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Crime & Court

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

A new project aims to increase the reporting of hate crime in the borough and provide better support to victims.

A stalker who bombarded a woman with "aggressive and sexually explicit" messages has been jailed.

Three separate inquests have opened into the deaths of three men killed within six weeks of each other.

A drug driver who caused a crash that left a woman with a life-changing head injury has been jailed.

A former special constable who carried an imitation weapon in public has been found to have committed gross misconduct.

A City Hall politician has urged West Ham United to reveal plans to tackle hate crimes on match days.

A man who died after being detained at ExCeL London has been named.

Two men have been treated for knife wounds after a stabbing in Forest Gate.

It could take until November to fully complete post-mortem examinations on the bodies of two women found in a freezer in Custom House, a court was told.

A judge has criticised a hospital for failings that allowed a known sex offender to attack a vulnerable sedated patient on a mental health ward.

A man who was seen 'acting irrationally' in Custom House has died in hospital after being handcuffed by police.

The police have appealed for people to surrender any guns or ammunition as part of an amnesty.

A vocal crowd turned heads and stopped traffic as they spread the message that there's "light at the end of the tunnel" for those caught up in knife crime.

A 23-year-old man is due to appear in court today (Monday, July 29) after being charged in relation to a series of sexual assaults in Newham and Waltham Forest.

Detectives are appealing for the public's help in identifying two men who they believe are connected in an unprovoked assault on board a train in Upminster.

Family and friends of two "cowardly" murderers convicted of shooting a teenager at close range erupted in fury as the pair were jailed for life.

A gang of fraudsters who conned 100 victims out of more than £500,000 in just 12 months with fake ads for online goods and services have finally been jailed for a total of almost 16 years.

More than 1,000 young people are expected to march from Canning Town to Stratford Park tomorrow (Saturday, July 27) in solidarity against knife crime.

Crime has increased year-on-year in Newham, according to police figures.

A battle for control of a strip of land in Newham is at the centre of a series of explosive allegations published in a new book today, Thursday, July 25.

A serving Met Police officer has been jailed for planning to fraudulently claim £18,415 in a staged crash-for-cash with a Tesco delivery van at Royal Docks.

The NHS and Public Health England have released their top 10 tips for keeping cool in the heat this week as the country prepares for what might be a record-breaking day scorcher tomorrow.

Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a fraudster with links to areas across east London and Essex.

A family's fight to take their seriously ill daughter to Italy for treatment after doctors said it would be in her best interests to be allowed to die will be heard at the High Court in September.

A police investigation has re-opened into a dog attack at a concrete batching facility more than two years after it took place.

Two men have been found guilty of murdering a teenager who was shot after being asked: "What ends you from?"

A boy, 15, has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Barking Road, Canning Town.

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Police investigating the stabbing of a teenager outside a Plaistow shop have released an image of the man they believe is responsible.

Detectives investigating a series of rapes and attempted sex attacks have returned to the scene of one assault to renew their appeal for information.

A brothel running in a residential street in Canning Town has closed after months of complaints from neighbours.

A 16-year-old boy is one of two people to be sentenced to life in prison for the "brutal" revenge murder of a teenager in Barking.

A man is due to appear in court charged with shooting dead a barbershop worker from Stratford.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £10,000 for any information that helps find the thugs who kidnapped - and the police now believe murdered - a Newham father-of-one as he walked down an Ilford street.

The victim of a fatal shooting has been named by police as Grineo Daka.

A teenage boy has been arrested by detectives investigating an attempted murder.

A dealer has been found guilty of killing a former Bond actor with the same chemsex drug he sold to serial killer Stephen Port.

Police have released CCTV of a man they want to speak to in connection with a series of sexual assaults across east London.

Police have released pictures of two suspects wanted in connection with a stabbing in Canning Town.

A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in a second knife attack in Canning Town in two days.

Police investigating the murder of a man from Stratford who was shot dead in Leyton have made a fourth arrest.

A man has been stabbed in Canning Town this morning.

The police are now investigating four attacks on women after launching a manhunt for a serial rapist this morning.

A manhunt is underway after two women were raped.

Police investigating a sexual assault at West Ham station have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to.

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