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.
A coroner's recorded a verdict of unlawfully killing after an off-duty police officer was shot.
A 93-year-old man has been banned from driving for six months after he was found guilty of careless driving.
Pensioner James Sims, of Daffodil Way, Chelmsford, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates Court following a collision in the city in March.
Mr Sims failed to brake at a junction and pressed the accelerator in error. His convertible car crossed a busy road, narrowly missing a cyclist, and then crashed through a park fence and hit concrete bollards.
– PC Andy Sumner, Chelmsford Road Policing Unit
"Essex Police are dealing with more instances where motorists are driving after a point in their life when they are not fit to do so through mobility, reactions, eye sight, or the combination of medications."
Nearly 90 million pounds is to be spent on improving congestion hotspots on our roads.
The army and navy flyover in Chelmsford will be improved thanks to the money which has been announced today.
It comes from a Government local pinch point fund. Our region's share will also go towards road upgrades in Bedford, Northampton, Lowestoft, Milton Keynes and Peterborough.
A Land Rover ended up nose down in a Chelmsford underpass today after colliding with a bus.
It happened on Parkway around 9.30 this morning. The woman driving sustained only minor injuries. A crane was called in to lift the car out.
Chelmsford MP Simon Burns has met with bosses of soft drinks firm Britvic over its decision to close its factory in the city. Around 230 jobs will be lost when the plant closes next year.
The Conservative said he had been reassured the firm will do all it can to help staff find alternative employment including relocation to other Britvic factories, like Norwich and the company's head office in Hemel Hempstead.
Robinson's squash maker Britvic has announced it will close its factory in Chelmsford and axe 230 jobs in the town.
Essex Police has been criticised for failing to protect a woman who was murdered by her ex-partner.
Maria Stubbings, 50, was stranged by Marc Chivers at her home in Chelmsford in 2008.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission says the force missed opportunities to protect her.
Her family is now calling for a public inquiry into how the police deal with domestic violence.
In a statement, Essex Police says it is acting on the report's recommendations.
Chivers was jailed for life for Ms Stubbings' murder.
A premature baby from Essex has defied the odds to celebrate her first birthday today.
Demi Bloomfield from Chelmsford was given a slim chance of survival, after being born three and a half months early. She weighed just 1 pound 6 ounces, that's an equivalent of half a bag of sugar.
Her parents Anna Williams and Carl Bloomfield say it was like a dream when they were able to bring Demi home after nearly 4 months in hospital.
She still needs ongoing checks and has only been breathing without an oxygen mask for the past 3 weeks.
Police officers in Chelmsford have issued CCTV of three men they wish to question in connection with an assault on a taxi driver this month.
Three men took a taxi from Baddow Road to North Avenue in Chelmsford in the early hours of May 11.
On arrival they have punched the 32 year old taxi driver, from east London in the face and made off without paying the fare.
Anyone who recognises the men is asked to contact Pc Ben Williams at Chelmsford police station on 101.