The 61 year old man who murdered his upstairs neighbor with an ax in Amsterdam in December, was sentenced to 5 years in prison. He also has to undergo psychiatric treatment and pay for his victim's funeral expenses.
The average speed check zone on the A2 highway between Utrecht and Amsterdam accounted for 31 percent of all issued speeding fines in the Netherlands last year, with 48 million euros of fines collected from there. A total of 989 thousand people received a speeding fine on that stretch of highway.
A family of four Hungarians suspected of sex trafficking were remanded into custody by the magistrate on Friday. The four suspects were extradited from Belgium to the Netherlands on Tuesday, August 11th.
Amsterdam brothers Walid and Alaa-Eddine B. will be appearing in court next Wednesday on suspicion of wanting to travel to Syria to join terrorist organization Islamic State and wanting to commit terrorist offences once there.
The Public Prosecutor is preparing to charge John F., the suspect in the murder of nurse Linda van der Giesel in Waalwijk on Monday, with murder or manslaughter. Linda's funeral will be held in Bergen op Zoom on Tuesday.
The Public Prosecutor suspects a banker at ABN Amro Clearing Bank of money laundering and tax fraud
As part of the MH17 criminal investigation the Dutch Safety Board and the Joint Investigation Team are investigating a number of parts that may have come from a BUK surface-to-air missile system, the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday.
The parents of the teenage girl involved in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case are not at all happy with chief prosecutor Roger Bos' apologies about the hard words expressed by one of his prosecutors early in the investigation.
Relatives of murder victims are calling for the establishment of an independent committee that can take a closer look at files of unsolved cases. The put this request in an open letter to Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice.
Witnesses and victims in investigations into the criminal activities of members in the Limburg chapter of outlaw motorcycle gang Bandidos are refusing to give statements to the police because they are too afraid of repercussions.
The two police officers who fatally shot Mike Stok in Rotterdam in 2013 have been dismissed from any further prosecution by the court in Rotterdam on Wednesday. The Public Prosecutor previously demanded that they be acquitted.
The Public Prosecutor has demanded five years in prison and a psychiatric institution against a man who is suspected of murdering his neighbor with an ax in their apartment building in Portugaal in December last year
Crane expert Richard Krabbendam believes that the crane collapse in Alphen aan den Rijn on Monday could easily have been prevented. According to him, the crane operators worked "very unprofessionally and ridiculously amateurish". Peinemann, the company who owns the involved cranes, released a statement saying that they are "gutted" by the accident.
The Public Prosecutor has launched a criminal investigation into the accident in Alphen aan den Rijn on Monday after noon. Two cranes and a section of bridge collapsed onto several buildings, destroying them. Three people have been identified as suspects.
The football match between PSV and AD Den Haag on Saturday will be cancelled should the police action planned for that day go through. The police unions announced last week that they are planning actions around eight of the nine matches during the first round the league.
Escaped convict Ali Benhadi is once again in custody in the Netherlands. He was extradited from Spain to the Netherlands on Friday, the Public Prosecutor announced on Monday.
The explosion that killed one man in Wormer earlier this year happened on the wrong houseboat. The man believed to be the perpetrator of the attack - 26 year old Milo G. - actually wanted to take revenge on another man.
After a 19 month long investigation, the police have finally found a new lead in the murder of Polish man Adrian Weckowicz from Andel
Escaped convict Ali Benhadi has been found. He was arrested Spain on Sunday, the police announced on Monday. The Public Prosecutor will negotiate his extradition with the Spanish authorities.
Jeroen van Breda Vriesman has resigned as a member of Achmea's Executive Board, the insurer announced on Thursday. According to Achmea, the resignation is related to the Public Prosecutor's fraud investigation into the Achmea Health Centers.
Twelve of the 29 men suspected of having paid sex with a 16 year old girl in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case were sentenced by the court in Maastricht on Thursday. The court sentenced two men to prison sentences of 5 and 6 months, three of which unconditional. The rest were given community service and one day in prison
The court in Den Bosch sentenced a former police detective to 5 years in prison on Thursday for inciting underage girls into prostitution and taking the money they earned. The Public Prosecutor had demanded 8 years against the man.
Two police officers are in court on Thursday for the death of Rotterdam man Mike Stok. Stok died after being shot by the officers in 2013. The Public Prosecutor asked that the officers be acquitted
The Koninklijke Marechaussee arrested a 29 year old man on Schiphol on suspicion of sending threatening and extorting emails in which he threatened to set off explosives at several locations in the Netherlands in the name of terrorist organization Islamic State