Police officers have uncovered a major cannabis factory in North Lanarkshire, with plants worth £1.2 million.
An aristocrat from one of Britain's grandest families has been jailed for two years after admitting beating his wife over a 22-year period.
A DRIVER with one of the highest alcohol readings in Scotland has escaped jail after a sheriff said the maximum prison sentence he could impose would be "too short".
A woman lost the plot after getting drunk flying home from a "holiday from hell".
A soldier who raped a 12-year-old girl has been jailed for five-and-a-half years.
TWO more people have been held in connection with drug offences as police continue to investigate the death of a teenage girl at a nightclub.
AMPHETAMINES worth £1.1 million were found by police in a van they pulled over on a motorway.
POLICE have appealed for information over the unsolved murder of a drug baron, nearly 14 years after his gangland execution.
PROFESSOR David Wilson and his research team categorised British hitmen and split them into four different types - novice, dilettante, journeyman and master.
Police uncovered drugs worth £1.1 million in a van they pulled over on a motorway.
A MOTHER is facing jail after she admitted defrauding more than £38,000 from the NHS - by claiming travel expenses for fake taxi journeys that she claimed were to ferry her terminally ill children to and from hospital.
A singer flew into a rage and attacked two critics who mocked his tuneless karaoke performance.
A MAN is in hospital after he being attacked by two fellow cyclists.
The two men who murdered soldier Lee Rigby are due to be sentenced this month after a key ruling over the use of whole life jail terms.
A MAN who raped two young girls and sexually abused another two over a 20-year period was finally brought to justice by a letter written to an agony aunt.
A woman who ran a brothel from a Glasgow flat has been ordered to hand over £8280 under proceeds of crime laws.
Jurors in the trial of Coronation Street star William Roache were told yesterday to leave emotions aside in dealing with a "head-on conflict of evidence".
A man has appeared in court charged with murder after the death of another man in his home.
A MAN has appeared in court charged with posting a message on Twitter threatening to assassinate First Minister Alex Salmond.
A husband who stabbed his wife in the back and told police:
A WOMAN who slashed a father in the neck then left him to die has been jailed for five years.
A former News of the World reporter has blamed his old employer for a "sticky keys defence" that was used when he was caught phone hacking.
ONE of the Chuckle Brothers has told a court it was "a complete surprise" to hear claims veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis indecently assaulted a stage hand at a pantomime they were starring in.
One of the Chuckle Brothers has told a court it was "a complete surprise" to hear claims veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis indecently assaulted a stage hand at a pantomime they were starring in.
Detectives investigating a spate of ATM raids have renewed an appeal for information on a suspect.
Gangs from London are increasingly "spreading their wings" to seek markets for drugs in Scotland and other parts of the country, a Metropolitan Police officer has warned.
A racist killer who was brutally attacked in prison has lost a human rights bid to win damages for being held in segregation in jail for his own safety.
Claims that veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis was seen as a sexual predator while working at a commercial radio station are "totally ludicrous", a woman who worked there at the time has told his trial.
A MAN is to appear in court accused of "recklessly" driving a mobility scooter, mowing down Isobel Mason, 79, and seriously injuring her in Dundee on October 4 last year.
An engineer who drove off from a court car park minutes after being banned from the road was arrested again within 50 yards.