A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Man Charged With Harlow Stabbing
A man has been charged with attempting to murder his flatmate in Harlow.
A man in his 50s was stabbed at a property on Halling Hill shortly after 4am yesterday (Monday 19 May). He is currently in a stable condition in hospital.
Michael McFarlane was arrested a few hours later on Pittman's Field and has now been charged with attempted murder.
The 58-year-old man from Halling Hill has been detained in police custody prior to his appearance at Chelmsford Magistrates court today.
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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