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Yesterday, 13:06

Neighbours have been urged to help in a weapons sweep as part of a crackdown on crime.

A Dagenham charity held a candlelit vigil in Romford to pay its respects to women who have been affected by male physical violence or sexual abuse.

A man from Barking is among six people accused of killing a teenager by stabbing him 15 times and smashing a bottle over his head to “settle the score” in a postcode feud, a court heard.

Drink or drug driving has led to four fatal or serious casualties in the borough this year, figures reveal.

A teenager from Dagenham who was caught carrying a fake gun disguised as a cigarette lighter and cocaine has been jailed.

A Dagenham charity will be holding a candlelight vigil in Romford to pay their respects to women who have been affected by male physical violence or sexual abuse.

Prolific Romanaian pickpockets who flew to the UK to targeted elderly and vulnerable victims in Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed.

An Ilford market trader caught flogging fake designer jewellery in Barking has been fined almost £1,000.

A police officer from the East Area Command Unit has been found guilty of twice raping a teenage girl he took out for a date in Harold Hill.

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a man have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Barking and Dagenham Council has been ordered to apologise and pay costs after letting a beleaguered landlord face the prospect of prosecution for 18 months.

A bungling burglar caught in a kitchen with his pockets stuffed with stolen goods has been jailed for two years.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after two stabbings took place within a week of each other on the same street in Barking.

Figures from the Met show that there have been more than 150 incidents where someone has been injured with a knife since January.

Five fraudsters who ran an “industrial scale” bogus visa application ring and then tried to claim millions in tax have been sentenced to a total of 31 years in jail.

Detectives have appealed for help tracing a man wanted for questioning about a string of burglaries.

Two men accused of murdering a teenager in Canning Town told police they had “no idea” why they were arrested, a court has heard.

Two men have appeared in court charged with the murder of Abdulrahman Nassor Juma.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Dagenham man Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez in Anerley have charged a second person with murder.

An inquest into the deaths of two women who died in a fire has heard that they could have survived if fire doors had been fitted.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 22-year-old Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez have arrested a fifth person.

Commuters can expect cancellations and delays of up to 20 minutes on Greater Anglia trains towards Straford due to a defective track between Goodmayes and Seven Kings.

A homeless alcoholic who sexually assaulted a young woman under a railway footbridge in Dagenham after she told him she had a boyfriend was jailed today (Monday).

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A fire that ripped through a car showroom in Chadwell Heath is now being treated as suspicious by investigators.

Serial killer Stephen Port has had an application to appeal against his murder convictions thrown out.

A market trader has been fined nearly £1,000 for selling fake Yankee Candles at Dagenham Market.

Thieves have stolen thousands of pounds worth of raffle prizes which were going to a fundraiser for a boy with leukaemia.

A man has been jailed after he and his accomplice from Dagenham were caught with half a million pounds worth of heroin in Ilford.

Detectives investigating the murder of 22-year-old Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez, who was from Dagenham and fatally stabbed in Anerley, have made a third arrest.

The mother of Beniamin Pieknyi has told how her family will “never be whole again” following the 21-year-old’s murder.

Five men have been sentenced for their part in the fatal stabbing of a Romanian takeaway worker in the Stratford Centre.

Detectives investigating a murder in Bromley have named the victim as 22-year-old Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez from Dagenham.

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

A man arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences has been released.

A man and a teenage boy have been charged with murdering a man who was fatally stabbed in Barking earlier this year.

Barking and Dagenham Council are using drones to tackle street racers.

Counter terror officers have arrested a man in east London.

A hit-and-run killer who crashed a stolen car into a father-of-three at nearly twice the speed limit remains at large five years on, an inquest heard.

The council says it has saved almost £1million in clear up costs after becoming the first local authority to ban illegal traveller campsites.

A judge will conduct inquests into the deaths of Barking serial killer Stephen Port’s victims, the chief coroner has confirmed.

A baby boy taken ill in Dagenham died from a head injury, a post-mortem exam has found.

Four men have been sentenced for violent disorder after police officers were pelted with glass bottles, bricks and building debris at an illegal rave in Barking.

The number of robberies in Barking and Dagenham has increased by almost 60per cent, according to the latest police recorded crime statistics.

A man has been charged tonight with the murder of a woman at an address in Bow.

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