A PENSIONER broke down in tears as he told a court of the moment his car was filled with "a deathly silence" after another motorist crashed into his vehicle, killing his wife of over 60 years.
A MAN has been jailed for seven and a half years after leaving a baby blind and with catastrophic brain damage.
RANK-and-file officers in northern Scotland have cautioned against a "one-size fits all" approach to policing under the new single force.
A COMPANY director who embezzled more than £2,000 from the military charity Help For Heroes has been jailed for nine months.
THE widow of a terminally ill man who was conned out of almost half a million pounds by a close friend has condemned the fraudster as a "despicable man".
ONE of two people accused of murdering a man whose body was found in a field almost 10 years ago is a former police officer, a court was told.
THE DNA of a man accused of the armed robbery of a jewellery shop was found on both getaway cars, a court has heard.
A SCOTTISH Premiership footballer is facing jail after admitting attacking a police officer.
A LYING boatman whose failings led to the death of a diver in the Firth of Forth has been jailed after a sheriff said he had "effectively no safety measures" on board the vessel.
A BUSINESSMAN who led a "Walter Mitty" lifestyle has been convicted of defrauding a terminally ill friend out of almost half a million pounds.
A driver who killed two young women after collapsing at the wheel will not face a trial.
DEFENCE lawyers have vowed to fight proposals to roll out pre-recorded video testimony.
A WOMAN has been charged with assaulting young children at a private school.
SCOTLAND is on the cusp of a judicial revolution as the country's courts service paved the way for pre-recorded video testimony.