An Army officer accused of the manslaughter of a young soldier who died in a live shooting exercise was not told he would have “benefited from increased levels of supervision” in running training, a court heard.
A Moray man who downloaded nearly 2,000 pictures and videos of naked children has been jailed for nine months.
A charity fundraising event turned violent when a motorist was accused of driving too fast down a narrow lane past walkers, Inverness Sheriff Court heard yesterday.
A Skye man who sent young girls sexual communications via social media during a five-year period was jailed for eight months yesterday.
A man has admitted knocking a stranger in pink thigh-high boots unconscious in a city centre street attack.
Dundee FC star Paul McGowan was tonight facing jail after he admitted spitting on a bouncer outside a nightclub.
A health and safety expert told a jury that the handle to rotate an industrial cable spooler, in which a north-east schoolboy was found with fatal injuries, could be reached from inside the drum.
A 57-year-old woman has been charged after cannabis worth around £100,000 was seized during the search of a property in Aberdeen.
TV presenter Christine Lampard has described tweets allegedly sent to her by a stalker as “sinister and dark”.
A father who killed his three-month-old son by shaking him and submerging him in water has been jailed for 10 years.
The parents of a three-month-old boy who died after being shaken and submerged in water will be sentenced in connection with his death.
A carer who fatally knocked down a 100-year-old grandmother in an Asda car park after “accidentally pressing the accelerator” of a van has been spared jail.
A fishing skipper from Skye who filmed his own horrific catalogue of rape and abuse of a vulnerable woman lost an appeal against his nine-year jail sentence today.
A would-be terrorist who plotted a machete attack on a pub’s gay pride night has been given an indefinite hospital order “for the protection of the pubic”.
A man has made a second appearance in court following an alleged attack in a north-east town.
A man who high-fived his friend after carrying out a brutal attack on a stranger in Aberdeen city centre has been spared jail.
A former special adviser to Sir Michael Fallon who was acquitted of sexual assault has said there are “serious issues” about the way the case was handled.
A former special adviser to ex-defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a woman at a party.
North-east engineer jailed after police web sting caught him sending explicit pictures to 13-year-old girl
A north-east engineer who sent explicit pictures of himself to what he thought was a 13-year-old girl, only to discover it was the police, has been jailed and put on the sex offenders’ register for life.
A man led police on a chase around Bridge of Don after being caught with thousands of pounds worth of drugs in a supermarket carrier bag.
A business owner has been convicted of two manslaughter charges after a deadly blaze engulfed his shop which he had “rammed” full with fireworks.
An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse.
A “good Samaritan” had part of his nose bitten off after he acted to help two women he thought he saw in trouble in a car.
An Inverness woman who made her own crack cocaine was jailed for 18 months yesterday for being concerned in the supply of the Class A drug.
Four people are due to go on trial later this year accused of carrying out a kidnap on a street in Aberdeen.
A Peterhead delivery driver clubbed his neighbour over the head with a baseball bat after her house party woke his baby son.
Police found an intoxicated woman behind the wheel of her car after it got stuck in the snow, a court has heard.
A Lerwick postman who failed to deliver more than 1,000 parcels and letters over a four-month period between September and January this year has avoided a jail sentence.
Setting off a firework in a packed shop at Lerwick’s Market Cross has cost a man from Burra more than £300 in fines.
An Aberdeen woman is to stand trial charged with attacking an eight-month-old girl.
Police suspected an Alness motorist of being intoxicated when he fell into their patrol car after being stopped near Evanton.
A bar supervisor was attacked by a drunk customer who then spat in the face of two police officers.