POLICE have secured the power to issue formal warnings to speeders just as they move to target more motorists who drive just over the limit.
It is the city with the lowest level of car ownership in Scotland - but the country's most traffic offences.
AN inquest may rule on whether it should investigate what the authorities knew, or should have known, about the migrant killer of a schoolgirl.
A MAN who beat his brother-in-law to death with a heavy fencing mallet and an axe has been found guilty of murder.
Police are hunting two men who carried out a sex assault on a girl.
One was hard, gallus and crime-ridden.
DRUG mule Melissa Reid could be sent home to Scotland within weeks after a Peruvian court agreed she could be sent home.
AN 80-year-old woman has been left terrified to stay in the country cottage which has been her home for 60 years after a gun-toting raider robbed her and threatened to shoot her.
A "WALTER MITTY" bank manager swindled almost £90,000 from his branch to fund a lifestyle of foreign holidays and luxury goods.
AN independent cattle expert has told an inquest that a herd of 30 cows which trampled to death a university professor may have wanted to "eliminate" him.
The remains of two bodies have been found on reclaimed bogland in the Irish Republic where three of the IRA Disappeared are believed to have been secretly buried.
TWO bank workers sexually abused a one-year-old girl over an 18 month period after embarking on an office affair.
A jury has been shown the weapons a man has admitted he used to kill his brother-in-law.
POLICE are re-investigating the unsolved murder of a businessman 13 years after his death.
SCORES of police stations are to be downsized or moved into council buildings under radical plans being drawn up by Scotland's national force to save millions of pounds a year.
Detectives are now solving more murders than take place.