Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has faced calls to permanently rule out plans to merge Police Scotland and the British Transport Police north of the border.
A man is due to appear in court over an alleged serious incident in Inverness.
Fire crews were called to tackle a house fire in Aberdeen this morning.
A 13-year-old boy has been attacked in Aberdeen.
The woman, who cannot be named, alerted police and Aberdeenshire Council after allegations emerged a boy had physically and sexually abused her two young daughters and up to 13 other children.
A north-east road is now clear following a two-vehicle crash.
A missing north-east teenager has been found safe and well. Joshua Coombes was last seen in the Saltoun Place area of Fraserburgh at around 11pm last Thursday but he has now been traced. Police have thanked the public for their help with this matter.
A crash involving three cars blocked an Aberdeen bridge.
A one-car crash was reported in a north-east town.
Police have named a young woman who died after being hit by a car in East Renfrewshire.
A major city road was partially blocked after a two-car collision.
An operation to deter shoplifters in part of Aberdeen has been hailed a success.
A witnesses appeal has been launched after two daylight thefts in a north-east town.
Police have confirmed the body found at a north-east beach is that of a missing man.
A man and a 15-year-old boy have been charged after cocaine and heroin was recovered in a north-east town.
A laser pen directed at a rescue helicopter as it flew over Dumfries and Galloway could have had catastrophic consequences, police have said.
A delivery driver was assaulted and threatened by two men in a botched robbery attempt in Edinburgh.
Schoolchildren in the north-east are being urged to report drug dealing as part of a new scheme.
Police with sniffer dogs targeted pupils of an Aberdeen school in a bid to stamp out drug dealing, the Evening Express can reveal today.
Drugs with a street value of more than £1,000 have been seized from a property in the north-east.
A teenage thug told police “she doesn’t feed me” after punching his mother, brandishing a knife and threatening to kill her.
A body has been found at a north-east beach following extensive searches for a missing man.
Police and recovery services were called to the AWPR after a lorry drove through a roundabout.
A man has been arrested after a digger was driven into the front of a north-east shop.
Police were called to a school in Fife when 10 pupils fell ill after apparently taking tablets.
A 21-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car in East Renfrewshire.
Police are trying to trace two women who helped the victim of an assault in Dundee.
A man has died after his van hit a parked lorry.
Searches to trace a missing man last seen at a north-east beach have been scaled back by police.
A prisoner who escaped from custody in Aberdeen has been traced and arrested by police.