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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

First of four childcare worker enters not guilty pleas in children assault case

Christopher Knaus First in a group of childcare workers accused of assaulting children at a Canberra service enters not guilty pleas.

Man randomly slashes stranger's throat with machete, before attacking taxi driver

Imran Hakimi, 32, allegedly attacked strangers randomly with a machete in Belconnen.

Christopher Knaus Bravery of bystanders prevented machete deaths in Belconnen last night, prosecutors say.

New police union president calls for unity, dismisses concerns about appointment

Angela Smith has been appointed as the president of the Australian Federal Police Association

Christopher Knaus Senior Constable Angela Smith appointed as new AFPA president.

Prosecutors salvage case against senior Rebels bikie

The case against a senior Rebels bikie, Michael Wayne Clark, is going ahead.

Christopher Knaus But the court date has been delayed by five months.

Rebels case may collapse due to unlawful seizure, flawed evidence

The case against a senior Rebels bikie, Michael Wayne Clark, threatens to collapse.

Christopher Knaus The Rebels southside president allegedly possessed a shotgun and other weapons.

Man who used fake female Facebook profile in rape sentenced to almost five years' jail term

Billy Tamawiwy, pictured, is likely to be deported upon his release

Christopher Knaus The elaborate Facebook deception left one victim 'scarred for life'.

Ducks, quails left for days in cramped cages without proper food, water, shade

Ducks were left in these cramped cages without water for several days, the RSPCA says.

Christopher Knaus Ninety-three birds were left in 15 cages in a trailer outside a Canberra home for several days, the RSPCA says.

Canberra man stabbed two teenage brothers, puncturing the lung of one, court hears

Justice Richard Refshauge.

Christopher Knaus Canberra man pleads guilty, says he can't remember stabbing.

Trespass case dismissed against Indigenous man who declared property was embassy

Murrumu Walubara Yidindji is the foreign minister of Yidindji sovereign nation, an Indigenous tribal group that has renounced ties with Australia.

Christopher Knaus Trespass charge dismissed against Indigenous leader who created his own government and declared ACT building as embassy.

Comanchero who spoke of war with Rebels after alleged drive-by shooting suspended by club

The scene of the shooting in Stirling in March.

Christopher Knaus A Comanchero accused of shooting a rival bikie was suspended by his club for being "too loose", court documents suggest.

Judge criticises corrections for 'frustrating' failure on man's mental health


Christopher Knaus Judge criticises ACT corrections for an 'annoying' failure to explain offender's mental health problems to the court.

Gungahlin truck driver charged over fatal pedestrian collision

Christopher Knaus Truck driver who hit pedestrian on Snowy Mountains Highway charged with dangerous, negligent driving.

Man allegedly choked pregnant partner, posing risk to his unborn child

Jayden Mann, 32, is accused of choking his pregnant partner and posing a risk to their unborn child

Christopher Knaus Canberra man allegedly choked pregnant wife, risking harm to his unborn baby, court hears.

Controversial group loses battle to stop Gungahlin mosque

Concerned Citizens of Canberra president Irwin Ross was described as having a 'generalised hostility to the Muslim religion and concern about what he saw as its spread'.

Christopher Knaus Group whose leader had a 'generalised hostility to the Muslim religion' loses appeal to stop mosque.

Crucial witness in Rebels case fails to show, prompting warrant for his arrest

The failure of the witness to appear has contributed to significant delays in the case against a senior Rebels bikie.

Christopher Knaus Witness said case was making him anxious, stressed, and concerned for welfare, court hears.

Police reject concerns about investigator chosen to review Troy Forsyth case

Investigators at the scene of where Troy Forsyth, 17, was killed in a hit-and-run in Deakin on March 1, 1987.

Christopher Knaus Police reject concerns about crash analyst chosen to review 1987 hit-run killing of Troy Forsyth.

Ex-British fire chief Mark Jones to head ACT emergency services overhaul

ESA Commissioner Dominic Lane, pictured in December, has announced former British fire chief Mark Jones will head up the major overhaul of ACT emergency services

Christopher Knaus Former British fire chief to oversee major overhaul of ACT emergency services after he recommended cuts to ACT Fire and Rescue management.

Fatal hit-run cold case to be reviewed after police chief personally intervenes

Christopher Knaus Police chief orders full review of 1987 Troy Forsyth killing after extraordinary personal intervention.

Grass fire arson accused denies exaggerating mental illness to aid defence

Shane Mason, 50, on Thursday denied exaggerating his mental illness to aid a defence against deliberately lighting bushfires.

Christopher Knaus Man accused of lighting two fires in Canberra bushland denies exaggerating mental illness.

Fraudster's plan to fake injury on bus, sue government lands him 22-months jail

Christopher Knaus His plan was to fake an injury on an ACTION bus and sue the ACT. Instead he was sentenced to 22 months imprisonment.