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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Victim denies seeking revenge

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Christopher Knaus The victim of an alleged bashing with a baseball bat in Civic has denied that he was planning a ''hit'' on his attackers after they broke the jaw of his friend earlier in the night.

'I told you I'd get you': earbiter faces court

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Christopher Knaus A woman who allegedly bit part of a man's ear off during a fight at a party early Sunday morning admitted she "blacks out" when drunk and on drugs, a court has heard.

'Hanging around the hookers again'

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Christopher Knaus Man brazenly snatched a bag from a woman to help pay off a drug dealer, court is told.

'Downward spiral of alcohol abuse' led to robbery

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Christopher Knaus A man who hit a service station attendant with a tyre iron during a violent robbery has spoken of going "off the rails", turning to alcohol to drown out his grief after a visit to his mother's grave...

Taxi-bash accused released on bail

Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly punched out the front teeth of a Bangladeshi taxi driver told him to "piss off back to your own country" before the attack.

Woman charged with attempted murder of ex-lover

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Christopher Knaus A woman who allegedly shot her former lover in the toilet of a McKellar home, before telling him she was going to kill him, will face a charge of attempted murder.

Teen with IQ of 10yo found unfit to plead

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus A teenager with the IQ of a 10-year-old accused of stealing luxury cars, burglary and drug possession has been found unfit to plead to the charges.

Father accused of indecent acts given supervised access

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Christopher Knaus A man accused of committing acts of indecency with his two daughters, aged 3 and 5, has been granted the right to visit the girls under supervision, despite fears his presence may put pressure on the...

Suspect in Macgregor fatal stabbing ruled fit to face trial

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Christopher Knaus A man accused of stabbing his partner to death in a Macgregor house 11 months ago has been formally committed to stand trial for murder.

Drunk driver jailed for six years over fatal crash

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Christopher Knaus A NSW man involved in a fatal crash with a motorcycle while drunk and disqualified has been sentenced to six years prison.

Vojneski to stand trial over stabbing death of partner

Scales of Justice.

Christopher Knaus The man accused of stabbing his partner to death in a Macgregor home has been formally committed to stand trial for murder.

Mum given second chance after drink-driving

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Christopher Knaus A woman who drank two bottles of wine, picked her daughter up from dance lessons, and then smashed into another car has been given a chance to prove she can turn her life around.

Hidden shotgun plan came undone

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Christopher Knaus A "career criminal" used a prison visit to draw a map leading an associate to a loaded double-barrelled shotgun hidden in bushes close to Parliament House.

Witness grilled over Macgregor stabbing death

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Christopher Knaus A hearing impaired witness giving evidence into the alleged stabbing murder of a Canberra woman last year has spoken of hearing a terrible, high-pitched scream that was "like something you'd hear on...

In Gungahlin, the beat just gets bigger

Behind The Blue Line

Christopher Knaus It's late, nearly 1.30am, and the streets in the city's furthest northern reaches are all but abandoned.

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Unworkable, crowded station impeding Gungahlin police

Sergeant Andrew Mitchell looks out over the sprawling expanse of residential construction in Gungahlin.?

Christopher Knaus Gungahlin police are being constrained by a station too small for their needs.

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Home invaders walk free from court

Christopher Knaus Two people involved in a violent home invasion in which the victim was bound, beaten, and warned she would have her tongue cut out have walked free from court.

Olympic hopeful avoids drug trafficking conviction

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Christopher Knaus A potential Olympic skier has avoided conviction on low-end drug trafficking charges, a win that gives him hope to make the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Armed robber jailed for two years

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Christopher Knaus A man who robbed an inner-north supermarket in front of a nine-year-old girl to repay a drug debt has been sentenced to two years and three months jail.

Accused Griffith flats shooter denied bail

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus A man accused of firing a gun into a Stuart Flats unit allegedly threatened to kill its occupant just hours earlier.