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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Bail for man alleged to have bitten ex-partner

The ACT Magistrates Court.

Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly bit his ex-girlfriend's nose in a ''savage'' fight after a Canberra music festival has been released on bail.

Police union leadership survives challenge

Christopher Knaus The police union’s leadership team survived an internal power challenge during national elections this week.

'Nose-biting' ex-boyfriend released on bail

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Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly bit his ex-girlfriend's nose in a "savage" fight after a Canberra music festival has been released on bail.

Supreme Court has a new master in Mossop

Newly appointed Magistrate David Mossop. 
 

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Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Canberra’s legal fraternity has welcomed the appointment of Magistrate David Mossop as the new Master of the ACT Supreme Court, congratulating the government on an ‘‘excellent appointment’’.

ACT top cop moving to Customs

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Christopher Knaus The territory’s police chief is leaving the force to take up a senior role in Customs, in a move described as a “loss for the ACT”.

No further jail for former cop who 'wrecked his career'

Christopher Knaus A former police officer who broke a restraining order taken out by his ex-wife has walked free from court, after serving 13 months secluded and in protection from other prisoners in Canberra’s jail.

Man pleads guilty to violent crime spree with friends

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus A man has pleaded guilty to a violent crime spree in 2010, which included numerous assaults, robbery, burglary, and car theft.

'Seriously violent person' deserves life in jail, says prosecution

Kai Yuen has been charged with the murder of Brendan Scott Welsh (pic supplied by AFP)

Christopher Knaus Prosecutors have called for murderer Kai Yuen to be sentenced to life behind bars, saying it is the only way the community can contain his violence.

No further jail for man who planned bashing that turned brutal

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus A man who lured a victim to his apartment to be “taught a lesson” has escaped further prison time.

Sorry 'with every bone in my body'

Supreme Court in Canberra

Christopher Knaus A man who ambushed and shot dead one of his close friends outside the Hughes shops has told the victim's family he is sorry "with every bone in my body".

Broke teen stole fuel from servo three times in two weeks

Petrol.

Christopher Knaus A strapped-for-cash teenager who stole petrol from the same service station three times in under two weeks has been warned that crime is not the answer to money woes.

Man jailed over fishing knife attack

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Christopher Knaus A man who repeatedly stabbed a man with a fishing knife during a drinking session at his Red Hill unit has been sentenced to more than two years jail.

Murderer's fatal shots were deliberate: judge

Kai Yuen has been charged with the murder of Brendan Scott Welsh (pic supplied by AFP)

Christopher Knaus A Supreme Court judge believes two shotgun rounds Kai Yuen fired during a fatal ambush on his oldest friend outside the Hughes shops were deliberate.

Inquiry hitch as Eastman dismisses lawyer

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Christopher Knaus David Harold Eastman has dismissed his legal team and demanded the judge handling the inquiry into his murder conviction remove himself from the proceedings.

Highest peak of them all

The Five Peaks Challenge.

Christopher Knaus Scott Marshall achieved the impossible in the ACT's charity hill climb challenge on Sunday.

Boy winched to safety on south coast

South Coast rescue: a 13 year old surfer is winched to safety at Bar Beach in Narooma on sunday, April 21.

Christopher Knaus A young surfer and his rescuer narrowly escaped from dangerously rough seas during a dramatic rescue on the south coast on Sunday morning.

Chapman pursuit ends in crash, foot chase

Christopher Knaus A pursuit through Chapman ended with a crash and a short foot chase on Saturday.

Courts protester is free to fight on

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Christopher Knaus A woman who protests almost daily outside the ACT Magistrates Court against a law firm she says owes her family more than $100,000 has had an early win in a defamation case.

Murdered man's mum asks 'why?'

Brendan Scott Welsh.

Christopher Knaus The mother and sister of a man who was shot dead outside the Hughes shops have spoken of the ''excruciating'', ''unbearable'' pain.

'Don't stab him': girlfriend pleads with stab-accused

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Christopher Knaus A man accused of a random, near-fatal stabbing at the Belconnen bus interchange earlier this month ignored his girlfriend's pleas of "don't stab him" before launching into the frenzied attack,...