A 23-year-old burglar has admitted killing an 89-year-old widow but denied rape.
A Sutherland man claimed two women who have accused him of sexually abusing them when they were young girls were telling “a pack of lies.”
A Chelsea fan accused of launching a homophobic attack on left-wing activist Owen Jones had been photographed performing a Nazi salute, a court has heard.
The grieving family of an Aberdeen great-grandmother have welcomed the "strong sentence" imposed on the lorry driver who ran her over.
A teenager has admitted supplying a schoolgirl with ecstasy - handing her the bag of drugs in a phone box.
Four South American burglary gang members have been jailed for a raid on chef Marcus Wareing’s multimillion-pound home.
A judge overseeing the latest stage of a High Court fight between Rangers and Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has suggested litigants should decide whether journalists are given paperwork outlining detail of claims and counterclaims.
Rangers bosses are waiting for a judge’s ruling on another round of a High Court fight with Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley.
A man who sparked a high-speed police chase through Aberdeenshire has been jailed for three years.
A man hid in his bedroom cupboard after police stormed his house and found more than £7,000 worth of cannabis.
An Aberdeen man has admitted letting his bulldog get out of control and attack two people.
Grieving Aberdeen man scared two German tourists and threw hammer and knife at police in row over music
A grieving man went "berserk" after accusing two German tourists of playing their music too loud - before throwing a hammer and knife at police.
An oil engineer has been banned from the roads after driving home "after a few beers" on a Christmas night out.
An 83-year-old former monk accused of sexually abusing children over 40 years ago has appeared in court in Inverness.
A speeder caught doing 153mph on the Aberdeen bypass has prompted calls for more safety measures to be introduced.
A teenager who toured the country passing counterfeit £50 notes shocked a sheriff by his persistent offending.
A student has been jailed for stealing thousands of pounds worth of goods from a luxury fashion shop in "one of the worst" shoplifting incidents a sheriff has ever seen.
A thug has been jailed for a "disgraceful" assault on a petrol station worker who refused to sell him alcohol.
A father who had been hoping to gain full custody of his daughter on Monday has been jailed for storing Class A drugs at his home.
Man who went on Aberdeenshire pub rampage in front of boss told ‘don’t bother coming to work on Monday’
A man working on a north-east flood defence scheme was sacked after going on a rampage in a pub – in front of his boss.
A flustered football fan hurled a smoke bomb at a playoff final between two north-east amateur football teams "to get rid of it", a court has heard.
An Aberdeen man has admitted driving recklessly as he veered through the city in an attempt to escape the police.
A man who threatened to stab a police constable during a tirade of abuse was jailed for eight months yesterday by a sheriff who said that Scottish courts were “fed up” with people using officers as “punchbags”.
Aberdeenshire oil worker told police he didn’t see the problem with drink-driving on quiet country road
An oil worker caught drink-driving told police he “didn’t see what the issue was” as he was only using country roads.
Dingwall teen offered chance to ‘get back on the straight and narrow’ after series of drunken disturbances
A teenager was given the chance to “get back on the straight and narrow” rather than going to jail after admitting drunken disturbances in Inverness and Invergordon.
An Aberdeen businessman found slumped over the wheel while five times the drink-drive limit has been disqualified.
A farmer crashed his 4x4 into another car and then drove off with a wheel missing - before being found by police hiding in a bush.
A sales director assaulted a bartender after showing off a unicorn ornament to him.
A north-east sales rep who killed a Moray dad in a road crash has been spared jail amid angry scenes in court where the sentence was branded “a joke”.
A fisherman who assaulted police officers after going on drink binges when he got ashore was ordered to pay three constables a total of £350 in compensation.
Drugs worth more than £36,000 have been seized by police during three separate raids in the north-east over the weekend.
A 24-year-old Muir of Ord man who threatened to kill a police officer and his family has been banned by a Sheriff from drinking alcohol.