Amersfoort

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Nov 21 '14 10:22

On Thursday the police rushed to the Biezenkamp shopping center in Leusden in the hopes of stopping an armed robbery, only to discover a yoga class in progress.

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Nov 6 '14 14:35

When a client asked Isis Hair salon owner Jet Daniels if she knows what happens when you search online for her business, Daniels was less-than-surprised to hear the client's discovery. "It is not the first time I heard my clients wind up seeing videos of beheadings," she said Thursday, a day after she changed the salon's name to Jet Setters.

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Oct 31 '14 13:51

Safe Traffic Netherlands (VVN) has introduced a bicycle exam for seniors. They are often the victims of traffic accidents.

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Oct 29 '14 14:26

Lisanne Froon will be buried in Amersfoort on Friday.

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Sep 12 '14 10:06

The municipality of The Hague reports that a family from the city traveled to Syria at the start of the month to join the Islamic State (IS). This family is part of a larger exodus of Dutch families who leave The Netherlands for Syria or Iraq in hopes to be part of the caliphate declared by IS, De Volkskrant reports.

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Jul 31 '14 14:30

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.

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Jul 15 '14 12:02

Police intercepted a shipment with a sizable amount of cocaine in Amersfoort Monday afternoon.

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Jun 24 '14 14:46

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.

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Jun 23 '14 10:43

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.

Jun 5 '14 14:26

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.

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May 21 '14 14:58

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.

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Mar 18 '14 08:47

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.

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Mar 13 '14 09:49

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.

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Mar 5 '14 14:51

A 27-year old gay man from Amersfoort took to Facebook to cry for help when he was bullied out of his neighborhood, Liendert.

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Mar 4 '14 12:31

In the last year, the number of requests for help for children growing up in poverty in the Netherlands has risen considerably.

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Feb 13 '14 09:45

A woman was killed in a collision on the A28 in Putten on Wednesday night.

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Feb 12 '14 04:35

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.

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Feb 10 '14 05:00

In the last half year, the Netherlands has experienced 250 break-ins a day.

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Jan 21 '14 18:01

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.

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Jan 17 '14 21:49

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.

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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.

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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.

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Jan 6 '14 17:11

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

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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.

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