A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Essex Waffle Lady Sentenced
A woman, who handled stolen food from a bin, outside a Tesco store here, has been given a 12-month conditional discharge.
Sasha Hall lived above the shop in Great Baddow.
The 22-year-old said she had been given the potato waffles, pies and ham following a power cut at the supermarket - which had meant staff had to throw away food worth around £10,000.
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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