Police have increased patrols in Edinburgh after a man sexually assaulted two women within 24 hours.
A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a policeman was stabbed in the back near a children’s playground in a drugs-related incident.
Police investigating an armed robbery at a dental practice have released images of a man they want to trace.
Eleven people are being held on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in central London.
A phone belonging to a teenager accused of the abduction, rape and murder of a six-year-old girl was used to google “how do police find DNA”, a court has heard.
A teenager accused of the abduction, rape and murder of a six-year-old girl gave a “no comment” response when charged by police, a court has heard.
A chief constable has criticised the “too lenient” suspended sentence handed to a former police inspector who admitted making hundreds of indecent images of children.
Police have likened CCTV of shop thieves driving through a shopping centre to a scene out of the 1960s caper The Italian Job.
A woman blamed by a murder accused for killing a six-year-old girl and “planting” his DNA on the child’s body has told a court she had nothing to do with the crime.
A woman who a murder accused blames for killing a six-year-old girl has told a court she had nothing to do with the crime.
The family of murdered Alesha MacPhail told a trial of the frantic search for the six-year-old when they realised she was missing from her bed.
The father of murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail sold cannabis to the teenager accused of killing her, a court has heard.
Images of a murdered schoolgirl’s body lying in woods have been shown to a jury as the trial’s first witness gave evidence.
An armed robber who raided two shops in two hours is being hunted by police after stealing hundreds of pounds at gunpoint.
A teenage boy accused of raping and murdering a six-year-old girl on the Isle of Bute blames a woman for the crime.
A teenager has gone on trial accused of the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl on the Isle of Bute.
Security Minister Ben Wallace has condemned “unjustifiable” objections to a new law aimed at helping police catch paedophiles.
Nearly 800 bicycles have been stolen in Dundee in the last three years.
The family of a 17-year-old youth worker murdered in a drive-by shooting have released new childhood pictures of her campaigning against gun and knife crime as police renewed appeals to catch her killer.
There was a 7% drop in the number of community payback orders (CPOs) issued to offenders last year, the latest figures show.