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.
A MAN has told a court he was "ripped" from his seat in a kebab shop by a Glasgow Warriors rugby player.
A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed in the arm in an "outrageous" unprovoked attack as he sat in a car in a Glasgow street.