Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Teen Admits Causing Fatal Maldon Crash
A teenager has admitted causing a crash on the A414 in Maldon that left one person dead and another seriously injured.
18 year-old Lewis Cross, from Scraley Road in Heybridge, pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving.
67 year-old Michael Prost died after the crash in October 2014.
Essex Police said: "Cross was the driver of a Renault Clio which collided with a BMW being driven by Mr Post at 7.45pm on the A414 in Maldon.
"Mr Post sadly died at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford. His wife, a passenger in their vehicle, suffered serious injuries.
"Sentencing has been adjourned until November 13."
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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