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Week’s 5 most-watched videos from The Sacramento Bee

Recognize this thief? Or her get-away car? Her criminal activity was caught on video, and readers were drawn to it.
Recognize this thief? Or her get-away car? Her criminal activity was caught on video, and readers were drawn to it. Special to The Bee

If you didn't get a chance to see what readers were watching, or you need a second look, here are a handful of the most popular videos this week, Dec.19-23, 2016.

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1. DeMarcus Cousins expressed his displeasure with Sacramento Bee columnist Andy Furillo, heaping verbal abuse on the scribe, a barrage preserved on video.

Sacramento Kings DeMarcus Cousins goes on a profane tirade against Sacramento Bee sports columnist Andy Furillo.

2. Check out this thief blithely striding up to a porch, stealing a gift meant for a 9-year-old girl, then scuttling off to her get-away sedan.

A Sacramento woman took to Facebook in an attempt to identify the person who stole a package from her front door the day. Kirsten Larsen, who lives near Main and Norwood avenue, said the package contained Christmas gifts for her 9-year-old daught

3. A Placer County sheriff's deputy used his vehicle to provide a little interference for a bear that appeared to be limping as it tried to elude two coyotes pursuing it across Highway 89 at Squaw Valley.

A Placer County sheriff's deputy used his vehicle to provide a little interference for a bear that appeared to be limping as it tried to elude two coyotes pursuing it across Highway 89 at Squaw Valley. The video was posted Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016.

4. Another look: This explanation of California’s assault weapons ban, taking effect Jan. 1, generated interest anew.

New California laws will broaden the definition of prohibited assault weapons, cracking down on a quick-reloading device referred to as the "bullet button."

5. Snowy conditions on mountain roads can present problems for big rigs trying to get safely over the high country. Caltrans is giving some of those trucks a needed push.

Caltrans and California Trucking Assn. team up to employ two "pusher" trucks for stalled big rigs. A pusher truck is used to move semi-trucks out of traffic or give them the momentum needed to move through the snow after a loss of traction.

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