A prisoner who fled from security staff at Aberdeen Sheriff Court during a toilet break has told a trial about his “spur-of-the-moment” bid for freedom.
Two inmates have had further jail terms imposed after starting fires at a north-east jail.
Two men have been found guilty of breaking into an Aberdeen cake shop and making off with more than £600.
A senior politician has called for action after it emerged a north-east superjail’s staff turnover is more than twice the national average.
Two prisoners have been handed further jail terms after a brutal assault on a fellow inmate.
The tale of a Mexican drug lord who escaped jail twice is a popular page-turner at a north-east super prison.
Inmates at a north-east prison will be tucking into an array of festive meals in the next few days.
Two brothers have admitted jumping an unsuspecting Deliveroo worker and robbing him of his wallet.
An inmate caused more than £10,000 of damage by smashing up a north-east prison with a metal pole and starting a fire.
A thug who fractured a man’s jaw in a prison attack has been jailed.
A man has been jailed after driving at a cop, crashing into a police car and then making off with the emergency vehicle’s number plate lodged between his tyre and wheel arch.
Bosses at a north-east prison are searching for a company to help them battle a winged menace.
Dean Smart, while acting along with two other men, pounced on his victim during a recreation period at HMP Grampian when prisoners’ cells are opened.
A thug has been jailed after being found guilty of assaulting and abducting a man on Aberdeen street with the intent to rob him.
Andrew Wallace has appeared at Peterhead Sheriff Court facing three charges at a private hearing.
Ex-offenders are being given a helping hand to find work when leaving a north-east jail.
A human rights organisation has highlighted failings at a north-east jail.
A violent inmate once dubbed Scotland’s most dangerous prisoner carried out a string of slashings in jails across the country – including HMP Grampian.
A north-east thug who battered a man – and then ordered him to clean up his own blood – has been handed a curfew.
A north-east MSP has warned prisons are not getting the resources they need to operate.
A north-east prison is facing the worst staffing problems of any jail in Scotland, according to bosses.
The number of self-harm incidents at a north-east super-prison has skyrocketed, prompting calls for action amid a “state of emergency” in Scottish jails.
An Aberdeen thief has been jailed after an 83-year-old woman woke to find him crouching in her bedroom next to a kitchen knife.
An inspection by HM Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland (HMIPS) of HMP and YOI Grampian, in Peterhead, identified a serious shortage of healthcare staff as a key area of concern.
A man is to be sentenced next month after being caught with a knife in Aberdeen city centre at 4am.
A prison officer accidentally left a cell door open at a north-east super jail – only for a criminal’s belongings to go missing.
An Aberdeen thug who stabbed a man who refused to give him a cigarette has been jailed.
Kieran Smith, 22, became angry when a neighbour asked him to keep the noise down at a party he was having and he used the chain to strike the man in the face.
A senior politician wants prison officers at a north-east superjail to wear body cameras in a bid to tackle violence.
Sheriff Graeme Napier was so irate about having no accused people in the dock, he ordered the security firm’s boss to come to court and explain himself, and threatened him with a contempt charge.