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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Man stabbed at Belconnen bus interchange


Christopher Knaus A man who was allegedly stabbed six times in the back at the Belconnen bus interchange says he felt like he was ''bleeding out''.

Man stabbed victim in the back at Belconnen bus interchange

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Christopher Knaus A man has been found guilty of repeatedly stabbing a victim in the back at a busy bus interchange in Canberra's north last year.

Man accused of 'controlling', beating wife faces ACT court

Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly controlled his wife’s life by beating her, taking her wages, checking her phone, stopping her from driving and indecently assaulting her, has faced court.

Men sentenced over sophisticated cannabis grow house

Christopher Knaus Group tried to hide grow house using false walls and an untraceable power supply.

DIY fraudster Nicholas Oettinger avoids conviction

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus A former Canberra man who attempted to defraud an insurance company over a do-it-yourself kitchen repair has avoided conviction.

Pair charged with drug trafficking after police phone tap

Christopher Knaus Two suspected drug traffickers arrested after a covert phone tap operation have been denied bail.

Hume residents claim Koppers site discharged contaminants for years

Local families who lived next to the former Koppers timber treatment plant in Hume claim they witnessed a murky, foam capped liquid discharged from the site for more than a decade.

Christopher Knaus Families who lived next to the Koppers timber treatment plant say they witnessed a murky, foam-capped liquid discharge from the site regularly for more than a decade.

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Servo robbery accused denied bail

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Christopher Knaus An ice user found hiding in a cupboard after an alleged attempted service station robbery is also suspected of stealing an Australia Post van and tampering with mail, a court has heard.

High Court challenge over Canberra man's sex offence convictions

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Christopher Knaus A Canberra man who sexually abused a teenage girl in front of her sister has taken the fight against his conviction and punishment to the highest court in the country.

Taxi driver ran down man, dragged him 50m under car

Christopher Knaus A man who suffered horrific injuries after he was run down by an angry taxi driver thought ‘‘this is it’’ as his trapped body was dragged 50 metres along the road.

David Eastman not psychotic, expert says

David Harold Eastman being arrested at his home.

Christopher Knaus Expert criminal psychiatrist says convicted cop killer can lose control under the weight of a ‘‘great tsunami’’ of feeling associated with his paranoid personality disorder.

Brother of Raiders player Josh Papalii pleads not guilty to supermarket robberies

Christopher Knaus John Papalii has pleaded not guilty to allegations he robbed and attempted to rob Canberra supermarkets in December.

Court gives former Capital Jana Sladic another chance

Christopher Knaus A former model and elite basketballer who fell into a life of crime and drugs following a career-ending car crash has been given a second chance to turn her life around.

Violent robber appeals 'excessive' minimum sentence

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Christopher Knaus A man who took part in a violent service station robbery that was foiled by a dog walker armed with a leash has appealed against his "manifestly excessive" minimum sentence.

Police reveal suspect in Phillip murder investigation

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Christopher Knaus The identity of a suspect in the brutal killing of an elderly Phillip man on New Year's Day has been revealed in court.

Companies in court over fatal workplace accident

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Christopher Knaus Two companies have appeared in court over a workplace accident that saw a man fatally pinned to a hopper behind the Evatt shops in 2009.

Son's beaten face haunts mother, court told

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Christopher Knaus The mother of a man king hit in Civic will never forget seeing her son's ''battered, bruised, and crushed'' face, a court has heard.

No full-time jail for 'cheap shot lacking courage'

Orry Kuzma, 19, sentenced to three months weekend detention for drunken assault, leaves the magistrates court in Canberra.

Christopher Knaus A man who drunkenly punched an unsuspecting nightclub patron because he was ‘‘getting close to my girl’’ has been sentenced to three months’ weekend detention.

Serial child molester jailed for assaulting young girl in library

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Christopher Knaus A ‘‘despicable’’ child molester who sexually assaulted a three-year-old girl in a public library while her mother was just metres away has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison.

Outrage over paedophile's sentence for sex assault on three-year-old girl

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Michael Inman, Stephanie Anderson, Christopher Knaus Prosecutors are considering challenging the prison sentence handed to a child predator who sexually assaulted a three-year-old girl.