A MUM and her small child were rescued from their car after it became trapped in flood water on Tuesday afternoon.
POLICE Scotland has launched a campaign to deter the public from buying potentially stolen goods, which fund serious and organised crime.
WORK is continuing to tackle illegal puppy trafficking through the region.
RSPB Scotland is appealing for information following the discovery of the body of a hen harrier found to have been shot and the sudden disappearances of two young satellite tagged hen harriers.
VIEWS are being sought on policing in Dumfries and Galloway.
A CARAVAN worth £15,000 has been stolen from Moffat.
MOTORISTS in Dumfries and Galloway have been warned there will be a zero-tolerance approach to drink and drug driving this Christmas.
Police are investigating after a van was stolen in Dalbeattie earlier this week.
MORE than 700 incidents of domestic abuse were reported to police in Dumfries and Galloway in the space of just 183 days this year.
TOOLS worth £700 have been stolen from a van in Lochmaben.
POLICE have named the man who died in a crash on the motorway on Monday morning.
SEARCHES are taking place today after an elderly man went missing from the region.
A NEW sheriff has been installed at Dumfries following the departure of Sheriff George Jamieson to Kilmarnock earlier this year.
A FIVE figure sum was stolen from a business in Dumfries sometime overnight.
A DRUGS haul worth an estimated £80,000 was seized on the motorway in Annandale last night.
DETECTIVES investigating a serious assault in Dumfries are appealing for two taxi drivers to contact them.
DRIVERS locally who risk the safety of themselves and other road users by using mobile phones, speeding or not wearing a seatbelt are to be the focus of a campaign this week.
SAFETY advice was dished out to shoppers in Dumfries this week.
POLICE believe a firework may have been the cause of a car fire in Annan last night.
THE sheriff at Dumfries has heard how a routine police check on a car on the M74 resulted in the seizure of cannabis worth up to £100,000.
AN Annan man is in a critical condition following a car crash near Clarencefield.
ELECTRICAL cable worth £8000 has been stolen from Locharbriggs Quarry.
ONE of the region’s finest defenders of the peace has passed away.
MOTORISTS in Dumfries and Galloway now face the possibility of roadside drug tests as Scotland gets tougher on drug driving.
FOOTBALL fans from the region are being asked for their views on policing at games.
TOOLS worth about £500 have been stolen from a van parked in Dumfries.
A TEENAGER was left with facial injuries and needed hospital treatment after a late night attack in Dumfries.
A MAJOR search operation has been taking place overnight near Sandyhills.
A GRETNA convenience store has been targeted by a lone robber – almost exactly a year after the town’s supermarket was raided.
A WOMAN was left with hand and leg injuries following a dog attack in Dumfries.