The family of murdered schoolboy Jimmy Mizen said they were "determined" that something positive should come from his death.
Incidents of reported crime in London have dropped by 45,000 over the last year.
ITV News Anglia correspondent Malcolm Robertson reports on how Eddie Maher was brought to justice after 20 years on the run.
A report by a former prison governor and deputy director at the Ministry of Justice has recommended that six major London prisons are closed.
Brixton, Feltham, Holloway, Pentonville, Wandsworth and Wormwood Scrubs would be amongst 30 nationwide that could be replaced by around ten larger ones.
Alcoholic drinks worth up to £100,000 have been stolen in a raid on a warehouse.
The booze, including spirits and wine, was taken from Montine Foods in Rochford some time overnight between June 6 and 7, Essex Police said today.
The thieves made off with the cases of drink, worth between £50,000 and £100,000, using a green Ford Iveco van they stole from the site on the Purdeys Way industrial estate.
PC Jon Bygrave, said: "The green Ford Iveco belongs to the food company and had been parked inside the unit.
"The criminals would have been at the unit for some time and would have created a degree of noise.
"We're appealing for anyone who heard or saw suspicious activity on the estate in the darker hours of last Thursday night or Friday morning to come forward."
A man has absconded from an open prison, police said. Abrar Abbasi, 32, left Hollesley Bay prison in Woodbridge, Suffolk at around 2pm on Saturday and is known to have connections in Walthamstow and east London
A Suffolk Police spokesman said he was seen getting into a silver Ford C-Maxcar.
Abbasi was serving a three-year sentence over the production of cannabis anddriving offences.
He is 5ft 10in tall, of medium to heavy build, with short cropped hair, a full beard and brown eyes.
At the time he went missing it is thought he was wearing grey jogging bottoms, a black gilet and possibly a grey top underneath
Police have warned people not to approach Abbasi if they see him.
CCTV footage has been captured of three men firing a gun at police officers last January, near Mandeville Street in Clapton.
Ricardo Miles, 21, Adebola Alimi, 22 and Daniel Ikumelo, 21, were all found guilty today of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.
Two armed robbers, who targeted a series of small businesses and bookmakers in east and south London, have been jailed at Southwark Crown Court today.
John Robinson and Charlie Garratty were jailed for a total of 12 years after pleading guilty at the Old Bailey to a number of offences, following the raids between November 2011 and March 2012.
The offences were deemed as "well-planned" by New Scotland Yard, adding that not only had the suspects been "vocal in their threats" but also "very violent" towards their victims, brandishing imitation weapons.
Londoners are warned all the time to beware of thieves who target expensive mobiles, tablets and laptops - and these men found out to their cost exactly why.
Enjoying a meal outside in Marylebone, they became a victim of an audacious snatch and grab.
A man in motorcycle gear walked calmly up to their table, and lifted a laptop from under their noses. They attempted to give chase, but the thief speed off on a motor scooter with a nearby accomplice.
CCTV from the L'autre Pied restaurant shows just how quickly the theft happened.
One of the men jailed for murdering Stephen Lawrence has lost a bid to challenge his conviction today.
Three judges at the Court of Appeal rejected an application brought by David Norris.
Gary Dobson, the second man jailed for murdering the black teenager, had previously dropped his appeal.
Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death in Eltham in 1993.
Barry and Margaret Mizen, the parents of murdered teenager Jimmy, will remember their son five years after his death at a commemorative service today.
Speaking to Daybreak, Jimmy's brother Tommy said: "[The anniversary] does come around unfortunately, and I don't think today is any harder than any other day if I'm honest, it's something we have to live with every day."
His mother Margaret said she has managed to cope with the pain through her faith, "it's common knowledge that I have a faith", she added, "I think [anger] destroys you".
Both Margaret and Barry, who give talks in schools, say they believe that it is through the love and care for a child that violence in youths will be overcome.
Mr Mizen said: "As we speak now there will be a child being born in this country that's not wanted, not going to be loved, subjected to violent and neglect, and that's what I think needs to change."
Five men from London have been arrested after more than half a million pounds was racked up on an illegally accessed American Express card. The Metropolitan Police's e-crime unit say cyber-criminals used the card to buy Rolex watches, diamonds and designer luggage during numerous spending sprees.