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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Man who raped woman during break-in tore family's life apart, court hears

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Christopher Knaus James March ripped a family's life apart when he repeatedly raped a young woman he encountered during a burglary in Canberra's inner north last year.

Teenager pleads guilty to robbing bus driver using Stanley knife

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Christopher Knaus A teenager has pleaded guilty to using a Stanley knife to rob a bus driver of a bag of coins in Civic on Wednesday night.

Dickson traders urge action on parking

Chairing the meeting was shop owner, Jason Mann.

Christopher Knaus Concerned traders warn the government that major redevelopment of Dickson must make parking a priority.

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.

New Year's Day murder accused pleads not guilty

Balancing deals with consumer rights: the ACCC is on Spreets' case.

Christopher Knaus The man accused of bashing Canberra grandfather Miodrag Gajic to death on New Year's Day has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Graffiti artist goes on tagging "bender" through Belconnen

Some of Travis Bryant's graffiti in Belconnen.

Christopher Knaus A drunken graffiti "bender" through Canberra has left local artist Travis Bryant with a stark reminder of the line separating street art from senseless vandalism.

King O'Malley's, ACT police sued by patron after being manhandled and arrested

A pub patron is suing King O'Malley's and ACT police after being manhandled as he was thrown out of the Civic nightspot.

Christopher Knaus A reveller who was manhandled as he was thrown out of a Civic venue is suing a pub and ACT police over his alleged mistreatment.

Businesses sue for negligence over 2011 New Acton fire

The aftermath of the fire at the New Acton precinct in June, 2011

Christopher Knaus Three companies linked to the devastating fire that tore through the heritage-listed buildings of the New Acton Pavilion in 2011 are being sued for negligence in the Federal Court.

Canberra rape victim tells of constant pain, fear

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Christopher Knaus A woman raped as she slept after a night out clubbing in Civic has told a court “I’m still his victim”.

Alleged teen flasher back in court facing new charges

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Christopher Knaus A teenage boy who allegedly exposed himself to a young girl last month is facing fresh charges.

Man sentenced to prison for raping sleeping woman

A man who raped a sleeping woman has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment.

Christopher Knaus A man who raped a sleeping woman, telling her “don’t worry babe” when she woke, has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment.

Academy nightclub owner questions police tactics in hunt for king-hit attacker

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Megan Gorrey, Christopher Knaus, Tom McIlroy A Civic nightclub owner has described a single punch assault outside his venue as "sickening" and "brutal".

Forensic errors in David Eastman's conviction could not go unnoticed, expert says

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Christopher Knaus Former AFP forensics chief mistakes in gunshot residue analysis would not be allowed to happen today.

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.

Turner residents fail in heritage list bid again

Christopher Knaus A bid to have parts of the suburb of Turner heritage listed has again failed, after a residents group lost their legal battle against the ACT Heritage Council.

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.

Jim Jefferies faces the zombie apocalypse in Civic

Christopher Knaus JIM JEFFERIES is here to bring Canberra back from the dead.

Man jailed for drunken punch that left victim with serious brain injury

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Christopher Knaus Daniel Byrne, 21, used all the force he could muster to hit Timothy McCarthy, knocking him back causing his head to smash on the concrete.

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.

Former Army sergeant jailed for rape

Geoffrey William Joyce arriving at court earlier this year.

Christopher Knaus A former Army sergeant who raped a woman in a drunken attack in her Civic hotel room has been sentenced to two years full-time prison and 12 months weekend detention.