Here is a look at some of the top stories this week in the greater Long Beach area:
: The Belmont Pool was closed Thursday after a structural assessment preliminarily found that the building and facility would not be safe in a moderate earthquake, the City of Long Beach announced.
Doctor From Long Beach Charged With Child Porn: A Long Beach resident and Santa Ana doctor appeared in court Thursday to face a charge of possessing over 1,000 images of child pornography on his office computer.
Seal Beach Says Goodbye to Ruby's Diner: After more than 25 years at the end of the Seal Beach Pier, Ruby’s Diner has flipped its last burger. Though last Sunday was the business's final day of service, Thursday was its last day to close-up shop.
Long Beach Police Shoot Fleeing Suspect: A suspect being sought by Long Beach police detectives for suspicion of burglary was shot and wounded after pulling a gun on them, and was in surgery Monday night, officers said. The shooting occurred just before 6 p.m. in an alley between Fourth and Florida streets near Cherry Avenue, according to police.
Assault Rifles Found After Long Beach Officers Shot Suspect: Two assault rifles were recovered as the investigation continued late Tuesday into the shooting of a burglary suspect by detectives of the Long Beach Police Department. Also released Monday was the name of the wounded suspect, identified by police as gang member Sokha Hor, 22, of Long Beach.
Fatal Crash Closes 710 Freeway: One person was killed Sunday morning when a white sedan went down an embankment at the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Long Beach, prompting a Sigalert, the California Highway Patrol said.