28-year-old Justin Jackson has been sent to prison after throwing petrol over eight police officers in Basildon, leaving two hospitalised.Read the full story ›
Police say a 13-year-old boy in Essex is being "helped to stay missing by people he should not be with".Read the full story ›
A High Court judge has used Twitter to send a plea to a woman who has gone missing with her three-year-old son to return home.Read the full story ›
Police have confirmed that the body pulled from a fishing lake in Basildon is that of missing 28-year-old Jack Morrad.Read the full story ›
Police hunting for a man who went missing in Basildon after a night out befre Christmas have found a body in a lake they were searching.Read the full story ›
A lake in Basildon is being drained in the hunt for Jack Morrad who went missing after a night out two days before Christmas.Read the full story ›
Police divers have been searching a lake in Basildon in the hunt for Jack Morrad who went missing after a night out 2 days before ChristmasRead the full story ›
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been finding out how a project in Essex is helping more people get into sport.Read the full story ›
The slump of UKIP support in Basildon has handed the Conservatives victory there with an overall majority for the first time since 2014.
UKIP saw its share of the vote fall to 7% compared to 39% in 2014. The Tories improved their share by 16 percentage points and Labour was up 2 points.
Three puppies, believed to be a day old, died after being dumped on top of a bin outside shops in Basildon, Essex.Read the full story ›