Top stories: Week of September 23-27

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

Fatality reported in I-75 rollover

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a sanitation truck from Southern Sanitary was traveling in the outside southbound lane when for unknown reasons, the truck veered to the left across all three lanes and into the median, colliding with another vehicle along the way.

Very pregnant CrossFit mom causes stir online

The photo of the 35-year-old former bodybuilder from California prompted a slew of comments -- both positive and negative.

Driver hydroplanes vehicle into Phillippi Creek

"I am really grateful. I thank God and all my friends and family that came out here to help me today, and the kids who stopped to help pull me up to the bank. I thought the truck was going to fall on me," said Roberts.

Suncoast cemetery adds section for bikers

Bikers will tell you that riding the open road is not only a lifestyle, but it's in their blood. A local cemetery is giving bikers a chance to commemorate that passion.

DUI charges filed after man crashes into patrol car, tries to drive away

Tauber claimed he hadn’t been drinking and refused to perform standard field sobriety tests, telling the deputy to "F*** off." The report states that "the driver stated he has a lot of money and I need to shut the **** up."

Flooding from Sarasota rains worry homeowners

On Siesta Key Tuesday morning, residents on Banan Place may have to resort to boats to get out of their driveways. That's right next to the Out-of-Door Academy on Siesta.

Sheriff: Man in photo is suspect in burglaries

According to the sheriff's office, on Sunday a teen reported hearing someone knock on the door of his Murdock Avenue home but didn’t answer. Moments later a man broke in through a sliding door but fled when he saw the boy inside.

Married Seminole man arrested for having sex with Sarasota teen

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested a married Seminole man who pretended to be a teen and traveled to Sarasota to have sex with a minor.

Bradenton couple carjacked at gun point

The suspects demanded the victims leave their belongings in the car and get out. The couple did just that. The suspects then jumped into the vehicle and took off. No one was injured.

Doctors Grow Nose on Man’s Forehead

After a Chinese man’s nose was irreparably damaged from infection, his doctors decided to “grow” a second nose on the man’s forehead to replace the original nose.