Crime & Court

Ammonia was poured down the throat of a music video producer after he was lured into an Ilford home by a phoney teenage singer and ambushed, a court heard.

Doctors have carried out an emergency caesarean to save the life of an unborn child after a pregnant Newbury Park mother died following a confrontation in her home.

A 50-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a Newbury Park woman after she was discovered with abdominal injuries and later died in hospital.

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a 35-year-old woman in Newbury Park.

An artist whose previous gigs have been linked to firearm incidents is hoping to perform at an event in Chadwell Heath.

A man has been jailed after he was caught with half a million pounds worth of heroin in Ilford.

Masked men hit a girl over the head during an aggravated burglary in Redbridge.

A gang of men posing as police officers are driving around Redbridge with blue flashing lights and pulling cars over.

A Pakistani student living in Ilford whose bid to extend her stay in Britain was rejected after she failed to tick a box on a form has lost the latest round of a legal fight with Home Office ministers.

It took a “10-year campaign” to install a CCTV camera in South Woodford to combat drug dealing and pizza delivery muggings but now Redbridge Council has taken it away because incidents have decreased.

A woman is fighting for her life after being found with stab wounds in Chadwell Heath.

The number of acid attacks in Redbridge has reduced by almost 50per cent in the last 12 months, police have confirmed.

Fifteen girls were being sexually exploited and groomed to sell drugs at Ilford station.

On the night that a father-to-be was stabbed to death on his 23rd birthday in Hainault, council CCTV cameras were not recording footage, the Recorder can reveal.

More than 1,400 people have backed a petition to rename a road in memory of Moses Mayele.

An Ilford RAF cadet squadron is appalled after donations it raised for ex-service men and women were stolen from a Poppy Appeal collection tin left in the boot of a car.

New drug dealers and child exploitation rings have started operating from Ilford Station, Redbridge police have confirmed.

A second man has been charged and a fourth man has been arrested after a 23-year-old was stabbed to death on his birthday in Hainault.

An Ilford teenager has been jailed for more than four years after stabbing two other teens with an 11-inch knife in a park in Brighton.

Were you walking along Lord Gardens in Clayhall the morning after the murder?

Mr Mayele died earlier this month.

A party organiser, whose last event ended with a stabbing and gunfire, has been refused permission to hold another event next month.

An Ilford all-through school has been awarded a place on a Mayor of London-run scheme recognising the capital’s top improvers.

A party organiser, whose last event ended with a stabbing and a gun being fired, has applied for a licence to hold another event in Ilford.

A widow is urging drivers to be more aware of motorcyclists after her husband from Dagenham died on his daily commute to work in Redbridge.

A man who stabbed an Ilford newsagent around 30 times in an unprovoked, “stuff of nightmares” attack has been convicted of attempted murder.

Hundreds of friends and family paid their respects after a 23-year-old father-to-be was brutally murdered on his birthday in Hainault.

Four family members have been charged with modern slavery offences following dawn raids across east London.

Eight people believed to be part of an international human trafficking group have been arrested following a series of dawn raids across Newham and Ilford.

`Police officers leading the murder investigation into the fatal stabbing of Moses Mayele in Hainault on Friday have urged those who know anything about the tragic incident to come forward.

A prolific blackmailer from Woodford Green who tried to force the CEO of a well known company to hand over £150,000 has been jailed for more than five years.

Five teenagers from Ilford have been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old in Chadwell Heath.

A teenager from Ilford was one of five young people sentenced for violently stabbing a father-of-three to death in a case of mistaken identity.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting is urging residents with any information about the murder of Moses Mayele to come forward.

A burnt out car in Clayhall is being investigated in connection to a fatal stabbing in Hainault.

A 23-year-old father was stabbed to death on his birthday in Hainault.

A man has been stabbed to death and another man is critically injured after an incident in Hainault.

An Ilford woman has been jailed after she tried to sell a flat owned by her parents.

Residents have been told to protect their family gold after a masked gang put a chisel to a pensioner’s throat during an aggravated burglary.

A police officer accused of having sex with a woman while on duty and being in possession of police property without authority has had one charge of descreditable conduct proven against him.

Hiding places for criminals and fly-tippers could be reduced as Redbridge Council prepares to install 41 Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras along with licence plate displaying signs and revamped CCTV cameras.

A Redbridge teacher has condemned a social media page showing the borough’s school children fighting, taking part in reprisal stabbings and being bullied.

An Ilford woman caught red-handed with more than £5million worth of heroin has been jailed for eight years.

A Goodmayes man and his accomplice have been jailed for a combined total of almost seven years after targeting online car sellers across Havering, Redbridge and Newham to steal vehicles during a nine-month crime spree.


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