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A 15in blade was found on a man travelling between Colchester and Witham in Essex on Sunday night. Source: BBC Essex
Judd Trump wins his first Masters title as a rapid start paves the way for a 10-4 victory over seven-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan. Source: BBC Essex
Christy Walshe was found seriously injured in Southend and died two days later in hospital. Source: BBC Essex
Stephen Humphrys scores twice on his debut as Southend put four past struggling Bradford at Valley Parade. Source: BBC Essex
Ronnie O'Sullivan beats China's Ding Junhui 6-3 to reach the final of the Masters at Alexandra Palace in London. Source: BBC Essex
Mansfield launch stunning second-half comeback to win at promotion rivals Colchester. Source: BBC Essex

Braintree Town 4-0 Barnet

Callum Morton scores a hat-trick on his 19th birthday as Braintree beat Barnet, who have keeper Mark Cousins sent off. Source: BBC Essex
An artist creates an app that uses sounds which respond to the movement and location of a train. Source: BBC Essex
The break-ins saw a pensioner hit over the head and a man in his 30s and two young children "tortured". Source: BBC Essex
Officers appeal for witnesses who saw a blue Ford Focus around the time of a fatal motorway crash. Source: BBC Essex
Items stolen by a gang are being reunited with their owners after more than 200 claim, police say. Source: BBC Essex
Dream Lodge Group runs eight luxury lodge holiday parks across England. Source: BBC Essex
National League South side Billericay Town appoint Harry Wheeler as manager 147 days after sacking him. Source: BBC Essex
A 37-year-old suspect is in police custody following Wednesday's fatal hit-and-run crash on the M11. Source: BBC Essex
Suzanne Harrison had a four-year sexual relationship with a female pupil. Source: BBC Essex
Seven-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches the semi-finals of the Masters with a 6-3 win over Ryan Day. Source: BBC Essex