A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Woman Charged Over Death Of Boy Killed By Dog
A woman has been charged over the death of a three-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog in Essex.
Jade Dunne, 29, has been charged with owning a dog dangerously out of control that resulted in the death of three-year-old Dexter Neal, Essex Police said.
Dexter died after he was bitten at Dunne's home in Halstead last August.
The dog, an American Bulldog named Ruby, was seized by officers and later destroyed.
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Dunne, of Parker Way, Halstead, has been released on bail to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on March 27th.
Dexter was attacked on the afternoon of August 18th last year.
Neighbours described hearing "terrible screams" as a man tried to save the toddler inside the house and the boy's mother distraught in the front garden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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