The developing stories in Essex and East Herts updated throughout the day.
Essex Police are being investigated by the IPCC over the suicide of a teacher who they suspected of being a paedophile.
Two people have been charged with sex offences against young boys and girls in Basildon.
Essex County Council to receive £49m cut in government funding
Murder investigation launched after man found stabbed in Chelmsford park.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision in Braintree this morning (Thursday, December 18).
Improvements to the junction where the A13 meets the M25 in Essex will start being carried out early neaxt year.
430,000 people to jet off from Stansted Airport this Christmas.
Colchester Hospital has been cleared of deliberately manipulating cancer waiting times.
Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning has been jailed for 13 years for sexually assaulting 24 boys.
A Ukip general election candidate and Essex County Councillor has apologised for making a string of offensive remarks.
Police were called to the A120, near Great Bromley, on Friday night following reports a car had been struck by concrete.
Billericay's Lauren Platt is out of next week's X Factor final after losing out in a sing-off with Andrea Faustini.
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