Stressed-out prison staff at HMP Perth missed over 1100 days of work last year because as union officials warn of a "perfect storm" in prisons.
A high-profile prisoner, who was the subject of a major police hunt when he absconded for nearly three months, died after ordering medics not to resuscitate him.
An inmate was slashed several times with a makeshift weapon after trying to claim a refund for a dodgy prison tattoo from a convicted murderer.
The dangers of flying drones delivering contraband into prisons have been highlighted after figures revealed HMP Perth is one of the most targeted jails in Scotland.
Councillors have moved to prevent prisoner votes from “skewing” the results of knife-edge elections in Perth and Kinross.
A Perthshire knife attacker has died behind bars, prison authorities have confirmed.
Inmates at Scotland’s only open prison have been studying the ‘best’ crimes of the last hundred years.
Criminal given shortened sentence for brutal prison attack – after sheriff is told of ‘increasing IQ’
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.
Ambulances have been called out to Perth Prison nearly 200 times in the last three years.
Fire crews were called to a blaze at Perth Prison.