A sheriff has been charged after police launched an investigation into sexual misconduct claims made against him.
One of Scotland’s most distinguished judges has made a “significant” intervention in the battle for a probe into the tragic RAF Tornado crash over the Moray Firth in 2012.
Scotland’s Solicitor General has pledged to work in close co-operation with US authorities if new evidence about the involvement of others in the Lockerbie bombing comes to light.
The mother of Kevin Mcleod – whose death at Wick Harbour 21 years ago remains “unexplained” – has sent a festive card to the Lord Advocate seeking “justice” for the family this Christmas.
A fatal accident inquiry into the Clutha helicopter crash which claimed 10 lives will begin in April, it has been confirmed.
Prosecutors are seeking to retry a man in connection with the alleged murder of his mother under double jeopardy legislation.
A north police officer was found to be a staggering seven times over the legal drink drive limit when turning up for a shift earlier this month.
The sister of Sheku Bayoh has claimed Scotland’s most senior law officer has betrayed her grieving family.
11 people have been charged as part of an ongoing operation to tackle antisocial behaviour, violence and drugs across the south of Aberdeenshire at weekends.
The Crown Office has vowed to “carefully consider” fresh calls for a court hearing into the mid-air RAF Tornado crash off the Highlands which killed three Moray aircrew.
Human remains have been found in a fishing vessel raised from the seabed in an attempt to recover the bodies of two fishermen.
Two people have been reported to the procurator fiscal after more than a hundred animals were rescued from a puppy farm in Aberdeenshire.
An investigation into the death of a 32-year-old man in Inverness will focus on “police contact” prior to him dying in hospital.
The mother of a north-east schoolboy who was knocked off his bike and killed is calling for a fatal accident inquiry to be held into the tragedy.
A LAW change has triggered fresh calls for a court hearing into the mid-air RAF Tornado crash off the Highlands which killed three Moray-based aircrew.
Nobody will be prosecuted in connection with a fatal crash which led to the death of an oil worker last year.
The Crown Office outlined the decision not to hold a fatal accident inquiry into the deaths last night.
The Scottish Conservatives have warned the Crown Office is at "breaking point" after it emerged the number of staff sick days have soared by a fifth in six years.
Prosecutors have announced a landmark fatal accident inquiry will be held into the death of a heroic Skye mum during the famous Snowman Rally near Loch Ness.
Investigations are continuing into a crash that killed a well-respected north-east council boss seven months ago.
The Crown Office is investigating two crashes that left a popular north-east mum and an Aberdeenshire Council worker dead.
A retired solicitor has been fined more than £4000 for taking wild birds eggs from a nest on the Orkney Islands.
A Fatal Accident Inquiry is to be held into death of a fisherman lost at sea.
A man who assaulted a fellow dementia sufferer minutes before his death will not be charged - but the care home where the attack happened is under investigation.
Prosecutors have been sent a report on the death of a workman at the Third Don Crossing in Aberdeen.
A former Catholic monk at Fort Augustus Abbey school is to be extradited from Australia to face child sex abuse charges.
A 91-year-old man has died after allegedly being attacked by another dementia sufferer in a Highland care home.
No appeal against decision to wipe criminal record of top university student caught with cocaine in Aberdeen bar
Prosecutors will not appeal against the decision to wipe a student's criminal record clean after he was caught with cocaine in a city-centre bar.
Scotland's top legal officer made a call yesterday for new powers to end lengthy delays to investigations into oil and gas industry disasters.
Pupils from Charleston Academy have been crowned winners of a prestigious public speaking competition organised by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.
A north lawyer who was sacked from her job following a near-fatal car crash has settled her case for unfair dismissal.
The Crown Office is investigating a fatal motorbike crash which claimed the life of two Aberdeen parents.