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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

AFP should not be let 'anywhere near' a new investigation of Winchester Mafia links, former judge says

Murdered: Former AFP assistant commissioner Colin Winchester.

Christopher Knaus The AFP was last week subjected to a blistering criticism for its failure to seriously and impartially investigate secret new information potentially linking the 'Ndrangheta to the 1989 killing of...

Mental impairment being investigated in Lyneham murder case

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Christopher Knaus Mental impairment is being investigated as a potential issue in the stabbing murder of a man in Lyneham late last year.

Belconnen library child molester to serve extra three years minimum jail

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Christopher Knaus Prosecutors successfully appeal sentence of man who molested a three-year-old girl in Belconnen library.

Harsher sentence for Belconnen library molester welcomed by child protection campaigners

Christopher Knaus A harsher sentence for a man who molested a three-year-old at the Belconnen Library has been welcomed by child protection campaigners.

Murder accused Aleksander Vojneski 'didn't seem right': brother

Aleksander Vojneski trial

Christopher Knaus The brother of Aleksander Vojneski says his sibling "didn't seem right mentally" and appeared delusional the weekend before he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in her Macgregor home.

ADFA cadet charged over two alleged sexual assaults

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Christopher Knaus An ADFA officer cadet will fight charges that he sexually assaulted two female officer cadets at night on two separate occasions.

Duntroon cadet alleged to have raped woman on Anzac Day

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Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A young Duntroon student allegedly choked and raped a fellow cadet on ANZAC Day in yet another disturbing revelation of abuse within the Australian Defence Force.

A car park and a fist fight; where it all began for David Eastman

David Harold Eastman shortly after his arrest in 1992.

Christopher Knaus A neighbourly fight over a car park, of all things, set David Eastman on the fateful path to life behind bars.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Belconnen unit fire accused suggests he was set up

Christopher Knaus The fire at Illawarra Court prompted fears about toxic fumes and forced the evacuation of nearby units.

Drug dealer allegedly beat debtor with baseball bat

Christopher Knaus An accused drug trafficker allegedly tied a man to a pole and beat him with a baseball bat.

Bail denied to alleged drug dealer, baseball basher

Christopher Knaus An accused drug trafficker who allegedly took a debtor on a ''long drive'' to the bush, tied him to a pole and beat him with a baseball bat, has lost a second bid for release on bail.

Plan gives drivers time to sober up before retrieving cars from night before

Christopher Knaus ACT clubs believe abolishing paid parking on Saturday and Sunday morning could help prevent drinkers getting behind the wheel to avoid a parking fine.