Police in Aberdeen are renewing appeals for information over two incidents which left men with serious injuries in the city earlier this month.
A new taskforce has been launched to tackle the criminal waste industry which is said to cost the UK economy £600 million a year.
A white van driver launched a “savage” machete attack on a police officer then claimed his life was “worth more” than his victim, a court has heard.
Police have asked people in Inverness to be on their guard after a 93-year-old man was targeted by a distraction theft.
Police are searching for a robber who knocked a woman over and stole her handbag beside an Inverness hospital.
Sick thieves who have continued to target an Aberdeen war memorial to steal flowers have been described as “completely deplorable”.
An 83-year-old former monk accused of sexually abusing children over 40 years ago has appeared in court in Inverness.
A bungling jewellery robber has been jailed for seven years and four months for snatching £21,000 of gold rings and earrings during a “fiasco” caught on CCTV.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged after heroin and crack cocaine with an estimated street value of more than £12,000 was recovered in Aberdeen.
A teenager who toured the country passing counterfeit £50 notes shocked a sheriff by his persistent offending.
A man who threatened to stab a police constable during a tirade of abuse was jailed for eight months yesterday by a sheriff who said that Scottish courts were “fed up” with people using officers as “punchbags”.
Prosecutors are still falling below an “acceptable standard” for how they handle the disclosure of evidence in courts, according to a report.
Dingwall teen offered chance to ‘get back on the straight and narrow’ after series of drunken disturbances
A teenager was given the chance to “get back on the straight and narrow” rather than going to jail after admitting drunken disturbances in Inverness and Invergordon.
Police are carrying out door-to-door inquiries after a 25-year-old man was assaulted by a number of people in Aberdeen.
A north-east sales rep who killed a Moray dad in a road crash has been spared jail amid angry scenes in court where the sentence was branded “a joke”.
Detectives investigating the murder of an Omani student have released CCTV footage of two men they want to identify.
A man and a woman have been arrested after a dog was found drowning in a river tied to a large rock.
A fisherman who assaulted police officers after going on drink binges when he got ashore was ordered to pay three constables a total of £350 in compensation.
Drugs worth more than £36,000 have been seized by police during three separate raids in the north-east over the weekend.
A teenage terrorist facing jail for plotting an attack claimed he was tipped off about a police raid by a member of his neo-Nazi network.
Anti-Semitic graffiti found daubed across several shop fronts and a synagogue in north London has been condemned as “disgraceful” and “senseless”.
A synagogue and several shops in north London have been daubed with anti-Semitic graffiti during the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.
A man has admitted assaulting a stranger outside a popular Aberdeen karaoke bar in the mistaken belief he was protecting his wife.
Hundreds of knives, needles and weapons have been confiscated from people entering Aberdeen Sheriff Court this year, new figures have revealed.
A former north-east supermarket worker has been ordered by a court to repay £1,500 she embezzled from her till.
A north-east man who abused his neighbours then ran from the police was caught when officers heard rustling – and saw him fall out of a tree.
A man who held a large knife as he burst in on a frightened woman who had locked herself in a bathroom claimed he only had the blade because he had been chopping vegetables.
Police have released CCTV images of three men they wish to speak to in connection with an attack on two officers.
An argument outside a Nairn nightspot ended with a man biting off part of his tongue and suffering several facial fractures.
A 29-year-old Argyll man was warned he faced a prison sentence after admitting being concerned in the supply of cocaine and heroin.
Three arrested as police seize cocaine and cannabis bound for Orkney and Shetland at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal
Three people have been arrested and charged after drugs worth an estimated £4,600 were recovered at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal.
A police officer accused of being drunk in charge of her car in a police headquarters car park has had the case against her dropped.