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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Plan gives drivers time to sober up before retrieving cars from night before

Christopher Knaus ACT clubs believe abolishing paid parking on Saturday and Sunday morning could help prevent drinkers getting behind the wheel to avoid a parking fine.

Boxer not in court for road rage sentence

Christopher Knaus An Olympic boxer who punched a truck driver in a road rage spat in Fyshwick has failed to show up for sentencing because he did not read his mail for the past three months, a court has heard.

Bail denied to alleged drug dealer, baseball basher

Christopher Knaus An accused drug trafficker who allegedly took a debtor on a ''long drive'' to the bush, tied him to a pole and beat him with a baseball bat, has lost a second bid for release on bail.

Man sentenced over Evatt standoff with police

Christopher Knaus Man confronted police armed with a kitchen knife and a fake gun made from cardboard rolls.

Olympic boxer Adam Forsyth fails to appear for sentencing over road rage assault

Christopher Knaus Confrontation took place after a truck driver beeped at him as he tried unsuccessfully to park a car.

Drug dealer allegedly beat debtor with baseball bat

Christopher Knaus An accused drug trafficker allegedly tied a man to a pole and beat him with a baseball bat.

Man accused of drug trafficking threatened witnesses, court told

Christopher Knaus Police believe a suspected drug trafficker held a knife to the throat of a witness and pointed a gun at another, a court has heard.

Bravehearts wants indefinite detention for serious child sex offenders

A child protection group has urged ACT to crackdown on convicted paedophiles.

Christopher Knaus A child protection group has urged the ACT to introduce severe measures cracking down on convicted paedophiles, calling for indefinite detention, public access to images of nearby sex offenders, and...

Suspected drug trafficker denied bail

Christopher Knaus Police believe a suspected drug trafficker held a knife to the throat of a witness and pointed a gun at another, a court has heard.

Drug user pleads guilty to mail theft, servo robbery


Christopher Knaus A drug user has pleaded guilty to tampering with mail in a post van and a service station robbery.

Belconnen unit fire accused suggests he was set up

Christopher Knaus The fire at Illawarra Court prompted fears about toxic fumes and forced the evacuation of nearby units.

Evidence fails to show doctors at fault in light-bulb changing accident

Supreme Court in Canberra

Christopher Knaus A man who fell while changing a light bulb is suing the ACT after doctors allegedly left a fragment of broken wire inside his hand.

AFP counter-terrorism officer accused of stalking ex-girlfriend


Christopher Knaus Woman left AFP member after discovering he was living with a Russian bride in Canberra, but he wouldn't let her go, court hears.

Tharwa indigenous rehabilitation centre gets tribunal green light

Christopher Knaus Rural landholders have lost a planning stoush with the government over the proposed indigenous bush retreat for drug and alcohol rehabilitation near Tharwa.

Groping doctor back in court over steroid possession

Dr Ammar Dhaimat.

Christopher Knaus A Canberra doctor who groped and kissed a patient during a consultation has pleaded guilty to separate charges of possessing steroids.

'Toxic' ambulance review setback

Man assaulted in road rage incident (Thumbnail)

Christopher Knaus Delays in starting a review of the culture of the ACT Ambulance Service have drawn criticism from the ACT opposition, who say the government has failed paramedics.

Man accused of sexually humiliating victim over drug debt pleads guilty to three charges


Christopher Knaus A man on trial for bashing and sexually humiliating his victim in a prolonged attack has pleaded guilty to three offences mid-trial.

Man accused of threatening to kill police officer faces court


Christopher Knaus A Canberra man allegedly stalked police and told them to tell their sergeant that ‘‘if I see him out on the street, I’ll f---ing kill him’’.

Man accused of 'controlling', beating wife faces ACT court

Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly controlled his wife’s life by beating her, taking her wages, checking her phone, stopping her from driving and indecently assaulting her, has faced court.

Mont 24 Hour Race will give refunds

Christopher Knaus Entrants who paid to enter the washed-out Mont 24 Hour bike race will be given entry into a rescheduled competition in October, refunds, or transferred to other events, organisers say.