A mentally unstable man with a violent and armed past was found firing crossbow bolts out of his window hours after police failed to turn up to answer 999 calls about his behaviour.
A Perthshire man found dead in a burned-out stolen car was a landscape gardener who had links to a man convicted in connection with a hit on a businessman in Fife.
A serial Fife sex offender had groups of young boys round to his house before twice showing youths vile pictures of himself.
A man accused of leaving a dog shut in a car on one of the hottest days of the summer has been ordered to stand trial.
A chemistry teacher who allowed pupils to watch inappropriate videos in her classroom has been struck off.
A former professional dancer has been fined £2,400 for killing his partner by driving too fast and crashing on the day he bought his new car.
Mugshots of Scots criminals from the 1880s are set to go on display for the first time – including a thief who was imprisoned for stealing a book of Burns’ poetry.
An elderly sex offender is facing jail after he admitted a child abuse charge dating back more than half a century.
A man who crashed into a parked car and rammed it into a house after falling asleep at the wheel has been allowed to keep driving.
Two men who ran a £60,000 cannabis farm out of a Dundee house have been jailed for a total of almost six years.