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October 31, 2012
George Lucas announces 'Star Wars deal' with Disney

October 31, 2012
Drunk, half-naked man tackled by parents at Colfax prep football game

In case you missed it, here's a look at the drunk, half-naked man "leveled" by parents at a local high school football game.

Read Bee writer Ed Fletcher's story here.

October 31, 2012
Kelsey Grammer brings baby to party at Playboy mansion

The actor explains why he and his wife decided to take their 3-month-old daughter to Hugh Hefner's mansion.

October 31, 2012
Video playlist: In Sandy's wake

October 30, 2012
A look at Hurricane Sandy (Part 2): Darkness, death in NYC; jet skiing through N.J. streets; Bloomberg's address; surge wipes out reporter

After Sandy, darkness and damp in New York

The day after hurricane-turned-superstorm Sandy moves ashore, what is left behind is damage on a massive scale. Among the hardest-hit areas: New York City and the New Jersey coast, site of wind, rain and fire.

More videos from superstorm Sandy.


Man jet skiing through New jersey neighborhood

One guy decided to go jet skiing through his neighborhood.

October 30, 2012
A look at Hurricane Sandy: NYC plunged into darkness, 50 homes burn, hospital loses power, Letterman goes audience-less

Mammoth storm Sandy plunges NYC into darkness

Much of New York was plunged into darkness Monday by a superstorm that overflowed the city's historic waterfront, flooded the financial district and subway tunnels and cut power to hundreds of thousands of people.

Raw video: Fire destroys 50 NYC homes

A huge fire destroyed at least 50 flooded homes in the Breezy Point section of New York City's Queens Borough. An FDNY spokesman says nearly 200 firefighters are on the scene.

October 27, 2012
Raw: Hurricane Sandy rages through Bahamas

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a winter storm to hit the U.S. East Coast with a super-storm next week. Here's some fantastic raw video.


October 27, 2012
Sappy? J.Lo's romantic tweets with boyfriend

Jennifer Lopez and her bf, Beau "Casper" Smart, send each other lovey-dovey notes on Twitter. Here are there "happy anniversary" messages.

October 26, 2012
'Dancing With the Stars' host poses for her new sizzling fashion line

Brooke Burke-Charvet unveils her new fashion line "IntiMint" in sizzling fashion.

October 26, 2012
Kim Kardashian's big ring sparks engagement buzz

The E! star is spotted with a huge rock on her hand. Did boyfriend Kanye West proposed? Kim's mother tells.

October 26, 2012
Deer crashes into break room, thrashes the place

A deer crashed through the double-paned window and found his way to the break room.

October 26, 2012
The World Series: Game 3 preview and how the Giants are winning

MLB on FOX previews Game 3 of the World Series.

Verducci: True baseball, a little luck keep Giants rolling

SI.com's Tom Verducci says how the San Francisco Giants keep winning in the 2012 playoffs and World Series by playing true baseball along with a little luck.

October 25, 2012
What's Tom and Katie up to? Take a look and catch up

Katie Holmes and her new Broadway role

Katie Holmes is set to star in the Broadway play "Dead Accounts," a new comedy from Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck and directed by three-time Tony winner Jack O'Brien.

Tom Cruise suing magazine for $50 million

The actor files a lawsuit against Life & Style magazine for publishing a story that accused him of abandoning Suri. Find out all the details.

October 25, 2012
Pumpkin carving tips, including keeping gourd hydrated and smelling good

Create your own Halloween magic with these pumpkin carving and decorating tips from DIY.

October 24, 2012
LeAnn Rimes breaks down to Katie Couric

The country singer gets emotional when talking about her recent treatment to Katie Couric.

October 24, 2012
GOP candidate: God at work if rape causes pregnancy

Just in case you can't believe it, here's a video of Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock saying Tuesday when a woman is impregnated during a rape, "it's something God intended." Related story: Mass. GOP senator rejects Mourdock comment.

October 24, 2012
Celeb file: Madonna tries to dunk son; deja vu on stage for J.Lo; Megan Fox in 'Guys Love Gadgets' campaign

Madonna tries to dunk son on TV

The singer puts 12-year-old Rocco in the hot seat on Ellen DeGeneres' show. Find out if he gets wet in the splash tank.

