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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

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.

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...

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

House fire in Theodore causes $50,000 damage

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

Suspected drug trafficker denied bail

Christopher Knaus Police believe a suspected drug trafficker held a knife to the throat of a witness and pointed a gun at another, a court has heard.

Man accused of drug trafficking threatened witnesses, court told

Christopher Knaus Police believe a suspected drug trafficker held a knife to the throat of a witness and pointed a gun at another, a court has heard.

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.

Chainsaw attack in Canberra public service department compared to horror movie

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Christopher Knaus The use of a chainsaw to terrorise a public service department last year has been likened to a horror movie, evoking "fear and terror" in the minds of fleeing bureaucrats, a court has heard.

AFP counter-terrorism officer accused of stalking ex-girlfriend

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Christopher Knaus Woman left AFP member after discovering he was living with a Russian bride in Canberra, but he wouldn't let her go, court hears.

Claims accused denies 'drowning in debt' before suspicious house fire

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Christopher Knaus A Kambah woman says she was not "drowning in debt" when her house burnt down in suspicious circumstances.

'I was just going with the flow': murder conspiracy accused fronts trial

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus A man accused of conspiring to murder a friend in Tuggeranong bushland has told a court he was just "going with the flow" as his friends prepared a car to transport and bury a dead body.

Accused 'wanted to sound dangerous'

Christopher Knaus A man who said he was going to kill a 17-year-old boy has told a court he was being ''a bit creative'' with his words.

Jury deliberates on murder plot trio

Christopher Knaus Three young men who chased a teenager through Tuggeranong bushland and allegedly prepared a car boot for his dead body have to wait until next week to learn of their fate.