Crime & Court

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A “manipulative and overbearing” man will spend at least 26 years in prison for murdering his estranged wife in her own home.

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has replied to a six-year-old girl who urged him to take guns and knives off the streets in a letter.

Amran Hussain, been ordered to pay more than £1,500 by a court.

Eighteen people from across Havering, Dagenham and Newham will face charges following a string of offences in relation to the alleged theft of around £700,000 worth of goods from lorries.

A licensee has lost a bid to extend opening hours at a club where police found a man armed with a knife and bat during a fight.

After hosting suspected cannabis factory and playing scene to a shooting, a council flat in Dagenham has been brought back into use.

A man was taken to hospital after being robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight.

A gang and its drill musician ringleader that tortured a 16-year-old boy in a ‘violent and humiliating’ ordeal have been jailed for 23 years.

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A man has been charged with a public order offence after being arrested during Prince Harry’s visit to Dagenham.

A flat above shops in Dagenham that was suspected of being used by prostitutes and drug dealers has been closed down following a catalogue of complaints from neighbours and traders.

It took dozens of firefighters to put out a blaze after a suspected cannabis factory caught fire in Dagenham on Wednesday.

A 42-year-old man from Dagenham has been arrested on suspicion of theft by Kent Police after being found near a stolen car with false licence plates.

A hacker from Barking who blackmailed porn website users and spent some of his ill-gotten gains in casinos has been jailed for six years and five months.

A woman found covered in bruises at her home died of natural causes, a coroner has concluded.

A man was stabbed repeatedly during a pub brawl in Dagenham on Friday night.

Two brothers who carried out an unprovoked and racially motivated attack on a man, leaving him with a punctured lung, have been jailed.

Police are appealing for help from the public for a missing teenage girl from Havering.

Teenager Jodie Chesney died from a single stab wound to the back, and paramedics stopped at an Esso garage in Ilford to try to save her life, an inquest heard today.

Three drug dealers from Barking and Dagenham have been jailed following a series of police raids across east London.

Police investigating the death of a man who was hit by a lorry in Dagenham are appealing for drivers to come forward with dash cam footage.

A man was stabbed in Dagenham on Saturday night.

A teenage boy has been stabbed in Barking.

The council has slapped 28 fines on litter bugs who targeted a single street in a grime crime crackdown.

A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Dagenham.

Police have launched an investigation into reports of an assault at Romford’s Slug & Lettuce.

A man is in a critical condition after being hit by a lorry in Dagenham.

A man has been shot several times inside a block of flats in Dagenham.

A police officer who raped a teenage girl twice when he took out on a date in Harold Hill has been sacked.

Two businesses have been fined a total of £2,230 for failing to prove how they got rid of their rubbish.

Vans plastered with the mugshots of men and women wanted in connection with a number of crimes – including burglaries, robberies and violent moped-enabled offences - are set to tour the capital.

A man is in hospital after being stabbed outside a Dagenham bowling alley on Saturday night.

Hundreds of people packed Amy’s Park in Harold Hill tonight to pay tribute to Jodie Chesney who died in the park two weeks ago.

The number of stop and searches has plummeted from more than 1,000 per month six years ago to under 250, figures show.

A charity has urged troubled teens who carry knives to make the right choice and hand in their weapons.

A Barking drug dealer has been found guilty of the murder of a teenager stabbed to death in a gang-related revenge attack.

A teenager has appeared in court accused of murdering 17-year-old girl scout Jodie Chesney.

The chairman of a police watchdog group has urged people to attend its next meeting following the death of Jodie Chesney.

Police have charged a third person with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

A peaceful protest against knife crime has been organised following the death of Jodie Chesney.

Theresa May has expressed her condolences to the family and friends of Jodie Chesney during Prime Minster’s Questions in the House of Commons this lunchtime.

Two people charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney will stand trial in September, while police have confirmed an 18-year old suspected of murder remains in custody.

Barking and Dagenham Council staff experiencing domestic abuse will get up to 10 days paid leave under new plans.

A husband and wife have been fined £2,645 for selling alcohol to an underage teenager.

Jodie Chesney has been remembered with a minute’s applause at Dagenham and Redbridge FC’s match against Bromley.


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