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A man who is wanted in connection with nine burglaries was arrested in a police raid after he jumped from an upstairs window.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Brentwood has links to Romford, Barking and Dagenham.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

There were 264 acid attacks carried out across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge in the last three years, new figures have shown.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The leader of Havering Council is calling for a judicial review of the decision to close a swathe of the borough’s police buildings, branding a public consultation held on the proposals “unlawful”.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

A former-gang member who now educates others on the dangers of knives speaks to EMMA YOULE about his work with young people in Havering, in the final of our special series on knife crime

Monday, January 8, 2018

A Romford man is facing jail after he admitted killing a grandfather from Dagenham who was beaten to death in a row over a set of keys.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

A 23-year-old man from Romford who was caught drink-driving has been banned from the roads for 18 months.

Monday, January 1, 2018

A man was apparently shot in the back in Hornchurch in the early hours today.

Friday, December 29, 2017

A pupil at a secondary school in Havering was so traumatised after she was assaulted by fellow students that she immediately left the school.

Friday, December 29, 2017

A teenager who pulled out a crowbar in a popular shopping centre on his way to school told the court that the incident began because a boy was “staring” at him.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Detectives are investigating a robbery in which a teenager was punched in the face on a bus in Upminster.

Friday, December 22, 2017

A coroner described the death of a 23-year-old motorcyclist in a “catastrophic” crash as “a lesson for car drivers and motorcyclists alike” at an inquest today, Friday December 22.

Friday, December 22, 2017

A special constable has been dismissed from the Met for stealing money from an Upminster festival.

Friday, December 22, 2017

The police chief charged with reducing spiralling knife crime in London has said he is determined to halt the loss of young lives – and has called on the public to set aside preconceptions and work with the force to do this.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A 45-year-old man has been released under investigation in connection with a suspected bar brawl in Hornchurch.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

A woman in her early 30s put false licence plates on her hatchback before embarking on a robbery rampage across Romford and Hornchurch, Snaresbrook Crown Court heard yesterday.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Two women, in their early 30s, charged with allegedly going on a crime rampage through Havering are due to appear court today.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was left critically injured following an altercation at a Hornchurch bar.

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Metropolitan Police is reminding people to protect their homes from burglary during the Christmas period.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Her agony and anger over the loss of young lives is palpable, as the mother of teenage knife victim Champion Ganda speaks to EMMA YOULE in the second of our special series on the far-reaching consequences of knife crime.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Two dangerous drivers from Romford are facing jail after an elderly man was knocked down and killed by a BMW speeding at nearly 80mph on the A12 in Redbridge.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

More than 35 people have been arrested in the last month across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham as part of a police crackdown on domestic violence.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Two Havering men have been jailed for their involvement in a gang stealing more than £2.4million in VAT payments.

Monday, December 11, 2017

A BMW driver from Romford was racing another motorist at more than 79mph when he knocked down and killed an elderly man on the A12 in Redbridge, a court heard.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Two grieving families say enough is enough as BETH WYATT and EMMA YOULE report on the devastating consequences of rising knife crime in Havering, in the first of a special series of reports

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Complaints against the police in Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham more than tripled in the three months that followed the borough’s merging in January, new statistics reveal.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A seamstress is salvaging the wedding plans of brides after a Havering bridalwear shop unexpectedly closed and its owner allegedly moved to Florida.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Two young men accused of murdering Dagenham 20-year-old Hosam Eisa at a Romford shopping centre have been found not guilty at the Old Bailey today.

Monday, November 27, 2017

A man from Collier Row has been charged following an investigation into the alleged misuse of electronic tags used to monitor criminals.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Wedding plans across Havering have been complicated after a bridalwear shop closed unexpectedly and its owner allegedly moved to Florida.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

A joint operation between Essex and Metropolitan Police saw 16 people arrested for numerous driving offences on the A13 on Friday.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Two women in their early 30s have now been charged after allegedly going on a crime rampage through Havering on Saturday night.

Monday, November 20, 2017

A “surrogate father” who raped and sexually abused a teenage boy he met at Elm Park station has been jailed for 16 years.

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Bell Inn in Rainham has had its licence revoked today after police officers revealed serious concerns regarding high-level crime and disorder at the pub.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Two women have been arrested following a series of assaults, robberies and hit-and-runs in Romford and Hornchurch on Saturday night.

Monday, November 20, 2017

A Rainham pub which had its licence suspended following police reports of serious disorder will have its appeal against the decision finally decided this morning, Monday, November 20.

Friday, November 17, 2017

A 20-year-old Romford man had been frightened for his life and acting in self-defence when he stabbed Hosam Eisa to death at The Brewery, a court heard.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Essex Freemasons have donated thousands of pounds to hospices serving Havering as part of a £450,000 national drive to support community services.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Havering Mind has been shortlisted for Aviva Community Funding, and is now asking for residents help to ensure it benefits from some of the money.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Havering residents have been reminded to make use of both of the accident and emergency departments serving the borough after heavy attendances at Queen’s Hospital.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is appealing for witnesses after a car overturned following a police chase through Rush Green and into Romford.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The trust which runs Queen’s Hospital is on the lookout for new nurses and midwives – and those attending its recruitment open day this month could bag a job on the spot.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Romford’s new multi-million pound ice rink and leisure centre in the town centre will open two months ahead of schedule, it has been revealed.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A child had a miraculous escape from serious injury this lunchtime when they walked away unscathed after being hit by a bus at a busy Gidea Park junction.

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