A burglar in Breda gave elementary school students an unpleasant start to the new year by stealing 52 tablet computers designed for the school's e-learning programme. The theft took place early Friday morning at De Tweesprong school on Kapelstraat in Breda, Noord-Brabant, police said in a statement.
A salt truck driver finishing up his shift in Roosendaal was robbed at knifepoint early Sunday morning. The driver had jumped out of his truck to unlock a pole meant to limit access to a driveway when three offenders jumped him demanding money.
No major incidents were reported during New Year's night. The police reports that there were some disturbances in which the mobile unit was deployed. The mobile unit was deployed in Nijmegen, Utrecht and Culemborg. Several people were also injured and there were several fires.
An elderly couple were stripped of tens of thousands of euros in cash during a daytime robbery at a Tilburg park. They were pulling the stack of money in a blue shopping trolley through Reeshofpark when they were jumped by two unknown assailants, police said in a statement.
A 21 year man from Zaltbommel was arrested last night on suspicion of wanting to set a car on fire in Veen, Noord-Brabant.
Eindhoven Airport has undergone such rabid growth in recent years that the airport is likely to exceed the limit of 30 thousand flights in 2015. This is the maximum number of flights for which the airport has noise arrangements with the surroundings.
It is very likely that it is going to snow on Saturday. Some places may even have to deal with a real snow layer. According to Weerplaza, the hills in Limburg may even get more than 20 centimeters of snow.
According to Binnelands Bestuur, 16 municipalities will be under preventative financial supervision of the provinces next year. That is 7 more than in 2014.
A motorcycle police officer attempting an arrest on Sunday was beaten by the suspect and four accomplices, leaving the policeman with a fractured eye socket. The incident happened on the Rechtestraat in Eindhoven at about 8:30 p.m., a police report states.
A man who set himself on fire at the entrance of a Tilburg police station Friday afternoon died later that day in the hospital. Bystanders outside the Tilburg police station witnessed the man ignite himself on the stairs of the entryway to the Stationsstraat facility.
According to Statistics Netherlands, 487 businesses and institutions (excluding sole proprietorships) were declared bankrupt in November. That is 50 less than in October.
Three suspects in possession of 35 Skorpion sub-machine guns were arrested on December 2 on Julianasingel in Oss, Noord Brabant. Two of the suspects were residents in Oss, of which one a 29 year-old career soldier. The other suspect is a 49 year-old resident of Oss, the third a 27 year-old Pole, without permanent residence.
Onno Hoes announced his resignation as Mayor of Maastricht Wednesday night. A highly controversial report by broadcaster Powned into the Mayor's love life, which includes a string of men in their twenties, presumably lead Hoes to his decision. He has stated that he believes his resignation to be in the best interest of the city.
Sportsman Jeffrey Bruma of the PSV was involved in a collision on Bezuidenhoutsweg and Achtsweg in the South of Eindhoven on Monday morning, the football player was not injured.
Oude Breuil, the attorney for the monster truck driver who crashed into a crowd of people months ago, is livid over the investigative report broadcast concerning his client, Mario D., that was broadcast Thursday night.
The Cabinet does not support the construction of a new ring road around Eindhoven. The Second Chamber does not want to give any money for the new ring road, which is also known as the Ruit.
The driver of a monster truck that crashed into a crowd leaving three people dead, also lost control of a race car and slamming into an audience, injuring six. The drag racing stunt happened four years earlier in Asten, Noord Brabant, according to television show Brandpunt Reporter.
Two shrieking clowns bearing nightmarish masks and wooden batons chased two teenage girls down the street in Eindhoven, claims the mother of one of the girls on Omproep Brabant.
The police have now released photos of the unidentified man who was found on fire in the Sparrenrijk forest in Boxtel, Noord Brabant on November 17.
A violent explosion inside a car left one person seriously injured Friday morning in Veghel, Noord Brabant. Investigators suspect foul play and have cordoned off the area around Plevierdonk while they collect evidence and clean up the suspected crime scene.
On Monday the police arrested a seventh suspect in the investigation into the death of 49 year old Yvon Pfaff. The suspect is a 37 year old woman from Den Bosch.
A 34-year-old man died, and eight people were injured after a taxi van crashed into a car. The driver of the car, which was headed into oncoming traffic, died at the scene.
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.