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There was a shooting in Tiptree Crescent in Clayhall on Saturday night (credit: Google Street View)

A 22-year-old-man is in hospital after a shooting in Tiptree Crescent, in Clayhall, on Saturday night.

Rita King who was declared dead at De La Mer House in Naze Park Road, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, after being shot. Photo: PA/De La Mer House

A former Goodmayes pensioner, who killed his wife of 50 years after telling police that “she had suffered enough”, will be sentenced tomorrow.

Inspector Elise Gellatley is interviewed by reporter Chloe Farand

A new officer has been appointed to deal with prostitution, one of Redbridge’s biggest problems. Chloe Farand caught up with her

Barkingside Magistrates' Court

A 43-year-old man has been sentenced after drunkenly threatening a pastor with a whip in front of a horrified congregation at a church in Ilford.

A Redbridge police officer was dismissed on Wednesday after he breached professional standards for receiving a caution for harassment  Picture: Joe Giddens/PA

A Redbridge police officer has been dismissed after he received a caution for “months of” harassment.

Heron Mews  (Picture: Google)

A man who featured in the Recorder three years ago for waiting 11 years for a council flat has been found guilty for illegally subletting it.

Missing puppies from a flat in Tiptree Crescent, in Clayhall

A heartbroken dog owner, whose nine puppies were stolen, says she believes the theft must have been carried out by someone close to her.

Radical cleric Anjem Choudary, of Hampton Road, Ilford, is facing jail after being convicted of raising support for ISIS at the Old Bailey

Members of Redbridge’s Muslim community have accused the national media of giving Islamic preacher Anjem Choudary “a platform for too long” to express extremist views.

Radical cleric Anjem Choudary, of Hampton Road, Ilford, is facing jail after being convicted of raising support for ISIS at the Old Bailey

Islamic preacher Anjem Choudary, 49, is facing jail after he was convicted at the Old Bailey of drumming up support for the Islamic State (IS) terror group.

An Ilford man has been given a suspended sentence for exposing himself on the Bakerloo line.

A 20-year-old man has been handed a suspended sentence after exposing himself to a woman on the tube.

Police lock the gates to Loxford Park, the scene where an 11-year-old boy became the victim of a shooting

Parents claimed they warned authorities “thousands” of times about drug dealers near a park, before a child was hit by a stray bullet while playing.

Barkingside Magistrates' Court

Two residents have pleaded guilty to fly-tipping, with one man claiming that his rubbish was making his house smell and he didn’t know when it would be collected.

Police lock the gates to Loxford Park, the scene where an 11-year-old boy became the victim of a shooting

Police have issued a description of the man they are hunting over the shotgun shooting in Loxford Lane, Ilford, on Monday.

People explain to an officer where they live in order to pass through the cordoned off area on Loxford Lane to their homes.

An onlooker has described the chaos when a quiet afternoon in Loxford Park was shattered by two gun shots with one “grazing” an 11-year-old boy’s face.

There has been a shooting in Loxford Park, on Loxford Lane

A man in his 20s is in critical condition in hospital and a 11-year-old boy has suffered minor injuries after being shot in a children’s playground in Loxford Park, Ilford, yesterday afternoon.

Tout David Spanton, inset, with some of the tickets, memberships and credit cards police recovered. Picture: Met Police

A tout, who illegally sold tickets for matches including West Ham United, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, has been jailed.

Hassan Sheikh died from injuries he sustained in the crash on the A13 on July 1 2015. Picture: Iqra Sheikh

A lorry driver who caused a collision in which a student died by changing lanes without checking his mirrors was jailed for eight months yesterday (Wednesday).

Former councillor Morris Hickey is annoyed about the police breaking down his door after a neighbour reported him missing

A pensioner whose front door was smashed in by police over fears for his welfare has indignantly hit back – saying he was simply enjoying a summer break to the Balkans.

Remzi Akguc, left, and Yilmaz Coskun, who were both found guilty of murder for the 'cold blooded execution' of Hidir Aksakal. Picture: Met Police

Two men have been jailed for life after they shot a fellow Turkish man four times, trussed him up and buried his body in Epping Forest.

The spot in Hollow Ponds, Epping Forest, where the body was discovered.

Two men have been convicted of murder after they shot a Turkish man four times, trussed him up and buried his body in Epping Forest.

A plane making a final approach to land at City Airport (Pic: PA/Yui Mok)

The government today announced it has given City Airport the green light to expand.

Dr Mohammed Fahim, South Woodford Mosque in Mulberry Way

An application for a controversial mosque expansion has been withdrawn from tonight’s meeting by council officers due to a row over the lease of the premises’ car park.

