Crime & Court


A man who dumped 11 mattresses in Forest Gate has been ordered to pay almost £2,000 and hand over the keys to the van he used to commit the crime.

A five times former world karate champion has come out of retirement at the age of 61 to ‘fight to save young lives’.

A man has been jailed for four years and six months for handling stolen vehicles worth more than £180,000 and breaking them up for parts.

Eighteen people from across Havering, Dagenham and Newham will face charges following a string of offences in relation to the alleged theft of around £700,000 worth of goods from lorries.

Dramatic footage of a girl attacking a tube train passenger has sparked a witness appeal.

There were five stalking and harassment cases reported every day in Newham last year, figures reveal.

A gang and its drill musician ringleader that tortured a 16-year-old boy in a ‘violent and humiliating’ ordeal have been jailed for 23 years.

Detectives are appealing witnesses in east London to come forward a week after a Saturday night shooting incident in Upton Park.

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A boy has been shot in the leg in a drive-by shooting in broad daylight.

Noore Bashir Salad has been confirmed today by police as the murder victim who was shot and stabbed in the street in Manor Park.

A man who threatened a passenger with a machete-like knife has been jailed for nine months.

Three thugs who repeatedly stabbed a man and left him to die in a vicious attack over a police drugs search have been found guilty of attempted murder.

Sadiq Khan has visited a new youth centre in Stratford as City Hall pushes a new strategy to tackle violent crime with youth activities and higher police presence this Easter.

An employment tribunal has opened into the cases of three managers sacked for gross misconduct from Newham Council’s repairs and maintenance service.

Police are hunting three men they believe were involved in a fatal stabbing and shooting in Manor Park.

A man has died after being shot and stabbed in Manor Park, police believe.

A butcher and a builder have been ordered to pay more than £3,000 for failing to dispose of waste properly in Newham.

A pensioner who beat her controlling and abusive husband to death has been jailed for two years and four months.

A knife-wielding thug who stormed into a Job Centre in Canning Town and stabbed a worker has been jailed for eight years.

A youth worker claiming she was stopped and searched up to 20 times has said the experience made her feel like a criminal.

A man who dug up a road and stole water has been ordered to pay almost £6,000.

A former Great Ormond Street Hospital children’s doctor who downloaded dozens of videos of children being sexually abused has avoided jail.

A drug dealer from Newham has been sentenced following a series of police raids across east London.

A pensioner who beat her wheelchair-bound husband to death with a wooden pole after suffering years of abuse has been cleared of his murder.

An East Ham man who attacked his former partner in a “brutal and vindictive” assault, leaving her with permanent eye damage, has been jailed for 14 years.

A drink driver from Forest Gate who rammed a police car then attacked two officers, putting one in hospital, has been jailed for more than two and a half years.

Man stabbed in Romford Road

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A man was stabbed in the Romford Road in the early hours of this morning.

Young people have marched through the shopping centre where a 21-year-old man was stabbed to death to demand it be made safer.

A Canning Town man has admitted to his involvement in stealing more than £10million through hacking emails over a four year period.

A neighbour of stabbed teenager Sami Sidhom has paid tribute ahead of a family bike ride in his memory.

A march to reclaim a shopping centre and urge business owners to offer young people a safe haven is to take place this week.

A ‘violent’ robber who stole £1,000 from his care home has been jailed with an accomplice for 14 years.

A dealer from a Brazilian gang has been found guilty of supplying ‘chemsex’ drugs after a police sting led to the biggest haul of the drug GBL in the UK.

A special constable who was convicted of making indecent images of children has been sacked without notice by the Metropolitan Police.

Exclusions at Newham’s schools have increased by 81 per cent since 2013, as police chiefs have warned this could be contributing to a surge in knife crime.

The father of Sami Sidhom, who was stabbed to death just yards from his home in Forest Gate, has made an emotional televised appeal to try and bring his son’s killers to justice.

About 300 people attended a vigil for the victims of the New Zealand terror attack.

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an attack on a train.

Vans plastered with the mugshots of men and women wanted in connection with a number of crimes – including burglaries, robberies and violent moped-enabled offences - are set to tour the capital.

Members of an organised crime gang have been jailed for a total of 23 years after laundering £1.5million.

Police, charities, hospital workers and dozens of students have come together to help address the problem of knife crime.

A 73-year-old woman beat her wheelchair-bound husband to death with a wooden pole in a fit of anger, a court has heard.

The IRA has claimed responsibility for three bombs sent to travel hubs including London City Airport.

Detectives investigating a ‘brutal and brazen’ stabbing on New Year’s Eve have made an arrest.


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