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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Canberra blooms into action at Floriade ahead of fine week

Michael Inman Canberrans can expect the balmy spring conditions to continue this week, with temperatures in the high teens.

Man back behind bars after chase

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Michael Inman and Fleta Page A Canberra man who went on the run and sparked a chase in Hall after a magistrate sentenced him to three months jail is back behind bars.

David Eastman's bail conditions tightened by ACT Supreme Court

The arrest of David Eastman for the murder of Colin Winchester.

Michael Inman Accused cop killer David Eastman has had his bail conditions temporarily tightened, despite asking a Canberra court to relax them.

Danny Klobucar committed for trial over bashing death of Canberra grandfather Miodrag Gajic

Danny Klobucar is to stand trial over the death of Miodrag Gajic.

Michael Inman A Florey man who allegedly beat to death a Canberra grandfather on New Year's Day thought the man was a paedophile and had a DVD of him, police say.

ActewAGL's "Rambo" approach to Kaleen man's trees justified

Ian McQuire failed in his action against ActewAGL for pruning his tree.

Michael Inman A Kaleen man has lost a bid to force ActewAGL to publish a half-page apology in The Canberra Times and pay him $19000 for pruning his tree.

Victim urges Cameron Tully to repent over 'evil' crimes against children

Cameron Tully: a victim's father said he was a

Michael Inman Cameron Flynn Tully continues to maintain his innocence of molesting young girls while their parents gathered as part of his family's religious group.

Men used social media app to abduct and rape woman at Belconnen

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Michael Inman Two men have been found guilty of using a social media app to abduct and rape a woman in Canberra's north last year.

Peter Slipper appeals his fraud conviction

Peter Slipper, pictured arriving at the ACT Magistrates Court in July, will appeal his fraud conviction.

Michael Inman Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper will fight to overturn his conviction for fraud.

Hume drug lab accused Stanley Hou could face more charges, court hears

Stanley Hou could face more charges.

Michael Inman A Lyneham man linked to a commercial-grade drug lab in Canberra’s south could face more charges, a court has heard.

Man pleads guilty to masturbating in front of Kippax shoppers

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Michael Inman A Hackett man has pleaded guilty to masturbating in front of shocked shoppers in a northside store last year.

Belconnen man faces court for sexual assault after using fake Facebook account

Charged: Billy Tamawiwy is accused of using a fake Facebook profile to have sex with another man.

Michael Inman A Belconnen man alleged to have created a fake Facebook profile of a young woman to commit a sexual assault against another man has been refused bail.

Serial thief who stole more than $33,000 in property deemed unfit to face charges

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Michael Inman Police are still working to return more than $30,000 of property stolen by a mentally impaired serial thief.

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.

Men allegedly used social media to abduct, rape woman: court hears

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Michael Inman A man alleged to have used social media to abduct and rape a woman raised the prospect of group sex, a court has heard.

Woman considered jumping from 14th floor window to escape attackers, court hears

The founder and managing director of The Strata Agency has been charged and pleaded guilty to misappropriating in excess of $1 million of trust fund monies.

Michael Inman A woman allegedly abducted and raped by two men considered jumping out of a fourteenth-storey window to escape a Belconnen flat, a court has heard.

One-punch attacker to spend four months behind bars

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Michael Inman A Page man has been jailed for a “cowardly” one punch attack that hospitalised a diner at a northside mall.

Accused rapists DNA found on woman

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Michael Inman DNA matching two accused rapists found on woman, court hears

Aleksander Vojneski guilty of murdering Paula Conlon

Aleksander Vojneski has been found guilty of murdering Paula Conlon.

Michael Inman A Canberra drug addict has been found guilty of the stabbing murder of his girlfriend.

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.

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.