Criminals will benefit from changes to Scotland’s security arrangements caused by Brexit, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has said.
The Crown Office is investigating 11 deaths at Rubislaw Park Care Home in Aberdeen.
The Crown Office is investigating 16 deaths at two care homes in Aberdeenshire.
A prosecution service worker who stole hundreds of thousands of pounds of cash and drugs from an evidence store has been jailed for more than three years.
A Glasgow-based company has been fined £120,000 over health and safety failings.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is unable to reveal how many people have been discharged from hospital to care homes without a negative Covid-19 test.
Investigations into deaths in police custody should be treated with the same urgency as homicide investigations, according to an independent review.
A Catholic diocese has been fined £40,000 over the death of a vulnerable care home resident, according to the Crown Office.
Police Scotland have launched an inquiry into the leaking of electronic messages related to the Alex Salmond trial.
Dozens of homicide cases and hundreds of sex offence cases awaiting trial as coronavirus causes delays to the justice system
The Lord Advocate has warned the coronavirus pandemic will result in further delays to the justice system as it emerged 49 homicide cases and 465 of serious sexual assault are awaiting trial.
Lucy Fraser, 35, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court facing four charges.
Katherine Vaughan appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court yesterday.
A man has appeared in court after a woman was allegedly approached by someone carrying a knife in Aberdeen.
David Wilkie-Thorburn, an assistant procurator fiscal for Grampian, Highlands and Islands for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS), appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court yesterday accused of sending a social media message to a woman that was “grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character”.
A woman has been charged after a suspected security breach at the Crown Office in Aberdeen.
Ryan Algie, 32, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court in connection with the incident.
He is charged with sending a Facebook message to a woman which was “grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character” in the early hours of April 7 in the context of an employment dispute between her and Wilkie-Thorburn’s husband.
When police turned up at his door and explained why they were there Johannes Hengelaar, 33, told them: “I’m the one.”
A lap dancing club has been forced to shut after police laid bare a catalogue of failures.
A leading legal prosecutor has appeared in the dock to deny a social media race row charge.
A woman has appeared in court after police recovered cocaine worth £34,000 at Aberdeen Railway Station.
An Aberdeen sheriff who was charged after an investigation into claims of sexual misconduct will not face criminal proceedings, the Crown Office has said.
There should be no criminal proceedings relating to the 2009 Super Puma helicopter crash, the Crown Office has said.
An Aberdeen sheriff has been suspended after police launched an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct made against him.
Hate crimes based on sexual orientation have more than tripled in Aberdeen during the past eight years.
An Aberdeen man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder in connection with an incident which left another man seriously injured.
The sister of a woman murdered in Aberdeen 40 years ago has appealed for anyone who may be able to help to come forward and speak to police.
A bid by prosecutors to increase the prison sentence of a child rapist who preyed on young girls three decades ago was rejected by appeal judges.
The Crown Office has confirmed that no criminal proceedings are being brought after a gun was used to relight a flare on a North Sea platform.
A man has appeared in court charged in connection with a drugs seizure worth £11,000.