Zwolle

Feb 3 '14 15:08

Following a burglary that cost the life of the 73-year-old victim, Friday evening, 25 police officers will conduct a neighborhood investigation today in Westenholte in Zwolle. The victim died Saturday from the injuries she sustained when she came face to face with the burglar.

Feb 2 '14 11:00

A 73-year old woman in Zwolle was injured when she found a burglar in her home on Friday. She passed away on Saturday evening, the police report.

Jan 23 '14 19:59

Eight passengers and both drivers were injured, earlier today around 13:00, when a bus rear-ended a truck that had come to a full-stop at a traffic light on the Ceintuurbaan in Zwolle.

Jan 20 '14 04:31

On the Hanze-route between Lelystad and Dronten a train was punctured by a heavy metal rod. The incident occurred near Lelystad just before 23:00, Sunday night. The driver and the 150 passengers were not hurt.

Nov 28 '13 15:21

1600 students of the Thorbecke School community in Zwolle were kept away from classes Thursday when school management reported that there was asbestos in the buildings. The initiative to have the standard asbestos tests carried out came from management.

Nov 25 '13 20:40

Restaurant De Leest in Vaassen gets a third Michelin star, announced the organization behind the award.

Nov 25 '13 19:04

Over a hundred bird watchers traveled to Zwolle, because a very rare hawk owl was spotted Sunday evening. People came all the way from New Zealand to catch a glimpse of the bird.

Oct 28 '13 15:33

The severe autumn storm that moved over The Netherlands this morning and early afternoon has passed. The code red weather alarm has now also been withdrawn for the northern provinces. Code yellow for dangerous weather is still in effect for all provinces except Limburg.

Oct 22 '13 15:00

The Broerenkerk Church in Zwolle has been converted into a 21st century bookstore, according to Treehugger.

Aug 23 '13 05:27

The police arrested on Thursday afternoon a 29-year-old citizen of Zwolle on suspicion of killing the Ermelose Tara Dorgelo (27). The Ermelose Tara was found Sunday afternoon wrapped in plastic in the Nieuwe Vecht near Zwolle. Tara Dorgelo and the man knew each other.

The suspect was heard Thursday evening, but he has made ​​no statement. About the motive of the man who also might have dumped the victim in the Nieuwe Vecht, is therefore still unknown. The police can not say anything about how the woman was killed, or the time when she was murdered.

Aug 22 '13 04:47

An investigation team is investigating the death of a 27-year-old woman from Ermelo since Wednesday.  Her body was found floating in the water of the Nieuwe Vecht on Sunday, near Zwolle. The police investigation in the next few days will include a thorough trace evidence  in the vicinity of the site where the body was found, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

A passerby saw a package floating near a houseboat in the Nieuwe Vecht and called the police. It turned out to be a body wrapped in plastic.Therefore it was immediately clear for the police that this was a crime.

Aug 9 '13 09:08

Large cities are hunting at fathers of unrecognized children. Among other cities, the cities of Rotterdam and Amsterdam put pressure on welfare mothers to mention the name of the father of their child, so that the municipality can collect a financial contribution from the biological father.

Zwolle and Maastricht are also experimenting with this approach. If the father helps paying for their children, less money is needed from the municipalities. "But the most important to us is that fathers take responsibility for their child," said a spokesman of the city of Rotterdam.

Agent shoots Colleague
Jun 25 '13 08:45

A policeman who shot a colleague, in February, on the A50 at the junction Hattemerbroek, is therefore not prosecuted. The policeman saw a silhouette of a man with a gun drawn and thought this was the armed suspect.

Since there were other agents in the firing line of the silhouette, the cop thought that they were in immediate danger. So he aimed and shot, announced the Public Prosecutor (OM). The National Police investigated the shooting incident. The shot policeman was seriously injured.

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