A grandmother who murdered a “generous” pensioner and then tried to “blag” her way into getting access to the man’s finances was jailed for life yesterday.
A grandmother has been convicted of the murder of Aberdeen pensioner Alan Cowie.
Police are trying to trace two women who helped the victim of an assault in Dundee.
A prisoner who escaped from police custody in Aberdeen two days ago has been caught.
Lauren Wade should have been setting off for another day of school on Friday morning, but instead her parents Margaret Wade and Marie Sweeney were being jailed for neglect which led to her death.
Jewellery and alcohol have been stolen from an unoccupied property in Nairn.
The parents of a malnourished toddler who died have been jailed for more than six years after admitting neglect.
A former soldier who dealt cocaine to fellow servicemen in his Army barracks escaped a jail sentence yesterday.
Police are appealing for information after a fishing boat was stolen.
Drugs with a street value of around £155,000 have been recovered from a car on the A82 in the Highlands.
A woman who dropped off passengers at Sandwick Junior High School while five-and-a-half times the drink driving limit received a hefty driving ban and fine at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.
A Kingussie man who relapsed into alcohol abuse after losing his job was arrested after a disturbance at Smithton Villas in Inverness.
Police are hunting for a man who escaped from custody outside court in Aberdeen.
Sex offender went on to groom a 14-year-old girl after being released early from a previous sentence
A sex beast who was released from prison early only to go on and groom another teenage girl online has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Pensioner jailed for nine years after trying to murder his daughter’s ex-partner with an axe in an Aberdeen street
A pensioner was jailed for nine years yesterday after trying to murder his daughter’s former partner in a shocking street axe attack.
A teenager has been arrested and charged after nearly £500,000 of cannabis was recovered in the Borders.
Two men have been arrested and charged after a female taxi driver was attacked and robbed.
Inverness man threatened to burn down a charity shop after staff refused to take back a TV he bought there
An attempt to return a faulty TV without proof of purchase prompted a threat to burn down a charity shop.
Former police admin assistant repays half of the £70,000 she defrauded to fund her gambling addiction
A gambling addict who worked as a police admin assistant has repaid half of the £70,000 in VAT she defrauded from HMRC.
Psychiatrist tells High Court that a grandmother on trial for the murder of an Aberdeen man was not suffering from mental illness
A psychiatrist has told a court of how he examined a woman who is standing trial for murder and concluded she wasn't suffering from psychiatric illness.
Man accused of murdering and robbing north-east mechanic Brian McKandie was taking in just £27 a month after child maintenance
A north-east man accused of murdering and robbing a mechanic in his cottage was left with just £27 a month after expenses from his job as a farmer.
Police hunt assailant after teenage girl is attacked during ‘sexually motivated’ assault on an Aberdeen street
Police are on the hunt for man in his 50s or 60s after a teenage girl was attacked during a "sexually motivated" assault in Aberdeen.
A marine engineer who was working in Oban assaulted a member of hotel staff after trying to charge alcohol to his account.
Grandmother weeps in the dock as she relives moment she ‘exploded’ and killed a pensioner at a flat in Aberdeen
A grandmother wept as she told a court of the moment she "exploded" and killed a pensioner following an argument at his home.
Two men who were charged during a high-profile operation to tackle "cuckooing" and serious organised crime in the north-east have been sentenced today to a total of almost six years in prison.
A man has appeared in court charged with sexual offences after videos were posted online.
Retailers in the north-east’s biggest community have arranged a security summit following a series of alleged break-ins.
Vandals have cost a cash-strapped council more than £67,000 in the last two years - with almost 40% of the bill going to damaged schools.
A campaign to protect vulnerable communities from drugs being brought to Scotland by English gangs has been launched.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after around 50 wreaths were thrown from a war memorial.
The majority of Scotland’s prisons were at or beyond their maximum capacity last month, figures show.
A man suffered a face injury in a “targeted attack” in Glasgow, police have said.