Crime & Court

Yesterday, 14:22

Two victims of the Finsbury Park terror attack are still in hospital two months after a van ploughed into worshippers as they left night prayers.

A driver sped off from police before crashing into another car in Fonthill Road, Finsbury Park, late last night.

“Reckless” Arsenal fans were criticised after climbing onto the top of Highbury’s North Bank stand to watch the first game of the 1987/88 season.

Jurors in the Charlie Alliston bicycle death trial this afternoon began deliberations – after being urged by the judge to “put aside feelings of prejudice”.

A 57-year-old man must pay £1,390 after racially abusing a member of staff at Finsbury Park station.

An Archway letting agent has been billed £20,000 after giving tenants “sham licences” that claimed they had no right to challenge eviction.

Two men who brandished knives during a brawl in Archway have been jailed.

A moped was abandoned after a collision with a car in Caledonian Road last night.

Two men have been arrested after armed police recovered a bottle of “suspected noxious fluid” from a car in Canonbury.

A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker who didn’t use a front brake or helmet because it was “stylish” not to.

A young cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two by hitting her on a racing bike today told jurors having brakes on his bike “wouldn’t have made a difference”.

Ch Supt John Sutherland seems tired. It’s the last Friday before his holidays, and he’s still got several meetings in the afternoon, but his fatigue looks like it goes deeper.

A cinema-goer who pulled a knife on a member of staff was subdued – by a torch.

A Canonbury street artist’s kit has been returned – two weeks after it was “stolen”.

The cyclist on trial for killing a pedestrian as she crossed Old Street had right of way because the lights were green, the Old Bailey heard this afternoon.

A 15-year-old boy has been sentenced to four months’ detention for possession of a 12-inch blade at Highbury and Islington station.

A cyclist on trial over the death of a pedestrian in Old Street was thrown through the air when the pair collided but quickly got up and began shouting at her, a court heard.

A coroner has criticised the Whittington Hospital over its care of a young father who fled A&E before falling to his death.

A man was attacked in a hotel room in the early hours of this morning.

A young cyclist who knocked over and killed a mum-of-two while riding an illegal fixed-gear bike in Old Street shouted at his victim to “get out of the way” and later said the collision was her fault, a court heard.

The trial of a cyclist accused of running over and killing a mother-of-two in Old Street begins today.

We live in a borough blighted by inequality, where it’s nearly impossible for most people to own their own home and unsafe to even think about using mobile phones in public. But it ain’t all so bad in Islington.

A late-night argument near Old Street left a man lying in hospital after being stabbed.

Prosecutors are weighing up whether to charge two police officers with driving offences over the death of Lewis Johnson in a chase last year.

Detectives are appealing for information after an Overground passenger exposed themselves to a victim between Canonbury and Highbury and Islington.

Four council-backed “smart benches” with built-in phone chargers are to be torn down – because no one thought to get planning permission and the police fear they could be crime magnets.

A popular street artist is appealing for information after a callous thief nicked his work – and his kit.

There have been 274 thefts and robberies reported in the ward around Archway station since January, according to police.

An independent Caribbean takeaway has been forced to close after being billed £11,000 for fly-tipping – Islington’s biggest ever fine for the offence.

The devastated family of a young Islington boxer knifed to death outside a party have made an emotional plea for justice.

A man was arrested on suspicion of firearms offences in Highbury in the early hours of Sunday.

A pal of Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips has stepped up again to help the grieving family of Lee Jay Hatley.

Deliveroo is hiring 50 staff dedicated to ensuring the safety of its riders – in response to last month’s acid attacks in Islington, Hackney and Stratford.

A thief who stole more than £4,400 worth of glasses from Specsavers in Chapel Market has been jailed for 11 months.

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Holloway yesterday afternoon.

A man suffered multiple fractures to his nose and jaw – requiring plastic surgery – in a violent attack at Canonbury station.

A prison watchdog has declared Pentonville “unsafe and inhumane” in the wake of two jailbreaks, an unofficial strike and six deaths, including the killing of an inmate.

A rare pedigree cat is missing, presumed stolen – weeks after his owners grudgingly dismantled the animal’s secure £2,500 “catio” as it didn’t have planning permission.

Transport police want to speak to this man over a sexual assault at Finsbury Park station during the morning rush hour.

The town hall has already begun talks about buying Holloway police station to build affordable homes.

Vulnerable Islington youngsters caught up in gang activity elsewhere in the country are being treated as “slaves”.

A Holloway teenager who almost cost a man his leg in a stabbing has been sentenced to two years’ detention.

A serial-fraudster will spend four years behind bars following a scam in which he posed as a jet-setting businessman dealing in fine wine and champagne.

Ninety knives – including machetes and meat cleavers – have been given up to police in the space of six weeks.

Holloway police station could face the axe amid £400m cost-cutting plans for the Met.

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