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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Tuggeranong noodle bar fined for 'putrid' conditions

Inside the Tuggeranong eatery fined for dangerous food safety breaches.

Christopher Knaus A cockroach-infested noodle bar operating in Tuggeranong Hyperdome has been fined almost $14,000 for potentially dangerous food safety breaches.

Crash causes traffic chaos on Tuggeranong Parkway

Christopher Knaus A crash has knocked a light pole down across the Tuggeranong Parkway, causing significant traffic disruption.

Victim of Tuggeranong murder plot tells of fear, mistrust

Christopher Knaus A man who was chased through Tuggeranong bushland by a trio who had plotted his murder has told a court of suffering "five years of sleepless nights, five years of looking over my shoulder" while...

Allegedly murdered Canberra mother Norma Woutersz was found bound with rope in backyard

Allegedly murdered Canberra mother Norma Woutersz.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A Canberra mother allegedly murdered by her daughter was found with significant head injuries and her hands and feet bound with rope.

Copa Restaurant pays out two Canberra children, but they won't get money until they are 18

Christopher Knaus The Copa Brazilian Restaurant has been ordered to pay out two children over its mass food poisoning last year, but the pair won't get the money until they are 18.

Senior Rebels bikie allegedly found with ammo cache

Christopher Knaus A senior Rebels bikie was allegedly found with a large cache of ammo, explosive and steroids stored at his Wanniassa home earlier this year.

Gabriela Woutersz, daughter accused of mother's murder in Dunlop is back in prison

Cheryl Woutersz, who was allegedly killed by her daughter.

Christopher Knaus A woman accused of murdering her mother in Dunlop last month is back in prison after more than two weeks in a psychiatric unit.

Man who randomly gropes women loses bid for bail

Christopher Knaus A man who randomly groped Canberra women at night has lost an argument that his stabilised mental health entitles him to a shot at release on bail.

Murder victim Cheryl Woutersz remembered as generous, devoted carer and mother

Cheryl Woutersz, who was allegedly killed by her daughter.

Christopher Knaus Murder victim remembered as a kind-hearted wife and mother, whose passion for childcare made her a "surrogate parent" to countless Canberra children.

Kambah man denied bail on charges of sexual assault on neighbour's daughter

Christopher Knaus A Kambah man has been accused of sexually abusing his neighbour's teenage daughter before making her "pinky swear" to keep it secret.

Copa Brazilian restaurant owners facing criminal charges over mass food poisoning

Scene of food poisoning outbreak: The Copa Brazilian restaurant in Dickson.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Largest salmonella poisoning outbreak in Canberra's history leads to owners of the former Copa Brazilian restaurant being charged with criminal offences.

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.

Jury to decide whether father and son acted in self-defence

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Christopher Knaus A father and son claim they made citizen's arrests when they beat and bound two youths outside their home.

Father, son used baseball bat, gun, cable ties in self-defence, lawyers argue

Court, judge, bail, lawyers

Christopher Knaus A father and son were defending themselves and their family home when they used a baseball bat, an unloaded gun and cable ties against aggressive youths, their lawyers argued.

Teenager denied bail after throwing drugs into the Alexander Maconochie Centre

The Alexander Maconochie Centre.

Christopher Knaus and Henry Belot A teenager who allegedly threw drugs over the fence of the ACT's prison on Monday morning has tried to break in to the Alexander Maconochie Centre in the past, a court has heard.

Man who went on violent rampage through ACT streets loses bid to reduce sentence

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Christopher Knaus Man who tried to steal car with child trapped inside loses bid to have sentence reduced.

House fire in Theodore causes $50,000 damage

House fire.

Christopher Knaus An overheating light sparked a fire that caused $50,000 damage to a home in Canberra's south on Sunday.

Alleged drug trafficker tracked by phone tap released on bail

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Christopher Knaus An alleged drug trafficker accused of dealing on a daily basis was released on bail after the prosecution failed to convince the court he was likely to reoffend.

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.

Pushbike robber loses appeal against conviction for planned Woolworths hold-up

Christopher Knaus A man who rode a pushbike to a planned armed hold-up of the Kambah Woolworths has lost a bid to overturn his conviction.