Crime & Court

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A remorseless bunch of thugs held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother while their family home was burgled.

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the fatal stabbing of Elyon Poku at an 18th birthday party in Stamford Hill.

A group of fraudsters, including Victoria Beckham’s former brother-in-law, have been jailed today for a £800,000 ‘boiler room’ scam from a virtual office in Canary Wharf.

A gang of fraudsters, including Victoria Beckham’s former brother-in-law, are facing jail today for carrying out a £800,000 ‘boiler room’ scam from an office in Canary Wharf.

A fake taxi driver who kidnapped and raped a woman who mistakenly got into his car believing he was the Uber she ordered has been jailed.

Vulnerable children from Hackney and Islington are being groomed to deal drugs hundreds of miles away – and rented out to gangs.

A Dalston nightclub where a woman was shot in the early hours of New Year’s Day has been shut down by Hackney Council ahead of a review of its licence.

A Shoreditch bar which murder victim Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali had been in before being stabbed to death outside is in hot water with police.

A leading anti-gangs advisor from Hackney is in line for a huge payout from the Met after police wrongly raided his home and got him “blacklisted” by national business partners.

American rapper ASAP Bari has walked free from court after he was just fined for sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel in Shoreditch.

American rapper and fashion designer ASAP Bari has today admitted sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel in east London.

Patients at the John Howard Centre in Homerton are taking legal action against the NHS trust that runs it over religious discrimination, the Gazette can reveal.

An American rapper and fashion designer is to go on trial accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel in east London.

A woman in her 20s was shot at a nightclub in Dalston last night.

Hackney Police generated debate on social networking site Twitter as hundreds of people responded to a picture they posted of a police car tagged with graffiti.

A dead body has been found on a building site in Stamford Hill this morning.

A young man was stabbed and had a corrosive substance thrown in his face in Stoke Newington this morning.

An old-fashioned board game night is being hosted at the Pembury Tavern on January 23 in aid of Headway East London, which supports people affected by brain injury.

A Victoria Park property marketed on Airbnb has become a “go-to” block party venue - and neighbours fear New Year’s Eve will bring yet more scores of noisy youths causing all-night “misery”.

A Dalston solicitor is under investigation over housing fraud allegations.

Three Hackney men have been jailed for a combined total of 23 years over a “county lines” drug dealing operation which saw Class A drugs sold in Southampton.

Police have released images of three men they want to speak to in connection with 11 knife-point robberies in Stoke Newington last month.

The door lock to a domestic violence victim’s hostel room has been left broken for nearly a month after burglars smashed through it.

Hackney Council is preparing to sue the contractors who renovated London Fields Lido a decade ago to recoup £1.5m they’ve had to spend replacing the pool’s crumbling tiles.

Twelve months on from the brutal murder of a “loving and free spirited” barmaid in Finsbury Park, Haringey Council has at last said it will consider locking the gates at night – next year.

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to over the murder of Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali, who was stabbed to death in Kingsland Road after a night out.

A man involved in a car crash in which a budding actress from East Ham lost her life was asleep at the wheel, a court has heard.

A suspected gunman escaped onto the roof of an estate in Newington Green following a police raid this morning.

Four men have been charged after the North London Derby yesterday at the Emirates.

A man in his 30s was stabbed near Manor House Tube station on Saturday afternoon.

The police have arrested an 18 year old woman in relation to Saturday’s fatal stabbing in Kingsland Road and repeated their appeal for public help to identify two suspects.

A 42-year-old faces life in prison for murdering an 80-year-old grandmother with a lawnmower flex in a Colindale allotment shed.

Nearly £15,000 has been raised for the family of a young father who was brutally stabbed to death in Shoreditch as he “tried to break up an argument”.

East London NHS Foundation Trust is to review its procedures on mental health referrals after a coroner gave a narrative verdict in an inquest into the death of Kamil Seroka.

The public has been warned to call 999 immediately if they spot a convicted murderer from Stoke Newington who has escaped from prison.

The 26-year-old man stabbed to death in Kingsland Road was attacked after trying to break up a fight outside a bar in Shoreditch, it has emerged.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed multiple times in Homerton.

The man who was fatally stabbed to death in Kingsland Road may have been killed after a row in a bar spilled out onto the street, police say.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in Kingsland Road this morning.

A cowardly thug who launched a homophobic “acid attack” on strangers in Dalston during the May bank holiday is facing years in jail.

Three youths have appeared in court in east London following stabbing incidents in Bethnal Green and Shoreditch.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder Abraham Badru, who was shot dead just yards from his mother’s home in Dalston eight months ago.

A 20-year-old killed himself after his family had urged professionals to take action over his mental health, and neighbours had raised concerns with Hackney Council, an inquest heard on Friday.

An 80-year-old grandmother was called a “f***ing bitch” in a “foul outburst” by her alleged murderer months before she was strangled with a lawnmower cord in a Colindale allotment shed, the Old Bailey heard today.

A young man is in seriously injured after being stabbed multiple times in Homerton this morning.

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