Most Viewed Stories of 2012

From Hurricane Sandy to the Summer Olympics to the Newtown tragedy. These are stories that NBC10 viewers viewed the most in 2012.

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From Superstorm Sandy to the London Olympics to the Newtown school shooting tragedy, here's the 12 most viewed stories of 2012 on NBC10.com.
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12: Police say a dispute over dog poop led to the death of a man. Feb. 15, 2012
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11 A teacher likens a Port Richmond teenager wearing a Romney T-Shirt to "wearing a KKK shirt." Samantha Pawlucy, a 16-year-old sophomore at Charles Carroll High School, says she was humiliated. October 2012
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10: A cell phone video shows Philadelphia Police Lt. Jonathan Josey hitting a woman at the Festival de la Americas following the Philadelphia Puerto Rican Day Parade. The video got hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube. October 2012
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9: The NBC10 Investigators track down a rider who admits to jamming cell phones on a SEPTA bus. The rider explains why he does it. An expert says this is a public safety concern. April 27, 2012
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8: Teens asks for a cigarette, then kill a woman when she replies “Get a Job.” This story published Dec. 11, 2012.
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7: Twenty-six people died in a school shooting in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012. Crosses bearing the names of the Newtown school shooting victims are displayed in the town. Inset (from left to right): Emilie Parker, Josephine Gay and Ana Marquez-Greene.
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6: Fallen Plymouth Township Police Officer Brad Fox and partner, Officer Nick pose for a photo. Fox was shot in the head and killed on Sept. 13, 2012.
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5: Animal rights group SHARK says they were using a remote controlled drone to film a live pigeon shoot, when someone at a Berks County hunting club shot the device down. November 2012.
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4: Robbers fake an accident, attack woman with a knife and rip earrings from her body after she tried to help a person she thought was a victim of a car accident. This story published April 23, 2012.
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3: The Penn State child sex abuse scandal rocked the powerhouse football program and entire university community when allegations came out that coach Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused boys. After being found guilty, he was sentenced to 30 to 60 years on Oct. 9, 2012.
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2: The 2012 Summer Olympics in London came to an end with spectacular fireworks. The closing ceremonies were among the top viewed stories of the year in August 2012.
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1: Hurricane Sandy approaches Cape May on Oct. 28. The superstorm made landfall the next day bringing heavy winds, flooding and power outages to the Delaware Valley, Jersey Shore and NYC-areas.
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