Crime & Court

An Ilford Uber driver says he was forced to drive 220 miles for eight-and-a-half hours without a break by three passengers carrying out "illegal activities" across London and Essex.

The eldest sister of a woman killed along with her two daughters has described the moment her brother-in-law threatened to kill her if she went to the police, a jury has heard.

A Bethnal Green man has been jailed for four years after he jumped from the top floor of Westfield Stratford City and landed on a budding doctor who was left paralysed.

A father placed the dead bodies of his wife and two daughters together on a bed before fleeing the country, a court has heard.

Three members of an organised crime gang operating brothels in east London using women trafficked into the UK have been jailed for a total of 24 years.

Three fraudsters from Barking, Ilford and Plaistow who received rental payments for properties that were never available to rent have been sentenced for money laundering.

A second teenager has been charged in connection with the death of Baptista Adjei, who was fatally stabbed in Stratford.

Two teenagers have been arrested this morning (Tuesday, October 15) in connection with the death of Baptista Adjei.

A team of youth workers will be based at Newham University Hospital for the first time to work with young people caught up in violent crime.

A sick five-year-old girl is set to fly out to Italy after her parents won a High Court battle over her treatment.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flash flooding is expected to bring travel disruption across London today (Monday, October 14).

More than £10,000 has been raised in memory of a 15-year-old stabbed to death in Stratford.

A former Paralympic cyclist accused of climbing on to a plane at London City Airport and gluing himself to it has denied causing a public nuisance.

A 15-year-old boy who handed himself in to police on Friday (October 11) has now been charged with the murder of Baptista Adjei.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Baptista Adjei, who died after being stabbed in Stratford.

Tributes have been paid to a young footballer killed in a double stabbing in Stratford.

A woman stole children's clothes from Stratford John Lewis so she could give them to children in care, a court has heard.

Detectives have pledged to hunt down those responsible for a schoolboy's murder in broad daylight in the middle of Stratford Broadway crowded with shoppers.

A teenager has been stabbed to death in Stratford this afternoon.

A gang of county lines drug dealers from across east London have been brought to justice after they were found guilty of transporting Class A drugs from London to Exeter - often using coerced children as drug mules while bragging about their illegal lifestyles on Snapchat.

Four men have been convicted after a man was held against his will and tortured following a dispute about money.

An NHS manager from Newbury Park has been ordered to pay back more than £220,000 he defrauded from Newham's clinical commissioning group or serve an extra three years in prison.

Video Chaos as two women fight in Manor Park

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

This is the moment the police attempt to break up a fight between two women in Manor Park.

The mum of a teenager who was stabbed to death has organised a conference to raise awareness of knife crime.

The mother of a severely disabled girl who won the right to take her daughter to an Italian hospital has called for the law to be reviewed.

The most dangerous roads and junctions in Newham have been revealed thanks to figures showing the location of every crash last year.

A man who was arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences has been released on police bail.

A couple given the go-ahead to move their severely disabled daughter to an Italian hospital will not face a further legal fight after the health trust caring for her has said it will not contest the decision.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a cyclist was left with possible life-changing injuries following a crash in Stratford.

A couple who want to move their severely disabled five-year-old daughter to an Italian hospital have won a High Court life-support treatment fight.

A crackdown on anti-social behaviour has targeted drug takers, sex workers and fly-tippers in Stratford.

The police have released CCTV images of four people they want to speak to in connection with a fatal shooting.

There were 25 arrests of West Ham fans last season, new figures from the Home Office have revealed.

A locksmith is warning property owners about a scam being used to gain illegal access to vacant homes in the borough.

Police have launched a murder investigation after the death of a 16-month-old girl from E13, Newham.

A man is in hospital with deep cuts on his face after an incident in East Ham overnight.

A father whose only son was murdered on his way home from a football match has made a fresh appeal for help to track down his killers.

The vast majority of robberies in Newham are going unsolved by police as figures reveal the borough's most crime-ridden streets.

A 50-year-old man who pretended to be a teenage boy online in order to groom children has been jailed following a proactive operation by the Metropolitan Police.

Police have released a CGI mock-up of a man whose skeletal remains were found in Forest Gate in 2016.

Rail staff were punched multiple times in a "shockingly violent" attack after asking a woman who was smoking to leave West Ham station.

Thirty-seven young people from Newham were referred to a London-wide project hoping to protect children from becoming embroiled in county lines drug dealing last year, making it the joint highest offending borough in the capital.

A £10,000 reward has been offered as the hunt continues to find the killer of a Forest Gate man shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Kentish Town.

Three men from east London who carried out a frenzied knife attack after cornering their victim in a youth centre have been sentenced to more than 50 years in jail.

The mother of a brain-damaged five-year-old girl at the centre of a High Court life support treatment dispute has said she would want to stay alive if she were in her daughter's position.


Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

"Newham Music is the award-winning Music Education Hub for Newham, striving to ensure that all children and young people have the opportunity to make music," says Jill Meredith, Development and Communications Officer at Newham Music Academy.

"Don't underestimate the importance of what a musical education can do for your child. Music creates a positive, vibrant culture for young people in schools and communities and is a great way of celebrating their abilities and achievements, as well as supporting and enhancing their learning" added Jill as she explains how taking part in musical activities can help children develop socially and exposes them to a host of opportunities they wouldn't find elsewhere.

Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"

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