Two firefighters are cleared of indecently assault following a trial which heard about initiation ceremonies that "went beyond" practical jokes.
One of four men accused of attempting to smuggle 35 immigrants into the UK in a shipping container is found not guilty.
A couple wowed their wedding guests by performing a first dance with a difference.
Hundreds of drivers have their licences revoked for failing a roadside eye test under police powers brought in after the death of an Essex teenager.
A woman in her 80s has died and four other people, including girls aged five and two, are in hospital after a car crash in Essex.
A huge smoke cloud billows from a fire at a derelict cinema in Southend.
An abandoned, "dying" foal found on a roadside is to meet some of the people who raised more than £20,000 to pay for his care.
A 23-year-old is accused of murdering a man and woman who were found dead in a house in Essex.
A court publishes the reasons behind a decision not to let a couple adopt their grandchild, which the pair had claimed was down to their age.
A commercial diver admits fraud after he removed three Dutch cannon from a 17th Century shipwreck.
"Professionly" was just one of the mistakes
The University of Essex is thinking about plans
Former Ipswich, Leeds and Reading striker Noel Hunt is in talks with League One side Southend United.
Ravi Bopara says Reece Topley's first over was the "game-winning moment" of Essex's One-Day Cup victory over Lancashire.
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