A member of the notorious Italian 'Ndrangheta' mob has been arrested in a large-scale sting operation directed at mafia operations in Europe. The 46-year old Marc B., who runs a restaurant in Amsterdam, was arrested in February on suspicion of involvement in the mafia, including the delivery of cocaine to the Ndrangheta, De Volkskrant reports.
In Amsterdam, the Gaza conflict is spilling over into Dutch territory. In a case that has received politicians' attention, police are investigating the assault of a Jewish woman, Seraphina Verhofstadt-Makker, from the Dapperbuurt area in the city. She says that she was assaulted by men because she hung her Israel flag from her balcony, Het Parool reports.
She ended up with a concussion, a stab wound and several bruises, but a brave petting zoo volunteer jumped in and saved her favorite goat from getting slaughtered by a man on Wednesday.
Feeling threatened by an unknown man who ignored her order to lie down, a police woman in Apeldoorn gunned him down Wednesday night.
An appeal by the Dutch police for pictures and video material of the MH17 crash site has received nearly 200 pieces of footage and photos.
A group of air crash investigators and international monitors finally managed to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to the mission's official Twitter account. The Dutch and Australian investigators joined the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) for the Ukraine, set up by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
Two weeks after Malaysian Air flight MH17 was shot out of the sky over Ukraine, at least 80 bodies of passengers of remain out in the field in Donetsk where it came down.
MP for the PVV, Dion Graus, claims to have been threatened by a group of youths in Zwolle. The police say that Graus reported the crime, and will be back to file a statement.
There is a bigger network of young Dutch-Moroccan criminals in The Netherlands than previously thought. Not dozens but hundreds of youths are in this web of drug dealers, gunmen, executers and facilitators. This group is tied to at least six executions and several extremely violent robberies in The Netherlands and in Antwerp, according to a police investigation.
Volkert van der G. no longer has to wear an ankle monitor, and can also visit the areas where he was previously restricted from going. The court in The Hague ruled this on Wednesday afternoon after Van der G. filed a lawsuit against the state.
Dr. Shimon Samuels of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Paris has expressed his shock that the mayor of The Hague, Jozias van Aartsen, has allowed two anti-Jewish demonstrations to take place undeterred on his watch.
Police at the French port of Calais found a stockpile of loaded weapons on a Eurolines bus from Amsterdam last week. Customs officials conducting a routine search of luggage found ten handguns, five hundred loaded magazine clips, and a silencer according to French broadcaster RTL.
Police are currently dismantling a drug lab in Heerlen that was discovered this morning in Heerlen.
In Amsterdam, violence against homosexuals has increased over the last year. According to the police, there were 189 reported incidents, that are related to the victim's sexual orientation. Simultaneously, the police say that homosexual individuals are generally more prepared to report hate crimes now than they were before.
Facebook has become a public forum not only for socialization, but also for justice as the girlfriend of 22-year-old Sebastiaan ter Maaten has taken to the social media platform to find the people that beat Sebastiaan up.
A man was injured in a shooting in the Czaar Peterstraat in Amsterdam this morning. The victim was able to get away on a scooter in the direction of the Oosterpark where the police found him. He has been brought to hospital, het Parool reports.
After alarms were signaled in Aruba about four Venezuelan warships close to the Aruba coast, Minister Frans Timmermans of Foreign Affairs made the decision to release Hugo Carvajal, a repository of Venezuelan then-president Hugo Chávez, and a suspect of drug crimes.
The shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine may be a war crime. The High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations, Navi Pillay, said that this could be the ruling once the investigations into the tragedy have come to an end.
Police say they have not yet identified the body that was found wrapped in plastic and floating in the Mark Canal in Breda, but they are certain it is linked to a crime.
It took them a couple of months, but detectives from Rotterdam have identified and arrested suspect hooligans for the disturbances in De Kuip football stadium during the Ajax/PEC-Zwolle championship match of April 2014.
Thousands of residents in The Hague are demanding that their city's mayor Jozias van Aartsen be fired after his argued inaction over anti-Semitic comments outed at a demonstration.
A man from 's-Hertogenbosch was injured Sunday morning when all his caprioles to evade capture sent him crashing his scooter into a police car.
A festival-goer at Hardcore XL in Nuland passed away Sunday morning due to a drug overdose, the police believe. The 22-year old died shortly after being admitted to hospital.
During an alcohol control in Den Haag on Sunday morning, a car was stopped at a checkpoint. In an attempt to evade the control, however, the driver drove off. A policeman was dragged alongside the vehicle for several dozen meters, the police report.