Some Hertfordshire commuters endured six-hour delays on Friday evening after a power cut affected large parts of London and the south east, leading to massive disruption.
A new outdoor police dog training facility opened by Herts police on Friday has been described as "the best in the country".
The mercury is on the rise this week, with BBC Weather currently predicting a top temperature of 35°C for St Albans on Thursday.
Hertfordshire saw 43 reported sex offences against under-18s with an online element this year, a 34 per cent increase over four years.
Herts police have been presented with an award by the LGBT+ rights charity Stonewall.
There has been a rise in the theft of catalytic converters across Herts, with dozens of incidents taking place in recent months, particularly in Hertsmere and St Albans.
Cheerleading group Herts Allstars have been praised for their "fantastic achievement" after making the final of an international competition in Florida.
Herts Allstars have progressed through to the final of an international competition in America.
Brain injury charity Headway Hertfordshire is hoping to win £41,000 of lottery funding with the help of the public.