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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Man in custody over alleged Queanbeyan pub assault

Michael Inman A Queanbeyan man accused of elbowing and punching a father-of-two in the head at a Queanbeyan pub has been denied bail.

MH17 crash causes court delays in ACT

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Michael Inman The case against a Dunlop man linked to a northside growhouse has stalled due to the Australian Federal Police investigation of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Woman accidentally hit accelerator, ran over grandmother

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Michael Inman A Florey woman who ran over a grandmother in a school car park during a drop-off has been put a good behaviour and had her licence disqualified.

Letter-bomber Colin Dunstan loses latest bid to sue Commonwealth

Letter bomber: Colin Dunstan.

Michael Inman Convicted letter-bomber Colin Dunstan has lost his latest bid to sue the Commonwealth for being sacked from the tax office.

Criminal charges laid in northside workplace death of Wayne Vickery

Wayne Vickery: Killed on a West Macgregor worksite in 2011.

Michael Inman The family of workplace death victim Wayne Vickery have mixed feelings about criminal charges being laid against his employer.

Man jailed for racist road rage rant and assault

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Michael Inman A Dickson man who unleashed a racist road rage tirade while assaulting and brandishing a knife at two terrified men has been jailed.

One-punch attacker escapes full-time jail after fracturing victim's skull

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Michael Inman Teen who fractured man's skull in one-punch assault had two previous convictions for violence.

Home invasion allegedly sparked by shoes

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Michael Inman The jury in a violent home invasion trial where two people were beaten with a baseball bat will resume deliberating on Wednesday morning.

Violent home invader found guilty

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Michael Inman A Canberra man has been found guilty of a violent home invasion sparked by a dispute over a pair of shoes.

Suspended sentence for road rage assault

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Michael Inman Two men have who assaulted a man after following him to his northside home in a road rage attack will have a suspended jail sentence hanging over their heads for the next year.

Duntroon cadet alleged to have raped woman on Anzac Day

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Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A young Duntroon student allegedly choked and raped a fellow cadet on ANZAC Day in yet another disturbing revelation of abuse within the Australian Defence Force.

Accused syringe robber writes warning before court

Michael Inman Man accused of syringe-point robberies warns he wants to hurt anyone in his way

Accused killer given change of clothes the morning after girlfriend's death

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Michael Inman Court hears friend of Aleksander Vojneski’s brother gave the accused killer a change of clothes the morning after Paula Conlon’s murder.

Husband of murder victim saw bruises, court hears

Michael Inman Paula Conlon’s estranged husband warned her not to spent time with people who would hurt her, a court has heard.

ACTION bus driver made sexual gestures at school girls

Michael Inman ACTION bus driver made sexual gestures and comments to school girls while driving them home.

Friend found murder victim after she failed to turn up for appointments

Michael Inman Friends of Paula Conlon suspected something amiss when she missed a number of appointments.

Police make case at committal of accused murderer of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber, left, and murder accused Christopher Navin.

Michael Inman A Watson man charged with the stabbing murder of his old school friend argued with the victim about money and repeatedly tried to contact him in the days before the stabbing, police say.

Conviction for assault on Irish tourist overturned

Daniel Byrne outside court at an appearance last year.

Michael Inman A Canberra court has overturned the conviction of a Canberra man who punched a drunk Irish tourist in an early morning assault in Civic, leaving him with a serious brain injury.

Hoddle Street shooter Julian Knight claims compensation as a victim of crime

A photo from the scene of the shootings in Hoddle Street, Clifton Hill, in 1987.

Michael Inman Victorian mass killer Julian Knight could broaden his lawsuit against the Commonwealth over injuries he allegedly suffered during bastardisation at Duntroon.

ACT government rejects mandatory minimum sentences for serial child predators

Michael Inman ACT Court of Appeal asked to increase jail sentence of serial child sex offender Shane Williams