Public confidence in policing also grew during the same period according to latest figures
A community group bringing colourful stone attractions to woodlands near Grantown on Spey is vowing it won’t be beaten by vandals trashing the work
A victim of a sex attacker says she has been contacted by authorities informing her he is due to have his case for release heard by the Parole Board.
A 23-year-old Latvian has appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court charged with the murders of two men in Inverness.
TWO men are dead following an incident in Inverness last night.
ONE man was killed and several other people were injured when a knifeman burst into an Inverness flat and ran amok.
Year-end figures highlighted a reduction of more than five per cent in overall crime when compared to the previous year.
Road policing officers have expressed their disappointment after 12 people were stopped for suspected drug driving offences over the weekend.
Just one fixed penalty notice has been issued by police in the Highlands since they were given new powers to enforce coronavirus lockdown measures
Anyone caught ignoring the lockdown now faces being fined – with the penalties potentially rising as high as £960
Former First Minister found not guilty on 12 sexual assault charges and charge of assault with intent to rape not proven