Four people have appeared in court charged with abduction and assault following a confrontation with a notorious Fife internet troll.
The community safety minister has agreed more work needs to be done to support the families of long-term missing people in Scotland.
A Glenrothes woman has been fined after selling thousands of pounds worth of fake designer goods on Facebook.
A paedophile who carried out a sex act on a public bus while on his way home from a programme designed to stop offending has been jailed for six months.
Police in Fife are appealing for information to trace a 25-year-old man reported missing from the Leven area.
A man who barricaded himself inside a flat with petrol-covered sofas has admitted sparking a police siege.
A Falkirk man has admitted causing a horrific head-on crash after succumbing to a coughing fit behind the wheel on a busy Fife road.
A Kirkcaldy man who was caught sending vile sexual messages by an online paedophile hunter group has been jailed for two years.
A residential school worker who put a child in a headlock before punching him three times with his own hand has been struck off.
A Fife hooligan who threw a bottle onto a football pitch during an amateur cup final has had a bid to overturn his match day ban rejected.