Oil worker Steven Donaldson wanted his former girlfriend to repay him £3,000 in a cash dispute over a written-off car, a murder trial heard yesterday.
A police car chase of a teenage motorist around Stornoway ended when the youth’s vehicle careered off the road.
The jury in the trial of Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield over the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans has been discharged after failing to reach verdicts at Preston Crown Court.
The driver of an 18-tonne lorry has admitted causing a crash which left a police motorcyclist in hospital.
Lewis man jailed for eight months after vandalising a motorcycle, trying to kick a door down and wrestling with police
A Lewis man who damaged a motorbike by hitting it with a fence post has been sentenced to eight months in jail.
A 20-year-old Inverness man frightened two teenagers when he brandished a meat cleaver at them.
A 17-year-old appeared from custody at Inverness Sheriff Court yesterday charged with robbing a 70-year-old woman of her handbag and its contents.
A Newtonmore teenager will have to re-sit his driving test after he was banned from the road for four months yesterday at Inverness Sheriff Court.
A long-running row over the alleged stench of horses affecting neighbours in a Western Isles village is finally resolved after two years.
A jury in the trial of a woman and two men accused of murdering oil worker Steven Donaldson has been shown graphic images of the 27-year-old lying dead beside his burned out BMW in the car park of an Angus nature reserve.
A drink-driver drove at police officers - forcing them to leap out the way and hide.
A man has been jailed for three years after his threats to carve-up a long-time friend with a machete saw his terrified victim leap from an upper floor window, causing severe injuries.
A north-east man has admitted possessing hours of horrific video footage showing children as young as six being abused.
A teenager "panicked" and reversed a car at excessive speed down an Aberdeen street after being caught driving while disqualified.
A gambler has admitted to stealing more than £9,000 worth in chips from an Aberdeen casino to feed his "addiction".
A man who admitted making a sexual gesture to a councillor in court has had his case deferred to establish a suitable sentence.
A woman who admitted stealing thousands of pounds from a charity will wait a further month to learn her fate, as the courts seek to determine whether she has paid the money back.
A disgraced police officer who admitted to falsifying evidence will find out his fate next month.
An Inverness thief and drug addict had his sentence deferred until next month for a final assessment for an addiction treatment order.
An Easter Ross man who had been under a court order not to approach or contact his ex-partner defied the ban and frightened her, a court heard yesterday.
A shellfish company was fined £2,400 for failing to comply with the "administration" for putting cockles and mussels into the human food chain
A window cleaner has gone on trial accused of sexually assaulting an 87-year-old dementia sufferer - after offering her a sensual massage.
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.