EastEnders actress Linda Henry has been cleared of racially abusing a council warden after being asked to pick up a cigarette butt.
A WIDOWER has told of how he found his wife lying dying in a public park.
A grandmother has fought back tears in court as she testified against a policeman accused of raping her daughter.
THE man accused of murdering a woman in a Glasgow park has been deemed unfit to stand trial.
AN NHS secretary has been jailed for one year and four months after she embezzled £55,000 from a hospital charity fund to settle payday loan debts.
A POLICE officer has gone on trial accused of raping a woman three years ago.
Robert Buczek was today convicted of the murder of an 85-year-old grandmother in her own home.
A young woman has been found guilty of causing a pedestrian's death by driving carelessly along a city road.
POLICE Scotland has been accused of subjecting an entire drugs squad to a "three-year nightmare" as a wholesale internal probe into the unit drags on.
A MURDER accused has told a jury that he had nothing to do with the killing of 85-year-old Eleanor Whitelaw.
A GREENKEEPER who tended the fairways at the world famous Old Course has been jailed for nearly two years after he brutally assaulted a physics PhD student in a row over their scientific knowledge.
DNA matching that of a man accused of murdering an elderly woman in her own home was found on the handle of a pair of bloodstained scissors left in the property, a court has heard.
A CONVICTED rapist who carried out a terrifying sex attack on a girl having been deported from Australia has been handed a life sentence.
POLICE have returned to the scene of an attempted murder a week after a shot was fired at a parked van.
A HUSBAND has told a murder trial of finding his wife of 60 years lying on the floor, badly injured and covered in blood when he returned home from shopping.
Prosecutors are to run special hubs to carry out initial case processing as they move to streamline operations amid a growing workload.
A MAN who threw an ammonia-like substance into the face of a student busker causing horrific chemical burns to his eyes has been jailed for five years and four months.
POLICE are hunting a "softly spoken Scotsman" who is using a new con known as number-spoofing to trick bank customers into handing over thousands of pounds, it emerged yesterday.
THE brother of a murder victim stabbed an innocent stranger to death in a brutal shopping centre killing.
Scotland's police watchdog has been accused of sexing down its report on officers with guns.
A NURSERY boss has been convicted of raping a three-year-old in the centre where he worked.
POLICE Scotland failed to communicate and engage on controversial moves to make its armed officers more visible, according to its main civilian watchdog.
A BANK worker who stole £120,000 from a wealthy client has been ordered to pay back just £1 of the unrecovered money.
POLICE investigating allegations of sexual abuse at a nursery found indecent images of children on computer seized from there, a court was told.
A WOMAN who drove at almost six times the new drink drive limit before mounting a pavement, smashing into a wall and destroying a bus stop has been ordered to carry out community work and attend alcohol counselling.
Hundreds of men have provided DNA samples to police who are carrying out voluntary screening in an attempt to find a grandmother's killer.
SCOTLAND's busiest courts are braced for the latest in a series of rolling strikes.
POLICE are using tactics pioneered during the Ulster Troubles to try to prevent jihadi terrorists killing frontline officers on Scotland's streets, the Sunday Herald can reveal.
Two men have been remanded in custody after being accused of abducting members of the Gloag family at knifepoint and stealing over £200,000 worth of jewellery and cash from them.
A BEST-SELLING author is likely to be called to give evidence against her former partner amid claims he conducted a campaign of harassment against her.