Crime & Court

Yesterday, 15:53

Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs, was joined by charity bosses, police officers and community groups at a violent crime summit today.

A coach driver has been jailed for 15 months for causing the death of a cyclist in Whitechapel.

An anti-drugs street art campaign has appeared in and around Columbia road, Bethnal Green.

Senior coroner Mary Hassell has today unveiled the new policy that will dictate how her office decides which deaths to deal with first.

Rainham residents have come together to raise more than £2,500 to replace a stolen van belonging to a much loved member of the community.

The prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack have claimed they visited Salisbury as tourists.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm following an assault on an elderly woman at Shoreditch High Street train station.

Eight suspected handlers of mobile phones snatched by moped riders were arrested this morning during dawn raids in Havering, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

Two key handlers in a phone theft operation were arrested in a dawn raid this morning.

Stop and search powers could be increased to help police officers prevent acid attacks.

Detectives have concluded an investigation into allegations relating to the corrupt Tower Hamlets’ 2014 mayoral election.

The Bow hotel where two suspects behind the Salisbury nerve agent attack are believed to have stayed says it is fully supporting the police with their investigation.

Two men who have been named today as the suspects behind the Salisbury nerve agent attack stayed in a hotel in Bow after arriving in the UK, police have claimed.

Police would like to speak to this woman after two workers were subjected to a violent attack on a DLR train at Poplar station.

Three drug dealers who peddled heroin and crack cocaine have been jailed for almost eight years.

A man who used online marketplace Gumtree to trick victims before robbing them has been jailed for eight years.

Troxy in Commercial Road, Stepney, started selling digital tickets on Thursday (August 30). The new tickets are now available only on mobile phones. The brains behind the decision say the move will stop people copying them resale.

Police are standing down an investigation in South Quay after reports of a suspicious package found earlier today.

Two women who were stabbed in Bow have been named in court as Jaqueline Ross and Jaqueline Clarke.

A man has been charged following the stabbing of two women in Bow.

A second woman has been stabbed in Bow in an attack which detectives believe could be linked to similar incident on Friday.

Police are appealing for information after a woman in her 60s was stabbed in Bow.

A further eight men from a Whitechapel drugs gang have been jailed.

A coach driver who killed a cyclist when he turned into her path has been convicted of causing death by careless driving.

A man accused of critically injuring a mother and daughter in a hammer attack has appeared in court charged with two counts of attempted murder.

Victims of the 1996 Canary Wharf bombing today (Tuesday) met with the Northern Ireland Office to discuss compensation plans for affected by the Troubles.

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following a hammer attack on a Canary Wharf worker and her mother.

Judge Nigel Peters QC handed the men prison sentences ranging from two years to 56 months at Snaresbrook Crown Court for possession and supply of class A drugs.

A Canary Wharf financial services worker is fighting for her life in an unprovoked hammer attack.

Two suspected phone snatchers have been arrested following a police chase through east and south London which ended when their moped crashed with a van.

A large drug dealing gang who peddled their wares on the streets of Tower Hamlets are due to be sentenced today.

A drug-smuggling gun runner who stored cannabis and equipment used to prep cocaine in a house in Poplar has been jailed for 17-and-a-half years.

Crime is the top concern of people living in the borough, a survey has revealed.

These knives have all been illegaly sold to underage children by dodgy traders in Tower Hamlets this year.

An engineer has been recognised for his bravery after rescuing a 13-year-old from a vicious knife attack in Bow.


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