Crime & Courts

  • 29 July 2014

    A MAN who followed an 85-year-old woman from a bank and then robbed her and broke her hip has been jailed for 20 months.

  • 27 July 2014

    A MAN has been arrested in connection with the alleged assault on two teenagers in Glasgow.

  • 27 July 2014

    A MAN suffered a head injury during a "very nasty" assault and robbery by a skinhead on a quad bike and two accomplices.

  • 27 July 2014

    AN investigation has been launched following claims a judge fell asleep in court while an alleged child rape victim gave evidence, causing the trial to be halted.

  • 26 July 2014

    A CYCLIST reclaimed his stolen bike by duping the seller into meeting him and letting him test-ride it - to the nearest police officer.

  • 26 July 2014

    A MAN who killed his partner in a drug-and-drink-fuelled rage and then stayed in the house for five days with her body lying on the bathroom floor will serve at least 15 years of a life sentence before he can apply for parole.

  • 26 July 2014

    A VIOLENT and controlling man has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 20 years in prison for murdering his 17-year-old pregnant ex-girlfriend.

  • 25 July 2014

    A violent and controlling man has been found guilty of murdering his 17-year-old pregnant ex-girlfriend.

  • 25 July 2014

    A 'dangerous predator' who carried out a campaign of rape and violence against five women is facing a life sentence.

  • 25 July 2014

    A THIEF who stole from a 75-year-old woman as she sat in the pews of a Catholic church during Mass has been jailed for three and a half months.