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.
A yob has been jailed for violently attacking an Aberdeen FC youth player in a robbery bid.
A career criminal who stole from a city university is back behind bars after returning to the campus – two days after being freed from prison.
A complaint by a prisoner over the work system at a north-east superjail has been thrown out by a watchdog.
A thug who hid a weapon at a north-east superjail has been handed extra prison time.
A woman accused of attempting to defraud a pensioner wept in the dock after a sheriff cleared her of any wrongdoing.
An Aberdeen pensioner visiting a pal in jail was “swarmed by the police drugs squad” and strip searched after officers got a false tip-off, a court heard.
A jealous, paranoid boyfriend who sent his partner a string of vile letters from prison, warning “acid is a really nasty thing to get poured over you”, has been jailed.
A nurse who tried to smuggle drugs into a north-east prison will soon learn if she will be allowed to return to the profession.
Prisoners in the north-east have helped create a new nature hide to be installed at a historic estate later this year.
Matthew Morrison scarred his victim for life after attacking him with a homemade weapon at Peterhead's HMP Grampian.