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Corrie McKeague search: Police slammed over ‘mistakes’

An ex-police officer has hit out at the investigation into missing Fife airman Corrie McKeague.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Chip shop boss handed road ban

A boss at one of Scotland’s most famous chip shops has been banned from the road - after being caught driving at 116mph on a busy dual carriageway.

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High Court Edinburgh.  Pic: Jane Barlow

Man handed six year jail sentence for brutal attack

A man has been jailed for six and a half years following a brutal murder bid on a victim who had tried to act as a peacemaker.

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Liam Southby

Police fears for teenager missing since Monday

Police have launched an urgent appeal to find a teenager reported missing since Monday.

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Police recovered drugs worth �4200

Man charged over £4200 drugs found in car

A man has been charged after police in Fife found £4200 worth of drugs in a car.

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Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court

Man in court over Kirkcaldy beauty salon break-in

A man has been arrested and charged following a break-in to a Kirkcaldy beauty salon.

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High Court in Edinburgh

Three men sentenced after serious assault in Burntisland

Three men who attacked a man at a property in Burntisland last year have been jailed.

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Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy  (Pic by FPA)

Fife man jailed after Victoria Hospital fracas

A Fife man, previously slammed by a sheriff for his “appalling” record, is back behind bars after causing a disturbance at the Victoria Hospital.

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Dunfermline Sheriff Court

Fife woman fined for threatening former partner

A row over a car after a relationship break-up resulted in a Kirkcaldy woman being fined £500.

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On average, an offence is reported every two hours in Scotland.

Recorded child abuse cases hit an all-time high

The number of child sex offences has risen to an all-time high, with more than 4,000 recorded in Scotland last year - an average of almost 12 every day.

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Police appeal to help trace missing Kirkcaldy man

Police appeal to help trace missing Kirkcaldy man

Police in Fife are appealing for information to trace a man reported missing from Kirkcaldy since Monday, March 13.

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Andrew Reilly causing the death of Mrs Thom by dangerous driving.

Van driver found guilty after death crash

A van driver who caused the death of a mother-of-three after overtaking approaching a blind crest in the road was locked up today.

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Pic: Neil Hanna Photography

Police swoop on illegal vehicles

A police swoop on dangerous and illegally operated vehicles across Fife saw a driver reported after a skip lorry got stuck on a verge on the A92.

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Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.  Pic:Neil Hanna

Caspian takeaway thugs avoid jail

Three thugs who attacked a Muslim takeaway owner hours after the Isis attacks on Paris have avoided a jail term.

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The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill aims to tackle those who use coercive and controlling behaviour.

New law to tackle psychological abuse

A new bill to strengthen the laws against psychological domsetic abuse is being considered by the Scottish Parliament.

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Andrew Waddell

Police hunt for Andrew Waddell after ‘number of incidents’

Police Scotland are asking for the public’s help to trace a 29-year-old man in connection with a number of incidents that occurred in Fife between 2014 and 2016.

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The door of Pouts and Pinups in Dunnikier Road which was broken into.

Kirkcaldy beauty salon broken into

A Kirkcaldy beauty salon owner is appealing for any information on those responsible for breaking into her shop.

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Parents are being urged to check the age restrictions of any social media sites used by their children.

Parents unaware of social network age restrictions

Half of adults in Scotland are unaware of whether their children are old enough to be using social networks such as Facebook and Snapchat, new figures suggest.

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People in Fife are being invited to share their views on the future of policing.

Fifers urged to help shape policing for the next 10 years

Following the launch of the draft Policing 2026 Strategy, people in Fife are being asked to give their views on how the police should deliver their services over the next 10 years and beyond.

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