Another wardrobe slip for J.Lo

Jennifer Lopez suffers an outfit malfunction for the second time in a little over a week..

Megan Fox in steamy shots
Megan strips down to promote 'guys love gadgets' campaign


October 24, 2012
New trailer: Iron Man meets new villain

In the newly released "Iron Man 3" trailer, Tony Stark will continue to face more adversity in the upcoming film through a new villain. While the man in the body armor standing over Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) remains unknown, all signs suggest that it's his arch nemesis The Mandarin, who will be played by Ben Kingsley, or one of his evil allies.

October 23, 2012
Terrifying elevator prank pulled off by tech company

A terrifying stunt is caught on camera as a technology company goes to new lengths to show how clear are their monitors.

October 23, 2012
Judge Carrie Ann Inaba takes a tumble off chair on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Gilles Marini's Bodyguard-themed rumba on "Dancing with the Stars" had judge Carrie Ann Inaba on the edge of her seat and later the floor, as she lost a fight with gravity while giving her critique.

October 23, 2012
Giants going to World Series: Bochy gets it done

Joe Buck and Tim McCarver wrap up Game 7 of the NLCS with Bruce Bochy, Marco Scutaro praise.

October 20, 2012
Man drags great white shark Into ocean

IA man comes to the aid of a great white shark that got stranded on a beach

October 20, 2012
Raw video: High School kicker makes 67-yard field goal

A high school football game in Spokane, Wash., went to overtime thanks to a 67-yard field goal by Central Valley kicker Austin Rehkow. Central Valley went on to win in overtime


October 19, 2012
Tom Hanks drops F-bomb on 'Good Morning America'

The actor has a major slip-up during an interview.

October 19, 2012
Going inside Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's wedding plans

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are pulling out all the stops for their romantic Italian nuptials.

Read: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel tie the knot.

October 19, 2012
Romney and Obama joke at white-tie gala

Two funny videos of President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney doing standup.

First, Obama:

Now Romney:

October 18, 2012
Raw video: Meteor showers light up Northern California sky

Professional observers say fireballs lit up California skies as part of a major meteor shower. The Lick Observatory captured the shower on security surveillance cameras and Bob Moreno took photos while attending his daughter's soccer game. Here's a look at both shots.

Read reporter Bill Lindelof's story about the meteor shower and how to view it.

October 18, 2012
Hollywood's highest-paid TV actors - and why

Here is Forbes' list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors. Countdown from No, 5 to No. 1.

October 18, 2012
Why is Nicole Richie sniffing shirtless male models?

Ellen DeGeneres puts Nicole Richie to the test to see if she can use her nose to identify her fragrance.

October 18, 2012
Bicyclist confronts growing pack of dogs in Greece

This video from Greece shows a bicyclist confronting a group of dogs. They keep coming and coming.

October 17, 2012
The Martini Shot: Zoo chimps torment wayward raccoon

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. Watch this (hope you had a better day than this critter) and call it a day.

The chimpanzees at the St. Louis Zoo were caught on tape throwing, and then chasing down, a raccoon that wandered into their enclosure.

October 17, 2012
Apps for couples only

Tech expert Rich DeMuro takes a closer look at social apps designed with couples in mind.

October 17, 2012
A look inside a Google data center

The tech giant Google has data centers around the world. CBS News' Michelle Miller takes an exclusive look inside one of them, in North Carolina.

Read the Associated Press story here.

October 17, 2012
Too funny: Car jack caught on tape fails as gunman can't drive stick

You can't help chuckling over this one. Video shows a failed car jacking, after the gunman discovered he couldn't drive the stick shift. CBS has the hilarious report.

October 17, 2012
First pics of Rob and Kristen since the split - plus 'Twilight' trailer

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are spotted looking cozy in L.A. Check out the hot couple. Then, get ready - take a look at the trailer for "Breaking Dawn - Part 2."

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (Trailer)

Coming Nov. 16

October 16, 2012
The Martini Shot: Aniston sheds tears over engagement; Victoria Secret's $2.5 million bra

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. Enjoy today's last video shots:

In her first post-engagement interview, conducted by Chelsea Handler, Jennifer Aniston tears up talking about her fiance Justin Theroux. They're happy tears.

Victoria's Secret supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio rocks the pricey lingerie.

