These are not among the biggest stories of 2022, or the most-read or the subjects of best photos or videos. They’re just weird.
Preliminary year-end crime statistics were released by the Long Beach Police Department Thursday and though there were two more murders in 2013 compared to 2012, Chief Jim McDonnell lauded the Department for achieving the overall lowest rate in violent crime in 41 years.
Launched in 2012, 2013 marks the first full, complete year that the Post’s LGBT section has catered to one of our city’s largest communities. Readers flocked to stories in the thousands, captivated by everything from LGBT history to Hamburger Mary’s making history by moving to Downtown.
As we say adios to 2013, we’re proud to say that this year was our largest and most successfully viral year, with hundreds of thousands of shares, likes, tweets, and comments. Here are our ten most popular stories of the year.