The Lord Advocate has confirmed that domestic abuse cases will continue to be prosecuted vigorously and fairly during the coronavirus pandemic.
Scottish Water was fined £19,000 at Glasgow Sheriff Court today after pleading guilty to an incident of water pollution in Glasgow in 2016.
Man jailed after one punch death
A 52 year-old man from Glasgow has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for causing the death of a 45 year-old man after attacking him in a bar.
Lord Advocate addresses victims' groups
The Lord Advocate renewed his commitment to put victims’ voices at the heart of the criminal justice system as he addressed an event marking European Day for Victims of Crime.
Teen sentenced to life imprisonment for murder
A teenager who murdered a 61 year-old man in an unprovoked attack has been sentenced to life imprisonment at the High Court in Edinburgh.
Marine fishing company fined for failings that lead to crewman's death
Human traffickers ordered to pay victims compensation
Two human traffickers have been told they have to pay more than £13,000 in compensation to their victims.
Man jailed after stabbing stranger to death in his own home
A man who stabbed a stranger to death in his own home after a five-day drugs binge has been jailed for life.
Pair sentenced to 40 years for knife killing
Crown Office cash boost to clear post-mortem backlog