Crime & Court

Hackney’s top police chief has praised his officers for their bravery after they had a gun pointed at them last night in Manor House.

Homeless people who had set up bedrooms under the Finsbury Park bridge in Stroud Green Road have been moved on by Islington Council.

A man in his 60s was left for dead after being run over in Holloway.

An Archway teenager planned to invest in real estate from the proceeds of his drug dealing.

Police have today released an image of a man wanted after a woman was sexually assaulted on the 341 bus in Islington Green.

A 14-year-old girl needed 29 stitches after being attacked in a moment of “inhuman cruelty” – by her father.

Police were hunting a knife-wielding gang of 15 youths who attacked and stabbed two men in Islington.

Detectives investigating a hit and run that killed an Islington Council worker have made an arrest.

A mother this afternoon urged people to keep their phones hidden from view – after her 15-year-old daughter became one of the latest victims of Islington’s moped snatching shame.

Terrified train passengers were trapped inside a bloodsoaked carriage, while windows smashed around them, when a fight broke out at Holloway Road station on New Year’s Eve.

Girl, 16, missing from Islington

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Fears are growing for a teenage girl who has been missing from Islington since New Year’s Day.

A Highbury man is among a gang of drug dealers jailed for importing cocaine and cannabis disguised as fruit and veg.

An 18-year-old student died after smuggling MDMA into Farringdon club Fabric – before buying more inside, an inquest heard today.

A third man has been charged with the murder of Jamal Mahmoud in Pentonville Prison.

A cyclist forced to spend Christmas in hospital last year after a crash outside Holloway Prison could still lose his foot.

A woman was sent into a rage after realising her local shop had charged her over the odds for 36 second-class stamps.

A young mother has blamed “austerity” for mistakes which led to a mentally ill man being free to kill her husband.

The heartbroken family of an Islington Council worker killed in a hit and run have begged witnesses to come forward as they face Christmas without their son.

Takeaway staff are hoping for a Christmas miracle after their wages were stolen by heartless thieves in an overnight raid.

A rogue landlord has received a Christmas card with a bill for £40,000 in it from Islington Council.

A woman murdered in Dartmouth Park Hill on Thursday has been named as Angela Best, 51, of Tottenham.

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Dartmouth Park.

Police are appealing for information about a Holloway man who has been missing for six days.

A Christmas tree put up in Archway station as part of a festive toy appeal has been given the chop – because some Scrooge says it’s a “hazard”.

Terrified staff are refusing to work evening shifts at an Islington supermarket blighted by smash and grab raids.

These chilling images purportedly show prisoners from HMP Pentonville brazenly brandishing a deadly weapon – weeks after a fatal stabbing at the embattled jail.

A Pentonville inmate appeared in court today charged with breaking out of the prison.

Police have launched an appeal after a blind man’s bank card was stolen at Angel station.

The RSPCA is investigating a “sickening” cat attack in Barnsbury on Saturday night.

Islington’s housing boss today called for further powers from central government to enforce Airbnb’s ban on users renting out entire properties for more than 90 days.

Blackstock Road in Finsbury Park was closed at the height of the evening rush hour while police investigated a suspicious item left on a 106 bus.

A member of Islington’s notorious Adams crime family has been jailed for nine years for shooting a man in the chest at point-blank range.

A crook who supplied fake bank cards to criminals across Europe from his Holloway factory is behind bars after being rumbled by police.

An Archway man who stole a policeman’s motorbike after a drinking session was chased by the bobbie’s colleague – and found hiding underneath a car.

The chair of Islington Faiths Forum has called on people to “get outside their comfort zone” to fight hate crime in the borough.

Crimes against women in Islington are escalating. Sunita Chauhan, of Solace Women’s Aid, Holloway, tells the Gazette we must not ignore it.

A CCTV camera pointing towards the sky and metal bars being hurled over the walls are just some of the reasons why people with homes next door to HMP Pentonville say they feel unsafe. EMMA YOULE finds out what it’s like to live within metres of one of Britain’s most notorious jails.

A leading member of a notorious Islington crime family has admitted shooting a man in the chest at point blank range after his victim had been accused of being a “f***ing grass”.

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn says he will be “proud” to speak at Finsbury Park Mosque’s anti-hate crime meeting on Tuesday – as today marks one year since it was nearly blown up in an arson attack.

An armed gang from Islington caught attempting an “audacious” smash and grab at a Piccadilly jewellery store have today been jailed for more than 50 years.

Youngsters are scamming people out of cash all over London by claiming they are raising money for Islington Boxing Club.

Farringdon “superclub” Fabric will reopen, it was confirmed this afternoon – but 18-year-olds will be banned.

Farringdon nightclub Fabric could this afternoon win the right to reopen at a last-minute appeal hearing.

A drug dealer – jailed for eight years on Friday – had been bailed after police caught him with £2,000 of cocaine and heroin in Holloway.

A shotgun attack at a Highbury Corner night spot left four people injured.

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