Mountain rescue team members were forced to spend the night in a Cairngorms refuge after coming to the aid of an exhausted and ill-equipped hillwalker who under-estimated the testing conditions on Scotland's mountains.
When Michelle Szombara first began chatting to Alan Clarkson online, she thought she had met the man of her dreams.
Police are warning of a loss of 999 service on the isle of Lewis.
A police car which was responding to a 999 call has been involved in a collision with two other vehicles in Fife.
Police have released a recording of a 999 caller who required life-saving treatment but could not speak.
Police forces are considering halting the 101 phone line service through the night, a National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) spokesman has said.
A seven-year-old boy has helped save his mother’s life by ringing the police after she collapsed.
Youngsters at Mintlaw nursery played doctors and nurses yesterday while learning some life-saving tips.
A man has died after being hit by a van on a busy bypass.
Police have warned that some Moray residents may be unable to dial 999 from a landline this evening.
False fire alarm calls at north hospitals is costing a staggering £1million a year, the Press and Journal can reveal.
Fears have been raised that Coastguard cutbacks are putting “lives in danger” around the coasts of the north and north-east.
A man's body was found in the wreckage of his car on Christmas Eve - two days after he was reported missing.
Relatives and neighbours of vulnerable people in the area are asked to check on them more frequently, as assistance alarms may not be operating correctly.
A woman has died in a fire on the outskirts of Aberdeen.
A motorist has been charged following a three vehicle crash on the outskirts of Peterhead.
A police search is underway for car thieves who narrowly avoided running over a dog.
Police will be carrying out security checks at shops across Aberdeen after a spate of recent thefts.
A report has found that police failed to make diligent enquiries to trace a 72-year-old man who had made a 999 call for an ambulance before he was found dead in his home, at supported accommodation in Inverness, the following day.
Scottish ambulance workers have been forced to waste time dealing with hundreds of malicious and false calls every year.
A 44-year-old man has been seriously injured in an incident which took place in the early hours of this morning in Fort William.
The emergency 999 service has been restored in the north-east after a technical glitch.
Police are hunting for vandals who punctured car tyres in Torry over the weekend.
A light aircraft has come down in Moray. Police, fire and paramedics are currently at Shempstons Airfield, Lossiemouth, following reports of the crash. The pilot was alone on board, and is not believed to have been seriously injured. More to follow.
A man has been arrested after a construction vehicle crashed into a sheltered housing complex.
Patients calling 999 over the festive period were left on hold for up to 20 minutes, it has emerged.
Assaults on Scottish emergency service workers have reached a three-year high.
The emergency 999 service was knocked out for hours across parts of the north-east this evening due to an unknown hardware fault affecting landlines.
The daughter of an Aberdeen man has hit out at ambulance chiefs - claiming they tried to ring 999 three times before being eventually connected to a centre in Northern Ireland while their father died on the floor of a doctor's surgery.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man wanted in connection with a deliberate flat fire.
Organisers have hailed a celebration of the north-east's emergency services, which brought thousands of people to Fraserburgh, as "one of the best yet".
Organisers of a life-saving first responders initiative which will help paramedics in Peterhead have appealed for volunteers and funding.