The latest stories from the Essex section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 6 min 3 sec ago
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 17:54
A man is found guilty of stabbing a young father to death in an argument over drugs.
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 16:48
A man is arrested following the death of a refuse collector in a "horrific" crash between a bin lorry and an HGV in Essex.
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:54
Former British welterweight champion Lee Purdy retires at the age of 27 after losing vision in his left eye.
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 17:56
Police investigate the death of a baby, aged less than one-year-old, in Basildon.
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 16:33
Britain's double Olympic champion Laura Trott is targeting two gold medals at this month's Track World Championships.
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 15:40
A 24-year-old woman who nearly drowned during a school swimming lesson when she was 10 years old wins a damages battle at the High Court.
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 15:15
A love letter written in 1919 by the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, sells at auction for more than double its reserve price.
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:36
Essex sign former Australia international pace bowler Shaun Tait for this season's T20 Blast competition.
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:06
A mother and son who run a tooth-whitening company backed by reality TV stars are convicted of running the practice unlawfully.
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 09:46
An ambulance service is recruiting another 400 student paramedics after it was criticised for failing to meet performance targets.
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 22:36
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan criticises the new Welsh Open venue for allowing fans to move around during play.
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 18:41
A teenager denies murdering a college student who was fatally stabbed in an Essex park in December.
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 18:29
A 5-year-old has a "miracle" escape from a shopping centre escalator after his foot became trapped in the mechanism.
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 17:06
A "sex obsessed" paedophile is too dangerous to be released, a High Court judge rules.
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 16:39
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Colchester United and Milton Keynes Dons.
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:46
Kevin Pietersen is joined in the 2015 IPL by Eoin Morgan and Ravi Bopara, but Alex Hales and Michael Carberry miss out.
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:15
A £1.2m fugitive thief freed two years after being given a five-year jail term has "got off lightly", an ex colleague says.
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 05:47
Rail commuters travelling into London are dissatisfied with their service and delays, according to a report by consumer association Which?
Sun, 02/15/2015 - 15:14
Two Chihuahuas have died and a shih tzu dog is unwell after a suspected poisoning in Essex, police say.
Sun, 02/15/2015 - 11:56
Hundreds of people stage a protest in support of a breast cancer patient who was abused in an Essex town.
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