Crime & Court

Fri, 15:34

One of the victims of acid attacker John Tomlin has refused to forgive him, saying he “deserves the death penalty”.

An acid attacker who left cousins with permanent physical and mental scars had been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

A police officer who forged his wife’s signature on an application for a £10,000 loan has been sacked.

A Canning Town man who intentionally threw acid in the faces of two cousins as they sat in a car in Beckton will be sentenced today.

A 27-year-old Newham man was charged in connection with terrorism offences yesterday evening.

The head of a football academy in East Ham has spoken out about youth crime, social media, and the positive impact sport can have.

This is the “gentle, kind and considerate” student who was stabbed to death close to his home in Forest Gate.

The teenager stabbed to death in Forest Gate last night has been named locally as university student Sami Sidhom.

A man arrested on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following a police operation in east London remains in custody.

A murder hunt is underway after a teenager was stabbed to death in Forest Gate last night.

A 21-year-old Newham drug dealer who pressured other defendants not to “snitch” after an addict was stabbed to death has been convicted of murder.

A man who took part in a simulated drive-by shooting using fake pistols opposite a playground in Forest Gate has been jailed for more than a decade.

A man is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following an operation in east London by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command.

Four anti-war activists who travelled from Scotland to protest one of the world’s largest arms fairs have been fined.

A scout leader from Plaistow who preyed on young boys has been given 11 years in jail.

A woman was told to speak English in England before being dragged around by her hair in a “vicious” assault on a tube train.

Violent crime has claimed two lives in Newham since the start of the year.

More than one in every 100,000 people in Newham dies from heroin and morphine, figures show.

A university lecturer who survived a brutal attack said violent crime will become the norm in London unless proposals to close half the city’s police stations are reversed.

A man was punched to the ground in West Ham and kicked as he lay helpless after telling his attackers he had no cigarettes.

A man was stabbed whilst he travelled on board a DLR train at Stratford International station during the rush hour commute this morning.

A delivery driver was dragged from his moped and stabbed during a “brutal” attack in Manor Park.

The jury will soon begin deliberations in the case of a man from Newham who is accused of stabbing a drug addict to death.

An Islamic school charging £3,000 a year fees has said it was horrified to learn a former teacher tried to recruit children before planning terror attacks across the capital.

Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon after recovering a “potentially lethal” knife following a chase in Manor Park.

Police have released CCTV footage of the moment a 16-year-old boy was shot dead in North Woolwich as part of an anniversary appeal to find his killers.

Three teenagers have been charged after a 13-year-old boy was stabbed in Manor Park on Thursday.

The murderer of Nico Ramsay, who ran away to Venezuela in an effort to escape prosecution, has been jailed for life with a minimum sentence of 25 years.

Newham police are increasing their stop and search powers in reaction to a stabbing of a 13-year-old in Gainsborough Avenue yesterday.

In 1979 a Romford schoolgirl called Suzanne Lawrence went missing from home and was never seen again.

Three youths have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent following the stabbing of a 13-year-old boy.

A man accused of stabbing a drug addict to death is “no angel”, but doesn’t deserve to be wrongfully handed a life sentence, his defence lawyer insisted.

A man has been charged after a woman was stabbed in Canning Town job centre yesterday.

Newham’s Lib Dem mayoral candidate, Gareth Evans, has called for the introduction of a Glasweigan-style Violence Reduction Unit to tackle rising levels of violent crime in the borough.

Undercover police teams targeting terrorism and criminals today begin patrols at potential “targets” including London City Airport.

Gang postcode wars have spread across the capital, particularly in deprived areas, a charity boss has said.

A woman has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Canning Town.

A Plaistow car mechanic who set up fake firms as a front for a £5.3 million money laundering scam has been jailed for six years.

A vicar in Stratford has been suspended over footage purporting to show him snorting coke, smoking crack and discussing hiring prostitutes.

A teenager arrested by terrorism police in east London last week has been released without charge.

Stand up to Racism and Newham Muslim Women’s Association are holding a joint rally to condemn hate crime in Stratford today.

Four teenagers have been charged with grievous bodily harm after a 16-year-old was stabbed in Bromley-by-Bow.

A teenager has been arrested by terrorism police in East London.

A violent thug from Canning Town who stabbed his ex-girlfriend’s new partner in the head has been jailed for eight years.

Police are appealing for information to identify 15 fans suspected of football hooliganism during a match in Stratford earlier this month.

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