A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Injured In Major M11 Crash
A man has been injured after a crash on the M11 near Harlow which caused part of the road to be shut for more than seven hours.
Three vehicles collided between Junction 6 and Junction 7 northbound just after 6pm yesterday.
It is believed one of the cars overturned.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said: "The RTC involved three vehicles, one male is trapped in his vehicle.
"Crews are using specialist cutting equipment to release the casualty.
"The casualty has been released from his car and left in the care of the Ambulance Service".
The road re-opened just after 1.30am.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
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.
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