Crime & Court

South Hampstead man Cabdullahi Hassan was murdered as part of a "revenge" attack in a "scene of chaos and carnage", the Old Bailey heard.

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.

Two men have been charged with burglary after a Fortis Green vet was raided in the early hours of the morning on Friday.

A teenager set a Jewish man's hair on fire and used racist language in an antisemitic attack on a bus.

A teenager is on trial for the murder of Kentish Town man Sadiq Mohammed in Chalk Farm two years ago after being extradited from France.

More than a month after a teenager was shot in Walterton Road, west Kilburn, he is "slowly improving but remains in a very serious condition" according to local police.

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 young family was made homeless after Haringey Council wrongly claimed they owed £8,000 in housing benefit - when in fact, it owed them money.

Both a targeted police operation and patrols led by parents have "made a difference" in East Finchley after spate of violent robberies panicked the community late last year.

Just 16 per cent of thieves targeting businesses in north London are being brought to book as police say they are prioritising "serious" crime.

Police chasing a group of suspected moped-robbers tracked a stolen scooter to Coldfall Wood, Muswell Hill on New Year's Day.

Heartbroken relatives of an Islington teacher killed by a van say the justice system has failed them, after the driver avoided an immediate prison term.

The son of an MP has been charged with a string of assaults - including at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead and Homerton Hospital.

A delivery driver who killed an Islington teacher in Hornsey when he jumped a red light has avoided an immediate prison sentence.

A candle-light vigil following the anti-Semitic daubings on a synagogue in north London on the last night of the Jewish Chanukah 'festival of light' drew parallels with the 1936 Battle of Cable Street which stopped Mosley's Blackshirts marching through Whitechapel.

The co-chairs of the Camden Interfaith Forum have joined the condemnation of antisemitic graffiti found in eight NW3 locations on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. 
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Two police officers are recovering after being hit by a car near Camden Market in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police are investigating after antisemitic graffiti was daubed over several locations in Hampstead, including next to South Hampstead Synagogue.

A Muswell Hill hill music software engineer is appealing for thieves who stole some unique instruments from his home in a pre-Christmas burglary to return them.

A Muswell Hill mum has spoken out after her son was mugged yards from his front door.

A Muswell Hill computer hacker tried to blackmail tech giant Apple by claiming he had access to 319 million iCloud accounts.

Police in Frognal and Fitzjohn's are appealing for help finding three robbers who targeted lone men in a spate of recent incidents.

The controversial Nisa store on the site of the old Leighton Arms pub will be able to continue trading after a planning inspector ruled in its favour in the days leading up to Christmas.


Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

The owners of poodle that went missing on the Heath Extension are urging anyone who might have seen him to get in touch.

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