Crime & Court

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Newham’s enforcement team have dealt with more abuses of blue badges than any other offence during the second half of 2018.

Five years on from the fatal stabbing of a Plaistow teenager in Chigwell, detectives are renewing their appeal for information.

A career criminal who rammed police in a car chase and spat at a judge has been jailed for 12 months.

A man involved in a car crash in which a budding actress from East Ham lost her life was asleep at the wheel, a court has heard.

A woman has been charged with robbery following a mugging at a cashpoint in Maryland.

Detectives have arrested a woman in connection with a cashpoint mugging in Maryland.

Motorists driving under the influence of drink or drugs caused seven serious or fatal casualties in Newham this year.

A 15-year-old boy allegedly stabbed by a Newham teenager following a fight outside a Collier Row community centre died from shock caused by blood loss, a court heard.

Prolific Romanian pickpockets who flew to the UK to targeted elderly and vulnerable victims in Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed.

Stop and search will be in operation at Stratford station this evening.

A father whose only child was stabbed to death coming home from a West Ham game has spoken for the first time about losing his son.

A fight that spilled onto railway tracks sparked fury among commuters faced with travel chaos last night.

The High Court will rule on whether the acquittal of eight activists who protested a major international arms fair in Royal Docks was lawful.

A 15-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed in the heart and neck, fell victim to a “second attack” which did not involve a Newham teenager charged with murder, just moments after being knifed outside a community centre, a court heard.

A Newham teenager denies murdering a 15-year-old schoolboy outside a community centre in an attack that was filmed and shared on social media, the Old Bailey has heard.

A man found in a stolen car with a knife has been banned from Stratford for two years.

Five fraudsters who ran an “industrial scale” bogus visa application ring and then tried to claim millions in tax have been sentenced to a total of 31 years in jail.

Two company bosses has been given suspended jail terms for supplying unlicensed security guards at the housing development on the site of West Ham’s former Upton Park home.

Two men accused of murdering a teenager in Canning Town told police they had “no idea” why they were arrested, a court has heard.

A 20-year-old from Silvertown appears in court today on conspiracy charges of kidnap and blackmail and a charge of false imprisonment.

A thug threatened to shoot a 14-year-old boy in an attempted robbery on a tube station platform.

Two brothers from Forest Gate who went on an online shopping spree using stolen bank account details have been sentenced to 280 hours of community service.

Commuters can expect cancellations and delays of up to 20 minutes on Greater Anglia trains towards Straford due to a defective track between Goodmayes and Seven Kings.

Video Flytippers caught on camera in Forest Gate

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

This is the moment a pair of flytippers were caught red-handed on camera in Forest Gate.

A married policeman in Newham allegedly told a female colleague he wanted her to watch him perform a solo sex act on himself, a disciplinary panel heard today.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

The number of acid attacks in London has dropped by 41 per cent since last year.

West Ham’s legal fight with the company that manages the London Stadium has made history by becoming the first Court of Appeal hearing to be streamed live online.

Four more men have been charged in connection with the killing of teenager Abdul Mayanja who was shot in the street at Maryland.

A serial thief who has notched up more than 50 convictions has been banned from Westfield Stratford City.

Texts from the phone of a teenager on trial for the murder of a 17-year-old describe him being “held up” on the evening of the killing, a court heart today.

A motorist from Upton Park who gave police false details to try and swerve five speeding tickets has been fined and disqualified from driving.

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager in Maryland have charged two men with his murder.

Two loan sharks who stood to pocket tens of thousands of pounds in an illegal money lending racket have been spared jail.

The mother of Beniamin Pieknyi has told how her family will “never be whole again” following the 21-year-old’s murder.

Five men have been sentenced for their part in the fatal stabbing of a Romanian takeaway worker in the Stratford Centre.

Bosses at Premier League football club West Ham are preparing for a High Court fight over the use of seats at their London Stadium.

A 17-year-old boy was mowed down by a gang of teenagers in a stolen car before they chased him and stabbed him 15 times in Canning Town, a court has heard.

More murder hunts were launched in Newham in the last year than any other borough in London, it has been revealed.

A police officer based in Newham has been jailed for stalking his ex-wife who he covertly recorded having sex with her new partner.

A man arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences has been released.

Mud tracked onto a busy road near an industrial estate contributed to a cyclist’s death under the wheels of a lorry, an inquest found.

Counter terror officers have arrested a man in east London.

A Newham brothel madam who controlled a UK-wide sex worker empire from “call centres” has been ordered to give up more than £300,000 she earned from her crimes.

A hit-and-run killer who crashed a stolen car into a father-of-three at nearly twice the speed limit remains at large five years on, an inquest heard.


Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.

Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

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