October 16, 2012
Woman has close call with train

A woman riding a train sticks her head out the window - just as another train is coming from the other way. It's a perfect PSA for why you don't do this.

October 16, 2012
Dad accidentally kicks soccer ball off son's head in backyard

And to think I felt bad when my basketball shot hit off my son's head at age 3 and rolled across the blacktop. Now here's a dad, showing some footy skills, who accidentally kicks a soccer ball hard off his son's head in the back yard. Watch, and I think dads and moms everywhere can relate to all of this.

October 16, 2012
From the celeb file: J.Lo wardrobe malfunction; Kanye's Miami meltdown; Honey Boo Boo unleashed

J.Lo Has a Wardrobe Malfunction
Jennifer Lopez gives fans an eyeful when her sexy outfit slips during a performance in Italy.

Celeb file continues:

October 15, 2012
Fun with animals: Teasing a croc can be dangerous

From the "Well, duh!" department, a dude in Costa Rica almost becomes lunch for a crocodile after getting stuck in the mud while basically teasing the massive be-toothed beast. No bloodshed, though.

October 15, 2012
AMAZING TRICK KICKS: Believe it . . . or not

A video shows a man in Norway making a series of great kicks, drilling footballs in on-the-money efforts that put balls into a boat, moving vehicle and through uprights via a variety of contorted kicking positions from up to 50 yards. It looks real.

October 15, 2012
Celebrity news: Kim Kardashian tries on Halloween costumes

Lady-about-town Kim Kardashian was seen trying on costumes in preparation for Halloween. The famed famous person is known by those who pay attention to her for enjoying costume wearing. So here she is.

October 15, 2012
Jumping from space to Earth: Free-fall record is broken

Felix Baumgartner on Sunday jumped from about 24 miles above the Earth, free falling for several minutes - and breaking the sound barrier -- before safely deploying a parachute and landing in the New Mexico desert. Here is raw video of the jump, follow by a news account.

Raw video:



CBS News account:


October 13, 2012
Central Valley Navy pilot wants to take Katy Perry to the ball

After this message was left on the Bee's Facebook page, I am doing my part to get this Central Valley aviator closer to his goal of taking Katy Perry to the West Coast Hornet Ball. The video asking the singer out is topping 22,000 views now. The F-18 pilot is on the heels of a second deployment to Afghanistan and had just enough time to squeeze in this video days before heading to sea aboard the USS Nimitz. Come on Katy! Give him a call.

October 13, 2012
Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz are now rap stars

Do Paltrow and Diaz, in a video message to late nighter Chelsea Handler, got skills? Handler is moving to new digs at Universal Studios.

October 13, 2012
Giant eyeball washes ashore on Florida beach

A treasure hunter out for his usual walk on the beach finds something unusual.

October 12, 2012
The Martini Shot: Celebrity Apprentice cast is out

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. Here's today's Video Break wrap:

Previous winner, Bret Michaels, returns for season 13 along with former NBA player, Dennis Rodman and Omarosa. Get the story.

October 12, 2012
In Jay-Z's footsteps: Catch a glimpse of Barbra Streisand performing in Brooklyn

Barbra Streisand became the second artist to perform at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center Thursday night, following Jay-Z's kickoff concerts. She sang a litany of hits and talked about growing up in the borough.

October 12, 2012
Welcome to Lindsay Lohan's life

Following the massive media ruckus surrounding an alleged scuffle between Lindsay Lohan and her mother Dina that ended with a visit from local law enforcement, the actress caused commotion when she walked the red carpet on Thursday night for the Mr. Pink Ginseng Drink launch party. Lohan assured that all is well with her mother following the incident.

October 11, 2012
VP debate preview: Top 3 past moments;

Vice Presidential debates are great theater -- who can forget Lloyd Bensten's his "You're no Jack Kennedy" takedown of Dan Quayle -- but do they ever make a difference? Buzz 60's take.

The focus will be on the vice presidential candidates as they face-off in their only debate, with pressure on Biden to turn things around and correct the damage caused by the president's first debate last week.

October 11, 2012
Been there, haven't done this: Woman sets vending machine ablaze after it eats her dollar

She sticks newspaper in the machine and sets it on fire. Of course, it gets caught on tape.

