Crime

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Eyewitnesses to Camberwell stabbings describe seeing boy with 'massive blade'

Eyewitnesses to Camberwell stabbings describe seeing boy with 'massive blade'

Four teenagers were stabbed in Camberwell on Thursday evening

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Gavin Casey has been found guilty of murder after attacking a man when he became jealous of his ex-partner making him a cup of tea

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Police arrest 14 in violent crime crackdown

Police arrest 14 in violent crime crackdown

185 officers raided 15 properties with large amounts of Class A drugs and a handgun seized.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

Man charged with murder of midwife Samantha Eastwood

Man charged with murder of midwife Samantha Eastwood

Michael Stirling, aged 32, will appear in court on suspicion of murder.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Homeless man jailed for criminal damage after trespassing in Buckingham Palace

Homeless man jailed for criminal damage after trespassing in Buckingham Palace

Steven Lawlor entered the protected royal site on July 16 and broke poster boards and glass cabinets fixed to metal railings to use as bedding.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Five men charged over 'acid attack' on 3-year-old boy

Five men charged over 'acid attack' on 3-year-old boy

The toddler was discharged from hospital on Sunday.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

John Westland is accused of killing Liam Deane (pictured) in Leeds prison

Prisoner: I killed cell mate 'because he's a sex offender'

Prisoner: I killed cell mate 'because he's a sex offender'

John Westland, 29, supposedly made the comments a day after the body of Liam Deane was found by officers at HMP Leeds

Monday, July 23, 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

Five arrested after woman's throat slashed in Manchester

Five arrested after woman's throat slashed in Manchester

Armed officers were sent to the Hilton on Deansgate in the city centre after police were flagged down by the victim

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

The vessel was escorted into Newlyn harbour (stock image)

Suspected drug boat intercepted off Cornish coast

Suspected drug boat intercepted off Cornish coast

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking after a boat was seized in the English Channel

The boys received 12 and 10-year sentences respectively (stock image)

15 year-olds who plotted Columbine style massacre in Yorkshire jailed

15 year-olds who plotted Columbine style massacre in Yorkshire jailed

The would-be murderers were said to have "hero-worshipped" Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris

Stephanie Todd used cashpoints to withdraw money over a prolonged period

Former Ukip councillor jailed for swindling pensioner

Former Ukip councillor jailed for swindling pensioner

Stephanie Todd used ATM machines to withdraw money over a prolonged period

Ms O'Neill was injured when thieves stole her Audi in Birmingham with four-week-old Eliza inside (picture West Midlands Police)

Police release picture of carjacking mum and baby

Police release picture of carjacking mum and baby

Clare O'Neill was injured when thieves stole her Audi in Acocks Green, Birmingham, on Thursday, with four-week-old Eliza inside

The singer and rapper will face trial after his arrest in East London

Rapper J Hus to face trial over lock knife possession

Rapper J Hus to face trial over lock knife possession

The Mobo-award winning star, who denies the charge, will be in court in December

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

UK sees increase in murders and knife crime, official figures show

UK sees increase in murders and knife crime, official figures show

Police registered 40,147 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument in the year to March, a 16% increase on 2016/17.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Neo-Nazi woman sentenced to life in prison for German race murders

Neo-Nazi woman sentenced to life in prison for German race murders

The victims were gunned down between 2000 and 2007 in a case that shocked Germany.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Prison sentences of less than a year 'should be scrapped'

Prison sentences of less than a year 'should be scrapped'

Prison sentences of less than a year 'should be scrapped'

MP Rory Stewart said 'community penalties were more effective' for minor crimes

Friday, June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Woman jailed for failing to alert police of friend's terror plans

Woman jailed for failing to alert police of friend's terror plans

Woman jailed for failing to alert police of friend's terror plans

Khawla Barghouthi heard her friend Rizlaine Boular talk about carrying out a knife attack, but claimed she did not believe her intentions were genuine

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Man arrested in connection with XXXTentacion shooting

Man arrested in connection with XXXTentacion shooting

Man arrested in connection with XXXTentacion shooting

Dendrick Williams has been taken into custody after rapper XXXTentacion was shot in Florida

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Who was XXXTentacion? The rapper shrouded in controversy

