A young Aberdeenshire woman driver who knocked down and killed a frail pensioner avoided jail yesterday.
A Shetland woman has described how a Loganair plane was struck by lightning on its approach to Sumburgh Airport.
A planned strike by workers on inter-island ferries in Shetland today has been called off.
The majority of Shetland's inter island ferries will remain tied up tomorrow Wednesday morning as trade union Unite stages a three-hour walkout as part of industrial action agreed last week.
A man appeared in court yesterday charged with robbing pensioners in a Moray fishing town.
A Moray man has been convicted of stabbing a neighbour who stole his wife in a love triangle row.
A gamekeeper has been found guilty of killing and injuring protected birds of prey on an Aberdeenshire estate.
Inter island ferry service in Shetland will be hit by industrial action from today.
A sheriff has been urged to allow the use of covert footage as evidence in the trial of a man accused of killing or injuring protected birds of prey.
A man appeared in court yesterday charged with shouting and making sectarian remarks during an SPL football match on Remembrance Sunday.
A man who was given a six year jail stretch for raping a woman at a party in Aberdeen has succeeded in having his sentence reduced.
A Moray man has gone on trial accused of trying to stab his neighbour to death because he suspected he was having an affair with his wife.
Huge waves lashed vehicles driving along the Braighe Road on Lewis as severe weather hit the Western Isles this morning.
The new much-delayed ferry for the Outer Hebrides' main route visited her home port for the first time at the weekend - but only for a short 15 minute pitstop.
Stirling has been rated a better place than Edinburgh to see in the New Year by a top tourist guide.
A crackdown on anti-social behaviour on trains in the north has been launched.
Shetland Islands Council is appealing for information after a pile of sheep carcasses were found dumped on the shore at Mavis Grind, in the islands' north mainland.
The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland has been fined £100,000 after being found guilty of a charge under the Health and Safety at Work Act, concerning the death of a three-year old boy at their annual Highland Show at Ingliston in 2008.
Shetland Islands Council has approved its first balanced budget since 1997 - described as a "milestone" by the council leader.
Shetland's population is predicted to rise by nearly a tenth over the next quarter of a century due to a huge increase in the number of older people.
During World War II, nearly every iron railing, gate, pipe and guttering was ripped from cities, towns and villages across Britain to help the Allies.
The odds of 2014 seeing a White Christmas have been slashed by a leading bookmaker.
Caledonian MacBrayne has caved to pressure and agreed to look again over plans to leave the Western Isles' main route without a car ferry for six weeks.
A fisherman has been jailed for eight months after admitting assaulting a fellow crewman by biting him in the cheek like "an animal holds on to its prey".
The final legal battle over the future of Shetland's planned 103 turbine Viking Energy wind farm has been provisionally set for December 18.
A pair of predatory paedophiles who murdered a woman yesterday launched a human rights challenge in a bid to see each other in prison as they serve their life sentences.
Shetland's first rural care centre, which served as a blueprint for looking after the elderly outside Lerwick, celebrates its 30th anniversary at the end of the month.
Former Aberdeen FC manager Alex Smith intends to return to work at Falkirk after having a pacemaker fitted.
A Peterhead FC footballer is being hunted by police after he failed to appear in court to face domestic abuse charges.
Police and health professionals in Shetland are stepping up their fight to stop the growing use of so called 'legal highs' in the isles after drugs worth £40,000 were seized earlier this month.
Construction of the new Elgin High School is on track to start next March, councillors were told yesterday.
An Inverness man was one of four who appeared in court on Wednesday following the Scotland-England game for a number of football-related offences.