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Michael Inman 9:46 PM A Canberra inmate asked to see the mental health team on the day of his death, a court has heard.
Christopher Knaus 9:44 PM Tributes flow for woman killed by a cancer that was missed by doctors in a grave blunder.
Christopher Knaus 9:38 PM Two children were inside a Gowrie home when five bullets were fired at it in a drive-by shooting earlier this month, according to court documents.
Kirsten Lawson 9:37 PM Authorities moved late last year to allow a form of "cashless gambling" on poker machines in Canberra, in another unheralded change to gambling in the territory.
Christopher Knaus 9:31 PM Kenoss project manager claims he is not "directly responsible" for truck driver's fatal electrocution, saying the man "should have followed directions".
Megan Gorrey 9:26 PM Moments after Robert Brice's heart stopped and he fell from his horse's back, he heard his partner's voice repeat over and over: "Don't give up now, keep fighting."
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8:48 PM About Town: Scenes from capital's first Enlighten Night Noodle Markets.
Chris Johnson 6:40 PM All it took was one strike of Mossy's Stratocaster and the capacity crowd at Canberra's Royal Theatre were on their feet screaming.
6:12 PM A motorcyclist was hospitalised after a crash on the Hume Highway, one of several crashes on Friday morning.
Clare Sibthorpe 5:02 PM A partly cloudy start to Friday was not enough to deter bumper crowds who flocked to Exhibition Park on the first day of the Royal Canberra Show.
Primrose Riordan 4:16 PM A new report has attacked DPS over its management of $62.8 million worth of contracts, saying the business cases for the majority of them don't show clear value for money.
Noel Towell 4:05 PM Thousands of CSIRO scientists have started a campaign of action to force their bosses to the negotiating table over pay and conditions.
Kim Pham 4:02 PM The principal of Karabar High School and Distance Education Centre Andrew Turvey has stood by his decision to cancel the Year 10 formal describing it as "a relic of the past".
11:23 AM ABC News producer Eric Napper has been named as the new ACT news editor for the network.
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9:08 AM Police have arrested a 17-year-old teenager from Canberra’s south after he allegedly robbed another man with a baseball bat in Gowrie on Thursday.
9:01 AM The company behind Casino Canberra and the Brumbies' biggest sponsorship deal has hired a new chief executive officer to oversee the the casino's expansion.
Natasha Rudra 11:22 PM A canopy of glowing lanterns have been strung up, Lucky Cat presides over the gate, and 15 stalls are preparing to dish out Asian street food. The Enlighten Night Noodle Markets are ready to open in Canberra for the first time.
Clare Sibthorpe 11:30 PM Determined, dedicated and driven are the best words to describe 13 year old Elijah Arranz. The Flynn teenager set himself an ambitious goal to run a mile every day for a year.
Tom McIlroy and Noel Towell 11:30 PM Comcare dumped: More than 150 public staff off work were paid for up to five years while their claims went unresolved.
Emma Kelly 11:30 PM Canberrans are still the country's top earners with the territory's weekly average remaining the highest in the country.
Christopher Knaus 11:45 PM An alcohol promoter allegedly faked work with Canberra's nightclubs, bottle shops and bars to fraudulently make $147,000 of personal purchases on her corporate credit card.
Primrose Riordan and Jamila Toderas Crews are working to move a sewage truck which rolled over on Morshead Drive, outside Duntroon.