Crime & Court

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A social group in Redbridge has organised a quiz night to raise funds for London's Air Ambulance.

Detectives investigating a firearms discharge outside a mosque in Seven Kings have charged a man.

Community leaders, experts and the police gathered together in Ilford last week for a major summit on how to tackle youth violence in east London.

Police investigating an incident in which a gun was fired outside Seven Kings Mosque have today (Wednesday, May 22) arrested a 28-year-old man.

A 20-year-old man from Redbridge has denied murdering another 20-year-old who was killed during a fight outside Ilford Station.

Police have issued CCTV footage of the last known sighting of a Newham man who has been missing for a month after being pushed into a car in Ilford.

A "controlling" husband battered his wife to death with a hammer and machete after wrongly suspecting her of being unfaithful, a court has been told.

A banker "didn't even think" before using his skateboard to fight off a London Bridge terrorist who looked "like the devil", an inquest has heard.

A woman dubbed the Angel of London Bridge was killed after rushing in to help a victim of the terror attack, saying: "I'm a nurse. I have to go and help".

A fundraising appeal has been launched to help aid the recovery of a young mother who was seriously injured in a hit and run in Ilford.

A man has been arrested and another man suffered a head injury following a fight in Ilford.

A man from Woodford Green who pleaded guilty to five counts of robbery has been handed a community order.

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a stabbing in Ilford.

Further searches are underway this week to try and find Joy Morgan, a student who was last seen in Ilford last year.

A 25-year-old woman from Ilford has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering after human trafficking and modern slavery concerns led police to search a number of properties in Romford and Ilford.

A Hainault woman who dumped a bed base at a car park has been ordered to pay £1,226 by the courts.

The youngest victim of the London Bridge terror attack fell over in her high heels and was being helped up by a Good Samaritan when they were both fatally stabbed, an inquest heard.

A rogue trader who scammed 11 elderly victims by tricking them into paying for pointless repairs has been jailed.

A raft of fresh measures to tackle prostitution in Ilford Lane have been announced at a heated public meeting.

A Woodford Green man who masterminded a counterfeit ID factory and carried out a £1 million online fraud must pay back more than £100,000 or his prison sentence will be extended.

Ilford's MPs and local politicians have expressed their solidarity with the borough's Muslims after a gun was fired outside Seven Kings Mosque during Ramadan prayers last night (Thursday, May 9).

Seven Kings Mosque has released a statment after a shot was fired during Ramadan prayers on Thursday, May 9.

After a shot was fired outside a mosque in Seven Kings, residents said they will "not stop praying" and the community will "pull together" and stand strong.

Firearm police officers were deployed after a shot was fired outside of Seven Kings Mosque.

Men held a mother back, punched her 13-year-old daughter in the face and threw a watermelon at her son after the family asked for a refund from a street seller in Ilford.

A Clayhall man who stormed into a woman's flat and raped her at knifepoint has been jailed.

Two victims of the London Bridge terror attack would be alive today if barriers had been put up after a similar atrocity two months before, an inquest has heard.

A victim of the London Bridge attack swung his skateboard at the terrorists as police desperately tried to help injured people, an inquest has heard.

Redbridge born Keith Flint had unspecified amounts of cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system when he died, an inquest has heard.

An Ilford rough sleeping charity has paid tribute to its former client Henriett Szucs - one of two women found dead in the freezer of a Custom House flat.

Three men from Goodmayes, East Ham and Leyton have been jailed for conning elderly customers of a Stoke Newington bank out of more than £390,000.

Families of the London Bridge terror attack victims have paid tribute to their loved ones as the inquest begins into their deaths.

Detectives are appealing to find a man wanted in connection with a burglary in Woodford Green.

An inquest into the deaths of eight people killed in the London Bridge terror attack is due to begin at the Old Bailey today (Tuesday).

After taking legal advice, police have confirmed they will not name and shame punters in Ilford and are not in the business of "breaking up families".

In an innovative attempt to tackle prostitution in Ilford Lane, police are planning to disqualify punters from driving.

A fly-tipper who was caught red-handed on a CCTV camera has been handed a hefty fine as Redbridge Council continues its clampdown on people making a mess of the borough.

A mum who conned her daughter's Hornchurch primary school out of £31,000 after stealing nearly £1million from her employer will only pay back a token amount of £1 after she was declared bankrupt.

An Ilford MP said police do not have the resources to follow up on "run of the mill" crimes after robberies in Redbridge increased by more than 20per cent in 12 months.

Burglars are believed to have driven a stolen Ford Fiesta through a Barkingside shop front before making off with designer clothing and ramming a police car during their getaway.

A man accused of shooting his heavily pregnant ex-wife dead with a crossbow in her Newbury Park home will face a retrial after the trial's original jury was discharged for legal reasons.

A 20-year-old South Woodford woman has admitted her role in a gang who posted videos of themselves boasting bundles of cash on Snapchat.

A convicted Ilford money launderer who was caught trying to board a flight to Dubai with four suitcases filled with nearly £1.5million has been ordered to cough up the cash.

A man who shot his pregnant ex-wife dead with a crossbow in her Newbury Park home was not suffering mental health issues, a court has heard.


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