SEARCHERS have found human remains that could be those of a British-born University of Virginia student missing since September 13.
FOOTBALLER Ched Evans said he is ashamed of having "cheated" on his girlfriend - but expressed no remorse over the rape for which he was jailed as he continues to protest his innocence.
POLICE searching for a man following an unprovoked attack near a Glasgow supermarket have released CCTV images in their hunt for the suspect.
The number of weapons confiscated in Scottish prisons has almost doubled in the space of a year, figures show.
FOOTBALLER Ched Evans will make a "very personal and profound statement" next week following his release from jail after serving half of a five-year sentence for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel.
OSCAR Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend, the state prosecutor said at the close of the South African track star's sentencing hearing.
THE Scottish Government has won a £3.2 million legal battle against a gritting business which claimed ministers had broken European Union competition laws during two cold winters.
A MOTHER has spoken of the moment she found her 10-year-old son in the street after being viciously beaten by a gang of bullies.
A MAN has suffered a serious injury to his face in a violent attack in a quiet street.
A "WICKED" man who murdered his wife and toddler son has been jailed for a minimum of 25 years.
THOUSANDS of children are living in fear in violent homes, with many witnessing their mothers stabbed, strangled and sexually abused.
A JUDGE has ordered a man who beheaded his mother should remain in a psychiatric hospital for the foreseeable future.
REEVA Steenkamp's cousin has told the hearing for the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius that the athlete must "pay for what he's done" and she did not believe the sincerity of his courtroom apology to the family of the woman he killed.
A MAN has been jailed for 18 months after embezzling nearly £70,000 from his employer to pay off massive gambling debts.
A FORMER English council leader has appeared in court for allegedly assaulting a woman at a polling station on the day of the independence referendum.
A LORRY driver has admitted causing the death of a father by crashing into his broken down car at the side of a road.