A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Canvey: Teen Arrested Over Fire
Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy following a fire in a house on Canvey Island.
He has been questioned on suspicion of committing arson with intent to endanger lives and has been released on bail until next month.
A woman in her 80s and a man in his 40s suffered shock and smoke inhalation after the fire broke out in the bedroom of their home on Sunday morning (28 July).
Three fire crews were called to the building on Mornington Road at 10am after being alerted by a neighbour.
An investigation is underway to find out how the fire started.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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