Thousands of people took to the streets of Luton for yesterday's carnival celebrations
A Luton man has today been found guilty at Luton Crown Court of the murder of 19 year old Delaney Brown.
A 16-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the back in Luton, Bedfordshire.
People living in Peterborough and Luton have a greater risk of dying early than those Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex according to a national league table of premature death rates.
The Longer Lives website from Public Health England ranks local authorities using a traffic light system, ranging from red for the worst areas to green for the best.
Peterborough had 1,522 premature deaths between 2009 and 2011 out of a population of 184,457. That ranked it 87th out of 150 local authorities and made it worse than average or red on the map.
Luton was the only other area in the Anglia region marked red on the map. The Borough was ranked 108th out of 150 with 1,602 premature deaths for 2009-2011.
Disruption possible to some flights due to industrial action in France by air traffic control staff. May affect flights to and from France - passengers advised to confirm travel details with their airline.
Detectives in Luton have released new CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with a fatal stabbing.
20-year-old Jordan Maguire was attacked at a house on Thrales Close on the Marsh Farm Estate.
Two people have already been arrested and released on bail.
One lane closed and queueing traffic due to an accident on the M1 Northbound between J10 (Luton Airport Spur Road) and J11 A505 Dunstable Road / B579 Dunstable Road.
CCTV images have been released of 11 men police want to speak to in connection with public order offences which took place in Luton earlier this year.
They occured when trouble broke out shortly before kick off at Kenilworth Road for the FA Cup 5th Round tie between Luton and Millwall in the Dudley Street and Old Bedford Road areas of the town.
Anyone with information on any of the men pictured is asked to contact Detective Constable Claire Long, on 01582 394296 or text information to 07786 200011.
Adverts calling for the public to 'make a statement' against gun crime will be appearing on buses and billboards in and around Luton.
The adverts contain the message 'Bedfordshire Police is making a statement about gun crime - are you? If you want action, make your words count'.
ITV News Anglia spoke to Chief Superintendent Mark Turner from Bedfordshire Police.
Police in Luton have arrested a 21-year-old man on conspiracy to murder.
The arrest is in connection with a shooting that happened in Fountains Road in the town back on May 5th.
The man remains in custody and is currently being questioned by officers.
The suspect is the third person to be arrested in connection with the incident.
Adverts calling for the public to ‘make a statement’ against gun crime will now be appearing from on buses and billboards in and around Luton.
The ad's contain the message ‘Bedfordshire Police is making a statement about gun crime – are you? If you want action, make your words count.
The campaign is being supported by the Police and Crime Commissioner and Luton Borough Council. It is designed to provoke people with information about incidents to make a statement.36 people have been arrested for gun crime since March.
“Since the murder of Paul Foster in April Luton has witnessed an unusual and worrying increase in gun related and violent crime. Following numerous appeals the public have come forward with information.. however we are now asking them to dig even deeper.. by putting pen to paper.”
Chief Superintendent Mark Turner.
Detectives in Luton have released CCTV footage of two people they want to speak to in connection with a fatal stabbing.
20 year old Jordan MaGuire was attacked at a house he shared with his mother on Thrales Close on the Marsh Farm Estate.
The mother of a 20 year old who was stabbed to death in Luton last week has been looking at the floral tributes left to him.
Jordan McGuire was attacked at the house he shared with his mum on Thrales Close on the Marsh Farm Estate. Two people have already been arrested and released on bail.