Crime

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

US to resume execution of death row inmates

US to resume execution of death row inmates

The US federal government is to resume executing death row inmates for the first time since 2003.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Court reveals identity of Wolverhampton teenage murderer

Court reveals identity of Wolverhampton teenage murderer

The identity of a teenager who raped and murdered a 14-year-old girl has been revealed after a court ruling.

Boy sentenced for lying to police after Yousef Makki death

Boy sentenced for lying to police after Yousef Makki death

A 17-year-old boy has admitted perverting the course of justice after the death of teenager Yousef Makki.

Gang that held knife to baby’s throat jailed

Gang that held knife to baby’s throat jailed

Four men who forced their way into a house and held a knife to a baby's throat have been jailed.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Carl Beech case: Police were in 'post-Jimmy Savile frenzy'

Carl Beech case: Police were in 'post-Jimmy Savile frenzy'

The son of Lord Janner - the peer falsely accused of being in a murderous paedophile ring - has slammed police investigating the case.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

James Goddard avoids jail for calling MP Anna Soubry a ‘Nazi’

James Goddard avoids jail for calling MP Anna Soubry a ‘Nazi’

The pro-Brexit activist was handed a suspended prison sentence and banned from travelling near Parliament for verbally abusing MP Anna Soubry.

Paedophile Carl Beech lied over fake VIP child abuse ring

Paedophile Carl Beech lied over fake VIP child abuse ring

A man who falsely claimed there was a Westminster paedophile ring has been found guilty of fraud and perverting the course of justice.

Gloucester teen tried to buy gun to carry out ‘lethal killing spree’

Gloucester teen tried to buy gun to carry out ‘lethal killing spree’

A teenager obsessed with mass shootings has been convicted of attempting to buy a gun and ammunition.

Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke charged with sexual assault

Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke charged with sexual assault

The Dover MP has been charged with sexually assaulting two women and will appear in court in September.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019

Teenagers jailed for 'vicious' stabbing on Southend train

Teenagers jailed for 'vicious' stabbing on Southend train

Two teenagers have been jailed after stabbing young man multiple times on a train in a "gang-related" attack.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber extradited to the UK

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber extradited to the UK

The sibling of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber has been extradited to the UK to face murder charges.

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle: Ex-partner accepts responsibility for killing

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle: Ex-partner accepts responsibility for killing

The former partner of a heavily pregnant postal worker has has accepted responsibility for her killing, a court has heard.

Thousands of 'super prolific' offenders spared jail

Thousands of 'super prolific' offenders spared jail

Nearly 4,000 serial offenders were spared jail last year, despite some having as many as 50 previous convictions.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Police hunt London rape suspect

Police hunt London rape suspect

Detectives have released footage of a man sought in connection with a series of rapes in north-east London.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Teenager cleared of murdering school friend with flick knife

Teenager cleared of murdering school friend with flick knife

A 17-year-old boy has been cleared of murdering his grammar school friend with a flick knife during a fight.

Darren Pencille jailed for life for murdering train passenger

Darren Pencille jailed for life for murdering train passenger

A train passenger who stabbed a man 18 times after an argument has been found guilty of murder and jailed for life.

Nursery worker who abused toddlers to be released from prison

Nursery worker who abused toddlers to be released from prison

A nursery worker who took photos of herself abusing toddlers is set to be released from prison.

Teen dead and two wounded after stabbing in Croydon

Teen dead and two wounded after stabbing in Croydon

A man, believed to be in his late teens, has died after being stabbed in Croydon, police said.

Man, 25, arrested over murder of pregnant Kelly Mary Fauvrelle

Man, 25, arrested over murder of pregnant Kelly Mary Fauvrelle

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a heavily pregnant postal worker and her baby son, Riley.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Police release image of man in connection with sexual assaults

Police release image of man in connection with sexual assaults

Met Police have released an image of a man as part of investigations into two serious sexual assaults in north-east London.

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court

He has been jailed for contempt of court for broadcasting a video on social media featuring defendants in a criminal trial.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019

Three jailed for ‘sickening’ assault on pregnant teenager

Three jailed for ‘sickening’ assault on pregnant teenager

Three people who held a teenage girl against her will and assaulted her have been sentenced to a total of 25 years in jail.

Ex-nurse who accused former PM of sexual abuse ‘misled officers’

Ex-nurse who accused former PM of sexual abuse ‘misled officers’

A man who allegedly made up stories of a high-profile paedophile ring has been accused of misleading detectives to claim compensation.

Burglary gang sentenced over south London crime spree

Burglary gang sentenced over south London crime spree

A group of seven teenagers and young men have been jailed for a total of 14 years over a string of burglaries across south London.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

UK's largest-ever modern slavery ring smashed

UK's largest-ever modern slavery ring smashed

A West Midlands slavery ring that forced more than 400 people to work for pennies a day while their bosses earned £2 million has been smashed.

Lufkin licker

Woman faces 20-year sentence for licking ice cream in shop

Woman faces 20-year sentence for licking ice cream in shop

A woman filmed opening a tub of ice cream and licking it before putting it back in a store's freezer is facing up to 20 years in jail.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

London Underground pickpocketing reports double

London Underground pickpocketing reports double

The number of pickpocketing offences reported on the Underground has more than doubled in two years.

Tommy Robinson supporters gather for contempt trial

Tommy Robinson supporters gather for contempt trial

Around 100 Tommy Robinson supporters are outside the Old Bailey where he is facing contempt of court charges today.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Paedophile jailed for 22 years for raping nine-year-old girl

Paedophile jailed for 22 years for raping nine-year-old girl

Peter Hayden, who raped a nine-year-old girl before taking explicit pictures of her, has been jailed for 22 years.

