Crime & Court

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A man who was injured while volunteering at the London Olympics has lost all his £27,758 damages payout because of his dishonest claim for gardening expenses.

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after being shot in the head in Stratford.

Detectives are still looking for a fourth man they want to question about the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old Jordan Ajobo in North Woolwich in November, Scotland Yard confirmed last light.

A teenager from east London has been charged with terrorism offences.

Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has said that stop-and-search powers will be used “properly” to address knife crime in London.

A man has been shot after a group of men opened fire on a car on a housing estate in Stratford last night.

A mother from Canning Town is hoping an inquest which starts today will provide vital answers as to why her son died aged just 23-days-old.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in a park in East Ham are appealing for anyone with video footage to come forward.

There was no evidence to suggest that a three-month-old baby whose death was staged on a bus in Stratford “would experience serious physical harm” despite a series of warning signs, a serious case review has found.

A Islamic State fanatic showed videos of beheadings to children as young as 11 to “foster and encourage” them into adopting his extreme ideology, a court heard.

Nine protesters were convicted in the opening trials in a series of court cases involving demonstrations against a major arms fair at the ExCeL.

An Islamic State-inspired terrorist plotted attacks in the UK on a range of targets including Big Ben and the Queen’s Guard, a court heard.

A frail cancer patient who was badly beaten by thugs in East Ham has died more than four months after the attack.

Two men and a 17-year-old accused of fatally stabbing a man in Plashet Park in broad daylight have denied murder.

A police investigation has been launched after two teenagers were stabbed in Manor Park yesterday.

A man from Stratford has been convicted of drink-driving after being stopped by police in Southend.

A youth charity founder has said grassroots intervention in Newham has been cut leaving young people without the support to steer away from gangs and crime at a time when youth stabbings are rising.

Detectives have today released the image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl.

The mother of teenage knife victim Champion Ganda speaks to EMMA YOULE about her anger over social services preventing parents discipling children and why she believes this is fuelling youth violence

A man wanted in connection with a robbery in a shopping centre in Hertfordshire could be in east London.

A crowdfunding page has been set up to help pay for the funeral of a man who was stabbed to death in West Ham.

Stephen Timms has welcomed a voluntary ban on sales of acids and other corrosive substances to under 18s - but believes more needs to be done.

Crimestoppers are offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information about a string of violent armed robberies, including one in Forest Gate.

More acid attacks have been carried out in Newham than in any other London borough in the past three years, new figures have shown.

Newham’s borough commander tells EMMA YOULE why he believes knife attacks on under-25s are on the rise in Newham - and what the police force is doing to tackle this.

A 17-year-old boy has today admitted carrying out six acid attacks against moped riders, including one in Newham, in a bid to steal their vehicles.

Detectives are tonight at the scene in West Ham where a 20-year-old was stabbed to death exactly a week ago on New Year’s Eve.

A Newham man has been charged with murder after a 44-year-old woman was discovered stabbed on Wednesday evening.

Police preparing to revisit the scene of a fatal stabbing in West Ham today confirmed the victim was 20-year-old Taofeek Lamidi.

A shopkeeper “heroically” intervened as rivals fought with guns, a meat cleaver and a Samurai sword in his off-licence, a court has heard.

A man put his head and a camera up a woman’s skirt and took pictures on a train into Essex, police have said.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a 44-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in Seven Kings.

This deadly machete was found on a man who was stopped and searched by police patrolling around the London Stadium yesterday.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is urging more schools to apply to receive a ‘knife wand,’ a detection device that can check whether someone is carrying a knife.

Horrifying CCTV footage has emerged which shows the moment a gunman burst into a chicken shop in Plaistow and shot two 16-year-old boys.

Knife culture is now almost a “permanent feature” of some young people’s lives, a criminology professor has said after four people were stabbed to death in less than 24 hours over the New Year.

Tributes have been paid to a 20-year-old stabbed to death on New Year’s Eve near West Ham station.

Former West Ham footballer Trevor Sinclair has been ordered to do 150 hours’ community service and given a 20-month drink-driving ban for racially abusing a policeman after being arrested while twice over the limit.

A man from Newham is set to appear in court today charged with murdering a man in South Ockendon, Essex.

Four unrelated fatal stabbings which took place across London during the New Year period were “truly unusual and extraordinary”, the deputy commissioner for the Metropolitan Police has said.

Former West Ham footballer Trevor Sinclair has admitted to racially abusing a policeman after being arrested for drink driving whilst twice the limit.

Former West Ham footballer Trevor Sinclair is due in court today charged with offences including assaulting a police officer and racially aggravated public order

Detectives investigating the New Year’s Eve murder of a 20-year-old in West Ham have urged any witnesses to come forward.

Detectives have launched four murder hunts following a spate of stabbings in London, including one in Newham, over the New Year period.

Two 16-year-old boys have been injured after a gunman opened fire in a fast food restaurant in Plaistow.

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