Here's a look back at the most-clicked stories of the past week on MySuncoast.com.
Health officials in Florida are warning beach-goers and lovers of seafood to be cautious of a deadly flesh-eating bacteria as cases of it spread across the state. Officials say nine people in Florida have died so far in 2013 from the vibrio vulnificus bacteria.
The pair captured the weather phenomenon six miles north of Marathon in an 11-minute video Johnsen posted on YouTube last week.
It happened around 9am. According to fire crews, the blaze started in the wall. It was quickly put out but the kitchen sustained a lot of water damage.
It is believed to be responsible for nine deaths in Florida this year. There was one non-fatal case in Sarasota County in 2012, and one in 2010.
Allen got out of his car wearing military fatigues with one hand behind his back. The trooper repeatedly asked Allen to get back in his car and then he opens fire. The trooper returned fire, hitting Allen, who then got back in his car and drove off.
Jennifer Alonso wrote to a friend on Facebook that her husband had overslept and missed a date night with her the evening before the Aug. 8 shooting. The 26-year-old thanked her friend for helping her calm down.
The SUV driver pulled over, and the bikers surrounded his vehicle, hitting it and spiking the tires, police said. The driver pulled away, hitting three more bikers in the process, police said.
The animals were discovered in a Manatee County home late Wednesday afternoon according to volunteers with Honor Animal Rescue. Very little is known about the owner of the home and whether that individual will be charged with a crime.
Central Florida health officials are warning residents about seawater bacteria after a man died from exposure last week.
The man in the red shirt purchased two cartons of cigarettes at CVS, 1111 N. Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, around 11:30 p.m., on September 19th. That was shortly after someone entered the victim’s garage on Bayview Drive and stole her purse from her car.