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Police were given additional stop and search powers across the whole of Hackney on Monday after a teenager was stabbed on the Woodberry Down Estate.

A woman is in hospital after being stabbed in an unprovoked attack in London Fields on Saturday afternoon.

Police arrested five people on Wednesday morning in relation to a drug line run from Hackney to Norwich.

Two men have been jailed for firearms offences after two people were shot in Chatsworth Road.

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Three teenagers have been locked up for killing 15-year-old Tashaûn Aird in a pre-meditated gang attack.

The founder of a Hackney domestic violence charity has warned about the escalating effects the Coronavirus lockdown could have on victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

A woman in her 30s is in hospital after a car crash involving a police vehicle in Stoke Newington Road last night.

The top cop in Islington and Camden has told the “supposedly mature adults” ignoring social distancing guidelines to start listening so his officers don’t have to waste their time dishing out fines.

A “dangerous” predator has been sentenced for 15 years for attempting to rape a woman, who was only saved after a 14-year-old child who heard her screams came to her rescue.

Five arrests were made yesterday in Hackney and Tower Hamlets as part of a national campaign to crack down on violence.

A criminal defence lawyer warns “dirty, dilapidated courts” with unsanitary rest rooms and a lack of hand sanitiser risk spreading coronavirus.

A man has been charged with murdering a 57-year-old woman who was found dead in Upper Clapton.

Cops have introduced blanket stop and search powers across Hackney after a male was shot in a Costcutter in Lower Clapton on Friday night.

A woman in her 70s is in hospital after being hit by the driver of a car in Stoke Newington on Monday lunchtime.

Two Stoke Newington men are among five facing jail after police seized two loaded semi-automatic firearms from a car in east London.

Two rare e-bikes were stolen during a raid on a shop in Shoreditch last week.

A serving Met officer has been arrested in north London on suspicion of being a member of a right-wing terrorist organisation.

A leading anti-gangs worker who says he was targeted by Met officers he had trained has been cleared of two charges after an 18-month legal battle.

A man was found with stab wounds in Stoke Newington High Street this morning.

Electric bicycle rider Thomas Hanlon has been cleared of killing a pedestrian in Dalston by careless driving.

People living in Kingsland Road say they are still waiting for real action over anti-social behaviour from clubgoers leaving venues in the early hours.

A man has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of Steve Narvaez-Jara at a house party near Old Street on New Year’s Day 2018.

There were 93 incidents of anti-Semitic hate crime in Hackney last year, the second most of any London borough and an increase of 38 per cent.

A thug who stabbed a man in the heart and bit a police officer has been jailed.

A gunman who fired at armed police in a shootout at his Clapton Park Estate home has been jailed for life for attempted murder.

A man involved in a police shooting on the Clapton Park Estate is set to be sentenced today after being found guilty of the attempted murder of an officer.

Hackney’s Chinese community association says members are coming to them with reports of racism and xenophobia since the coronavirus outbreak last month.

Young people from Finsbury Park and Clapton were among those to create a hard-hitting short film about knife crime that premiered this week.

The teenager who fatally stabbed Nashon Esbrand with a “large machete-style knife” can be named publicly for the first time.

A cyclist accused of killing a pedestrian while riding an electric bicycle in Kingsland High Street was travelling more than 10mph over the speed limit, a court has heard.

A man has been charged with attempted murder and two counts of GBH after two people were stabbed in Homerton – one of whom is in critical condition.

A single mother and her children were saved from homelessness after Hackney Community Law Centre helped overturn a £60,000 fraud bill from the Department for Work and Pensions.

Hackney has the fourth highest rate of knife crime resulting in injury in London, and the fifth highest rate of knife crime overall, the latest figures show.

A man has been charged after a 15-year-old was stabbed in Upper Clapton on Sunday evening.

Homerton rapper Unknown T has been cleared of killing Steve Narvaez-Jara at a house party near Old Street – but two others have been convicted in relation to his death.

Police were given additional powers to stop and search people in Hackney for the second night in a row after an attempted gunpoint robbery in Stamford Hill.

A teenager was attacked with a knife in broad daylight while with his mother outside Hackney Downs Overground station.

A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after being stabbed in Upper Clapton on Sunday evening.

The thug who killed a man “for his mobile and a bottle of beer” while out looking for people to rob near Manor House station, has been jailed for a minimum of 30 years.

A thief has admitted stealing more than £15,000 worth of mobile phones in one night from revellers in bars across Shoreditch.

A thug who killed a man close to his home on the Woodberry Down Estate who he chanced upon whilst out looking for people to rob, has been convicted of murder.

A man who “could have easily” killed a woman by attacking her with a claw hammer has been jailed for 10 years.

A man was killed near his home on the Woodberry Down Estate by a thug who was hanging around outside Manor House station looking for people to rob, a court has heard.

A woman threw herself into the Regent’s Canal after police found an abandoned car that had been driven along the towpath near Queensbridge Road.

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