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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

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.

Olympic boxer Adam Forsyth fails to appear for sentencing over road rage assault

Christopher Knaus Confrontation took place after a truck driver beeped at him as he tried unsuccessfully to park a car.

Man sentenced over Evatt standoff with police

Christopher Knaus Man confronted police armed with a kitchen knife and a fake gun made from cardboard rolls.

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.

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.

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.

Drug user pleads guilty to mail theft, servo robbery

Court

Christopher Knaus A drug user has pleaded guilty to tampering with mail in a post van and a service station robbery.

AFP counter-terrorism officer accused of stalking ex-girlfriend

Gavel

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.

Tharwa indigenous rehabilitation centre gets tribunal green light

Christopher Knaus Rural landholders have lost a planning stoush with the government over the proposed indigenous bush retreat for drug and alcohol rehabilitation near Tharwa.

Man accused of 'controlling', beating wife faces ACT court

Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly controlled his wife’s life by beating her, taking her wages, checking her phone, stopping her from driving and indecently assaulting her, has faced court.

Man accused of threatening to kill police officer faces court

Police

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’’.

Bar talk a hot topic in Georgina Phelps' family

Georgina Phelps joins the other four lawyers in her immediate family.

Christopher Knaus Debates around the Phelps' dinner table are more lively than those in most families.

Tests show toxic groundwater at Koppers timber plant has not spread

Christopher Knaus Polluted groundwater has not spread from beneath the former Koppers timber treatment plant, new testing has shown.

New West Industrial Park buyers not informed of Koppers contamination

Teddy Bear Childcare owner Mark Gillett  bought land about 400 meters away from the contaminated sites but were never told of the pollution the sale of the land never went through.

Christopher Knaus The ACT government is selling land around the contaminated Koppers site without telling some potential buyers.

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Priest facing bigamy charges in ACT court

Alec Stevenson

Christopher Knaus Father Alec Stevenson thought he'd left his life in New Zealand behind when he walked out on his young wife and children and moved to Australia in 1970.

Libs want auditor in on environmental reporting

Christopher Knaus The opposition will push for broader scrutiny of the ACT's management of environmental reporting in the wake of the pollution of Hume groundwater with potentially dangerous chemicals.

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.

Final witnesses give evidence in Eastman inquiry

Christopher Knaus After five months of hearings and a sea of evidence, inquiry shifts to business end of proceedings. But it's far from over.

Eastman evidence may have misled inquest: scientist

Christopher Knaus A forensic expert has admitted he may have misled the inquest on ACT police chief Colin Stanley Winchester and allowed ''unacceptable confusion'' in the labelling of gunshot residue taken from David...

Lawyers criticise end of periodic detention

Christopher Knaus The decision to abolish weekend detention has been criticised by parts of the ACT's legal fraternity, who say it was made without consultation and appears to be motivated by a desire to cut costs.