A confiscation order has been granted against a workman who defrauded vulnerable people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
A NEW protocol has been introduced to speed up the release of the bodies of murder victims that have been retained for post-mortem examinations.
A 64 year-old man has been jailed for over five years after guns and drugs were found at his Renfrewshire home.
Richard Fleming, Liam Richardson and a third man were armed with a handgun, a machete and a hammer when they raided the Mappin & Webb store at the Gleneagles hotel in June last year.
A 28 year old taxi driver involved in supplying more than a quarter of a million pounds worth of drugs has been jailed for two years and four months.
A drug dealer has been ordered to repay nearly £46,000.
A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for causing the death of a woman after his lorry crashed into her car while he was checking his mobile phone.
A businessman has been fined £6,000 and ordered to repay over £20,000 for illegally disposing of waste including asbestos in Stirling.
A 24 year old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment today for the murder of a man in Edinburgh.
Four men caught with significant quantities of cocaine, cannabis and cannabis resin have been jailed.