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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

AFP suppresses details of investigation into former commissioner's son

Christopher Knaus The Australian Federal Police have suppressed details of an investigation into the behaviour of former commissioner Tony Negus' son while he trained to become an ACT police officer.

Gungahlin mosque opponents lose court battle

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

Prosecution want tough sentence for 'worst nightmare' rapist

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Christopher Knaus It's a crime described as everybody's worst nightmare. A convicted criminal walked into a granny flat at random, subjecting the young woman he found inside to a terrifying two hour sexual assault.

Driver faces court over McKellar fatal crash

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Christopher Knaus and Megan Gorrey A man accused of killing his friend when he crashed his car while drunk will fight the charges in court.

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.

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

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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.

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.

Koppers timber treatment plant: ACT government was warned polluters weren't being watched

Christopher Knaus The ACT government was warned last year that the environment protection watchdog was poorly resourced.

Man caught drink-driving three times in five hours

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Christopher Knaus, Henry Belot A 30-year-old Crace man who was allegedly caught drink-driving on three separate occasions within five hours has faced court.

Libs want auditor in on environmental reporting

Christopher Knaus The opposition will push for broader scrutiny of the ACT's management of environmental reporting in the wake of the pollution of Hume groundwater with potentially dangerous chemicals.

Tharwa indigenous rehabilitation centre gets tribunal green light

Christopher Knaus Rural landholders have lost a planning stoush with the government over the proposed indigenous bush retreat for drug and alcohol rehabilitation near Tharwa.

Murderer gets 20 years for 'vicious, unprovoked' killing

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Christopher Knaus A man who murdered a university graduate in a "brutal, vicious, unprovoked and cowardly" attack in Canberra has been sentenced to 20 years' jail.

Murderer of Liang Zhao told cowardly act will haunt him

Christopher Knaus Taylor Schmidt has been told his ''brutal, vicious, unprovoked and cowardly'' murder of a young university graduate will stay with him for the rest of his life.

Army sergeant rape-accused goes on trial

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Christopher Knaus An Army sergeant accused of raping a woman in her Civic hotel room while telling her to "stop f---ing crying" has gone on trial in the ACT Supreme Court.