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The Most-Watched Videos of 2018 at NBC4

From a teacher punching a student to a car literally flying through the air to crash into the side of a building, there were some unbelievable videos in 2018.

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    The Most-Watched Videos of 2018 at NBC4
    Over the course of 2018, a lot has happened, from intense wildfires to the Olympics. We present to you the videos at NBC4 that you watched the most.

    Over the course of 2018, a lot has happened, from intense wildfires to the Olympics. We present to you the videos at NBC4 that you watched the most.

    Here's what caught your interest the most in 2018:

    Teacher Caught on Camera Punching Student in Maywood Classroom

    Maywood Teacher Arrested for Punching StudentMaywood Teacher Arrested for Punching Student

    A teacher at Maywood High School was arrested for punching a student. Patrick Healy reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 5, 2018)

    A 64-year-old teacher was jailed after a fight with a 14-year-old student in a classroom at an alternative high school in Maywood Nov. 5, 2018. Video showed the teacher slugging it out with the student as other students and a woman wearing a yellow safety vest try to intervene. The video led to huge outcry in support of the teacher, but some also were upset that a teacher would lose his cool and physically harm a student.

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    Pickax-Wielding Vandal Smashes President Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star to Pieces

    Stunned Witness Describes Trump Star DestructionStunned Witness Describes Trump Star Destruction

    David Palmer says he's used to seeing unusual things on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but what he witnesses early Wednesday caught him by surprise. Palmer describes what he saw when a man took a pickax to President Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star. 

    (Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018)

    One of the most shocking stunts pulled in Hollywood this year involved a man taking a pickax to President Donald Trump’s Walk of Fame star July 25, 2018.

    Witnesses say the man, who was later prosecuted, concealed it in a guitar case before TMZ captured the mayhem on video. Trump received the star in January 2007 for his role in the NBC show "The Apprentice."

    Read more here. 

    Student’s Cellphone Video Captures School Shooting

    Student’s Cellphone Video Captures School ShootingStudent’s Cellphone Video Captures School Shooting

    A Florida high school student captured the sounds of gunfire erupting nearby while hiding in a classroom.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018)

    One of the most chilling videos of 2018 was footage captured by a high school student hiding under a desk while students screamed and gunfire erupted at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida Feb. 14, 2018. Seventeen in all were killed.

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    Woman Says Walmart Locked African American Hair Products Behind Glass

    Perris Mom Files Discrimination LawsuitPerris Mom Files Discrimination Lawsuit

    (Published Friday, Jan. 26, 2018)

    Walmart was set to face a discrimination lawsuit Jan. 26, 2018 after a woman claimed African American hair products were locked behind glass at a California store. Prominent attorney Gloria Allred held an afternoon news conference with Essie Grundy, who said she was discriminated against based on her race at a Walmart located at 1800 N. Perris Blvd. in Perris on Jan. 12.

    "It was something I had to stand up for," the mom said.

    Read more here.

    Winds Subside, Giving Firefighters a Narrow Window of Calm

    Woolsey Fire Burns Homes, Brings in More Fire SupportWoolsey Fire Burns Homes, Brings in More Fire Support

    The Woolsey Fire decimates homes and brings in firefighting reinforcements. Kim Tobin and Lolita Lopez report for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Nov. 10, 2018.

    (Published Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018)

    Multiple fires erupted in November of 2018, leaving more than 100,000 acres scorched, 177 structures destroyed, and left more than 250,000 people without a home as they fled amid evacuation warnings. Three people were killed in the Ventura and LA counties blaze.

    Read more here.

    Father Arrested in Case of Child Abuse Caught on Camera

    Warning: The video below contains disturbing images.

    Shocking Video Leads to Child Abuse ArrestShocking Video Leads to Child Abuse Arrest

    A Riverside man called authorities after he saw a neighbor's infant child getting dropped, swung, and thrown by his father. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

    (Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018)

    Security camera video released July 10, 2018 that showed a man dropping, throwing and slinging a child outside a Riverside home led to the arrest of the boy's father.

    In the video captured July 5, the father can be seen arguing with a woman identified as the man's girlfriend, according to police. He is seen holding the young child -- police said the boy is 18 months old -- and speaking to the woman before dropping him.

    Read more here.

    Speeding Car Goes Airborne, Plows Into Second Floor of Building

    Surveillance Video Captures Car Crash Into Second Floor of BuildingSurveillance Video Captures Car Crash Into Second Floor of Building

    A driver, who later admitted to using narcotics, soared into the air after hitting a center median, crash-landing into the second floor of a building. Christine Kim reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.

    (Published Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018)

    This one was a doozy.

    In a feat that almost seems impossible, or as if it’s straight out of a “Fast and the Furious” film, a car wound up on the second floor of a dental office in Orange County after hitting a median on the street. The crash happened around 5:25 a.m. near the intersection of French and 17th streets in Santa Ana, and it caught fire after it went into the building.

    Read more here.

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