Top stories: Week of October 21-25

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Posted: Saturday, October 26, 2013 8:00 am | Updated: 9:30 am, Mon Oct 28, 2013.

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

One injured in 3-vehicle crash near Sarasota-Bradenton Airport

The crash happened around 9:25am on Tamiami Trail near the Sarasota-Bradenton Airport.

FHP: Man swerved to avoid school bus, hits three students

The crash happened shortly before 7:30am on State Road 62 a short distance west of U.S. 17. That's about halfway between Bowling Green and Wauchula in Hardee County.

Charlotte County man bitten by deadly Cobra

Frank Costello was cleaning the reptiles cage at a licensed exotic animal facility when the snake bit him on the hand.

Workers discover dead body near 10th Street Boat Ramp in Sarasota

Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are currently conducting a death investigation after a decomposed body was found Wednesday afternoon.

Jerky treats from China continuing to sicken and kill pets

"It really is a pity. It's something that can be totally avoided. We feed our dogs and we look after them, and here we are feeding them something not good and toxic," said Tudin.

Bicyclist injured on Fruitville Road Monday

One person was seriously injured Monday is a collision with an SUV on Fruitville Road. The bicyclist was flown to the hospital for treatment.

Palmetto man charged with having sex with child

22-year-old Calvin Smith was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of Felony Capital Sexual Battery.

Flu outbreak strikes Sarasota charter school

So far 73 students at the school, located near downtown Sarasota, have shown flu-like symptoms this week.

Officer involved shooting leaves one dead in North Port

One person is dead after an altercation with a police officer who was investigating a suspicious vehicle parked along a road in North Port.

One person dead after motorcycle crash in Bradenton

Frye, who was wearing a helmet, struck the right side of the car and came to a rest in the intersection. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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