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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Trainee priest not liable for hitting earphone-wearing pedestrian in Red Hill

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Christopher Knaus A trainee priest was not to blame for crashing into a PhD graduate crossing a suburban street with earphones in his ears, a court has found.

Accused murderer Aleksander Vojneski attacked prison guard last year, court hears

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Christopher Knaus A prison guard has spoken of being attacked by accused murderer Aleksander Vojneski over a disputed grocery purchase.

Murder victim Paula Conlon's friend said she was 'crazy' to start relationship with accused killer

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Christopher Knaus A friend of murder victim Paula Conlon told her she was crazy to start a relationship with a man she met at a mental hospital.

Driver faces court over McKellar fatal crash

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Christopher Knaus and Megan Gorrey A man accused of killing his friend when he crashed his car while drunk will fight the charges in court.

James March sentenced to seven years and nine months jail for raping woman during Canberra burglary

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Christopher Knaus A man who repeatedly raped a terrified 18-year-old woman he found sleeping during a burglary has been sentenced to seven years and nine months imprisonment.

Prosecution want tough sentence for 'worst nightmare' rapist

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Christopher Knaus It's a crime described as everybody's worst nightmare. A convicted criminal walked into a granny flat at random, subjecting the young woman he found inside to a terrifying two hour sexual assault.

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

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

Prison officer facing rape allegations freed following suspicions about his accuser

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Christopher Knaus A prison guard who has spent four months behind bars for allegedly bashing and raping his ex-girlfriend has been freed after covert surveillance appeared to prove the woman, a former NSW police...

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.

Former counter-terrorism member hid foreign passports, Russian bride, Bulgarian property from AFP

Christopher Knaus Court hears former AFP officer hid passports, a Russian bride, and Bulgarian property interests from his employer.

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.

David Eastman urges judges not to 'wimp out' and order re-trial

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Christopher Knaus David Eastman has spoken from prison to urge three judges to quash his conviction and not to "wimp out" by leaving the decision for a re-trial in the hands of prosecutors.

Peter Slipper moves to have Cabcharge fraud case thrown out

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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...

Former federal police officer faces new charges over stalking of ex-girlfriend

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Christopher Knaus A former federal police officer accused of using protected information to help stalk his ex-girlfriend has been charged with three new offences of accessing restricted data.

Small Thredbo company wins legal fight against ski resort owners

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Christopher Knaus It was the biggest snowball fight of them all, yet it was waged without as much as a snowflake in sight.

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...

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

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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.