Crime & Court

A man has been found guilty of kiling an Islington teenager in Camden in a gang-related attack.

Greenpeace's boss could be jailed for two years, after the owner of a rig that eco-activists blocked from drilling for new oil wells pursued legal action against him.

Detectives investigating a fatal shooting in Leyton have re-issued images of three people they wish to trace.

The Ben Kinsella Trust won its first award in recognition of it's innovative work to stop knife crime last night.

Homerton rapper Unknown T has been cleared of killing Steve Narvaez-Jara at a house party near Old Street - but two others have been convicted in relation to his death.

The man accused of killing an Islington teenager in Camden has denied carrying out the murder as "payback" in a gang feud.

A police chase through the streets of Islington on Tuesday night ended with officers seizing a stun gun and 21 rocks of crack and heroin.

A teenager who helped masked men armed with a "Rambo knife" break into a flat in the Cally has been jailed.

A man was killed near his home on the Woodberry Down Estate by a thug who was hanging around outside Manor House station looking for people to rob, a court has heard.

A teenager has been locked up for raping an underage girl in Islington last summer.

Two men were stabbed in Highbury this afternoon.

An investigation is under way after police "used force" when arresting a man in Finsbury Park on Thursday.

The murder of an Islington teenager in Camden was a "tit-for-tat" gang killing, a court heard.

Police have paid compensation to the "broken" family of a young man from Angel who died while being followed by officers.

A man has been cleared of trying to kill his partner's brother in Archway last summer.

A Seven Sisters Road store could face having its licence revoked for selling "crack pipes" and stocking poppers and drugs paraphernalia next to the children's sweets section.

British Transport Police has released CCTV images of a man it wants to trace in connection to an attack on a Piccadilly Line train on December 3 - and an assault on an elderly person at Caledonian Road Station.

Police say a spate of stabbings in Finsbury Park this month that saw a man murdered, a homeless woman attacked and two teens hospitalised are all "isolated incidents" - and there's no evidence to suggest they're gang related.

Officers investigating an allegation of rape in Islington have released an efit of a man they would like to speak to as part of the investigation.

A couple were left in the lurch after a fraudster "hacked" their estate agent's email and stole the deposit and a month's rent they had saved up for a home in Canonbury.

A mother has described the horrifying moment three masked men burst into her home in the Cally and held a "Rambo knife" to her sleeping son's chest.

A dog owner who battered his Staffordshire Bull Terrier on multiple occasions and left it with two detached retina and partially sighted was jailed for six months today.

After the double stabbing in Finsbury Park on Wednesday which has left two in hospital, detectives are appealing for information and witnesses.

Police and councillors are urging women to report sexual harassment in Blackstock Road so they can stop it from happening.

Two males have been stabbed in Finsbury Park.

Police have called for a 24-hour Old Street nightclub to have its hours cut back after a reported increase in violent crimes and sexual assaults.

Community groups have criticised police for scrapping monthly sessions where they watch body-worn video footage of stop and searches.

Police stopped and searched 24,971 people in Islington between January 2016 and November - but in more than 70 per cent of cases they took no action.

Police heard four bangs in Whittington Park before a man shouted: "I've been shot", a court has heard.

A woman is in hospital in a critical condition after an incident on the North Circular Road on Monday lunchtime.

A convicted football hooligan launched an unprovoked attack on Guardian columnist and left-wing activist Owen Jones because of his sexuality and political views, a judge has ruled.

A football fan accused of launching a homophobic attack on left-wing activist Owen Jones had been photographed performing a Nazi salute, a court has heard.

Police have issued a fresh appeal over the murder of a teenager in Caledonian Road last year.

Scores of scared delivery drivers went on strike in Highbury today to protest their alleged "slave" wages and poor job security, following the murder of Takieddine Boudhane.

The family of Takieddine Boudhane's suspected killer want him to return to the UK and face justice, according to Islington's top cop.

A company and its director have been slapped with a £7,250 court bill after a Chapel Market shop illegally sold a knife to a 15-year-old.

Homerton rapper Unknown T knifed an engineering student to death at a house party near Old Street after a row over a female guest, a court has heard.

Tenants don't feel safe in their Finsbury Park flats because drug users keep barricading themselves in the block.

A former chief superintendant who now works with Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust says gangs and knife crime should be looked at through "the prism of vulnerability".

A Finsbury Park nightclub has had its licence suspended after a bouncer "attacked a customer with a metal pole" in the early hours of Christmas Day.

More than 200 delivery drivers escorted the body of their colleague Takieddine "Taki" Boudhane to Finsbury Park Mosque for a packed memorial on Thursday night.

Islington Council has been told to apologise to a woman after clamping her car for two months despite knowing her parking fine was sent to the wrong address.

Cops have carried out 11 dawn raids on 11 homes across London and Kent as part of an operation to tackle the supply of drugs in London's West End.

Police have charged a man in connection with the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in Holloway Road on New Year's Eve.

A family has called for better care to be taken of the New River Walk after discovering needles and makeshift crack pipes during an impromptu clean-up.

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