Around 120,000 fans enjoyed the music at the V Festival in Chelmsford this weekend.
A 93-year-old driver from Chelmsford has been banned from driving after hitting the accelerator instead of the brake.
A premature baby from Chelmsford who doctors said had a slim chance of survival has defied the odds.
– Superintendent Steve Johnson, Essex Police
As a former member of the dog unit myself, I know the strong bond between a police officer and his dog.
Whilst they are working dogs, they also become a close and important member of the police officer's family. This is a very sad occasion.
Baron had been paired with his handler for the last four years. Essex Police says they had made many arrests together:
– Essex Police statement
He was injured and taken immediately to a veterinary practice but sadly he had to be put to sleep.
The circumstances surrounding this tragic incident are currently being reviewed.
Baron's handler and family are understandably very upset.
A police dog has died during a training exercise in Essex. Baron, a five-year-old German Shepherd working for Essex Police, was taking part in the exercise with his handler at a disused building near Chelmsford yesterday when he fell from a flat roof.
It happened in Dorset Avenue last night when the victim was walking along the pavement with a friend.
They were both hit by a dark-coloured car.
One of the men was then stabbed in his lower body and is in a serious condition in hospital.
A female prison officer at HMP Chelmsford who was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate will not face any further action.
Elizabeth Surrey denied misconduct in public office, over claims she had a relationship with a male inmate at the category B jail, during previous appearances at Chelmsford Crown Court.
The Crown Prosecution Service has now withdrawn the allegations.
A 16 year old girl walking home in Springfield in Chelmsford has reported that a man followed her and grabbed her.
Police say the incident happened on November 1st at 11pm on a footpath off White Hart lane. When the girl screamed he ran off. She was left uninjured but shocked.
The girl believes he was white, about 5ft 6/7ins tall, skinny build and was wearing a black body warmer with another garment with a hood underneath. She believes she may have seen him earlier in a large silver estate car.
Police are urging anyone who was in the area at that time to contact them.
Police have released a CCTV of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of an elderly woman's purse in Chelmsford.
It happened in Tesco supermarket on Springfield Road. More than £200 in cash and bank cards were stolen.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Essex Police on 101.
Rail services on the Norwich to Liverpool Street line are returning to normal after a fault with the signal system caused major problems.
Thousands of commuters faced delays while Network Rail engineers worked to repair the problem which affected signals in the Chelmsford area.
A pedestrian has been seriously injured in a crash in Chelmsford.
It happened on Colchester Road at around 6.30am today. A man in his 30s, from Hatfield Peverel, received head, arm and leg injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital.
His condition this afternoon remained life-threatening.
The car driver, a man in his 50s and from Chelmsford, was arrested on suspicion of careless driving. He remained in custody this afternoon.