Amersfoort

Jan 16 '14 18:48

Trains traveling between Hilversum and Naarden-Bussum will be shut down until Monday at the earliest as investigators continue to examine the Wednesday's train derailment. Bus service between the two stations has been arranged throughout the closure, adding 30 to 60 minutes to travel time.

Jan 8 '14 15:11

A 3-year-old boy was kicked in the face by a man, Tuesday, in Amersfoort. The toddler sustained bruises and scratches in his face and is pretty shaken up, reported the police.

Jan 6 '14 17:11

The two cats in Amersfoort that were feared killed by coldblooded firework vandals, may have died less horrific deaths.

Dec 27 '13 14:24

Two suspected burglars were arrested Thursday morning as they tried to hide on the rooftops connected to the store they had allegedly robbed. Witnesses spotted the two men walking on a roof in Amersfoort at 5:30am, according to the police department.

Dec 27 '13 12:58

Police and courtroom officials regularly use data collected from public transportation cards and an organization monitoring street parking, according to De Telegraaf. The newspaper's investigation into investigation practices found that Translink Systems, the company which runs the OV-chipkaart transit cards, releases confidential customer data several times per week.

Nov 26 '13 04:35

The mayor of Amersfoort closed down a coffee shop, effective immediately, after a shootout. It was the second shootout at the coffee shop in a short time span.

Oct 30 '13 00:03

An Air Force tanker aircraft caused turmoil by flying low over Amersfoort at the end of the afternoon.

Oct 16 '13 02:29

The Amerfoort Labour councilor Ramon Smits Alvarez is now internationally registered as missing.

Oct 15 '13 00:05

Mayor Bolsius of Amersfoort called missing Labour councilor Ramon Smits Alvarez to turn himself in.

Oct 14 '13 00:04

The Amersfoort Labour councilor Ramon Smits Alvarez (34) has been missing since Thursday afternoon. He left home with an unknown destination, according to the police.

Apr 29 '13 17:08

An 86-year-old woman from Amersfoort was hit by a car in church on Sunday night.

Apr 2 '13 16:30

Travelers will be able to use their OV-chip card to pay in the different shops on all NS-stations later this year. Instead of the 10 to 15 seconds needed for payments with a bankcard, settling bills with the OV-chip will only take 1 to 2 seconds.

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