October 11, 2012
Fox40: Coach brawl at Grant High School caught on tape

A fight between coaches at a peewee football game was caught on tape. Andria Borba reports.


October 10, 2012
BMX biker flies off bike in canyon jump

BMX star Cameron Zink came off his bike while he was making an 80-foot jump across a Utah canyon.

October 10, 2012
New face of Ralph Lauren: Plus-size model bucks super-skinny trend

Proud to be "tall and broad," Robyn Lawley shows off her curvy figure. Being happy with her body image hasn't been easy, she confesses.

October 10, 2012
It's double elimination on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Bristol Palin lands in the bottom after getting emotional on the show. Find out if she's sent home on this E! Online recap.

October 9, 2012
The Martini Shot: David Blaine's shocking NYC stunt comes to a close

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. Drink this up:

American endurance artist and illusionist David Blaine concludes what he says is his final stunt after channeling one million volts of electricity through tesla coils for 72 hours.

October 9, 2012
Partner reacts to Bristol Palin's 'DWTS' mini-meltdown

Last night's episode of "Dancing With the Stars" featured a taped rehearsal segment in which Bristol Palin accuses partner Mark Ballas of "not being there" for her and storms out of the room in tears. Entertainment Tonight spoke with the pair backstage after the show to find out what was behind their revealing spat.

October 9, 2012
Did Ohio State band pull off best half-time show ever?

A tribute to video games, a running horse. You decide. I give you the edited clip. For a nine-minute view of the performance, see YouTube.

October 9, 2012
Ex-NFL cheerleader pleads guilty to student sex

A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with her 17-year-old former student while she was a teacher at a northern Kentucky high school, a move that will allow her to avoid jail time. She walks out of the courtroom holding hands with the ex-student, who is now 18.

Read the full story here.

October 8, 2012
Parenting: Mom arrested after having her child tattooed

A North Carolina woman was arrested after acceding to her 11-year-old daughter's request to get a tattoo. The woman apparently was unaware that it's against the law in that state to get the kids inked up.

October 8, 2012
Family fun: Wedding clash turns into lethal fight

An apparent overabundance of alcohol combined with one too many wedding parties in the same vicinity led to a brawl that led to several arrests and, authorities say, one death from a heart attack.


October 8, 2012
Sexiest woman alive? Esquire magazine says it's Mila Kunis

Esquire magazine today announced its selection for "Sexiest Woman Alive," choosing 29-year-old actress Mila Kunis. Losa Angeles TV startion KTLA reports.

October 8, 2012
Celeb files: Actors DeVito, Pearlman split after more than 30 years

The marriage of actors Danny DeVito and Rhea Pearlman, which lasted more than 30 years, is ending, E! News reports:

October 6, 2012
Raw video: Israel downs drone that entered airspace

Israeli jets scrambled to intercept a drone that crossed into Israeli airspace Saturday from the Mediterranean Sea, bringing it down without incident in the south of the country. Watch the hit. Read the story about the downed drone here.

October 6, 2012
Celeb files: Daryl Hannah arrested; Clooney, Keibler get cozy

From the celeb news files.
Daryl Hannah arrested
The 51-year-old actress turned activist is taken into custody for criminal trespassing and resisting arrest. See her mug shot.

Clooney and Keibler cozy up
The couple put breakup rumors to rest when they step out together on the red carpet. Take a look.

October 6, 2012
Adele teams up with James Bond

The British artist sings the official theme song for the new Bond film, "Skyfall," coming out in November. Sounds good.

October 5, 2012
Stolen puppy is reunited with girl who offered piggy bank's savings for reward

A happy ending for a little girl who was separated from her dog, and offered an reward from her piggy bank, after burglars stole him from her home.

October 5, 2012
Barbara Walters reveals more details in 'Idol' feud as some say it's all a publicity stunt

Is the American Idol feud fake? Here's the latest on the beef between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. Plus, who's saying it's all a giant publicity stunt?

For background on the "American Idol" feud, see this video.

October 5, 2012
Nerves run high, Britney cries on 'X Factor'

"The X Factor" judge sympathizes with the contestants when they blow their auditions. See a tearful Britney Spears via E! Online.

