The man found dead on Memlincstraat in Eindhoven on Sunday morning was identified as 32-year-old Johan van Boxtel. He had a criminal record and the police that this may have been a gang related shooting. The police are looking for more information about the victim's life and his whereabouts and activities on Saturday and the early hours of Sunday morning.
A woman was stabbed in a home on Van der Nootstraat in Oss on Wednesday. The extent of the victim's injuries is unclear, but she was hospitalized. Her son was arrested, the Oost-Brabant police said on Twitter.
"What exactly happened in the house is currently not clear, we are busy with the investigation", a police spokesperson said to Omroep Brabant. He added that the victim's condition is not life-threatening.
The son is in custody for further investigation.
The police arrested six people in connection with the kidnapping of a 53-year-old man in the small Dutch town of Nunspeet in December. The arrests were made on Wednesday, the police said in a statement. So far no information was released about the motive for the kidnapping.
The suspects are two men from Breda age 50 and 29, two from Tilburg age 36 and 30, a 59-year-old from Rotterdam and a 67-year-old man from Alphen aan den Rijn. Seven homes in Breda, Tilburg, Oss, Rotterdam and Alphen aan den Rijn were raided. A number of items were seized, including two firearms.
A so-called killer clown was spotted in the Oss neighborhood of Ruwaard on Monday and Tuesday, the Oss police announced on Facebook. This one was walking around with a knife a hammer.
The police are baffled about why a 28-year-old woman from Oss was nearly killed in what seems to be a targeted shooting in Berghem, Noord-Brabant early last month. Opsporing Verzocht broadcast information on the case on Tuesday in the hopes of finding witnesses.
The residents of Braakstraat in Oss are livid about a plan for three male refugees to move into house on the street this month. They are threatening daily protests through the village's streets if the plan is not changed, Omroep Brabant reports.
Rupert Lodovica, the 41-year-old man from Oss shot by the police in Eindhoven on Saturday, died of his injuries in hospital on Wednesday, the Public Prosecutor announced.
Most of the people involved in the anti-asylum center riots in the Brabant town of Heesch on Monday night, are not from the town itself. The three rioters that were arrested are young men from Geffen and Oss
Firefighters and other emergency responders were pelted with fireworks in several places in Rotterdam, Amersfoort, Tilburg and Oss during the course of their duties on New Year's eve.
Archaeologists at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam discovered the place where Roman general and statesman Julius Caesar destroyed two Germanic tribes in 55 BC. The location is at Kessel, in the municipality Oss in Noord-Brabant, the university announced on Wednesday.
A resident of Oss got quite a shock on Friday morning when his car went up in flames just as he was about to open the door. The incident happened on Brabantstraat. SP city councilor Bas van der Voort called it an "assassination attempt on a local resident" on Twitter.
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live in a sandcastle, it is time to visit Oss in Noord-Brabant. The second sand castle hotel in the world has just opened at the Sand Sculpture Festival Brabant. The first sand hotel opened in Sneek, Friesland, where a sand sculpture festival is also taking place.
In November the police intercepted a large shipment of sub-machine guns arriving in the Netherlands from Slovakia, Metro Nieuws reports. Three suspects, two residents of Oss and a Pole, were arrested. One of the suspects turned out to be a Defense employee.
Meat trader Willy Selten stood in front of the court in Den Bosch once more on Tuesday morning pleading his innocence, and saying that horse meat entering the beef supply chain was a simple administrative failure, according to Hart van Nederland. The prosecutor accused Selten of intentionally mixing horse meat and beef and selling it as pure beef, and called for a five-year prison sentence.
Meat trader Willy Selten admits that mistakes were made during the processing of horse meat on his farm in Oss, but he denies that he knowingly and intentionally tampered with the meat. Stelten therefore assumes that he will be acquitted when the lawsuit against him begins next week, NU reports.
The director of the company responsible for the allegedly fraudulent sales of horse meat will be the only person tried in connection with the food scandal, the public prosecutor announced on Tuesday. The 45-year-old is accused of selling 300,000 kilos of horse meat labeled as beef from 2011 to 2013.
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.
Another five men have been arrested for the theft of birds from Avifauna bird park in Alphen aan den Rijn - three men from Den Bosch, a man from Oss and a man from Drunen. A total of eight suspects have been arrested, three were released after questioning.
The initial results of the municipal elections are in. The elections took place on Wednesday in 16 municipalities. Six new municipalities were formed. As expected it appears that local parties scored well.
On Wednesday 415,124 voters in 16 municipalities cast their vote in the municipal elections.
On Tuesday, November 11th, the police arrested two suspects in connection with the theft of birds from Avifauna in Alphen. The two suspects are a 20 year old man from Oss and a 24 year old man from Den Bosch.
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.
It looks like something out of a futuristic movie, but that doesn't mean this innovative new idea won't be realized today. A new road-lighting scheme using glow in the dark paint is being tested in The Netherlands.