Two men have been sentenced to 10 and 12 years imprisonment for an assault at the home of a man in Chelmsford last June.
Army and Navy scheme should ease congestion
Trial due to begin in Chelmsford today.
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The Crown Prosecution Service has now withdrawn the allegations.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.
Queueing traffic and one lane blocked due to accident, two cars and a dustcart involved on Parkway into town between Van Dieman's Road / A138 (Army And Navy) and High Bridge Road (Odeon Roundabout).
A130 Colchester Road closed due to an accident between Boreham Services Roundabout and B1137 Colchester Road (Sainsburys).
Amanda Foster has appeared in dozens of blockbusters, including all of the Harry Potter films, The Da Vinci Code, Johnny English and the James Bond movie Die Another Day.
Despite this, you probably wouldn't recognise her!
That's because Amanda from Chelmsford in Essex is a stunt woman who's face is rarely seen. The dare-devil has doubled as Halle Berry, Whoopi Goldberg and Beyonce. Natalie Gray has been to meet her.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray
Royal Mail staff at Ipswich sorting office are set to walk-out in a row over plans to move mail processing to Chelmsford.
Seventy per cent of Communication Workers Union members balloted voted in favour of strike action.
Royal Mail plans to move operations to Chelmsford by summer 2015.
Details of the walk-out are yet to be announced.