The number of child sex offences recorded by Essex Police rose to 1,531 last year, according to the NSPCC, increasing from 1,449 offences recorded the previous year.
Essex Police believe a vehicle fire in Cow Lane, Great Chesterford was started deliberately.
An Elvis superfan whose collection of the King’s records valued at five figures was stolen has been surprised by the generosity of the public who donated their discs.
Concern about crime has prompted Saffron Walden Town Council to explore the possibility of funding a dedicated PCSO for the town and the surrounding villages.
Two more drink-drivers from Suffolk and north-east Essex caught over the Christmas period have been named by police.
Safety fears have been raised about vehicles driving recklessly and disguising their number plates on a byway at Great Dunmow, known as Flitch Way.
Essex Police have revealed the results of their Christmas campaign to clamp down on drink and drug driving over the festive period.
A man in his 20s has died after a crash on the A12 between Chelmsford and London in the early hours of this morning. The A12 was closed in both directions until just after lunchtime, when it partially reopened.
Around 500 reports of hare coursing have been reported to Essex Police this year – which the force says is a significant increase on 2016.
As the first true snow of winter falls across Saffron Walden, Dunmow and the rest of Uttlesford, we want to share your pictures of fun in the cold stuff.
After armed raids on homes in Dummow and Takeley, the Mayor of Dunmow, Councillor Danielle Frost has decried the lack of a police presence in the district.
A gang of armed men stole jewellery during a raid on a flat in Takeley.
Three masked raiders armed with knives forced their way into a Dunmow home.
Roger Hirst, Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is holding a public meeting in Saffron Walden on Monday, December 4, to follow up on his event in the town in February.
A call for motorists to take more responsibility for their driving has been made by a senior road safety officer in Essex.
Masked burglars stole goods worth an estimated £25,000 in a smash and grab raid at the Jacks store in Saffron Walden.
More than 100 firearms have been handed in to Essex Police so far in a crackdown on gun ownership.
People living in Essex are being asked whether they would pay more for the service they receive from their police force.
Three men have been arrested by police in connection with an investigation into the production of counterfeit currency in south Essex.
Towns and villages across Essex could soon be offered the chance to pay for their own police officer.
A man who died in a road crash near Great Dunmow earlier this week has been named by police.
A man died when his car left the road and collided with a tree in Essex in the early hours of this morning.
RAF Typhoon jets were scrambled to escort a Ryanair flight to Stansted Airport this morning.
A man who imported an “anatomically correct” childlike sex doll from Asia has been sentenced in the first case of its kind in Essex.
Environment Agency officers have identified 23 offenders during a three-day crackdown on illegal fishing in Essex and Norfolk.
A CCTV appeal has been launched after two Great Dunmow businesses were targeted in fraud incidents.
A man was seriously injured in a ‘targeted’ deliberate crash between a car and a pedestrian in Stansted.
Essex Police has issued a pair of CCTV images of a group of women they would like to speak to following a theft at a garage in Braintree.
A “brazen” burglar who broke into homes across Essex including one in Lamarsh amid a prolific crime spree has been jailed for more than 11 years.
Progress is being made to improve police custody suites across the county, according to a report by HM Inspectorate of Prisons.