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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Woman who allegedly faked domestic violence in fraud loses bail bid

Christopher Knaus Woman who allegedly faked domestic violence to defraud Canberrans loses bail bid despite wanting to show daughter "better way of living".

Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii in court for driving on suspended licence

Christopher Knaus Canberra Raiders star faces court for allegedly driving on a suspended licence outside a Belconnen pub in the early hours of the morning.

Corrections officer forged reports for sentencing of Canberra criminals

ACT Magistrates Court.

Christopher Knaus A Corrective Services officer forged a string of reports used by judges to sentence Canberra criminals, including notorious double murderer Scott Alexander McDougall.

Canberra killer launches appeal against life sentence

Killer: Aleksander Vojneski facing sentencing for  murdering Paula Conlon.

Christopher Knaus The Canberra killer who stabbed mother-of-three Paula Conlon to death is fighting against his life sentence, launching an appeal just one day after his punishment was handed down.

Failing waste company leaves mountain of garbage, multimillion-dollar headache

Skippy Bins.

Christopher Knaus A failing local company has left a mountain of rubbish at a disused depot, potentially leaving ACT taxpayers with a multi-million dollar clean-up bill.

Man smashed with bottle and robbed of phone, throws paint on getaway car

The scene of the two-car crash in Cook on Monday afternoon.

Christopher Knaus A Canberra man was smashed in the head with a bottle, grabbed by the throat, and repeatedly punched by a group who stole his mobile phone last week.

No jail for father who shook his baby causing severe brain damage

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Christopher Knaus An intellectually impaired man who shook his crying baby in a tragic moment of frustration, causing irreversible brain damage, will not serve time behind bars.

Man accused of raping his wife, threatening to derail her family's visa application


Christopher Knaus Man accused of raping wife at their Canberra home before threatening to derail family's Australian visa bid.

Man who molested two sisters in his care is facing sentence

Sentence pending

Christopher Knaus He took away my childhood, my innocence and my freedom, says sexual assault victim.

Aleksander Vojneski sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Paula Conlon

Aleksander Vojneski has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Paula Conlon.

Christopher Knaus Violent ice addict Aleksander Vojneski was sentenced to life imprisonment for brutally stabbing to death mother-of-three Paula Conlon in her Canberra home.

Litany of safety failings alleged in Wayne Vickery's death

Wayne Vickery was killed on a Macgregor worksite in 2011.

Christopher Knaus Prosecutors allege safety failings led to fatal grader accident on construction site two weeks before Christmas.

Allegedly murdered Canberra mother Norma Woutersz was found bound with rope in backyard

Allegedly murdered Canberra mother Norma Woutersz.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A Canberra mother allegedly murdered by her daughter was found with significant head injuries and her hands and feet bound with rope.

Senior Rebels bikie allegedly found with ammo cache

Nemesis: ACT Policing created a special taskforce to crack down on outlaw motorcycle gangs in early August.

Christopher Knaus A senior Rebels bikie was allegedly found with a large cache of ammo, explosive and steroids stored at his Wanniassa home earlier this year.

Murderer Aleksander Vojneski in prison assault case


Christopher Knaus A Canberra man who stabbed his girlfriend to death in her Macgregor home may claim he was mentally impaired during a prison yard attack on a guard a year after the killing.

Gabriela Woutersz, daughter accused of mother's murder in Dunlop is back in prison

Cheryl Woutersz, who was allegedly killed by her daughter.

Christopher Knaus A woman accused of murdering her mother in Dunlop last month is back in prison after more than two weeks in a psychiatric unit.

Man who spat on police officer's face treated too harshly, court says

Christopher Knaus A man who spat on a female police officer's face had his prison time cut after a court found a seven-month sentence was too harsh.

Bail denied after not guilty plea on drug importation charges


Christopher Knaus A Canberra man allegedly imported huge quantities of drugs using his own name and address. Now he has pleaded not guilty.

Mugga Way murder trial delayed by four months

Christopher Knaus The Mugga Way murder trial of 71-year-old Luigi Costa has been delayed again.

Copa Restaurant pays out two Canberra children, but they won't get money until they are 18

Christopher Knaus The Copa Brazilian Restaurant has been ordered to pay out two children over its mass food poisoning last year, but the pair won't get the money until they are 18.

Barrister left out of pocket after launching doomed appeal for client

Christopher Knaus A barrister has been ordered to fork out for court costs after attempting to start a doomed appeal bid for a client who claims he was unfairly dismissed by the ACT government.