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 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 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.
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 “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.
Patients and nurses had to evacuate the main hospital in the Western Isles when an islander maliciously activated the fire alarm.
A former island councillor accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the Callanish Standing Stones in Lewis eight years ago faces trial.
A woman had her wrist broken by her partner after being accused of an attraction to his son.
A rapist who abused three schoolgirls in the Highlands has been found dead just months after being granted early release
A serial sex attacker has been found dead just months after being granted early release from prison.
A man who tried to gouge his ex-partner’s eyes out has been jailed for four months.
A witness who caused a jury trial to be abandoned after failing to turn up at court was apprehended by police officers after appearing in the dock himself the following day.
A disgruntled former shortbread factory worker carried out an attack on his female supervisor that was so brutal she has been left unable to speak.
A woman who was jailed for six years for her part in a brutal murder bid on a sleeping man that left him with “catastrophic” brain injuries is appealing her conviction.
A 35-year-old Liverpool drug dealer was jailed for two years yesterday after being caught in a police surveillance operation in Inverness and Elgin.