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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Accused murderer Aleksander Vojneski threatened to kill ex-girlfriend with a knife, court hears

Christopher Knaus Accused murderer Aleksander Vojneski promised mental health workers 'never again' after allegedly threatening to kill a former girlfriend with a knife in 2007.

Man who raped woman during break-in tore family's life apart, court hears

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Christopher Knaus James March ripped a family's life apart when he repeatedly raped a young woman he encountered during a burglary in Canberra's inner north last year.

Accused murderer Aleksander Vojneski's sister gives evidence about 'unprovoked' stabbing

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Christopher Knaus Sister of accused murderer breaks down recalling her brother calmly and quietly stabbing her then boyfriend in the chest at a family barbecue.

Ice user Aleksander Vojneski faces court accused of stabbing partner to death

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Christopher Knaus An ice user accused of stabbing his possibly pregnant partner to death in a frenzied attack in her Macgregor home in 2012 has gone on trial in the ACT Supreme Court.

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.

Peter Slipper moves to have Cabcharge fraud case thrown out

Former Speaker Peter Slipper arrives at the ACT Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Christopher Knaus Former Federal Parliament Speaker Peter Slipper has moved to have the Cabcharge fraud case against him thrown out, saying prosecutors failed to prove he was not on parliamentary business during...

Man defrauds Medicare to fund drug habit

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Christopher Knaus A man who defrauded Medicare to help fund his drug habit has been sentenced to two months imprisonment.

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.

Peter Slipper set to finally face his day in court over alleged Cabcharge misuse

Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper.

Christopher Knaus Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper is expected to finally face his day in court on Monday over allegations he misused Cabcharge vouchers for a taxpayer-funded tour through Canberra region...

'Click fraudsters' set up fake Facebook pages in names of MH17 victims

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Christopher Knaus and Primrose Riordan So-called "click fraudsters" are setting up fake Facebook pages in the names of Australian MH17 victims to profit from a lucrative internet scam.

Jana Sladic checks herself out of Queensland rehabilitation centre

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Christopher Knaus A former Canberra model and basketballer attempting to prove to the courts she can turn her life around has checked herself out of a religious Queensland rehabilitation centre because she said staff...

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.

Renovators face criminal charge for not removing asbestos

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Christopher Knaus A Canberra couple are facing criminal convictions for failing to completely remove asbestos during a major home renovation in Griffith.

Racist road rage pair found guilty

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Christopher Knaus A couple subjected two terrified Canberrans to a racist, abusive road rage tirade, before bashing them and brandishing a knife in their faces.

Former ACT police chief tipped as frontrunner for AFP's top job

It is understood Mr Quaedvlieg, currently deputy head at the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, is one of the leading candidates for the role.

Christopher Knaus Former ACT police chief Roman Quaedvlieg is emerging as a potential front runner to become the Australian Federal Police's next commissioner.

Dickson traders urge action on parking

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Christopher Knaus Concerned traders warn the government that major redevelopment of Dickson must make parking a priority.

Intoxicated pilot caught just before Canberra flight

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Christopher Knaus An intoxicated pilot was caught preparing to fly a commercial passenger jet out of Canberra Airport while more than three times over the legal flying limit.

Man accused of importing drugs to Canberra post office boxes to stand trial

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Christopher Knaus A man accused of importing MDMA and cocaine into the ACT using false identities and a series of post office boxes has pleaded not guilty and is set to face trial.

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.

Graffiti artist goes on tagging "bender" through Belconnen

Some of Travis Bryant's graffiti in Belconnen.

Christopher Knaus A drunken graffiti "bender" through Canberra has left local artist Travis Bryant with a stark reminder of the line separating street art from senseless vandalism.