Armed police have arrested a man after a teenager was shot in the back in Luton.
The father of a teenage girl killed after she walked onto a railway line into the path of an oncoming train in Hertfordshire has spoken of his hope that lessons would be learned from the tragedy.
A man who used his IT expertise to launch cyber attacks on the websites of Oxford and Cambridge universities has been jailed for two years.
An innocent painter and decorator died after being stabbed 25 times by a gang including a man from Hertfordshire as he got caught up in gang warfare on a housing estate, a court has heard.
Members of a group of young British computer hackers, including a man from Essex, who masterminded sophisticated cyber attacks on major global institutions from their bedrooms have been jailed.
A history teacher in St Albans has been announced as the winner of the Pearson Teaching Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year in the East of England.
Former world number one golfer Luke Donald, from Hertfordshire, said it was an "amazing experience" to be made an MBE for services to the sport when he attended the investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Chart star George Michael has been airlifted to hospital for treatment to head injuries after a motorway accident in Hertfordshire - the latest car drama for the troubled singer.
A fraudster from Hertfordshire dubbed the "King of Marbella" has been jailed for four and a half years for committing an elaborate £700,000 bank fraud.
Police have named a grandfather who was stabbed to death after three men forced their way into his home in Bedfordshire.
Police have charged more than 30 Sunderland and West Ham fans, including several from East Anglia, who are alleged to have been involved in a fight before a Premier League game.
A carpet fitter from Clacton who smothered his frail mother to death after she threatened to write him out of her will has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 18 years.
A G4S security guard involved in restraining an Angolan man, who lived in Essex, as he was being deported has told an inquest that he could not remember hearing the detainee complain he could not breathe.
Inspirational Essex head teacher Stephen Drew has landed his own TV series, sending parents and children back to school.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two people were stabbed at their home in Bedfordshire.
Unemployment in the East of England fell by 2,000 in the three months to March, official figures have revealed.
Computer hackers, including an Essex man, who considered themselves to be "modern day pirates" led sophisticated cyber attacks on websites and systems of major institutions including the CIA, Sony, the FBI and Nintendo, a court has heard.
Police were called to a sci-fi convention in Norwich after a confrontation between costumed characters from rival clubs.
A dental nurse accused of poisoning her boss in Bedfordshire using a material used for tooth fillings will face a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict.
A cuddly toy is helping to keep three wild boar piglets company at a Bedfordshire zoo where they are being hand-reared by keepers.
A man is in hospital after jumping from the balcony of a flat in Ipswich as he fled a police raid.
South Cambridgeshire is among the local councils to welcome a High Court test case ruling blocking an alleged tax avoidance scheme depriving the public purse of millions of pounds.
A former school cook from Cambridgeshire who had nearly 22,000 indecent images of children on his computer has been jailed for 12 months, police said.
The wife of an Angolan man who died after being restrained by G4S security guards as he was being deported broke down in tears as she told an inquest her husband, with whom she lived in Essex, "died asking for help".
Members of the public are being urged to look out for a man from Chelmsford who is wanted by police for failing to appear at court to face criminal damage and fraud charges.
Police are appealing for information after a dog attacked and killed a cat in Suffolk.
A £1,000 reward is being offered after a 16-year-old boy was left in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the back in Bedfordshire.
A woman from Peterborough charged with stabbing to death three men whose bodies were found in ditches in isolated spots has appeared in court.
A Bedfordshire couple who filled their home with junk have been given suspended prison sentences for child cruelty in what is thought to be the first prosecution for hoarding.
Farmer Tony Martin, who was jailed for shooting dead a burglar in 1999, has said he confronted a burglar on his property in Cambridgeshire on Thursday.
A woman has been charged with the murders of three men whose bodies were discovered in ditches in Cambridgeshire.
A father and son from Bedfordshire who forced destitute men into servitude have been jailed.
Villagers worried that development near their homes in Norfolk could lead to a river being polluted have won a legal fight with a local authority.
The parents of a heavily pregnant woman who is believed to have killed her three children before she fell to her death from a multi-storey car park in Suffolk have asked for their daughter to be buried with her children.
Cambridge University academics are to run a new programme aimed at teaching sixth-formers the maths skills they need to "think like physicists", it has been announced.
A man who admitted trying to hijack two police cars while on the run from prison after escaping in Suffolk has been sent back to jail.
Budding philosophers, linguists, mathematicians and historians can do no better than head to Oxbridge to study, new research suggests.
A Bedford dental nurse has broken down in tears as she denied trying to poison her boss.
Mid Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries has had the Conservative whip restored after apologising for taking part without permission in ITV gameshow I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!
Two Sun journalists, including one from Essex, have appeared in court over alleged bribes paid to public officials.
The Tories have been sent a warning in their traditional Essex heartland, losing nine county council seats to a bullish Ukip.
Equestrian Paralympian Joanne Pitt, who lived in Norfolk, has died at the age of 34, it has been announced.
Former world heavyweight boxer Herbie Hide, from Norfolk, has failed to attend court to face drugs charges.
A police officer shot in Essex while off duty as he tried to protect a member of the public has been posthumously awarded a chief constable's commendation.
A community volunteer who has spent more than a decade looking after the war memorial in his Norfolk village is being investigated by police after a complaint was made about his work.
Airport capacity at some south-east England airports, including Luton and Stansted, is underused, according to a London Assembly report.
Water users are unlikely to face hosepipe bans this year after bans in London, East Anglia, the South East and South West last year, authorities have said.
A Norwich student has joined five friends in a challenge to live below the poverty line on £1 a day.
Top university cities Cambridge and Oxford are leading the way in cycling as well as academia, according to latest figures.
From the world's first programmable computer to the webcam and Raspberry Pi, the Cambridge Computer Laboratory has been at the forefront of innovation for 75 years.
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