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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

'I dare you to stab yourself': grotesque self-harm video gets 56,000 YouTube views

Phillip Thomson and Christopher Knaus Video sharing site YouTube has failed to act on repeated requests to remove a grotesque video showing a troubled Canberra man severely stabbing himself in front of laughing young bystanders.

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.

Baby in hospital after head-on crash in Phillip

Police investigate a crash on Melrose Drive, Phillip, on Sunday night.

Christopher Knaus A head-on crash near Woden on Sunday night has left a two-and-a-half-month-old baby girl in a critical condition in hospital with a head injury.

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.

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.

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.

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’’.

Man who shot guard during Mawson robbery fails in appeal


Christopher Knaus A man who blasted a security guard with a shotgun during a $151,000 armed robbery outside the Mawson Club has lost a bid to clear his name.

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

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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.

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.

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.

Smugglers jailed after cocaine found in DVD player

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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.

Jilted lover avoids jail for 'cowardly' bashing


Christopher Knaus A man who bashed his ex-girlfriend's new lover so severely that he required plates in his face has avoided jail time.

Man suspected of firing shot through Curtin home's door

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Christopher Knaus A man suspected of shooting a bullet through a drug dealer’s door during an attempted burglary has been denied bail, after the courts ruled he was a threat to public safety.

Marist College students accused of throwing rocks at police

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

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.

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.

Army sergeant found guilty of raping woman in Canberra hotel

Geoffrey William Joyce leaves the Magistrate's Court.

Christopher Knaus An army sergeant has been found guilty of raping a woman in her Canberra hotel room after a night out in Civic last year.