A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Man Murdered In Chelmsford Named
A man found murdered in Chelmsford at the weekend has been identified as 78 year-old Brian Hurry.
He was found dead at a property on Bramwoods Road just before 5pm on Saturday.
After the discovery, police said they were treating the death as suspicious and cordoned off the area.
Three people - a 43 year-old man, a 41 year-old woman and a 24 year-old man - were arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.
A post-mortem examination and inquest opening are yet to take place.
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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