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‘Dangerous’ man on the run and wanted by police

Police are searching for a “dangerous” man from North Lanarkshire who has been missing for the past year.

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Teenager charged with culpable homicide

Teenager charged with culpable homicide

A 15-year-old boy has appeared in court following the death of Newarthill man Jack Wilson.

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Teenager arrested following death of Newarthill man

Teenager arrested following death of Newarthill man

A man found unconscious with serious head injuries on waste ground in Keir Hardie Avenue, Holytown, on Saturday night has died.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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The court heard Kenny Miller was with his wife at Da Luciano in Bothwell

Rangers star’s pal is cleared of knife and extortion bid charges

A pal of Rangers star Kenny Miller has been cleared of threatening to stab a woman after the footballer’s wife was hurt in a restaurant brawl.

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Hamilton Sheriff Court heard man assaulted elderly mum

Man pledges no repeat of attack on mum (82)

A man who assaulted his 82-year-old mum after a row over what to watch on TV has thanked a sheriff who freed him from jail.

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Bellshill pensioner robbed in her own home

Bellshill pensioner robbed in her own home

An 80-year-old Bellshill woman was assaulted and robbed in her own home in the early hours of this morning (Thursday).

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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Kenny Miller, left, i n action for Rangers against Celtic

Footballer’s pal ‘threatened to stab me’

A woman said to have been threatened with a knife by a pal of footballer Kenny Miller has denied going back on a police statement.

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Do you recognise this man?

Police release image of man following indecency offence

The police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with an indecency offence in Craigneuk last year.

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John Hamilton

Don’t be scared to speak up

The victim of a serial child abuser is urging others who have suffered like her to report crimes to the police.

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Court heard youth hid blade

Knife alert in town

A youth was spotted removing a kitchen knife from his sock before going into a social work office in Motherwell.

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Court heard of injury to officer

Injured cop still off work after nine months

A police officer has been off work for nine months after suffering a shoulder injury during a disturbance at a flat in Motherwell.

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Court heard drug dealer was caught in the act when police swooped on his flat.

Heroin dealer sent to jail for ten months

Police carrying out a drugs search found heroin worth hundreds of pounds stuffed in the suspect’s back passage.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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Court heard of assault on police officer

Jail stretch after police officer is badly hurt

A man has been jailed for 21 months after a police officer was hurt during a disturbance in Motherwell.

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Ian Thomson stood trial at Hamilton Sheriff Court

Cleared of domestic abuse

A man has been cleared of assaulting his wife over a period of more than 13 years.

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Man needs surgery after being attacked in Uddingston

Man needs surgery after being attacked in Uddingston

A 38-year-old man needed surgery after being assaulted in an unprovoked attack in Uddingston.

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Court heard John Clemmett was caught with drugs

Drugs value higher than court was told

A drugs haul which led to a Motherwell man being jailed had more than four times the value given in court, according to police.

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