Crime & Court

Thu, 16:35

Five men, including two from Dagenham and Ilford, have denied killing a man who was shot in the head in Stepney.

A council worker ignored government guidelines to secure Home Office anti-terror funding for a friend, documents allege.

A Poplar man has appeared in court accused of killing a woman in East Ham.

Drug dealers and nitrousoxide sniffers have taken advantage of the Coronavirus lockdown and are disturbing families in Stepney at night while the authorities’ backs are turned, say neighbours.

An appeal has been launched after a teenaged boy was stabbed inside a bakery.

A man has been charged following the fatal stabbing of Shadika Patel.

A third man has been arrested following the fatal stabbing of Shadika Patel.

A pair of burglars who stole cash and bikes in separate break ins have been jailed for a combined total of almost six years.

Arrests have been made in east London as part of a police national crackdown on violent crime during the pandemic crisis.

Tower Hamlets Council is taking legal action against the government claiming a controversial housing scheme was approved to save developers up to £50million.

Police investigating an assault at Canary Wharf station have released CCTV footage of two women they would like to speak to.

The man accused of the brutal double killings of an aunt and her nephew in East Finchley in 2016 “has always told a consistent story”, his lawyer told the Old Bailey this week.

A police operation has been extended aimed at cracking down on robberies of schoolchildren in the East End.

A man has been jailed after approximately £3million worth of cocaine and MDMA were found in his van.

Following a number of warrants being executed today, Thursday, March 12, across Tower Hamlets, 14 people were arrested for drugs supply offences.

A schoolteacher has been fined almost £20,000 for selling counterfeit replica Premier League football kits and Calvin Klein underwear.

A man who attacked his wife with a hammer as she slept has been jailed for 10 years.

Three people have been injured in a triple stabbing in Bow.

A gang carrying two loaded semi-automatic weapons in a car have been found guilty of firearms offences.

A fraudster has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment, suspended for two years, for conning an elderly man out of his bank cards and going on a spending spree at Westfield Stratford City.

A brutal attacker who stabbed an emergency worker in the grounds of the Royal London Hospital has been jailed after being caught by an off-duty policeman.

Two men who carried out a “vicious and prolonged” attack on a man have been jailed for a combined 18 years.

Newham and Tower Hamlets are amongst the most prolific London boroughs for mobile phone theft, according to new data released by Mazuma.

Tower Hamlets Council is helping The Met to recruit the next generation of police officers.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash which left a woman in a serious condition in hospital.

A violent burglar from Barking Riverside and his accomplice have been jailed after being caught red-handed during a violent raid on a South Woodford home – by a retired police sergeant who used to work in Tower Hamlets.

A man who threatened sex workers and stole cash from them has been jailed.

A man who stole more than £15,000 worth of mobile phones in one night from revellers in bars across Shoreditch has been convicted.

Detectives investigating a stabbing in the Isle of Dogs are releasing footage of two men they want to speak to in relation to the attack.

Neighbours have called for more action to tackle anti-social behaviour from clubbers using their cars to party after hours.

Essex Police are appealing for help to find a Poplar man after a woman in her 70s was conned out of cash.

A “cowardly killer” committed “execution-style” murders of an aunt and her nephew in East Finchley as part of a “deliberate and targeted attack on the household”, the Old Bailey heard.

Council social services bosses have been given the go-ahead to arrange vaccinations for a 10-month-old boy against his parents’ wishes.

A property developer has been fined almost £3,000 after losing a court battle against Tower Hamlets council.

A man was stabbed in the leg and is also thought to have been sprayed with a corrosive liquid just before midday today.


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