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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

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. 

Criminal lawyer fraudulently obtained thousands in murder plot case

Christopher Knaus A Canberra lawyer fraudulently obtained thousands of dollars in legal fees while working on a high-profile murder conspiracy case.

Dangerous fire day keeps crews busy in Namadgi and at Mount Taylor

ACT Parks & Wildlife firefighter Ben Stevenson puts out embers in a tree trunk.

Christopher Knaus and Megan Gorrey Firefighters 'break the back' of Mount Clear bushfire, quickly pounce on Mount Taylor grass fire.

Obstetrician 'failed' in treatment of woman who died after birth of twins

Dr Andrew Foote

Christopher Knaus An obstetrician failed to treat a pregnant woman's dangerously high blood pressure before she died, a coroner has found. 

Inmate's transfer to isolated, poorly designed ward contributed to suicide

Inside the new special care facility.

Christopher Knaus Transfer to isolated, poorly designed skill contributed to inmate suicide, coroner finds.

Construction ready to proceed in $150 million courts upgrade

Christopher Knaus Construction of the major $150 million court precinct upgrade is ready to proceed, after the finances of the government's private partner were given the tick of approval.

Jury retires in sibling molestation trial

A jury has begun deliberating on the fate of a man accused of sexually abusing three siblings in the 1990s

Christopher Knaus Jury retires in a historical child sex case, where a stepfather is accused of abusing three siblings.

Man who used entertainment centre visit to blackmail child victim sentenced to four years

Christopher Knaus Trip to Tunzafun kids entertainment centre used to blackmail in child molestation case.

Director apologises for grader death of Wayne Vickery, agrees it was preventable

Christopher Knaus Canberra Contractors agrees the death of their worker was preventable, apologises to family.

'Because it hurt': woman explains why she buried memories of alleged child abuse

A stepfather accused of molesting three of his former partner's children is on trial in the ACT Supreme Court.

Christopher Knaus A woman has spoken of burying memories of alleged child abuse, and lying to her family when they raised it years later.

Unsolved murder and mother's death haunted drug trafficker, court hears

A 19-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to assaulting his 60-year-old aunt with a baseball bat.

Christopher Knaus The tragic backstory of a child refugee, whose brother's murder remains unsolved, has been aired in the ACT Supreme Court.