Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Man Due In Court Over Canvey Island Murder
A man is due in court later charged with the murder of a woman on Canvey Island.
36 year-old Kelly Pearce was found with a serious neck injury on Fairlop Avenue at around 4.55pm on Thursday, 19 November.
She was taken to hospital in London but later died from her injuries.
48 year-old Anthony Ayres, from Fairlop Avenue, was arrested on Friday.
He has now been charged with murder and is due before Southend Magistrates' Court today.
Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
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.
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