More than 1,000 children were caught carrying knives in schools last year – with the youngest aged just four, figures show.
A teenager has been charged with murdering a lawyer who was stabbed in the chest with a screwdriver.
State agencies need to “wrap their arms around” problem families to prevent young people getting sucked into crime, Boris Johnson has said as he announced a £100 million investment package to boost security in prisons.
A mother and son who acted with what a judge described as “venom and a desire for revenge” when they murdered a man who ran across their land have been jailed.
A mother and son who murdered a runner after pursuing a vendetta against him over his use of a footpath that crossed their land have been handed life jail terms.
Campaigners have branded Boris Johnson’s proposals to lock up violent and sexual offenders for longer as political “hot air” in a bid to win votes.
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a police officer was run over in Birmingham.
A police constable who was run over by a suspected car thief is facing “potentially life-changing” injuries, a senior officer has said.
A 29-year-old man remains in custody after being detained on suspicion of the attempted murder of a police officer in Birmingham.
Boris Johnson has vowed to “come down hard” on crime as he announced an extension of police stop-and-search powers and tougher sentences for violent criminals.
A police officer is in hospital with serious injuries after being run over by a suspected car thief.