A charity football match is held in aid of a Cambridge United fan, left in a critical condition after being attacked.
The parents of a five-year-old rape victim call for a new police investigation into her case.
James Durham was amongst 342 Southend fans to make the 250-mile trip to Bury - for a game abandoned after only six minutes.
A container ship off the Essex coast reported to be drifting in a shipping lane after engine problems restarts its journey.
Bury's game against League Two play-off rivals Southend is abandoned after only six minutes because of a waterlogged pitch.
Lifeboats are called out to a container ship off the coast of Essex, reported to be drifting in a shipping lane.
Kidderminster earn their first win since January with three first-half goals sealing victory over lowly Braintree.
A mother of two whose legs and fingers were amputated after she caught pneumonia begins rehabilitation to help her walk again.
A former Essex priest is sentenced to three years in jail for indecently assaulting a teenage boy.
Southend complete the loan signing of Nottingham Forest winger Stephen McLaughlin until the end of the season.
Police say an investigation into the murder of a man stabbed 102 times remains a priority and they have no plans to scale it back.
League One side Colchester United sign defender Richard Brindley on loan from Championship club Rotherham United.
Southend's Myles Weston will miss his side's game against promotion rivals Bury to play for Antigua.
Two deportees who died after jumping from a ferry were trying to swim back to the UK shore, an inquest hears.
A top council officer's offer to forgo his annual pay rise to boost the salaries of his lowest paid workers is turned down.
The £259m deficit facing East of England hospitals poses a "genuine risk of damaging quality of care", an NHS trusts' group warns.
Promotion-chasing Ipswich Town recall defender Elliott Hewitt from his youth loan at Colchester United.