Fraudster jailed for £58,000 benefits scam

Fraudster jailed for £58,000 benefits scam

He was jailed for identity theft, just weeks after he was released from prison for the same crime on the same victim.

Baby son of murdered pregnant woman Kelly Mary Fauvrelle dies

Baby son of murdered pregnant woman Kelly Mary Fauvrelle dies

The newborn son of a pregnant woman who was murdered in south London on Saturday has died in hospital.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Cat

Woman fined £170 for throwing kitten at neighbour's door

Woman fined £170 for throwing kitten at neighbour's door

April Hawes threw the eight-month-old kitten at her neighbour's front door after it kept coming into her garden.

Pensioner jailed for shooting dead six-year-old great-grandson

Pensioner jailed for shooting dead six-year-old great-grandson

A 78-year-old man has been jailed for three years after he shot dead his six-year-old great-grandson with an unlicensed air rifle.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019

Pensioner fined £600 for racist Brexit remark

Pensioner fined £600 for racist Brexit remark

A 74-year-old who told a black woman "when Brexit comes you will be gone" during an outburst in a shop has been fined.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Man accused of trying to steal Magna Carta pleads not guilty

Man accused of trying to steal Magna Carta pleads not guilty

A man charged with using a hammer to smash the glass box protecting a copy of the Magna Carta has pleaded not guilty.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Man accused of train stabbing was paranoid schizophrenic, court hears

Man accused of train stabbing was paranoid schizophrenic, court hears

Man accused of train stabbing was paranoid schizophrenic, court hears

A man accused of murdering a fellow train passenger was paranoid schizophrenic and struggled on public transport, a court has heard.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Jurors watch video of 'frenzied' train passenger stabbing

Jurors watch video of 'frenzied' train passenger stabbing

Jurors watch video of 'frenzied' train passenger stabbing

Jurors have watched shocking video of a "quick and frenzied" fatal attack on a train passenger.

Man sentenced after filming himself stealing sheep

Man sentenced after filming himself stealing sheep

Man sentenced after filming himself stealing sheep

A man who filmed himself stealing a sheep before releasing it into a city has been given a community order.

Victims' commissioner demands review of 'double jeopardy' law

Victims' commissioner demands review of 'double jeopardy' law

Dame Vera Baird has written to the government demanding a review of a law which protected paedophile Bob Higgins from further charges.

Footage released of man confessing to shooting friend dead

Footage released of man confessing to shooting friend dead

Police have released bodycam footage showing the moment a man handed himself into police after accidentally shooting his friend dead.

Woman who filmed boy ‘dancing’ while driving banned from road

Woman who filmed boy ‘dancing’ while driving banned from road

Woman who filmed boy ‘dancing’ while driving banned from road

A driver who uploaded footage to her Facebook page of a boy “dancing” in her car has been banned from the road. 

Twelve-year-old boy arrested over alleged 'homophobic' assault

Twelve-year-old boy arrested over alleged 'homophobic' assault

The boy has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out a 'homophobic' attack on two men in Liverpool.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘Yellow vest’ protester James Goddard convicted of assault

‘Yellow vest’ protester James Goddard convicted of assault

‘Yellow vest’ protester James Goddard convicted of assault

Self-styled "yellow vest" protester James Goddard has been convicted of assaulting a photojournalist at a demo in Manchester.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Man who pushed ex-eurotunnel boss on to Tube track jailed for life

Man who pushed ex-eurotunnel boss on to Tube track jailed for life

Man who pushed ex-eurotunnel boss on to Tube track jailed for life

A man who pushed a former Eurotunnel boss on to the tracks of the London Underground has been jailed for life with a minimum of 12 years.

Sacked MP Chris Davies to fight for old seat in by-election

Sacked MP Chris Davies to fight for old seat in by-election

The former MP has been selected to fight for the seat he lost after more than 10,000 constituents signed a petition to remove him.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Man detained after hidden camera found on James Bond set

Man detained after hidden camera found on James Bond set

A man was arrested after a concealed camera was found in the women’s toilets at the studio where the next James Bond film is being made.

Wimbledon prowler victim: ‘Nothing will make me feel safe again’

Wimbledon prowler victim: ‘Nothing will make me feel safe again’

Victims of a serial burglar who targeted the London suburb of Wimbledon say they have been left “constantly suspicious”.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

Black cab rapist John Worboys is facing life in jail after admitting to four more attacks on women.

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has lost a Court of Appeal challenge against his conviction for the manslaughter of Charlotte Brown.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tube attacker took £600 of crack cocaine the day before incident

Tube attacker took £600 of crack cocaine the day before incident

A schizophrenic who pushed a 91-year-old man onto Tube tracks last year had taken £600 worth of crack cocaine the day before the attack.

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police have been called to a university campus following reports of a student seen brandishing a handgun.

Teenagers jailed for 'brutal' torture of schoolboy

Teenagers jailed for 'brutal' torture of schoolboy

Three teenagers who held a boy captive for six hours after he knocked over a drink have been jailed.

London suffers fifth killing in six days after triple stabbing

Fifth man killed in London in six days after triple stabbing

Fifth man killed in London in six days after triple stabbing

A man has died following a triple stabbing in north London - the fifth killing in the capital in six days.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Teenager jailed for branding Prince Harry ‘race traitor’

Teenager jailed for branding Prince Harry ‘race traitor’

The teenager who called the Duke of Sussex a “race traitor” in an online post has been jailed for four years and three months.

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being killed at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.

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