A juror was exposed for Googling a knifeman’s violent past – in a note penned on a feedback form rating lunch at a court.
A rapist who carried out sex attacks on two women after they had been drinking was jailed for five years yesterday.
A teenage gatecrasher whose gang left a £20,000 trail of destruction at a schoolgirl’s house has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.
A drug user who endangered the life of an old age pensioner by stabbing him with a kitchen knife was facing jail yesterday.
Senior prison management have told a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) it is “impossible” to keep drugs out of a jail where two inmates were killed by so-called legal highs.
A mother wept in court as graphic images of her daughter lying in a pool of her own blood were shown to a jury on the first day of a murder trial on Wednesday.
A man who preferred Ibiza to appearing in court on a rape charge has been cleared of the sexual assault but jailed for his failure to be at court.
A man is to stand trial charged with the murder of his partner at an Angus flat.
One of Scotland’s most senior sheriffs has called for a “Walmart approach” to stop the country’s leading prosecutors getting out of touch with real life in the criminal courts.
A community council member has been found guilty of shoving his wife down a flight of stairs after she goaded him over the affair she suspected he was having.