Top web stories of MySuncoast.com: Week of June 24-28

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Posted: Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:30 am

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

Police: Man tries to steal lawnmower using a bicycle

According to the Sarasota Police Department, on Sunday, 53-year-old Michael Barwick of Sarasota was seen by a resident as he walked into a neighbor's carport in the Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores neighborhood and came out pushing a lawnmower.

Deputies: Woman found dead in home, person of interest sought

Upon arrival to the scene, deputies discovered the body of 30-year-old Jazmin Catano inside the residence. She was found in a bedroom with signs of trauma to her body.

Female crime ring members plead guilty, sentenced to prison

The four members of a female crime ring have plead guilty and have been sentenced for up to 10 years in prison on variety of charges stemming from their two-week crime spree.

Arrest made in Wednesday night Venice home invasion

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, the occupants of a home on Horizon Road saw a man on a surveillance camera positioned near the rear door around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Wallenda - Man on a Wire Nik & Karl Wallenda Tribute Video by Rob Satori

"Man On A Wire" is a tribute music video for Nik Wallenda by Rob Satori, a local Suncoast entertainer often seen at Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, and greater Tampa Bay Area venues.

Deputies: Child was left in car for three hours during funeral

A Lee County family already in mourning are now coping with the tragic death of a 3-year-old child who died after reportedly being left in a vehicle in Palmetto Saturday.

Sarasota woman wanted for Grand Theft

No details of the crime she has been accused of area available, but has been charged with grand theft of more than $300 but less than $5,000.

Suspect sought in Venice bank robbery

The Venice Police Department is investigating a bank robbery at the Bank of America located at 304 West Venice Avenue.

Deal with homebuilder creates new jobs at Venice window maker

PGT is teaming up with PulteGroup, the parent company of Pulte Homes, the second largest home builder in the country – and the most profitable.

Identity released in fatal Bradenton motor scooter crash

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 40-year-old Raymond Russ lost control of his scooter, hit a curb, crashed into a street sign and was knocked off the scooter.

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