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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Interstate Christian activists on board of Canberra group fighting mosque in Gungahlin

Michael Inman A Canberra group fighting the Gungahlin mosque on neighbourhood planning issues has two interstate Christian activists on its board.

Gungahlin man jailed for choking girlfriend in martial arts hold

Jailed: Man who choked woman is sent to prison.

Michael Inman Woman had tried to scream but could not make a noise, the ACT Magistrates Court told.

Court upholds board's power to send offenders to jail

Michael Inman A Canberra court has upheld the Sentence Administration Board’s power to send an offender to jail.

Canberra anti-mosque group denies Queensland far right cash links

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Michael Inman A Canberra anti-mosque group denies taking an $8000 donation from a Queensland-based far right organisation to help fund legal challenge

Revlon, ACT government pay out $6.6 million after men burnt in explosion

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Michael Inman Cosmetic giant Revlon and the ACT government have paid out $6.6 million to three men critically injured after an explosion at a northside medical waste disposal facility.

Canberra blooms into action at Floriade ahead of fine week

Floriade, Canberra's month-long celebration of spring, kicked off at the weekend.

Michael Inman Canberrans can expect the balmy spring conditions to continue this week, with temperatures in the high teens.

David Eastman's bail conditions tightened by ACT Supreme Court

The arrest of David Eastman for the murder of Colin Winchester.

Michael Inman Accused cop killer David Eastman has had his bail conditions temporarily tightened, despite asking a Canberra court to relax them.

Hume drug lab accused Stanley Hou could face more charges, court hears

Stanley Hou could face more charges.

Michael Inman A Lyneham man linked to a commercial-grade drug lab in Canberra’s south could face more charges, a court has heard.

One-punch attacker escapes full-time jail after fracturing victim's skull

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Michael Inman Teen who fractured man's skull in one-punch assault had two previous convictions for violence.

Police make case at committal of accused murderer of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber, left, and murder accused Christopher Navin.

Michael Inman A Watson man charged with the stabbing murder of his old school friend argued with the victim about money and repeatedly tried to contact him in the days before the stabbing, police say.

Suspended sentence for road rage assault

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Michael Inman Two men have who assaulted a man after following him to his northside home in a road rage attack will have a suspended jail sentence hanging over their heads for the next year.

AFP Commissioner Tony Negus quits

Australian Federal Police Commissioner Tony Negus, speaking at the signing of policing purchase agreement.

Michael Inman Australian Federal Police Commissioner on Friday announced he will quit the force after a 32-year career.

Alleged drug trafficker charged with further two offences

Michael Inman An alleged drug trafficker sold uncover police more than $120,000 worth of cocaine in three deals in Crace, police allege.

Burglar stole, vandalised baby toys and clothes

Michael Inman Burglar vandalised and stole baby toys and clothes from a heavily pregnant woman.

Man who stole car with baby inside committed for sentence

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Kristen, Patrick and 7 month old Morrison, thank police for their help after Morrison was taken in a car theft yesterday.
Filed: Friday, 21 February 2014 1:21:57 pm 
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Michael Inman A man who stole a car with a baby inside in Canberra's north earlier this year has been committed for sentence to the ACT Supreme Court.

Man threatened to shoot woman in head during video store hold-up

Michael Inman A Palmerston man pointed a handgun at a northside video store employee and threatened to shoot her in the head if she did not give him $50 notes, a court has heard.

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.

Canberra man caught drink-driving three times in four hours

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Michael Inman A Crace man caught drink-driving three times in just more than four hours cannot remember committing the offences, a court has heard.

Public servant sentenced for nose-biting assault

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Michael Inman A Canberra public servant who bit his ex-girlfriend's face after she bit him on the penis has avoided jail time.