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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.

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.

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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.

Canberra homeowners cleared of faking relationship status to defraud government over land purchase

Verdicts set aside: Two Canberrans  found guilty of faking their relationship status to obtain a lower stamp duty, have cleared their name.

Christopher Knaus A Canberran couple found guilty of faking their relationship status to fraudulently obtain a lower stamp duty on the purchase of a block of land have cleared their name.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

Tributes flow for murdered music lover Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Police are speaking to a number of ''persons of interest'' as they continue to investigate the stabbing murder of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber.

Canberra music scene identity murdered

Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber. Photo: ACT Policing

Michael Inman, Christopher Knaus Tragedy scarred the short life of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber years before he was murdered, when the legally blind young man was orphaned.

Woman allegedly stole over $13K of property in break-ins

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus A woman arrested for a southside burglary on Thursday is believed to have stolen more than $13,000 worth of property in a series of break-ins across the city in the past 15 months.

Man faces court over video store robbery

Christopher Knaus A man has faced court over the alleged aggravated robbery of a Civic Video store in Gungahlin on the weekend.

Father jailed for drink-drive death of son

Christopher Knaus An alcoholic father who killed his son in a drunken car crash has been sentenced to five years jail.