Who was XXXTentacion? The rapper shrouded in controversy

The rising hip-hop sensation was murdered yesterday and

IS fanatic in court over alleged plot to bomb Parliament and kill Theresa May

IS fanatic in court over alleged plot to bomb Parliament and kill Theresa May

IS fanatic in court over alleged plot to bomb Parliament and kill Theresa May

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman allegedly planned a suicide attack on Parliament and hoped to kill the Prime Minister. He denies the charges

Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

The 20-year-old controversial hip-hop star was reportedly gunned down while shopping for motorcycles in Miami.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

Upskirting to become a criminal offence in England and Wales

Upskirting to become a criminal offence in England and Wales

The act of taking a picture up a woman's skirt without her knowledge will become a crime, as it already is in Scotland

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

One dead and another in 'serious condition' after two stabbings in London and Ipswich

One dead and another in 'serious condition' after two stabbings in London and Ipswich

One dead and another in hospital after two stabbings in London and Ipswich

Two more stabbings took place over the weekend, with the London incident bringing the total number of murders in the capital to 74 this year

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The 16-year-old male was arrested at his home in Wolverhampton on Wednesday (Stock image)

Teen arrested over fatal Wolverhampton stabbing

Teen arrested over fatal Wolverhampton stabbing

The 16-year-old male was arrested at his home in Wolverhampton on Wednesday and was due to be questioned later

Arbias Thaqi, from London, distributed ISIS-related material

London teen sentenced for distributing terrorist material online

London teen sentenced for distributing terrorist material online

Arbias Thaqi spread ISIS 'magazines' and bomb-making manuals

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Communities affected by gang violence 'don't trust police to help'

Communities affected by gang violence don't trust police to help, says former gang member

Communities affected by gang violence 'don't trust police to help'

Jermaine Lawlor is the founder of Voice for Youth Against Violence, an organisation that helps young people out of crime, and a former gang member himself.

Man arrested after car ploughs into pedestrians in Manchester

Man arrested after car ploughs into pedestrians in Manchester

Man arrested after car ploughs into pedestrians in Manchester

A 21-year-old man is in custody after a car ploughed into pedestrians in Manchester yesterday. It is not thought to be terror-related

The scene in Deptford after the knife attack yesterday. Image: Katharina Greve

Four men in hospital after a shooting and three stabbings in London

Four men in hospital after a shooting and three stabbings in London

A night of violence in London left four men in critical conditions after one was shot and three others stabbed. One arrest has been made

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Kim Kardashian West meets Donald Trump to ask for pardon of drug inmate

Kim Kardashian West meets Donald Trump to ask for pardon of drug inmate

Kim Kardashian West meets Donald Trump to ask for pardon of drug inmate

Alice Marie Johnson, 63, has been in prison since 1996 for a first-time drug offence

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Met Police to target people who post videos 'inciting gang violence'

Met Police to target people who post videos 'inciting gang violence'

Met Police to target people who post videos 'inciting gang violence'

The Metropolitan Police

Monday, May 28, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman and girl in Gloucester

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman and girl in Gloucester

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman and girl in Gloucester

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 31-year-old woman and an 11-year-old girl were found dead

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Mother receives jail sentence for forcing daughter to marry older relative

Mother receives jail sentence for forcing daughter to marry older relative

Mother receives jail sentence for forcing daughter to marry older relative

In the first successful prosecution of its kind, a mother was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for forcing her teenage daughter to marry a relative 16 years her senior

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Man arrested for murder after Liverpool stabbing

Man arrested for murder after Liverpool stabbing

Man arrested for murder after Liverpool stabbing

A 24-year-old has been arrested after a fatal stabbing in Liverpool over the Bank Holiday weekend

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Scotland Yard's gangs database is 'racially discriminatory', says Amnesty International

Scotland Yard's gangs database is 'racially discriminatory', says Amnesty International

Scotland Yard's gangs database is 'racially discriminatory'

The human rights charity said the database, which holds information on people thought to be at risk of committing crime, disproportionately targets young black men

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

A former gang member from Tottenham has spoken out about the recent rise in violent crime.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018

Violent crime increasing in rural areas after spate of Bank Holiday attacks

Figures show violent crime is increasing outside London after spate of Bank Holiday attacks

