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New Fife police chief says crime dropping in Kingdom

Fife’s most senior police officer says new figures show that crime is dropping on a number of fronts in the area.

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Isabella Jackson, 72, attends Kirkcaldy sheriff court (Pic: George McLuskie)

Jail for Fife OAP who threatened to kill Prime Minister

A Fife woman in her 70s has been jailed for almost four years for sending death threats to the Prime Minister, emailing bomb threats and sending white powder to Levenmouth Police Station.

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The High Street in Newburgh. Picture: Google

Police: ‘Be sensible’ after shopping sparks bomb scare

Police are warning the public to “be sensible”, after a parcel of online shopping lying the pavement sparked a bomb scare on a Fife High Street.

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Fife's Muslim leaders have hit out at those responsible for the  terrorist attack in Manchester this week.

Fife Muslims unite to condemn Manchester terror attack

Faith leaders representing Muslims in Fife have condemned this week’s terror attack in Manchester which killed 22 people and injured 120 others.

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The area was sealed off

Fife High Street reopened after suspicious package found

A Fife High Street was closed this morning after a suspicious package was found.

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The shot of Myra Hindley in Fife, taken by Ian Brady. Copyright: Duncan Staff/SWNS

Revealed: Photo that links infamous child killers to Fife

A chilling photograph taken by serial killer Ian Brady of his accomplice Myra Hindley at a Fife beauty spot has cast a dark shadow over the Kingdom.

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Teenager charged after Kirkcaldy vandalism spree

Teenager charged after Kirkcaldy vandalism spree

A teenager has been charged following a spate of vandalism in the Links and Seafield areas of Kirkcaldy.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Man accused of £80k theft from veterans’ charity

A man is to stand trial accused of embezzling more than £80,000 from a charity that supports wounded military veterans.

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The Dutch Village at Craigtoun Park.

Vandals strike at heart of country park

Volunteers at Craigtoun Country Park have been left sickened by vandals targeting attractions.

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Laura Diver.

Appeal to trace missing Fife woman

Police have growing concerns over a missing Kirkcaldy woman.

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Windows smashed as homes targeted across Kirkcaldy

Windows smashed as homes targeted across Kirkcaldy

Residents in some of Kirkcaldy’s most desirable streets have borne the brunt of a spate of vandalism.

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Agnes Blackadder Hall

Student charged with grooming and blackmailing young girls

A St Andrews University student has been accused of blackmailing young girls across Britain into sending him sexually explicit images and videos.

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The victim was rushed to Victoria Hospital by two friends

Man jailed for ‘revenge’ stabbing in Fife street

A 20-year-old Kirkcaldy man, who almost killed a young dad in a vicious revenge stabbing, has been jailed for five years.

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The High Court in Edinburgh.

Serial rapist jailed for ten years

A predatory rapist who was branded “a complete monster” by a victim was jailed for 10 years today after targeting vulnerable women.

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A truck lies abandonded after an attempted ram-raid at the Co-op in Thornton (Pics by George McLuskie)

Thornton Co-op ram-raid drama

Police are investigating after a van ram-raided a shop in Thornton.

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Trevor Francis was given an MBE in 2012.

MBE pensioner jailed over ‘prolific’ child abuse

A Fife man who abused children within a care home has been jailed.

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Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court. Pic George McLuskie

Miracle mum jailed after £150k child support scam

A ‘miracle’ mum has been jailed after admitting embezzling £150,000 from the government agency where she worked.

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The scam involves changing money. Picture: John Devlin

Warning after scam at Fife shop

Police in Fife have warned the public not to fall for a scam which saw a man walk away from a shop with £100.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy

Maternity nurse sentenced for reckless conduct

A woman who took epidural medicine meant for pregnant women in her care has been sentenced.

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