The latest stories from the Essex section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 39 min 3 sec ago
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 16:49
An councillor resigns and is suspended by the Labour Party after being arrested on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children.
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 13:27
A cockerel crashes in to a tree and died as it tried to escape a group of children chasing and harassing it.
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:01
Manager Phil Brown wants Southend's new players to buy into the "DNA" that got them promoted to League One last term.
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 19:23
Essex qualify for the One-Day Cup quarter-finals after their game against Sussex is abandoned because of rain.
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 17:43
The owner of an animal sanctuary is placed on the sex offenders' register after admitting sexually assaulting two teenagers.
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 13:45
The widow of a man who died after being found injured at an ex-fashion executive's home says they had been "excited" about their move to the area.
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 11:02
A man describes a "horrendous" attack by two cyclists who punched him to the floor and demanded £1.
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 10:43
Man caves, annoying Shaun Murphy, moving up the property ladder and free chips - the new life of snooker world champion Stuart Bingham.
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 09:55
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's League One game between Doncaster Rovers and Southend United.
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 17:09
A Conservative councillor is expelled from Colchester Borough Council for failing to attend any of the local authority's meetings for six months.
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:01
A man admits beating a dog with a lead and then punching a council worker who challenged him.
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 15:23
Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Colchester United and Oldham Athletic.
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 15:22
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Bromley and Braintree Town.
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 15:13
National League club Braintree Town sign Brighton defender Tom Dallison and Cambridge forward Jordan Chiedozie on loan.
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:51
The former chief financial officer of a fashion chain that owned Oasis and Warehouse is arrested on suspicion of murder.
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:42
A farmer has called for improved mobile phone coverage after a combine harvester blaze in an Essex field
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:33
Essex batsman Dan Lawrence signs a new contract which will keep him with the club until the end of the 2017 season.
Mon, 08/17/2015 - 08:22
Police board a plane at Newcastle Airport, which was minutes from takeoff, after the crew claimed some passengers were drunk.
Sun, 08/16/2015 - 13:36
A trunk road through Essex and Suffolk is blocked by two separate crashes, one of which leaves a tractor driver in a life-threatening condition.
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 10:26
Campaigners fighting for the release of convicted murderer Jeremy Bamber ask for documents relating to his case to be released.
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