A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of 21-year-old Meshach Williams in Brent in north-west London in April.
A London man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
A “dangerous” sexual predator has been jailed after a witness tracked him down a month after he targeted two lone women in the street.
The mother of a six-year-old boy was one of two victims murdered in separate killings less than a mile apart in north London.
A pedestrian has died following a collision with a motorbike in south-west London, the Metropolitan Police said.
British and American police are attempting to locate a 16-year-old girl who flew from New York to the UK at the weekend, reportedly after being in contact with an older man.
More than 12,000 police officers will be on the streets for Notting Hill Carnival this year, with “significantly more” knife arches in place at the popular event.
Gunshots have been heard in Kingsland Road in the London borough of Hackney about 10.30pm.
The hunt for a man who was abducted in east London in April is now a murder investigation.
Cuts to policing have contributed to a feeling of lawlessness fuelled by drug and knife crime, five former Scotland Yard chiefs have said.
Five former Metropolitan Police chiefs have warned cuts to numbers and the “virtual destruction” of neighbourhood policing risk emasculating the force.