A three-year-old boy has been rescued by the fire brigade from a recycling container several meters below street level. The incident took place Monday afternoon on the Keurvorstenplein in Ravenstein, Noord-Brabant.
A 26-year-old man from the Belgian province of Lommel, Limburg was busted for driving nearly twice the speed limit while drag racing two police officers. The man, wrongly believing that the two officers wanted to race him while at a red light, took off when the light turned green.
The police found a drug lab in Heuvelstreet, Moergestel on Thursday morning. Specialists are working on the safe disposal of the chemicals found.
After discovering ads for weapons and ammunition online, police in Dussen, Noord-Brabant, found that a 51-year-old father and his 20-year-old son were sitting on an entire arsenal of weapons dating back to the Second World War, hidden in their home. They have been arrested.
The Netherlands Butterfly Foundation's organized national garden butterfly counting day was a success, as the Foundation writes on their website. Around 60,000 butterflies were counted in more than 3,700 gardens in the entire country. A good year for butterflies
Rescue services discovered a body in a burnt-out vehicle near Sint-Michielsgestel, Noord-Brabant early Sunday morning. The Police is saying that they are not ruling out a possible crime.
Project developer Blauwhoed wants to build a Gay Village near Tilburg. An exclusive neighborhood for homosexuals, bisexuals and transgenders. According to the Brabants Dagblad, there is not yet much enthusiasm among the LGBT community to reserve a place in the neighborhood.
Police are looking for people who have severely mistreated many horses all over the Netherlands. Ten horses were injured in Noord Brabant, more specifically, in Den Dungen, Sint-Oedenrode and Oirschot. On Tuesday, the investigation started and 50 tips were revealed.
Meteorologists in the Netherlands issued a Code Orange weather warning Monday afternoon affecting Gelderland, Limburg, Noord-Brabant and Zeeland. Storms predicted Monday night could include wind speeds over 100 km/h, according to the KNMI, the country’s national meteorological institute. Thunderstorms, excessive rain and hail are all possible.
Residents across Brabant awoke Monday morning to severe storms accompanied by whirlwinds, lightening and hail which combined to cause damage across the region. Nobody was injured from Monday’s troublesome weather.
A man standing outside his Eindhoven home was shot after three masked men arrived and opened fire. The man was struck in the foot, and was transported to an area hospital.
The police and the ambulance rescued a two-weeks-old baby from the overheated car in Kaatsheuvel. Parents left it in the locked car with closed windows and went away for a while.
A 52-year-old driver was arrested on Monday evening in Nijmegen in connection with a hit-and-run crash, and abandoning his two grandchildren in his wrecked car. Police had sought the perpetrator since the incident on May 19th, which had also resulted in a 28-year-old man, from Nistelrode, Noord-Brabant, being injured.
A former juvenile prison in Overloon, Noord Brabant, is being converted into a refugee centre capable of housing 800 asylum seekers. The first residents are expected in June, reports broadcaster Omroep Brabant.
A 68-year old man was shot in his car in Steenbergen, North-Brabant. He is currently in hospital with serious injuries.
The fraction in the provincial state of North-Brabant is standing behind Geert Wilders. The PVV announced Tuesday morning that Wilders' tradition of thought will be stuck with and disseminated.
Despite a somber prediction, voter-turnout at the municipal council elections on Wednesday was higher than expected with 53.8 percent of the population eligible to vote taking to the polling stations.
A car intentionally barreled into a group of carnaval partygoers on Sunday night.
A V1, a flying bomb from World War II, that was found on farmland in Kruisland, Noord-Brabant, will be detonated on Thursday, February 27, on site, announced the City of Steenbergen Monday.
Upon hearing the news that a suspect in Nicole van den Hurk's murder was arrested nearly 20 years after the crime, her stepbrother was cautious to show any happiness about the arrest, or even optimism that police caught the right guy.
Police in the Netherlands arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of the rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk nearly two decades ago. New DNA evidence gave detectives the opening they needed to make the arrest, police say.
The Healthcare Inspectorate wants a physician from Oss, convicted for possession of child pornography in 2007, to be permanently banned from pursuing his profession.
On Tuesday heavy storms blew away tents and made trees fall at the camping site De IJzeren Man in Weert and the nearby natural campsite Wega. The storm created widespread panic among the visitors. No one was injured.
In no time campsite Wega was flooded on Tuesday due to severe thunderstorms with hail. Tents blew away, others were flooded. Most of the 150 campers decided to discontinue their holidays prematurely. “In a wet sleeping bag you can not sleep,” said one of them.
A stabbing at a house in Reek took the life of a woman from the North Brabant village. A 10-year-old son and daughter were also at the home. The boy was injured in the Sunday incident and taken to a hospital, though the girl was not physically harmed. The male occupant of the house was arrested, the police announced.
Late in the evening the seriously injured woman appeared at her neighbors' house appealing for help. Ambulance staff treated her upon arrival at the scene, but the help came to no avail. The victim died on the spot.