The police watchdog has completed its investigation into the shooting of an armed robbery suspect by police on the Clapton Park Estate one year ago.

Two Hackney teenagers have been jailed for life for murdering a Camden teenager at a house party last year.

A teenager was stabbed as he was travelling on a bus through Clapton Common this afternoon.

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

The Tottenham supporter who threw a banana skin at Arsenal's Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been banned 'indefinitely'.

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

The Metropolitan Police are warning internet shoppers across north London to stay alert and avoid being a victim of fraud ahead of one of the busiest days of the year for online shopping.

A man is fighting for his life after a violent assault in Glenarm Road yesterday afternoon.

This month is the first anniversary of the untimely and avoidable death of Rashan Charles.

The police officer who restrained Rashan Charles shortly before his death has admitted failing to follow parts of his first aid training when dealing with the incident.

The inquest into the death of Rashan Charles started this morning - with press and the public shielded from proceedings by a black curtain.

Bosses at Dalston Superstore have slammed inaccurate reports in the national press that Sunday's suspected acid attack happened outside the gay nightclub.

Officers from London's new gang-busting squad caught a 16-year-old boy with a huge "Rambo" hunting knife down his pants in Hoxton this morning.

Police found a knife stashed in a bin during a sweep of green spaces on a Hackney estate on Saturday.

MPs in London have asked for a meeting with Theresa May over the spike in violence that has seen more than 50 people killed in the capital this year - six in Hackney.

Loretta Thomas is a journalist who worked in social care for 25 years, dealing with crime, addiction and young people's prevention work.

An 18-year-old stabbed to death off Morning Lane last night has been named as Israel Ogunsola by his father.

Police are offering a £20,000 reward for information into the killing of a hero who received a police bravery award.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was shot dead in a Dalston street last night.

A stalker who hounded his ex-girlfriend for six months and planted a tracking device under her car has been jailed for a year and a half.

A teenager found with a massive kitchen knife hidden down his trousers told cops: "I don't know how that got there."

A 92-year-old woman is fighting for her life after being hit by a car in Stoke Newington Church Street early this morning.

Hackney's top cop Simon Laurence will step down ahead of the borough's police operation merges with Tower Hamlets.

Police in Hackney will merge with their counterparts in Tower Hamlets later this year as part of a desperate effort to cut £325million from the running costs of the cash-strapped Met.

Rashan Charles "most likely" died because he tried to swallow a package that blocked his airway, causing his heart to stop, investigators have said.

Anyone who sees a teddy bear patrolling the streets in a police uniform needn't worry - the government hasn't resorted to hiring toys to protect the public.

This is the moment a reckless and "stupid" driver smashes into a tipper lorry and van while speeding the wrong way down a one-way street.

A man who armed himself with a 10 inch killer "Rambo" hunting knife in a busy Dalston street has been handed an immediate jail term just two days after he was caught - because of the "two strike rule".

A woman duped into a relationship by an undercover police spy says it is unacceptable for other spy cops' identities to be concealed when politicians and Hollywood stars are being held accountable for historic sex abuse.

Plans for a Muslim free school to move into a former police station have been given the green light following a successful appeal.

Clapton boss Jonny Fowell wants his side to get on a winning run to keep their chances of the Essex Senior League title alive.

The 24-year-old man stabbed to death in South Hackney has been named as Alex Vanderpuye.

The front counter at Shoreditch Police Station is shutting for good on Thursday.

Clapton manager Jonny Fowell wants his side to show what they can do against Bostik Premier Division high-flyers Metropolitan Police.

A gang of bike-jackers are being hunted by police after a cyclist was ambushed and robbed in Victoria Park.

Detectives have made two more arrests in the murder probe into Kaan Aslan's death on the Nightingale Estate.

A teenage boy was today being held on suspicion of murder following a fatal attack in a Seven Sisters Road cafe.

A police chief has berated those behind a time-wasting hoax that saw a lifelike dummy dumped into the Regent's Canal, sparking 999 calls from passers-by who feared someone had drowned.

The horrific aftermath of an acid attack was demonstrated to hospitality managers at a real nightclub to make them think about the new and emerging threat - and how they would react if one took place in their venue. Emma Bartholomew reports on Project Diffuse.

Victims still dealing with physical and emotional scars after Arthur Collins threw acid on them have called for him to be jailed for life.

A ridiculously parked car blocked a fire engine's path for almost a minute as it raced to get to the scene of a fire in Stamford Hill.

Shoreditch police station will close by the end of the year, in cost-cutting measures to slash £400million from the Met's budget.

A rise in crime across Hackney has forced the town hall into a major campaign calling on the government to reverse crippling cuts to police.

Scotland Yard today renewed its appeal for information about the murder of star Hackney Bulls player Ziggy Owusu as he tried to break up a fight.

The family of a young Hackney man who died in a motorbike crash while being followed by police are still searching for answers after a coroner found the officer did nothing wrong.

A 40-year-old biker died when his motorcycle crashed outside The Finsbury in Green Lanes yesterday morning.

A woman who had her nose broken during a shocking late-night attack in City Road has handed the Gazette clear images of the thug who punched her - after the police failed to.

Witnesses to a stabbing, a string of burglaries and a shop raid in Hackney say they no longer feel safe - and are worried about further cuts to the police budget.

A senior police officer has said it is "not practical" for officers to investigate crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damage as his force bids to save £400 million.

Two gang members who threw ammonia at a shopkeeper and a random woman in the street are facing years in jail.

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