Crime

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Oct 7 '14 11:34

One person was injured on Monday night in The Hague when the police fired shots on the intersection of Hoefkade and Stationsweg.

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Oct 7 '14 00:33

Protesters supporting Kurdish people in Syria stormed the Tweede Kamer, the Dutch Parliament’s House of Representatives, speaking out against the fall of Kobani in northern Syria. Demonstrators are calling for the Netherlands to take stronger actions against ISIS.

Oct 6 '14 16:36

The court in The Hague determined on Monday that pedophile Benno L. must keep wearing the ankle strap which reads out his location and movements.

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Oct 6 '14 15:49

The controversial Israeli Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who is suspected of sexual abuse in his own country, remains at large.

Oct 6 '14 14:43

Three men were injured during a stabbing at Takens nightclub in Balkbrug on Sunday. One man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault.

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Oct 6 '14 14:14

The 48 year old father of Breda folk singer Sander Kwarten was stabbed six times on Sunday night during a quarrel in cafe 't Trefpunt in Rucphen. According to the police he is stable and was taken to a hospital in Rotterdam.

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Oct 6 '14 13:52

In past years customers of Nuon have been paying tens of millions of dollars too much for the product Natuurstroom. Nuon denies this.

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Oct 6 '14 12:15

The Dutch Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology worries about commercial surrogacy - an illegal practice in the Netherlands.

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Oct 6 '14 10:43

One person died Sunday morning during a fierce fire in a trailer park.

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Oct 6 '14 10:30

The immediate family of star witness Fred Ros is in so much danger of revenge attacks by the underworld, that justice has taken security measures.

Oct 6 '14 09:04

A 34-year-old man died, and eight people were injured after a taxi van crashed into a car. The driver of the car, which was headed into oncoming traffic, died at the scene.

Feyenoord-Liege fight
Oct 3 '14 17:05

Uefa launched an investigation Friday into crowd disturbances moments before the beginning of Thursday’s match between Feyenoord and Standard Liège, newswire ANP reports. Supporters of the Belgian side broke through fencing meant to secure the visitor’s section in Rotterdam’s De Kuip stadium, and tried to fight with the home team’s supporters.

Stadium security and mobile police units were brought in, and managed to calm the situation.

Police arrested 29 Standard Liège supporters, of which three were reportedly still in custody Friday afternoon.

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Oct 3 '14 16:01

A man who took a taxi from Rembrandtplein to Lelystad was beaten unconscious by the taxi driver and left on the street.

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Oct 3 '14 15:48

A 70 year old man was severely assaulted by a scooter driver in the pedestrian tunnel at Stationsplein, Bergen op Zoom.

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Oct 3 '14 15:21

Three crimes per month could be prevented by placing a loud and visible alarm in window prostitution businesses.

Oct 3 '14 09:06

The monster truck driver who was involved in the tragic accident in which three people were killed last month, Mario D., has been involved in earlier stunts that were poorly executed to the effect that a young girl was injured, De Telegraaf reports.

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Oct 3 '14 08:41

The Ministry of Justice will try a group of extremist muslims in The Hague as a 'terrorist organization', which may result in a life sentence for the suspects, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) says.

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Oct 3 '14 07:33

In Hilversum, the three-month-old baby boy who was brought to hospital with serious injuries after an accident, has sadly passed away. His mother is now a police suspect, and has been apprehended, the NOS reports.

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Oct 2 '14 15:32

A 55-year-old Dutchman was arrested in his villa in Boliqueime, Portugal suspected of leading an international prostitution network. The man recruited expensive prostitutes in Paris, London and Amsterdam from over the internet to offer to local clients at a premium price.

Oct 2 '14 15:09

On Tuesday, September 30th, the police arrested four people at a commercial building on Kalmoesstraat, Eindhoven, on suspicion of trafficking in narcotics.

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Oct 2 '14 13:49

A former child soldier from Sierra Leone has been sentenced to 5 years in prison and psychiatric care for killing his upstairs neighbor in Rotterdam in December 2011.

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Oct 2 '14 13:33

In the case against swim coach Jocob V. (28) from Soest, the defenses asked the court in Haarlem on Thursday to hear the victims testify. Lawyer Xander Sijmons also wants access to conversations that parents conducted at a private forum.

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Oct 2 '14 13:04

A spokesperson for the investigation team said on Thursday that "one or two" celebrities have reported to the police who think that they have been harassed by the same person that has been extorting and threatening John and Linda de Mol.

Oct 2 '14 12:57

Police have warned people to stay extra alert as the Netherlands moves into winter, and the daylight becomes shorter. Local officers will increase patrols, keep an eye out for notorious burglars, and be on heightened alert for criminal activity from October to March, the police department said in a press release.

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