Crime & Court

Fri, 16:45

A Woodberry Down man is among members of an organised crime gang jailed for 30 years for dealing cocaine to City workers.

Homerton drill rapper Unknown T has appeared in court charged with murdering Steven Narvaez-Jara at a New Year's party in Old Street.

A pitbull terrier stolen at knifepoint from school kids seven years ago but returned after an appeal has gone missing again - and her owner fears the worst.

The "evil" man who killed Muswell Hill mum-of-one Cathy Burke a month before murdering Stroud Green woman Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park has been handed his second life sentence.

Islington's highest ranking police officer is "acutely conscious" of the violent crime wave gripping Finsbury Park and has pledged do something about it.

Seven Hackney Council workers were sacked last year following fraud probes, with another eight either resigning or leaving while under investigation.

A Haggerston man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman outside Oxford Circus Tube station.

Two licensees have been banned from their own bar on Friday and Saturday nights after a host of violent incidents around closing time.

Trading standards officers from Hackney Council seized 13,700 cigarettes in a raid on a Hoxton shop last month as part of a clampdown on illegal tobacco.

A man was stabbed in the chest in Dalston last night.

British Transport Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to following a robbery and attempted knife-point robbery on the London Underground.

A man in his 30s was stabbed in an Upper Clapton Road shop this afternoon.

A man who laundered nearly £10million from the sale of fake Viagra and diet pills through bank accounts linked to the Orthodox Jewish charity he ran has been jailed.

A "miracle" cat is two lives down after being shot twice in as many years - this time surviving a gun pellet going through his eye.

One man was shot and another was stabbed in the Finsbury Park area last night.

Weekly church services will now be held at Homerton's John Howard Centre after Christian patients won a legal battle against NHS bosses on grounds of religious discrimination.

Two people were stabbed and police were pelted with bottles when a huge street party on the Woodberry Down Estate turned violent at the weekend.

A market encouraging youngsters to ditch crime for cash will be held in Ridley Road this summer.

A mini-cab driver suffered a serious head injury after a collision with a BMW which was being followed by the police in Homerton.

Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault left a man in a life-threatening condition outside of a Stoke Newington takeaway in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A passenger was assaulted after challenging two men who were sexually harassing women on a train.

A Muslim community centre denied security funding despite being told it was vulnerable to a terrorist attack will now be eligible following a Home Office U-turn.

Two men in their 20s are in hospital after an "acid attack" in Lower Clapton on Friday night.

Assaults on police officers in Hackney have more than tripled in five years - and the blame has been laid with government funding cuts that have left them more vulnerable.

A rush-hour police chase that led to a crash on a major cycle route in Hackney left two people in hospital.

A woman is in hospital with burns injuries after a flat in De Beauvoir was petrol bombed in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The UK's first electric skateboard shop might have to close down after it was ram raided and cleared of £25,000 worth of stock.

Three Hackney men have been jailed for their part in a Sussex county lines operation.

Detectives investigating the unsolved murder of a South Hackney man in 2017 have offered £20,000 for anyone who can help catch his killer.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Steve Brown in Stoke Newington have made a 13th arrest.

This pair are wanted by transport police over a vicious assault on a Tube train near Finsbury Park that saw a man bottled.

A man was stabbed multiple times by a gang who broke into his home to steal watches last night.

A High Court judge has thrown out Hackney Council's legal bid to keep publishing its propaganda rag fortnightly - but it's not yet clear if it will fold.

The results of a national review into the use of CS spray on people suspected of concealing drugs in their mouths have been announced following an inquest that concluded Edir Da Costa's death was due to "misadventure".

A second teenager has been charged with the murder of 15-year-old Tashaûn Aird in Stoke Newington.

The death of a young father following a restraint by police was the result of "misadventure", a jury has concluded.

A coroner has told a jury it cannot criticise the police in its verdict over the death of a man during an attempted arrest.

A sex offender has admitted raping a woman eight years ago, after being linked to the crime through his DNA following another attack last year.

Police officers in full uniform took part in a sweltering boxercise session to get young people at King's Hall Leisure Centre talking about crime.

A medical expert has said police use of CS spray on a young father who died after an arrest attempt "could in theory" have contributed to his death.

A prolific moped robber from Islington who went on a week-long phone-snatching spree has been jailed for more than three years.

An ex-police officer compared getting pepper sprayed in the face to being hit by a water pistol at the inquest into the death of a man who was targeted with it.

Community leaders, councillors and youth club members took part in a peace march organised by a Haggerston church yesterday.

A young woman is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Mare Street on Friday afternoon, police have said.

Mare Street has been closed between Victoria Park Road and Well Street after a crash.


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