10 YEARS AGO
Neighbours of a Rutherglen war hero and his two sons who died in a blaze at their Milrig Road home spoke of their shock as they tried to come to terms with the tragedy.
A disabled Cambuslang woman told how a sex attacker who violently raped her sneered at her: “You’d be better off dead.”
Police were hunting for a would-be abductor who subjected an 11-year-old primary school pupil to a terrifying ordeal during her lunch break in Croftfoot.
The campaign against a railway mast which had been erected near Burnside train station was taken to Holyrood by MSP Janis Hughes, after residents were left furious.
Four shops in the Rutherglen Shopping Centre were forced to close in the lead-up to Christmas, after a fire broke out in one of the loading bays behind them.