Crime & Court

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was slashed with a knife near King’s Cross station last night.

Nashon Esbrand was found dying in a neighbour’s front hall, a court heard today.

A Holloway domestic violence charity has helped to get serial killer Theodore Johnson’s life sentence increased after saying the 26-year term he was given was too lenient.

Islington’s gang unit has been singled out for praise by Scotland Yard after its work helped buck the trend of rising knife crime in London.

A Holloway collector who stole stamps was told by a magistrate: “It doesn’t seem very nice to have a collection and every time you look at them to say: ‘Well, I stole that one.’”

Nashon Esbrand was hunted, cornered and stabbed to death with a machete-style blade yards from his parents’ house in Canonbury, a court heard this morning.

The teenager who attacked six moped riders across Hackney, Islington and Stratford in 70 minutes with a powerful corrosive has been jailed for more than a decade.

An Archway supermarket owner has defended his policy to ID customers, saying: “We don’t feel safe.”

Fifty people made an emotional visit to the spot where an Islington Council foreman was killed in a violent incident.

Sentencing of the teenager who admitted carrying out six acid attacks in 70 minutes has been delayed - because he has since denied being the one who threw the corrosive liquid at moped riders in a bid to steal their scooters.

A teenager was left seriously injured after being stabbed on the Marquess Estate in Canonbury last week.

The closure of Holloway Prison has had a negative “ripple effect” on the women’s prison system, a new report has claimed.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after gunshots were fired in Hornsey Rise on Saturday night.

Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in a knife fight on board a train service as it approached Finsbury Park.

Burrito-munching revellers will inevitably cause trouble if a Mexican joint in central Islington is allowed to sell takeaway booze, neighbours believe.

Smash and grab thieves ransacked the Upper Holloway HQ of Islington Red Cross Centre.

Families of Islington knife crime victims gathered at St Mary’s Church last night to say: “This has to stop.”

A man has been jailed after threatening to stab a member of staff at Archway tube station.

A 42-year-old Archway man has denied trying to murder Darren Harrison, who was repeatedly stabbed in his Upper Holloway home last month.

Police have released images of a man who is fighting for his life in hospital after being found collapsed in Holloway Road, in the hope that someone will recognise him.

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Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and home secretary Amber Rudd for trying to “protect communities on the cheap” – following the spate of violent muggings in Archway.

The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion shouldn’t be a trump card.”

A masked gang has hit Archway with a series of terrifying muggings.

The mum of Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips is holding a candlelit vigil on Wednesday to mark one year since he was stabbed to death in Upper Street.

A Canonbury crook who used his stolen moped to do a series of phone thefts across Islington and Hackney was yesterday jailed.

The grieving mother of David “Dawood” Robinson today had the chance to grill the man she believes killed her son at a tense inquest into his death.

Three cousins who were in a Hornsey Rise music studio when David “Dawood” Robinson was shot and killed were accused of lying after telling a coroner they did not see the gunman.

Two “brazen” crooks who stole more than £90,000 of designer bags and jewellery in one single day have been jailed.

A blind man has been left with life-changing injuries after being repeatedly stabbed in his Upper Holloway home.

A man in his 50s was stabbed in Seven Sisters Road this afternoon.

Two men and one boy from Islington have been sentenced over a spate of moped phone snatches in Hackney, the City and Westminster last month.

Cops set up a drugs hotline for Holloway, urging called to “squeal” on dealer neighbours.

A man appeared in court today charged with the murder of young dad Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips in Upper Street nearly a year ago.

A 24-year-old driver stopped and searched by cops was found with a “lethal” lock knife “precariously clenched in between his buttocks”.

Every Monday morning Elizabeth Madrid kisses her husband Colin Jones goodbye not knowing if it will be the day she is locked up and sent for deportation.

A pensioner has spent six weeks in hospital after being punched in the face by a violent thug outside McDonalds in Archway on New Year’s Eve.

Police believe a fire that destroyed a Greek takeaway in Upper Street last night was suspicious and are treating it as arson.

A man who calmly called police to tell them he had just killed his fiancée has been jailed for 10 years.

An imam who urged an angry crowd not to harm Finsbury Park attacker Darren Osborne has been praised by a High Court judge for choosing “to respond to evil with good”.

Terrorist murderer Darren Osborne was this afternoon sentenced to life in prison – as Islington Council announced a Finsbury Park memorial for his victim Makram Ali.

Angel Business Improvement District is hosting a training session on how to deal with acid attacks.

Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out after Darren Osborne was today convicted of murder for carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack – having initially planned to kill the Labour leader.

Terrorist Darren Osborne has been found guilty of murder after carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack.

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