An alcoholic ambulance driver who lost her job after getting behind the wheel of her car while more than three times the limit was banned from the road yesterday.
A FITNESS instructor accused of carrying out a campaign of physical and sexual abuse against two schoolgirls walked free from court yesterday.
Scotland's former top prosecutor feared for her family's safety after a group of conspiracy theorists lodged an online "lynch mob" against her, a court has heard.
THE Crown Office was under fire last night after it emerged prosecutors will not appeal against a decision to spare an Aberdeen baby-batterer a jail sentence.
A DEBT-RIDDEN north-east banker who embezzled more than £36,000 from elderly family friends has been jailed.
A psychopathic rapist who subjected a young student to a terrifying ordeal in Aberdeen has been jailed for a minimum of nine years.
A masked man who caused terror at an Aberdeen school by indiscriminately firing a paintball gun at pupils has been jailed for more than two-and-a-half years.
A drunk teenager threw a fridge from a bridge on to a dual carriageway because he wanted to show off in front of his friends, a court has heard.
A telephone engineer posted a naked picture of a woman on Facebook because he wanted to get back at her for ignoring him, a court has heard.
NORTH-EAST criminals are being handed "less meaningful sentences" in order to ease the pressure on Aberdeen City Council's strained social work department.
TWO oil workers with a string of convictions for city centre violence have blamed their criminal behaviour on earning too much money.
An "evil" north-east nurse who falsely accused her grandfather of rape so she could get her hands on his inheritance has been jailed.
Utility bills have soared at Scottish prisons over the last financial year - with an annual increase of more than 20%.
Thousands of shoppers hit north-east high streets and malls yesterday in the hope of snapping up a bargain in the Boxing Day sales.
Christmas dinners worth more than a thousand pounds have been stolen from a family-run butcher.
A TEACHER who was told he only had hours to live married the love of his life in his hospital bed - and will now spend Christmas at home with his new wife after undergoing a heart transplant.
It's that magical time of year again when cities are being transformed into winter wonderlands. Decorations are popping up all over the place and Christmas markets transform urban parks spreading the feeling of festive cheer.
A young dad has been banned for two years after he got behind the wheel of his car while over the drink-drive limit.
A dad has admitted dealing drugs in Aberdeenshire after he was found in a car with thousands of pounds worth of cannabis.
A sex offender who used the internet to prey on underage girls has been locked up for almost five years.
An Aberdeenshire skip worker has been put on the sex offenders register after he admitted indecently assaulting a teenager and two women.
A serial drink-driver has been jailed after getting behind the wheel while more than four times the limit with a young child in the car.
The "Aberdeen Assassin" said yesterday that he needed to learn how to control his temper after he was fined for stamping on a man's head.
The people of Aberdeen are to be given the chance to influence the shape of the new civic space which will replace the council's former headquarters.
An 88-year-old driver who knocked down a pedestrian after failing to stop for a red light has been allowed to keep her licence.
A former senior police officer and charity boss has been convicted of sexually assaulting three women.