A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Woman Charged Over Fatal Crash In Grays
A woman has been charged with causing a fatal crash in Grays.
A car and a motorbike collided at the junction of Derby Road Bridge and New Road just before 7pm on 26 June last year.
The motorcyclist, a 27 year-old man, was taken to hospital but died from his injuries a week later.
65 year-old Patricia Coster, from Connaught Avenue in Grays, has been charged with causing death by careless driving.
She is due to appear before Basildon Magistrates' Court on 5 May.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
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.
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