Abolishing short jail sentences is not the answer to stopping criminals from reoffending, the Justice Secretary has said.
A prison inmate in Ohio has been filmed attempting to catch a contraband parcel dropped by a drone.
Prison officers were attacked with pool balls in a siege involving around 20 inmates.
It is impossible to have anything but sympathy with Linda McDonald’s position that life for killers should mean life.
A serial rapist jailed for life in 2002 claimed he had never seen a mobile phone when he was caught with a charging cable.
The Dundee woman who survived a savage attack by Law killer Robbie McIntosh said the muderer of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail should never be freed.
“The first time you go in it’s mad. You think they’re all going to start stabbing each other but it’s not like that at all.”
A prisoner who made a tattoo gun from a guitar string was caught because of the unusual burning smell coming from his cell.
Councillors have clashed over the issue of presumption against short sentencing for Angus criminals after a suggestion the scheme will cost taxpayers six figures in its first year.
Police have traced a man who absconded from security staff at a Fife police station.