The developing stories in Essex and East Herts updated throughout the day.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with two knife murders in Colchester, Essex Police have said.
Two security guards have been jailed for kidnapping a man, who later died, from a music festival from South Woodham Ferrers.
Four men have been jailed for a total of 25 years after £6.6 million pounds worth of drugs were found in Essex.
There are concerns for the welfare of a man who has gone missing from his home near Colchester.
Investigators looking into why a sinkhole appeared in the middle of a road in Grays say a 100 year-old tunnel underneath it has collapsed.
A cyclist has been left seriously injured and with multiple fractures after a hit and run in Southend.
Money seized from criminals in Essex is being used to fund a project combating drugs in bars and clubs in Basildon.
A new energy company is launching solely for people living in Southend.
TV actor Dustin Diamond has been found guilty of two charges stemming from a barroom brawl.
People who missed the deadline for filing their tax returns have reportedly been let off the £100 fine.
A top US investigator has said he is "fairly confident" there will be more indictments in the FIFA corruption scandal.
One in five cancer deaths is caused by obesity, which could eventually replace smoking as the leading cause of the disease, leading doctors have reportedly claimed.
TV actor Dustin Diamond has told a court that he did not mean to stab a man during a Christmas Day barroom brawl.
Bob Saget has become the latest star to confirm he will join Netflix's relaunch of the hit series Full House.
Marion "Suge" Knight's lawyer has argued that a murder case against him should be dismissed because a key witness refused to identify him in court.
Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is up for sale, according to reports.
Sir Ian Botham has backed 'artist' James Anderson to take 500 Test wickets after the paceman became the first Englishman to pass 400 on day one of the second Test against New Zealand at Headingley.
Jonas Gutierrez has fired a parting shot at Mike Ashley, appearing to claim he was disregarded by the Newcastle United owner after being diagnosed with cancer.
The Uruguay players' union wants FIFA to rescind Luis Suarez's international ban after claiming him to be a victim of the alleged corruption within the body.
Roy Hodgson has said he will resign as England manager if the fans turn against him after next year’s European Championships.
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A Kenyan lawyer has reportedly offered an assortment of livestock to Barack Obama in exchange for his 16-year-old daughter Malia's hand in marriage.
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