gang violence

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Luton shootout

Luton shootout captured on CCTV

Luton shootout captured on CCTV

Footage has emerged of a gangland shootout between a cyclist and five men in a car on a residential Luton street last year.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Debate: What can be done to tackle knife crime?

Debate: What can be done to tackle knife crime?

talkRADIO’s Matthew Wright brought together three guests with intimate knowledge of knife crime to discuss what can be done to tackle the crisis.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Give knife crime funding to offenders to ‘change their lives’, says former gang member

Former gang member brands Sajid Javid's Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'a joke'

Former gang member brands Sajid Javid's Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'a joke'

Sephton Henry, a former gang member has said described the Home Secretary’s new measures to tackle knife crime “a joke”, and said that the funding might as well go straight to knife crime offenders to “change their lives”.

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.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

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

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

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

'The fight against gang violence must begin in primary schools', says journalist

Julia: 'Why is Meghan Markle bigger news than a child being shot dead in broad daylight?'

Julia: 'Why is Meghan Markle bigger news than a child being shot dead?'

Author Harriet Sergeant says adults have left boys to bring themselves up and create a terrifying existence

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Two dead and eight injured after shooting in Chicago

Two dead, eight injured after shooting in Chicago

Two dead, eight injured after shooting in Chicago

The incident took place at a memorial for a person who had been fatally shot in a suspected gang incident