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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Man accused of threatening to kill police officer faces court


Christopher Knaus A Canberra man allegedly stalked police and told them to tell their sergeant that ‘‘if I see him out on the street, I’ll f---ing kill him’’.

Labor minister Joy Burch's son charged over armed robbery

Facing charges: Lloyd Edwin Burch leaves the ACT Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Christopher Knaus Lloyd Edwin Burch drank two litres of beer before entering an Ali Baba store armed with a knife.

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


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

Police reveal suspect in Phillip murder investigation

Danny Klobucar exits the ACT Magistrates Court.

Christopher Knaus The identity of a suspect in the brutal killing of an elderly Phillip man on New Year's Day has been revealed in court.

Brother of Raiders player Josh Papalii pleads not guilty to supermarket robberies

Christopher Knaus John Papalii has pleaded not guilty to allegations he robbed and attempted to rob Canberra supermarkets in December.

Killer known to victim in Phillip New Year's Day murder

News.  ACT Policing have covered the rear courtyard of a property in Phillip as they investigate a murder at Mansfield Place in Phillip. 2 January 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Jeffrey Chan.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Police believe the killer responsible for the New Year's Day murder in Phillip was known to his victim and stole his mobile phone, using it to make calls after the attack.

Chapman home searched in Phillip homicide probe

Murdered Phillip man Miodrag Gajic, 71.

Christopher Knaus An elderly man murdered in his Phillip unit has been remembered as a kind-hearted, funny, and devoted family man.

Neighbours shocked by death of man, 52, at Bega Court flats in Reid

Christopher Knaus Residents of Bega Court flats have spoken of their shock and devastation at the discovery of a neighbour's body on Saturday.

Jail for man caught in burglary by schoolgirl

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Christopher Knaus A serial burglar who was interrupted by an 11-year-old girl as he stole her phone to help fund his drug habit will spend almost five months behind bars.

Man linked to killing taken off the streets

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A man linked to the killing of a Phillip cannabis dealer on New Year's Day has been taken off the streets.

Police search finds death-related items

Christopher Knaus and Ben Westcott A police search of scrubland in Red Hill has uncovered items potentially linked to the killing of a cannabis dealer in Phillip on New Year's Day.

More details emerge on man killed in Phillip

Mansfield Place in Phillip,

Hamish Boland-Rudder and Christopher Knaus The man found dead in an apparent murder in a Phillip apartment complex was named Miodrag Gajic, and neighbours suspect his unit had been targeted twice in recent years.

Phillip man suffered 'significant head injuries', police reveal

Police at Mansfield Place in Phillip, where the body of a 71-year-old male was discovered on January 1.

Christopher Knaus and Hamish Boland-Rudder A man found dead in his Phillip unit had suffered ''significant head injuries'', police have revealed.

Phillip murder investigators want to speak with two women


Christopher Knaus Police want to speak to two women they believe may be important witnesses in the investigation into the suspected murder of Miodrag Gajic in Phillip on New Year’s Day.

Phillip murder: Police search Red Hill bushland

Police and ses conduct a search along the roadside on Hindmarsh Drive, red hill.
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Christopher Knaus Police and emergency services have scoured bushland in Red Hill as their investigation into the killing of a Phillip cannabis dealer continues.

Robber who shot van guard in face appeals

Christopher Knaus A man who shot a guard during an armed robbery of an armoured van in 2004 is appealing against his conviction.

Smugglers jailed after cocaine found in DVD player

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus Two drug smugglers who tried to import cocaine into Australia inside a DVD player have been sentenced to time behind bars.

Firefighters demand move over 'trauma' of ACT triple-0 calls

ACT firefighters use some of the new training facilities.

Christopher Knaus Firefighters in the ACT's triple-0 call centre demanded to be moved because they fear overhearing traumatic conversations involving their ambulance counterparts is damaging their mental health.

Marist College students accused of throwing rocks at police

Marist College students in 2011

Christopher Knaus Police say Marist College students threw rocks at them and forced road closures early on Sunday morning.

Army sergeant rape-accused goes on trial

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Christopher Knaus An Army sergeant accused of raping a woman in her Civic hotel room while telling her to "stop f---ing crying" has gone on trial in the ACT Supreme Court.