Restaurants in The Netherlands employing disabled people are growing fast in number. One such restaurants is Downey's in Amersfoort. This restaurant employs people with Down's syndrome, and is a hit in the city.
Police intercepted a shipment with a sizable amount of cocaine in Amersfoort Monday afternoon.
An apparently clairvoyant meerkat from the Dierenpark zoo in Amersfoort has predicted correctly the outcomes of all of the matches The Netherlands have played thus far in the World Cup.
Three Siberian tiger cubs were born in Dierenpark Amersfoort on Friday morning. This is mother Angara's first litter. Mother and cubs are doing fine.
A benefit for the Find Kris and Lisanne foundation (Vind Kris en Lisanne) raised around €20,000 on Tuesday night. An auction accounted for more than €7600 of that amount. The benefit was held in Amersfoort by Rolf and Margriet van As, with whom Kris and Lisanne worked for three years in the hotel and restaurant business in Amersfoort.
The Cyber Defense Expertise Center officially opened today. Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mart de Kruif officiated the ceremonies on the Bernhard barracks in Amersfoort. This opening is the first step towards the Cyber Defense Commando, which still has to be created.
Amsterdam PvdA-council member Emre Ünver was in a fight with some Turkish youths on Sunday on the Leidseplein. It happened during a gathering of remembrance for a 15-year old Turkish boy who died last week, het Parool reports.
The municipality of Amersfoort is buying the home of the homosexual man who was forced to flee after being bullied out of his home in the Liendert neighborhood last Summer.
A 27-year old gay man from Amersfoort took to Facebook to cry for help when he was bullied out of his neighborhood, Liendert.
In the last year, the number of requests for help for children growing up in poverty in the Netherlands has risen considerably.
A woman was killed in a collision on the A28 in Putten on Wednesday night.
During Tuesday night's "Opsporing Verzocht" police highlighted several cases, among which a home robbery, distraction burglaries, the death of an elderly due to a burglary, and an assassination.
In the last half year, the Netherlands has experienced 250 break-ins a day.
The mother of an 11-year-old boy, who was found dead in a home on the Noorderlicht in Amersfoort, was arrested by the police on suspicion of killing her son.
Police, responding to a report around 16:30 Friday afternoon, found the body of a boy in a home on the Noorderlicht in Amersfoort. They also found a wounded woman in the house, who was taken to a hospital by ambulance.
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.
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.
The two cats in Amersfoort that were feared killed by coldblooded firework vandals, may have died less horrific deaths.
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.
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.
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.
An Air Force tanker aircraft caused turmoil by flying low over Amersfoort at the end of the afternoon.
The Amerfoort Labour councilor Ramon Smits Alvarez is now internationally registered as missing.
Mayor Bolsius of Amersfoort called missing Labour councilor Ramon Smits Alvarez to turn himself in.