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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Gungahlin mosque opponents lose court battle

Megan Gorrey and Christopher Knaus Opponents to Gungahlin mosque have controversially linked the development with the kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls and the Boston bombings.

Women injured in Gungahlin car crash

Christopher Knaus Two women have been hospitalised after a two vehicle crash in Gungahlin today.

Gungahlin drives ACT population expansion

Christopher Knaus The Gungahlin district spearheaded population growth of nearly 50,000 in the ACT over the past decade, while residents were abandoning the territory's south, new data shows.

Woman goes missing in Gungahlin

Christopher Knaus A search is underway for a 37-year-old woman who went missing in Gungahlin this afternoon.

In Gungahlin, the beat just gets bigger

Behind The Blue Line

Christopher Knaus It's late, nearly 1.30am, and the streets in the city's furthest northern reaches are all but abandoned.

Unworkable, crowded station impeding Gungahlin police

Sergeant Andrew Mitchell looks out over the sprawling expanse of residential construction in Gungahlin.?

Christopher Knaus Gungahlin police are being constrained by a station too small for their needs.

Man accused of importing drugs to Canberra post office boxes to stand trial

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Christopher Knaus A man accused of importing MDMA and cocaine into the ACT using false identities and a series of post office boxes has pleaded not guilty and is set to face trial.

'Click fraudsters' set up fake Facebook pages in names of MH17 victims


Christopher Knaus and Primrose Riordan So-called "click fraudsters" are setting up fake Facebook pages in the names of Australian MH17 victims to profit from a lucrative internet scam.

Former ACT police chief tipped as frontrunner for AFP's top job

It is understood Mr Quaedvlieg, currently deputy head at the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, is one of the leading candidates for the role.

Christopher Knaus Former ACT police chief Roman Quaedvlieg is emerging as a potential front runner to become the Australian Federal Police's next commissioner.

Baby snatcher back in court for kicking disabled, elderly woman in face

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Christopher Knaus A Canberra man who stole a car carrying a baby has been found guilty of kicking a disabled and frail elderly woman in the face after she accidentally tripped on his pram.

Canberrans test the water as hot weather continues

From Royalla (from left) Phoebe Thompson 11, Sarah Thompson 17, Hannah Ferguson 17 and Bree Sturdess 17 and Sam Quirke age 17 of Calwell, cooling off in the Murrumbidgee River.

Ben Westcott and Christopher Knaus Soaring temperatures have again sent Canberrans leaping, paddling, or splashing in whatever watery comfort the bush capital has to offer.

Tony Negus's son quits police force amid speeding crash investigation

Police commissioner Tony Negus.

Christopher Knaus Federal police commissioner Tony Negus's son has quit the ACT's police force while embroiled in an internal probe and an investigation into a motorbike crash linked with speeding.

Violent robber appeals 'excessive' minimum sentence

Servo robber Kaleen August 24 from ACT Policing CCTV footage

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.

Driver gets $725,000 for work injury causing erectile dysfunction

Christopher Knaus A truck driver who developed marriage-destroying erectile dysfunction after injuring his back carrying up to 40 kilograms of timber has won a $725,000 payout.

Baby-snatch accused pleads not guilty

Christopher Knaus A man has pleaded not guilty to snatching a seven-month-old baby boy while stealing his mother’s car in Canberra last week.

Accused bikie is given bail

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Christopher Knaus A Canberra bikie accused of bashing and threatening to kill a man over a $16,000 repair bill for a motorbike has been released on bail.

Charge dropped over baby snatching; accused pleads guilty to 14 other offences

Christopher Knaus Prosecutors have dropped a charge against a man who stole a car with a baby inside in Canberra's north last month.

AFP denies favouritism for son of Commissioner Tony Negus

Christopher Knaus Federal Police have denied claims the son of Commissioner Tony Negus was given special treatment.

Push on light rail, mental health

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has defended the delay in the government's response.

Christopher Knaus and Tom McIlroy High-priority construction projects such as a secure mental health unit and Canberra's light rail network will be fast tracked as the ACT government continues efforts to kick-start the building...

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.