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Yesterday, 15:43

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.

Thu, 09:33

Train operator c2c has remained the most punctual in the UK, according to latest Network Rail figures.

Wed, 16:23

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.

Wed, 14:18

Police searching for a 36-year-old from Collier Row have found the body of a man.

Wed, 11:39

A three-vehicle smash outside a school yesterday resulted in two people being taken to hospital.

Wed, 08:13
Ghenadie Stogu, 36, was last seen leaving his home on Dunser Road, Collier Row at around 11am on Monday.

A vulnerable man who “may need hospital treatment” is missing from Collier Row.

Tue, 17:28
Crowds gathered in South Street. Picture: @JamesManktelow

Police needed back-up during a “huge fracas” in Romford town centre in the early hours of Sunday morning, in which officers were injured.

Tue, 16:45
The Old Bailey

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.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Derek Bernstein

A 24-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving after a fatal hit-and-run incident earlier this year.

Friday, August 28, 2015
David Efemena, 14, of Elm Park, died while on a cadet camping trip in Hampshire.

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.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Margaret Clifton with smashed door frame

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 .

Friday, August 28, 2015
The stabbing happened on August 10 in Recreation Avenue, Romford

An 18-year-old has been charged over a stabbing that took place in Romford.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Flowers and messages at the scene of the fatal crash last year

A man has pleaded not guilty to causing death by careless driving.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Robert Andrews spent 30 years in the Met (Picture: Edward Smith)

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.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A deer

An investigation has been launched into reports of deer being illegally shot in Havering.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Diafra Sakho of West Ham United (R)  is challenged by Danny Drinkwater of Leicester City (L)  (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

West Ham United star Diafra Sakho has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and witness intimidation, according to reports.

Monday, August 24, 2015
Barkingside Magistrates Court

A man has been charged with 19 counts of possessing indecent images of children.

Monday, August 24, 2015
War on drugs pharmaceutical pills tablets gel caps

A black market pharmacist has been jailed for illegally selling potentially “lethal” abortion and erectile disfunction drugs disguised as sweets.

Friday, August 21, 2015
The hand grenade

An office block was evacuated after a hand grenade from either the First or Second World War was unearthed in a park by workers.

Friday, August 21, 2015
Burgalr Catalin Tircolea, 32, who has been jailed for five years

A prolific burglar who hoarded stolen items in a treasure trove at his home, has been jailed for five years.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Laughing Gas canister in Raphaels Park in Romford

Laughing gas is set to be banned in Havering as the council prepares to introduce local laws.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Investigation into alleged bus assault halted

A man sought by police in connection with an alleged assault on a Havering bus handed himself into police for interview yesterday following a media appeal.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The old Rainham Social Club. Picture: Google Maps

A disused social club was raided by police after continuous reports from neighbours of it being used to house illegal immigrants.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Havering Town Hall.

New figures show the reasons for anti-social behaviour among Havering’s council tenants – with drug, pet and domestic violence issues higher than the national average.

Monday, August 17, 2015
New Road, Rainham. Picture: Google Maps

A man was shot in the back with an air gun yesterday morning.

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