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A teenager has been found guilty of killing a 15-year-old boy on a bus over a “trivial” row on Snapchat.

A “manipulative and controlling” man killed two vulnerable women and stored their bodies in a chest freezer he bought for that exact purpose, a court has heard.

A schoolboy did not “hunt down” a teenager who was fatally stabbed on a bus, a court has heard.

A man accused of murdering two women and concealing their bodies in a freezer asked a WhatsApp group how to “get rid” of a woman shortly before one of them was reported missing, a court has heard.

Two women whose bodies were discovered in a chest freezer had been subjected to “very significant violence”, a court has heard.

Police investigating the death of a man in Essex have released pictures of three people they would like to speak to.

A teenager has become the ninth person to be arrested in connection with the death of Plaistow man Stephen Morrisson.

A cyclist involved in a crash where the driver of a car failed to stop has died.

A teenager was fatally stabbed on a bus in Stratford after “school beef chat” on social media, a court has heard.

The trial date for a man accused of killing an East Ham businessman during a warehouse raid is currently impossible to predict, a judge has said.

Neighbours have been left fuming after an illegal party saw about 200 people descend on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

A man has been charged with assaulting an emergency worker following an illegal rave.

Two women from Mile End and a Custom House man will face court after 10 people were arrested in drugs raids across London and Essex.

The police arrested 10 people in a series of raids across London and Essex targeting organised gangs forcing “vulnerable” people to farm cannabis.

A man was found seriously injured following reports of an attack.

A sixth person has been arrested as part of an investigation into fatal stabbing of Plaistow man Stephen Morrisson.

Police have arrested 21 people in relation to drugs offences after a series of dawn raids in Newham and Waltham Forest.

A serving police officer is among five people including men from Redbridge and Stratford to be charged with conspiracy to criminally acquire cash.

A dispersal order has been used to break up crowds at an illegal rave on a footpath.

A fifth person has been arrested in connection with the death of Plaistow man Stephen Morrisson.

A man from Hackney has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of Plaistow man Stephen Morrisson in Epping.

A Manor Park man who drove a hire car at a police officer has been jailed for 12 months.

A Plaistow man who was stabbed to death in Epping has been described as “larger than life itself” by his family.

Murder plots have been foiled and some of London’s most dangerous criminals arrested in a joint operation against a criminal instant messaging platform.

A 19-year-old from Plaistow has denied violent disorder at an unlicensed music event.

Two men were arrested and weapons were seized at an unlicensed music event in Custom House.

A teenager from Plaistow has been charged with violent disorder in connection with an unlicensed music event in Brixton.

Two police officers have been arrested for allegedly taking “inappropriate” photographs of two murdered sisters.

Police are looking for this man in connection with driving offences in Newham after a car reached 100mph in a 30mph zone.

Detectives have released images of a man they wish to speak with regarding two separate serious assaults against women.

Two boys have been sentenced for murdering 15-year-old Michael Irving in Stratford.

A Stratford man will face court after being charged with 15 counts of money laundering.

Cybercrime detectives have arrested a man and seized £80,000 in cash and high-end goods in Stratford.

Police are encouraging people across east London to learn about what to do in the event of a terror attack and how to report suspicious behaviour.

The Parole Board has rejected calls to keep a man who beat and raped a pensioner behind bars.

The decision to release a convicted rapist from jail could be reviewed after it emerged the victim’s family wasn’t told about it.

A man is due to appear in court after being charged with indecent exposure.

Police officers issued the fifth highest number of fines for Covid-19 breaches, figures show.

A police officer is accused of asking a revenge porn victim to send him naked pictures of herself.

Police have been cracking down on speeding as they have seen a rise in drivers breaking the limit in the capital during lockdown.

A man has been charged with the murder of a barbershop worker.

Two men were charged and police have arrested a third on suspicion of GBH in the stabbing where police found one man in Ilford and another in Forest Gate on Thursday evening.

A man has been charged with attempted grievous bodily harm and attacking an emergency worker.

Two men were arrested and eight women rescued during raids on brothels in a crackdown on sexual exploitation and modern slavery.

A fourth person has been charged with the murder of NHS worker David Gomoh in Custom House.

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