Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Colchester Stabbing
A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a pensioner in Colchester.
The 70 year-old victim suffered serious injuries when he was stabbed at a property on Hythe Hill on Tuesday, 10 November.
40 year-old Stuart Pain, from Sydney Street in Brightlingsea, was arrested last week and has now been charged with attempted murder.
He is due in court later today.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Colchester CID on 101.
Essex's Police and Crime Commissioner is launching a new initiative to prevent youngsters being exploited by gangs.
Abellio selling 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
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