview of Children's Rainforest Garden

The latest addition to the Sarasota bayfront botanical gardens features a rock-faced waterfall, caves, and a suspended rope bridge, all to give visitors an experience of what it's like to visit a rainforest.

Fisherman arrested for stabbing incident at Siesta Bridge

On Saturday at about 9pm, Sarasota Police officers arrived at the 1400 block of Siesta Drive to discover the victim lying at the base of the bridge master’s building in the middle of the Siesta Bridge.

Oldest finisher in NYC Marathon dies the next day

Her sister Faith Anderson said Johnson stumbled and hit her head on the road at about the 20th mile.

Central Florida woman allegedly uses her daughters as prostitutes

“It's certainly not common, and as soon as the deputies found out about this, they aggressively worked this case. They put together the special operation in order to arrest the mother,” said Twis Lizasuain of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

Bradenton man arrested hours after his release from jail

Authorities say 32-year-old Ryan Bernhardt was arrested early Tuesday after a resident walked in on a burglary. Responding deputies arrested Bernhardt and 32-year-old Daniel West. They're both charged with burglary and grand theft and remain in the Manatee County Jail.

Pizza man robbed while delivering pie to vacant home

The victim, a pizza delivery driver, told officers he was robbed while delivering a pizza. When the victim went to the door and knocked, he told officers a black male approached him from behind and threw a clay pot at his head. The victim ducked and the clay pot grazed his head.

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