The latest stories from the Essex section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 53 min 55 sec ago
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 21:55
Police say an investigation into the murder of a man stabbed 102 times remains a priority and they have no plans to scale it back.
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 16:31
League One side Colchester United sign defender Richard Brindley on loan from Championship club Rotherham United.
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:40
Southend's Myles Weston will miss his side's game against promotion rivals Bury to play for Antigua.
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:06
Two deportees who died after jumping from a ferry were trying to swim back to the UK shore, an inquest hears.
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:15
A top council officer's offer to forgo his annual pay rise to boost the salaries of his lowest paid workers is turned down.
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:08
The case for a partnership controlling hundreds of millions of pounds of government cash was considered "weak", it emerges.
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 00:40
The £259m deficit facing East of England hospitals poses a "genuine risk of damaging quality of care", an NHS trusts' group warns.
Wed, 03/25/2015 - 17:22
Promotion-chasing Ipswich Town recall defender Elliott Hewitt from his youth loan at Colchester United.
Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:00
Campaigners opposed to Essex street lights being turned off for part of the night to save money have marched on Westminster.
Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:24
BBC Look East goes to meet Fiona Oakes as she prepares to race 150 miles across the Sahara Desert to raise money for her animal sanctuary.
Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:39
A football fan remains in a critical condition after he and his friends are attacked following a match.
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 16:47
Street lights will be turned on for an extra hour across Essex following a decision by the county council.
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 12:03
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Football Conference game between Braintree Town and AFC Telford United.
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:38
England Test skipper Alastair Cook is dismissed cheaply again as the MCC resume against Yorkshire in Abu Dhabi.
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 20:49
A woman is found guilty of stalking anti-child abuse campaigner Shy Keenan and "bombarding" her with insulting Twitter messages.
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 20:21
Accident and emergency delays at an Essex hospital leave more than a dozen ambulances queuing up in two separate rows.
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:04
A man admits his role in a series of high-value museum thefts across England, while 11 others deny conspiracy to steal.
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 15:29
About 240 posts are to be axed at a hospital rated "inadequate" by inspectors.
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:41
Southend United defender Luke Prosser is out of hospital after being knocked unconscious in Saturday's draw with Cambridge.
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:52
Police caution a man for criminal damage after a fight broke out between rival football fans in a pub.
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