A teenager has been charged with kidnap and attempted robbery after an abduction in Elm Park.
Joel Adesina and friends went looking to “stab people up” on the night of his death, the Old Bailey heard today.
Detectives are following a number of leads as they hunt child snatchers who tried to kidnap a six-year-old boy, Havering’s top police chief has said.
An internal fraud scandal at Havering Council shows no signs of letting up as eight more workers have been caught committing scams.
One of the group Joel Adesina was with the night he died threw an object at the car of a man accused of his murder, the Old Bailey heard today.
A rail engineer’s £20,000 Range Rover sport was stolen from outside a gym while he went swimming.
A prolific meat thief who stole almost £350 worth of food from convenience stores has been given a community order.
There are 52 people, as young as 12-years-old, being monitored under suspicion of gang involvement.
The horrified dad of a six-year-old boy targeted by child snatchers has told the men responsible “we will catch you”.
Stab victim Joel Adesina was carrying a “sword” on the night he was killed, the Old Bailey heard this afternoon.
Future crimefighters have done their best to show Havering is in safe hands for years to come by picking up a Met-wide award for a record-breaking second year running.
A Collier Row man who was part of a paedophile ring that subjected children to sexual and physical abuse over more than a decade has been jailed for 24 years.
Detectives investigating the alleged attempted abduction of a six-year-old boy have made an arrest.
A former manager of a convenience store has been fined thousands of pounds for selling illegally imported cigarettes without health and safety warnings.
Detectives investigating a serious assault last year have re-issued an e-fit of a suspect.
A young father-of-one who raped a 14-year-old girl in her own home has been jailed for eight years.
Police are investigating after a knife was found in a primary school playground.
Rainham is in “desperate need” of CCTV cameras warns a councillor, who admits he thought about resigning over the issue.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a crash that left a teenage motorcyclist in hospital with serious injuries.
A “passionate” young man who was finally “feeling good about himself” died in a tragic accident after losing control of his car and ploughing into a lamppost, an inquest heard.
A driver has avoided serious injury by jumping out of the window of his lorry seconds before it was crushed by another HGV.
Buses were brought to a stand still in Romford town centre after one broke down outside Yates’s bar.
A gun silencer was found on a man after he was arrested over a fight in Romford train station this morning.
Almost £7million has been overspent by Havering Council on children, adults and housing services, according to a budget report.
Identity thieves have been targeting outdoor post boxes to steal utility bills and apply for credit cards in victims’ names, police have warned.
A coroner has made several recommendations to the RAF after 14-year-old David Efemena died at a cadet training camp.
The borough’s youth offending service has been rated “good” by inspectors, just months after being brought back in house following a “disastrous” merger with Barking and Dagenham.
A cardiologist told an inquest it would have been “very unlikely” that paramedics could have saved a 14-year-old air cadet’s life if they had reached him earlier.
Havering’s volunteer police cadets have launched a recruitment drive.
A 14-year-old boy who died at an RAF cadet training camp had an undiagnosed heart defect known as a “silent killer”, an inquest heard yesterday.
Train operator c2c has remained the most punctual in the UK, according to latest Network Rail figures.
An heir to a multi-million pound nightclub empire unleashed a “barrage of abuse” at his alcoholic father and stabbed him to death as the family fortunes teetered on the brink of collapse, a court heard.
Police searching for a 36-year-old from Collier Row have found the body of a man.
A three-vehicle smash outside a school yesterday resulted in two people being taken to hospital.
A vulnerable man who “may need hospital treatment” is missing from Collier Row.
Police needed back-up during a “huge fracas” in Romford town centre in the early hours of Sunday morning, in which officers were injured.
A nightclub tycoon was stabbed to death by his own son, who then bragged he “had the guts to stand up to him”, a court heard.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving after a fatal hit-and-run incident earlier this year.
An inquest into the death of a 14-year-old at a military base heard of the frustration felt by a more senior air cadet as he struggled to contact group leaders.
A trustee says she “burst into tears” when she saw the church had been broken into just hours after a burglary at another place of worship .
An 18-year-old has been charged over a stabbing that took place in Romford.
A man has pleaded not guilty to causing death by careless driving.
A former police officer caught trying to meet an underage boy by a vigilante group calling itself The Paedophile Squad has been jailed for two years.
An investigation has been launched into reports of deer being illegally shot in Havering.
West Ham United star Diafra Sakho has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and witness intimidation, according to reports.
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