Crime & Court

Wed, 17:00

A charity is harnessing "the power of sport" to steer young people in Newham away from crime, London Assembly Member Unmesh Desai says.

A man is set to appear in court charged with the attempted murder of a woman who was found stabbed in Little Ilford Park.

Police are on scene after shots were fired outside Newham Hospital.

A woman is in hospital following a "violent" stabbing in a park.

A man accused of murdering two women who were found dead in a freezer faces trial in April.

Police are appealing for witnesses to three firearms incidents which took place within the space of 24 hours.

A man has appeared in court accused of murdering two women who were found dead in a chest freezer.

The police have released the image of a man wanted on suspicion of robbery.

More than 10 security cameras have been down for months in Plaistow as the council finishes an overhaul of its CCTV network.

A meeting has been organised to discuss combatting crime and helping young people.

A couple who carried out a plan to murder the woman's ex-husband have been jailed.

Four robbers who subjected a number of sex workers to terrifying knife-point attacks have been jailed.

A curry house waiter who murdered his wife and daughters before fleeing the country 12 years ago has been jailed for life.

The Met is appealing for witnesses and footage after homophobic abuse was heard at West Ham's match against Brighton.

Two West Ham fans were arrested on suspicion of making homophobic gestures during the team's match against Brighton.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the fatal stabbing of Leshawn Williams.

Detectives are appealing for information after reports of a gun being fired at an address in Pelly Road, Plaistow.

Two "thoughtless" men who risked their lives by trainsurfing on the Docklands Light Railway have been ordered to complete 130 hours of unpaid work each.

An East Ham man has appeared in court after being charged with supplying heroin and crack cocaine in north-east Kent.

A man suffered slash wounds to his face in an attack in Stratford.

Charges against five Extinction Rebellion activists accused of aggravated trespass during a protest at London City Airport have been dismissed after an "abject failure" by the Crown Prosecution Service.

The number of people who were subjected to on-the-spot searches by police in Newham skyrocketed last year.

Family and friends of a mother of two whose body was found in a freezer have turned out to pay their respects at her funeral.

Two men from Ilford and East Ham have been arrested on suspicion of fraud after allegedly posing as bank workers to cheat five elderly people out of hundreds of pounds,

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a gun was fired in Canning Town.

A third brother has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Leshawn Williams in the Royal Docks.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested after police descended on a former pub and hotel in Plaistow earlier this week.

A 26-year-old man is in hospital after being stabbed in a residential street in West Ham.

A hotel and its owner have been ordered to pay £45,000 for "serious and systemic" fire safety failures which "put staff and guests at risk".

Three members of a criminal gang who went on a £300,000 'high end' car stealing rampage have each been jailed for three years.

Two men have been jailed for life for murder after they stabbed a teenager 17 times.

A Rainham man has appeared in court charged with committing an aggravated burglary in Forest Gate.

A man who admitted spraying a policewoman with a noxious substance has claimed he heard voices before the attack.

A charity has scooped £120,000 to help stop boys being groomed by drug dealing criminals.

The second man to be charged with murder following a fatal stabbing is the brother of the first.

On the night of June 29 last year, 28-year-old Fuadi Mohamed was stabbed to death and died in his mother's arms, in front of dozens of witnesses. Now his devastated family are calling for an inquiry into how police handled the case. Hannah Somerville reports.

A woman and her lover are facing jail for the "brutal" murder of her ex-husband, who was stabbed to death in an alleyway.

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a double stabbing.

A man appears in court today charged with the murder of Leshawn Williams in Silvertown near the Royal Docks four days before Christmas.

A mother discovered her son's body in a ditch after he went missing on a trip to Amsterdam, an inquest has heard.

A paedophile who attempted to film young girls getting changed at the London Aquatics Centre has been jailed for two years and nine months.

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which left two people with head injuries.

A man has admitted spraying a substance at two police officers.

A heroin dealer involved in running a county lines drugs operation has been jailed for two years.


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