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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Prosecutors appeal after mum who forcibly removed daughter cleared of assault

Christopher Knaus When does a mother's use of force on a child become criminal assault, and when is it lawfully justified?

Prison to put inmates to work in ambitious bakery, laundry business at AMC

Corrections Minister Shane Rattenbury, pictured, described the lack of prison work programs as a

Christopher Knaus Inmates at the the ACT's jail to work in bakery, laundromat under $9 million prison industry program.

Police pursuit reached 180km/h, almost hit road workers

Christopher Knaus Stolen car led police on cross-border police chase that forced road worker to jump out of the way.

Alleged cafe arsonist charged with participating in criminal group

Fire crews and police investigate the alleged arson at the Brierly Street cafe in Weston in March 2014.

Christopher Knaus Man accused of setting fire to Weston cafe was allegedly involved in criminal group.

'He's in the house': terrified women barricaded themselves in bathroom

Christopher Knaus Burglar broke into home, tries to bash down bathroom door while making sexual threats.

Concerned Citizens of Canberra's lengthy legal battle over Gungahlin mosque over

Christopher Knaus The protracted, controversial legal battle over the construction of a new mosque in Gungahlin has come to a definitive end. 

Squabble for control of police union bank accounts as in-fighting continues

Christopher Knaus and Megan Gorrey The police union's bank accounts were frozen late last year as warring factions attempted to control the organisation's finances in an increasingly bitter dispute.

Mentally ill man sent to prison because there's 'nowhere else for him to go'

Christopher Knaus A man with paranoid schizophrenia has been sent to jail because there was nowhere else for him to go.

Lawyer labels client 'stupid' after New Year text to ex lands him behind bars for a week

Lawyer Paul Edmonds described the text as an act of

Christopher Knaus Man's five days in prison for New Year text was significant "wake-up call", lawyer says.

ESA boss still wants firefighters removed from ACT's triple-0 centre

Testing times: ACT Emergency Services Agency commissioner Dominic Lane at his Fairbairn headquarters.

Megan Gorrey and Christopher Knaus The ACT's emergency services boss will forge ahead with a controversial push for firefighters to be removed from the territory's triple-0 call centre, a plan the firefighting union says could be...

Alleged drug trafficker and suspected debt collector loses bail, despite family's plea

Christopher Knaus A Canberra man allegedly found with knives and a trafficable quantity of ice has lost a bid for bail, despite his family pleading with a court to send him home so they could try to...

Calvary accepts coroner's findings, recommendations in childbirth fatality case

Dr Andrew Foote.

Christopher Knaus Calvary accepts damning coronial findings about failings in a childbirth fatality case, extends 'deepest sympathies'.

Wanted man lied to police, fled to avoid returning to Queensland, court hears

Shaun Collins, 27, was arrested after lying to police and leading them on a chase through Red Hill flats on Monday.

Christopher Knaus Man allegedly gave ACT police a false name, feigned illness and then led them on a foot chase through Red Hill flats.

CSIRO sues contractor after fridge power left off, rare samples destroyed

Christopher Knaus A simple flick of the switch allegedly destroyed a rare CSIRO collection, costing it millions and destroying years of research.

Detainee loses battle for personal computer inside ACT's jail

Christopher Knaus Inmate appealing sentence for viciously bashing fellow detainee uses human rights laws to attempt better access to computer.

Dr Qinglin Wang and his fight for fairness against the ACT government

Christopher Knaus A qualified neurologist has been battling to obtain work in the same field in Australia, and claims he is a victim of racial discrimination.

New prison centre full one month after opening as overcrowding crisis continues

Christopher Knaus Within months of opening, the ACT's Alexander Maconochie Centre's new 30-bed care centre is already overflowing.

Obstetrician hits back at findings that he failed in childbirth death case

Christopher Knaus Obstetrician condemns coroner's findings that he failed in childbirth fatality.

At least six inmates infected with hepatitis C as slow progress on needle exchange continues

Christopher Knaus More inmates infected with hepatitis C, while the guards' union and government try to reach agreement on needle exchange proposal.

Man found guilty of molesting stepchildren

A man who molested two sisters and a brother has been found guilty of 10 offences after an ACT Supreme Court trial.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A man who molested three siblings at a home in Palmerston has been found guilty of a string of offences.