Crime & Court

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A man has been arrested following the discovery of a firearm in Newham.

Police have charged four young men following a robbery in Hermit Road, Newham, on October 23 last year.

Newham’s police stations had no weapons handed in as part of the Metropolitan Police’s gun amnesty week.

A deadly AK-47 Kalashnikov is one of 83 weapons handed in as part of the Met’s week-long gun amnesty.

A man accused of spitting at a police community support officer at West Ham station has been charged.

A student in his 20s has been stabbed outside a university campus.

A pregnant mother strangled to death by her husband may be alive today if the police had not committed a “catalogue of flaws”, a report has claimed.

A man who stabbed to death an ‘adorable’ 20-year-old inside a park and then tried to flee to France has been jailed today.

The sister of the lorry driver tragically killed in the A12 lorry crash in Essex has spoke of her family’s heartbreaking loss.

A huge stash of class A drugs and cash was seized by police after they arrested two men in East Ham during a stop and search.

A police investigation has been launched after the body of a 35-year-old man was discovered at Canning Town tube station.

The parents of a baby who was found unresponsive on a bus and later died have denied murdering her.

A taxi driver has been jailed for life for killing two men, including his love rival.

Police investigating an assault and mobile phone theft on board a c2c train have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

Man shot in Forest Gate

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A 30-year-old man was shot in the leg in Forest Gate last night.

Residents in a street in Canning Town were awoken in the early hours of Sunday morning by a motorbike – but rather than the vehicle revving loudly or backfiring, the noise came from an explosion.

A man has been found guilty of fatally stabbing another man in the neck during a fight in broad daylight in a Stratford park.

Firearms owners are being asked to hand in their weapons, with no questions asked, as part of an initiative to reduce gun crime on the capital’s streets.

A married couple have been spared jail after stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds from Dewhursts of Stratford, in what police called a “particularly horrible” crime.

People in Newham are being urged to report homophobic hate crimes, whether they are victims or witnesses.

A Newham councillor has voiced her shock at becoming the target of hundreds of racist internet trolls from across Europe and America.

A teacher who impersonated a pupil on Childline to falsely accuse a colleague of sexual assault has been handed a suspended sentence.

A marina owner ordered to leave her site by City Hall says she is feeling “hopeful” after a judge said her case must go to trial.

A 21-year-old standing trial for murder says the family of a dead teenager “deserve to know the truth”, nearly four years after he was stabbed to death in broad daylight.

A taxi driver allegedly beat his wife’s lover and another man to death following a confrontation over the relationship, a court has heard.

An investigation into custody measures has raised fears over safety at Stratford Magistrates’ Court.

A football fan from Manor Park was among nine sentenced for their part in a brawl between West Ham and Arsenal supporters.

A rogue landlord who harassed a mum and her two young children was ordered to perform 175 hours of community service.

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a missing woman described as vulnerable.

A budding director says the premiere of his film has been marred by the theft of his camera equipment from the cinema which showed it.

A police officer has been praised for saving the life of a man who collapsed with a suspected heart attack in a coffee shop.

Police have reissued an appeal for information to help trace a man wanted in connection with a kidnap, assault and robbery.

A tout caught selling tickets outside the London Stadium after a West Ham game has been convicted at court.

A man who burgled two separate houses on the same road in one night has been jailed for three years and four months.

A man who held a woman hostage for three days while he raped, beat and tortured her with a hot iron has been jailed for 23 years.

A man who admitted stealing £143 worth of powdered baby milk from a supermarket was ordered to pay a £105 fine at Barkingside Magistrates Court.

An aspiring teacher has been left devastated after a year and a half’s worth of university work was stolen from her car.

A juror was brought to tears after a dramatic 999 call was played to the court of an eyewitness describing a teenager being stabbed to death.

A former Young Mayor of Newham has been hailed a hero after tackling two fly-tippers who were dumping rubbish at night.

Detectives are appealing for information after an 18-year-old was shot in the head with a BB gun on a bus.

An eyewitness who called 999 when a 17-year-old was attacked close to a school remembered kicking and hitting going “on and on” before the teenager collapsed, a murder trial jury heard.

Police have renewed their appeal for information after a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a Tube train.

Shocking footage of three men chasing a teenager with “knives, belts and a hammer” moments before he was stabbed to death was shown to a jury.

The trial of three men accused of stabbing a teenager to death in broad daylight is set to begin at the Old Bailey today.

Police are investigating after a number of people were robbed – some at knifepoint – in and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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