10 News' Top 10 Talkers of the Week: March 29-April 4

10 News takes a look back at some of the top stories, in no particular order, from the Bay area and beyond for the week of March 29 - April 4.

1. 4 dead, 16 wounded in Fort Hood attack

A gunman killed three people before taking his own life in an attack Wednesday, April 2 at Fort Hood, the same base that was the scene of the worst attack on a domestic U.S. military installation five years ago. 10 News spoke exclusively with the fiancée of one of the soldiers killed in the attack.

2. White House: 7.1 million enroll in health care

President Obama said Thursday, April 3 that 7.1 million Americans have signed up for insurance under his new health care law, proving that the new system is "here to stay" and denouncing Republican attempts to repeal it.

3. Woman's body mistaken for mannequin, thrown in dumpster

The overnight desk clerk, Ron Benjamin, took a smoke break and saw her body on the ground, but police say he thought it was an April Fools' Day prank.

4. Tampa Bay Lightning clinches playoff berth

The win, and losses by New Jersey and Washington, gave Tampa Bay its first postseason berth since 2011 and only its second in seven years.

5. 'How I Met Your Mother' wraps it up

The CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother" attracted its biggest audience as it said farewell.

6. Teens attack elderly man, steal his car

One of the suspects allegedly came from behind and started beating 83-year-old Charles Clark and then stabbed him. Another person tried to beat Clark as well, but Clark was able to fight him off. They got away and returned the next day and stole his car.

7. Man stages burglary to get out of work

He said his wife was adamant that he go to work and he didn't want to. He also said he didn't think he could go to jail for staging a burglary. He was wrong.

8. Woman gets license suspended after crash that killed 3

A 79-year-old woman's license was suspended for one year, following a deadly accident that killed three people and injured four others. She'll also have to pay a $1,000 fine, plus court costs.

9. Congressional candidate defends role-playing pictures

A Republican candidate for Congress in North Central Florida is defending his interest in role-playing and dressing up after his online pictures made national headlines.

10. MUST SEE VIDEO: Driver plows through CVS store, nearly hits shopper inside

An 84-year-old woman crashed her car through a CVS, narrowly missing a customer and causing $65,000 in damages.

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