1. Serial violent offender jailed in case prosecuted by the Lord Advocate

    An Edinburgh man who subjected four women to a catalogue of sexual offending and violent assaults over 12 years has been given an Order for Lifelong Restriction.

    25 Jan 2022 Cases
  2. Nursery fined after baby chokes to death

    An Edinburgh nursery has been fined £800,000 after an eleven-month-old boy in its care died after choking on a piece of food.

    18 Jan 2022 Cases
  3. Care home company fined after resident chokes and dies

    A care home company has been fined £640,000 after one of their residents choked on a piece of doughnut and died.

    12 Jan 2022 Cases
  4. Three men sentenced for hare coursing

    Three Aberdeenshire men have been sentenced after admitting using dogs to hunt wild hares.

    06 Jan 2022 Cases
  5. Restriction order for serial offender from Edinburgh

    A serial offender who was found guilty of a string of historical attacks against children has been given an Order for Lifelong Restriction at the High Court in Edinburgh.

    23 Dec 2021 Cases
  6. Teacher jailed for historical abuse of pupils

    A music teacher who raped and indecently assaulted pupils in his care has been jailed.

    22 Dec 2021 Cases
  7. Lord Advocate announces sexual crime prosecution review

    The Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain QC has ordered a review of how prosecutors deal with reports of sexual offences.

    22 Dec 2021 Statements
  8. Drug dealer tried to kill officer by hitting him with car

    A drug dealer who tried to kill a police officer by hitting him with his car has been jailed.

    16 Dec 2021 Cases
  9. Farmer fined after destroying ancient cairn to use as topsoil

    A farmer who destroyed an ancient cairn to use as topsoil has been fined £18,000.

    14 Dec 2021 Cases
  10. Police officer jailed for explicit messages

    A police officer who sent sexually explicit messages to crime victims he met while on duty has been jailed.

    14 Dec 2021 Cases