Khandhakar Thaj Uddin, 42, from Ilford, was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2009 for importing heroin and cannabis between 2003 and 2008.

A convicted drug dealer from Ilford has been warned that he must sell his home and hand over the cash, or face an extra five years being added to his sentence.

Generic shots of a Big Mac burger from a McDonalds restaurant. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday  November5, 2007.  Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

From a man calling to say that his “very very large friend” was stuck up a tree, to a man calling to request a Big Mac, the London Fire Brigade has revealed its top ten weirdest calls.

Edgaras Kondrotas, of Goodmayes, who was murdered in Forest Gate in January.

As her son’s murderer was jailed for life, a grieving mother has said she wished “it was me or his father who died instead”.

James Edwards and Partick Rooke on holiday

Two tourists said a “random” decision may have saved their lives after they were caught up in last week’s Nice terror attack.

British Transport Police

A man has been identified and will be interviewed by police after a disabled commuter was pushed and slapped on a train.

Laura Burnip, Ralph Blackburn and Ajay Nair who are the Ilford Recorder Team

Have you got a story or an issue you want us to look into?

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan pledges more neighbourhood officers. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Images

Every council ward in Redbridge will get a second neighbourhood police officer patrolling the streets, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan pledged today.

Dr Jyoti Sood from Newbury Park, is helping to launch the NHS' national Be 'Clear on Cancer' campaign

People who have been coughing for three weeks or more are being urged by GPs not to ignore those symptoms.

Palasupramaniam and Kaviprya Paladhanushan whose children were driven off in their parents stolen car by the car thief

A thief who stole a car with two young children in the back knew they were in there, one of the kidnapped youngsters says.

Edgaras Kondrotas, of Goodmayes, who was murdered in Forest Gate in January.

A man has been found guilty of murdering a stranger in an attack which showed an “extreme level of brutality that judges do not often come across”.

Roman Road, Ilford, where a thief drove off in a car containing two young children, in front of their mother. Picture: Google

A father feels “lucky” his children are still alive after a thief drove off in his Audi with his two youngest children trapped in the back.

Three men have been jailed for more than 14 years for violent robberies in Ilford and Romford. From left to right: Alexandru Nalbariu, Razvan Nalbariu and Crist-Valentin Tabacaru.

Three men who committed four violent robberies in Ilford and Romford over an eight day period, have been jailed for more than 14 years.

Jason Dockrill, right, who was convicted in 2004 for the brutal murder of Finnish student Suvi Aronen, left, in Wanstead Park, has admitted a further rape following a cold case review. Photos: PA

A 46-year-old man, serving life for brutally murdering a Finnish student in Wanstead in 2003, is to be sentenced today for a rape two years earlier.

Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A school canteen worker wept in the dock as he was jailed for 16 months after he was caught trying to meet a 13-year old girl for sex.

Buckingham Road Cemetery in Ilford.

A fly tipper has been handed a bill for £645 after dumping waste near Buckingham Road Cemetery, less than 150metres from her home.

Hassan Sheikh died from injuries he sustained in the crash on the A13 on July 1 2015. Picture: Iqra Sheikh

The mother of a 21-year-old student who tragically died after a car crash has forgiven the man who pleaded guilty to causing his death by dangerous driving.

Ronald King, who has admitted killing his wife Rita King.

The family of a woman, 81, shot dead by her husband in an Essex care home, have described the event as a “tragedy” which left them “deeply saddened”.

Gants Hill Tube station.

The Mayor of London and the Metropolitan Police Commissioner have been urged to announce their plans for policing, ahead of the Night Tube beginning on August 19.

Rita King who was shot at De La Mer House in Naze Park Road, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. Her husband Ronald King, 87, is on trial charged with her murder. Photo: PA/De La Mer House

The murder trial of a man, 87, accused of shooting his wife dead at an Essex care home has dramatically ended early after new medical evidence came to light.

Rita King who was shot at De La Mer House in Naze Park Road, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. Her husband Ronald King, 87, is on trial charged with her murder. Photo: PA/De La Mer House

A man who shot his wife dead in her care home also had plans to shoot his sister who lived in the same home, a court has heard.

A woman was rescued this morning from Archway Bridge

Residents who experience racial, homophobic and domestic abuse are urged not to suffer in silence.

Hassan Sheikh died from injuries he sustained in the crash on the A13 on July 1 2015. Picture: Iqra Sheikh

A trucker who caused a smash that killed a student after switching lanes without checking his mirrors pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving today.

Pc Phillip Walters', left, memorial in Empress Avenue, Ilford, right, has been vandalised. Pc Walters was shot and killed in the line of duty in Empress Avenue 21 years ago.

The father of a police officer shot in the line of duty has spoken of his distress after vandals smashed his son’s memorial.

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