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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Rape victim wants to 'erase the pain'

Christopher Knaus A woman who was sexually assaulted by an Army sergeant in her Civic hotel room has written of wanting to ''erase the pain''.

Reid death deemed non-suspicious as police continue to investigate murders

ACT Policing Forensics member investigating a death at Bega Court in Reid after a body was found.

Christopher Knaus The death of a man found by neighbours in his Bega Court apartment has been deemed non-suspicious by police.

Braddon hit-run drunk driver given weekend detention

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found guilty of a hit and run incident, is escorted from Supreme Court after his sentencing.

Christopher Knaus A drunk man who unwittingly mowed down two teenagers with his ute in Braddon will serve the next nine months in weekend detention.

Jail for man caught in burglary by schoolgirl

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Christopher Knaus A serial burglar who was interrupted by an 11-year-old girl as he stole her phone to help fund his drug habit will spend almost five months behind bars.

Jail union slams ACT government's slow progress on needle exchange negotiations

CPSU ACT secretary Vince McDevitt speaks to Corrective Services ACT officesr and family members outside Fair Work Australia office protesting the proposed Needle Exchange program at the Alexander Maconochie Centre.

Christopher Knaus The ACT government has held just two negotiation sessions in 16 months to try to break the deadlock over a prison needle exchange program.

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Neighbours shocked by death of man, 52, at Bega Court flats in Reid

Christopher Knaus Residents of Bega Court flats have spoken of their shock and devastation at the discovery of a neighbour's body on Saturday.

Tributes flow for murdered music lover Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Police are speaking to a number of ''persons of interest'' as they continue to investigate the stabbing murder of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber.

Phillip man suffered 'significant head injuries', police reveal

Police at Mansfield Place in Phillip, where the body of a 71-year-old male was discovered on January 1.

Christopher Knaus and Hamish Boland-Rudder A man found dead in his Phillip unit had suffered ''significant head injuries'', police have revealed.

More details emerge on man killed in Phillip

Mansfield Place in Phillip,

Hamish Boland-Rudder and Christopher Knaus The man found dead in an apparent murder in a Phillip apartment complex was named Miodrag Gajic, and neighbours suspect his unit had been targeted twice in recent years.

Canberra music scene identity murdered

Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber. Photo: ACT Policing

Michael Inman, Christopher Knaus Tragedy scarred the short life of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber years before he was murdered, when the legally blind young man was orphaned.

Murder cases mark 2013 as a dark year in Canberra's courts

Christopher Knaus The ACT’s courts have witnessed a chilling series of murder cases in the past year, from the cold-blooded and calculated, to the indescribably brutal and gratuitous.

Police wait on autopsy report

Police investigate the discovery of the body of a 27 year old male in a block of apartments in Lyneham, in Hall Street.

Christopher Knaus Police have conducted an autopsy on the body of a young man discovered in a Lyneham unit on Saturday.

No compo for ex-soldier who smoked to 'fit in with fellow troops'

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Christopher Knaus A former Australian soldier who claimed he developed lung disease after taking up smoking in the Army to ''fit in'' with fellow troops has lost a bid for workers' compensation.

Multiple injuries on dead man's body in Lyneham

Police investigate the discovery of the body of a 27 year old male in a block of apartments in Lyneham, in Hall Street.

Christopher Knaus The man found dead on the living room floor of a Lyneham unit had sustained numerous injuries, police say.

Civic bashing victim was left unconscious on dance floor for 14 minutes

Victim of a king hit earlier in the year, Greg Hardie, at his Ngunnawal home.

Christopher Knaus Greg Hardie lay unconscious for 14 long minutes on a Civic nightclub floor as his attackers were allowed to leave the scene.

Drink-driving: Police road blitz on in earnest

RBTs from ACT Policing.

Christopher Knaus These are some of the ACT's drunkest drivers, the worst of which would struggle to walk down a street, let alone control a car.

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ACT Police warn New Year's revellers

ACT police on patrol in Civic.

Christopher Knaus Police have warned they will be out in force for New Year's Eve celebrations in Civic, setting their sights on underage drinkers, anti-social behaviour, and drink driving.

Canberra prison guards on alert for cuts to services

The Alexander Maconochie Centre.

Christopher Knaus A government move to cut costs in the ACT's prisons has raised fears guards' pay and working conditions could be affected.

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Heavy traffic on coastal road causes delays

Traffic banked up on the Kings Highway on their way into Batesman Bay on Saturday morning.

Christopher Knaus Heavy traffic on the Kings Highway is causing significant delays for motorists travelling to the south coast, while a five-year-old girl remains in hospital following a serious crash on Friday.

Punch Drunk: Doctor wants violence ratings for Canberra nightspots

Christopher Knaus An emergency medicine specialist says Canberra's medical staff is dealing with an ''unending supply'' of patients due to alcohol.