Violent crime increasing outside London after spate of Bank Holiday attacks

Seven separate knife and gun crimes over the Bank Holiday weekend are the latest in a number of violent attacks in London and elsewhere

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Man shot dead outside Queensbury tube station in London

Man shot dead outside Queensbury tube station in London

Man shot dead outside Queensbury tube station in London

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man in his thirties died at the scene

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Police: 'Nothing to indicate the incident to be terror-related'

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after car hits four people in Newport

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after car hits four people in Newport

Three local men arrested in connection with the incident

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Former officer Norman Brennan: police 'can't cope'

21,500 fewer officers means police 'can’t cope', says retired policeman

21,500 fewer officers means police 'can’t cope', says retired policeman

Former policeman Norman Brennan says officers routinely have to prioritise emergency calls

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Offences tended to be disproportionately concentrated in London

Number of offences involving knives up by more than a fifth

Number of offences involving knives up by more than a fifth

Figures for 2017 reveal sharp increase as firearms offences also rise

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Peter Madsen sentenced to life in prison for murder of journalist Kim Wall

Peter Madsen sentenced to life in prison for murder of journalist Kim Wall

Peter Madsen sentenced to life in prison for murder of journalist Kim Wall

A court in Copenhagen has sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison for the murder of journalist Kim Wall

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Jailed: John Tomlin

Man jailed for Newham 'acid attack'

Man jailed for Newham 'acid attack'

Substantial, lifelong injuries suffered by two victims

Details of the pair's injuries were given during the sentencing of John Tomlin (stock image)

Acid attack victims tried to take their lives following horrific injuries

Acid attack victims tried to take their lives following horrific injuries

Perpetrator shows no emotion in court

Friday, April 13, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

The serving British soldier and self-confessed racist got a 12 month sentence

Nazi salute soldier jailed over CS gas possession

Nazi salute soldier jailed over CS gas possession

Corporal Mikko Vehvilainen stockpiled a host of weaponry

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Stephen Lawrence, who was 18 when he was murdered in April 1993

'No new lines of inquiry' in Stephen Lawrence murder probe

'No new lines of inquiry' in Stephen Lawrence murder probe

As 25th anniversary of teenager’s death approaches, murder investigation 'unlikely to progress'

The scene where Henry Vincent died after a robbery on April 4

'Scumbags, scumbags, scumbags' – shrine to Henry Vincent pulled down again

'Scumbags, scumbags, scumbags' – shrine to Henry Vincent pulled down again

Flowers removed again from shrine to burglar killed while committing crime

British Transport Police said officers were called to reports of a serious assault on Wednesday morning (stock image)

Man attacked in rush-hour stabbing in east London

Man attacked in rush-hour stabbing in east London

Incident happened shortly before 9am on Wednesday

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan hold meetings on violent crime

Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan hold meetings on violent crime

Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan hold meetings on violent crime

Jeremy Corbyn said we must learn from those working on the front line

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to violent crime rise

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to violent crime rise

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to crime rise

The Home Secretary said she'll do 'whatever it takes' to ensure the streets of Britain are safe

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Police were called to a reported assault in a car park at Manchester Airport on Friday morning

Two arrested after taxi driver dies in airport car park

Two arrested after taxi driver dies in airport car park

Police respond following reported assault in Manchester Airport car park

A police officer stands beside floral tributes at the scene where Tanesha Melbourne, 17, was murdered

Man arrested over shooting murder of teenager Tanesha Melbourne

Man arrested over shooting murder of teenager Tanesha Melbourne

30-year-old arrested in east London following killing of teenager on Monday

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Six more stabbings on Thursday add to mounting pressure on murder detectives

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign', says former police officer

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign', says former police officer

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign'

Former police officer Peter Kirkham claims Theresa May was warned police cuts would lead to a rise in violence

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

A police officer marks a corden near the scene where a man, aged 18, was fatally stabbed on Wednesday

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder following 18-year-old’s death

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder following 18-year-old’s death

Two suspects arrested late on Wednesday evening after an 18-year-old man became the latest victim of London's knife crime epidemic

The scene of knife attack in east London

Hackney stabbing: man becomes latest victim of knife crime in capital

East London man latest victim of knife crime in capital

More than 50 suspected murders in the capital so far this year, say police, after young man dies following knife attack in east London

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