October 4, 2012
UC Davis Chancellor Katehi dances

U.C. Davis student newspaper, The Aggie, gives us a fun video showing Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi dancing. The university's media relations office tells us the dance mix, shown on Aggie TV, came about when an Aggie reporter asked Katehi to dance. The intro asks "Can your chancellor dance like this?"

October 4, 2012
Video Break catches you up on the "American Idol" judge's feud

"American Idol" hasn't even aired this season, but the sparks are flying between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. First, the TMZ video of the catfight during auditions. In the video, "Idol" judge Keith Urban is awkwardly sandwiched between the two during the judging, and can be seen throwing up his hands up in the air during the expletive-filled argument.

Next, Ryan Seacrest speaks out about the heated exchange. Continued ...

October 4, 2012
Jim Lehrer's 3 worst debate questions

Most everyone agrees Mitt Romney won the first presidential debate at least on style points but many also agree moderator Jim Lehrer was not good. Buzz 60 has Lehrer's worst three questions and why.

October 4, 2012
Tour bus spots Beckham in undies

Soccer stud David Beckham shocks L.A. tourists by giving them an eyeful. How does he react? E! Online tells.

October 4, 2012
Police Punk'd by hoax at Ashton Kutcher's house

L.A. police say a report of a home invasion robbery with shots fired at a home belonging to actor Ashton Kutcher was a hoax. And it appears to be part of a disturbing trend.

October 3, 2012
Martini Shot: David Blaine prepares for electrifying stunt

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. I'll take it over ice today - as might David Blaine after this act.

David Blaine plans to surround himself with 1 million volts of electricity for three days and three nights in New York City. Why, you ask? Check it out.

October 3, 2012
Crocodile Hunter's son follows in father's footsteps

The son of the late Steve Irwin feeds his first saltwater croc at the family zoo in Beerwah, Australia.

October 3, 2012
Woman photographed riding manatee surrenders

Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez turned herself into authorities after being photographed riding a manatee, an endangered species, off the beaches of Tampa Bay. The pictures were taken by an onlooker, who gave them to police. Ana claims she didn't know that riding manatees was illegal because she's new to the area. Buzz 60 fills you in

October 3, 2012
Report: Could Chris Brown and Rihanna be getting back together?

The former couple is caught making out at a nightclub in New York City. Get the details from E! Online.

October 2, 2012
The Martini Shot: Kate Upton goes sexy country; foods that will get you drunk; cop sucker punches woman

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. Here's a triple shot to end your day.

1) Kate Upton: The blonde bombshell goes country in "Cosmopolitan." Don't all cowgirls dress like this around the barn? She also talks about what she looks for in a guy.

October 2, 2012
Liam Neeson bares bod and gets dunked for charity

The actor strips down to pink skivvies on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

October 2, 2012
Bikini Basketball Association gears for debut

On the "heels" of the Lingerie Football League, now comes the Bikini Basketball Association. According to the BBA's Twitter handle, there are supposedly eight teams gearing up for the league's debut. Some basketball skill is required. Buzz 60 says it looks like a trend, and asks what's next?

October 2, 2012
Watch Oakmont's trick play - the one that made SportsCenter

Check out Oakmont's trickery to beat Lincoln on Friday. ESPN's "SportsCenter" picked it up and the Bee's Joe Davidson writes about it. Read Joe D's story here.

October 1, 2012
Lindsay Lohan, friend have trouble in a Manhatten hotel

Lindsay Lohan had another rough day, reportedly getting into a fight with a male acquaintance in a Mahhaten hotel.

October 1, 2012
Pilot of water-powered jet pack goes record distance

Water-powered flight? This guy took off in a big way, setting a record using his wet-and-wild jet pack.

October 1, 2012
Pictures from actress Anne Hathaway's weekend wedding

The actress tied the knot in a private ceremony. Ye there is a video that shows pictures of the happy couple.

October 1, 2012
Justin Bieber soldiers on after throwing up on stage

The popular singer got sick right before breaking into song. But then he sang anyway. From E! Online.



About Video Break

David Caraccio is a Sacramento native and online news editor with over 23 years of journalism experience. A graduate of San Diego State University, he enjoys finding and viewing videos worth watching. Email: dcaraccio@sacbee.com. On Twitter: @DavidCaraccio. Phone: (916) 321-1125.

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