A man has gone on trial accused of raping two women in the north-east.
Three people have been charged and are due to appear in court following drug recoveries in Fraserburgh and Peterhead.
Aaron Campbell, 16, who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute has been sentenced to life imprisonment and told he must spend at least 27 years behind bars.
Car valeter caught more than double the limit in Aberdeen after deciding his brother was too drunk to drive
A car valeter was caught more than double the drink-drive limit after he decided his brother was too intoxicated to get behind the wheel.
A blind 98-year-old Second World War veteran who became embroiled in a High Court battle because he wanted to leave a care facility has told a judge how he is “living again” after returning home.
An Aberdeen man has admitted threatening to cut his fiancee's finger off if she did not hand over her engagement ring.
A woman told police she thought she would black out as her partner seized her by the neck in their Inverness home.
A north-east farmer who terrorised his wife in a drunken rage has been fined.
Two men have been charged in relation to the alleged theft of a cash machine in Torphins last month.
A 10-year-old boy who was allegedly knocked down by a moped will have to wait more than a decade to have his teeth repaired, a trial has heard.
Work has begun on the million-pound refurbishment of a north-east court.
Steven Sidebottom, the man found guilty of murdering 67-year-old Rothienorman handyman Brian McKandie, has lodged an appeal against his conviction and sentence.
A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of an Inverness man who vanished from a Californian beach after he failed to turn up for a high court hearing in Scotland.
A 70-year-old man who amassed one of the largest known hauls of indecent images in England and Wales has been jailed for more than 12 years.
A 16-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of 17-year-old girl scout Jodie Chesney.
Two teenagers who threw a snake across the road – after one of them spun it around in the air - have been ordered to complete unpaid work.
A man charged with murdering a Belfast community worker boarded a one-way flight to Thailand the next day along with a co-accused in the killing, a court has heard.
John Downey has been granted leave to appeal against the decision to extradite him to Northern Ireland.
Thieves appear in court after stealing thousands of pounds worth of goods from shops across Aberdeen
A 19-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man are expected to appear at court today in connection with alleged thefts in Aberdeen.
A predator who groomed girls online has been jailed for 12 years for a catalogue of sexual offences, including several rapes.
A drill rapper who donned a scary clown mask and brandished a shotgun from a stolen BMW during a police chase has been jailed for 23 years.
Man threatened to kill his downstairs neighbour after he claims they brought a boot to his dogs face
A Banff man "lost it" and threatened to kill his downstairs neighbour after seeing the man kick his dog in the face while wearing a steel-toe boot.
A man has claimed his life was destroyed by allegations made about him assaulting a young person in a residential home.
A babysitter accused of shaking an infant in her care wept as she gave evidence at her own trial, insisting “I could never harm a child”.
A woman who was involved in a volatile relationship with another man reacted angrily when she saw him in Inverness city centre, a court has heard.
A 29-year-old Inverness man who caused a disturbance in the Accident and Emergency Unit of the city's Raigmore Hospital was remanded in custody yesterday for a background report.
An Easter Ross teenager who assaulted another teen had sentence deferred until March 28 for a background report because he is currently on a community payback order.
A 50-year-old man driving a motability car acted recklessly when he drove it at a car dealership employee, a court has heard.
An Easter Ross teenager will spend another month on remand waiting for a background report after he admitted a series of offences committed within hours of each other.
A 75-year-old paedophile has been convicted of sexually abusing a child 25 years ago.
A 40-year-old man who twice violently shook a baby was ordered to carry out 250 hours of unpaid community work instead of going to jail.
A police officer has denied skipping work in a child abuse investigation team to get a manicure and eat “lashings” of Chinese food with her married lover.