Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Man Charged Over Walton Care Home Murder
An 86 year-old man has been charged with the murder of an elderly woman at a care home in Walton.
Police found 81 year-old Rita King seriously injured at around 9am on Monday and she died shortly after.
A postmortem examination found she died from a gunshot wound to the head, and officers have recovered a revolver from the scene.
86 year-old Ronald King, from Cedar Close in Walton, was arrested on suspicion of murder.
He has now been charged and is due before Chelmsford Magistrates' Court today.
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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