Scotland is tackling the longest cold spell for six years with 500 gritters and 100 snowploughs as a five-week chill from Europe sees forecasts of -18C and 10 inches of snow.
A teenage gatecrasher whose gang caused more than £20,000 worth of damage during a party at a schoolgirl’s home has been ordered to do community payback.
A Dundee murderer faces extra time in jail after he brutally slashed a fellow inmate and wounded a woman prison officer.
A drug dealer who tried to flood Fife and central Scotland with drugs had enough ingredients to make more than £2 million of ecstasy.
An artist died following a crash caused by his partner after spinning out of control in a new car he had bought just a few hours earlier.
A Fife mother has been jailed for a benefits scam which gained her almost £90,000.
A hit and run biker who made off after knocking down and injuring a schoolgirl has been found guilty of careless driving by a jury.
A pervert repeatedly filmed women as they used the toilets in a busy pub and sports centre in Fife, a court has heard.
An Angus criminal who left another man scarred for life was given a shorter sentence yesterday after a sheriff was told his IQ was increasing.
A repeat drug trafficker has been jailed for seven years after his claim that heroin worth more than £4,000 on the streets was for his personal use was rejected by a jury.