Police have traced the driver and vehicle suspected to have been involved in a collision on the M9 where the body of a 13 year old Polmont boy was found.
A homeless man found sitting outside a Stirling bank with a toy gun has been convicted of having an "imitation weapon"
Scottish pupils have officially begun their exams for this year.
Stirling University has launched an intiative to make taxi travel safer for their students.
A crackdown on violence and anti-social behaviour has been launched across the Forth Valley.