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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Jury out on pair accused of shooting conspiracy

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Christopher Knaus A jury is deliberating the fate of two men charged with conspiring to shoot the foot of a man who was instead shot dead in 2010.

'I've gotta stab ya brother': man jailed for attack

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Christopher Knaus A man who grabbed a pair of scissors and said "I've gotta stab ya brother" to a man he suspected of sleeping with his ex has been jailed for five years.

Driver warned over court tirade

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Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly rammed a police car was threatened with a contempt charge after an expletive-riddled court outburst on Wednesday.

Drug-driving charge dismissed due to delay in blood testing

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Christopher Knaus A case against a man accused of driving after taking drugs has been thrown out of court because a blood sample taken at a hospital four hours after a crash had no legal authority.

Brother found victim's body, court told

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Christopher Knaus A man has broken down in tears as he spoke of finding his brother’s dead body, which lay covered in blood after an alleged violent murder in a Bruce apartment.

Man on trial for bashing dies of heart attack

Christopher Knaus A 31-year-old man has died of a heart attack while waiting for a re-trial in the ACT Supreme Court.

Computer error causes fine mess for motorists

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Christopher Knaus Hundreds of speeding and parking fines, thought to total more than $10,000, have been sent out in error by the ACT Government.

Former A-G to fight for Forsyth

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Christopher Knaus Former ACT attorney-general and prominent barrister Bernard Collaery will fight to reopen the inquest into the 1987 hit-and-run death of Troy Forsyth.

Woman indecently assaulted at Chisholm ovals

A woman was held at knifepoint for her Audi R8 convertible.

Christopher Knaus A 27-year-old woman was set upon and indecently assaulted by a man at ovals in Chisholm on Saturday, police say.

Thousands making a difference

Sport. 12th May 2013. Mothers Day Classic funrun and walk fundraiser for Breast cancer held in Canberra.  Canberra Times photo by Karleen Minney.

Christopher Knaus, Larissa Nicholson Thousands of people braved Canberra’s thick morning fog to run in the Mother’s Day Classic on Sunday morning.

Bail denied for 'revenge knife attack'

Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly launched a frenzied knife attack on a man at the Belconnen bus interchange last month was out for revenge, a court has heard.

Man avoids jail for threats made when ill

Christopher Knaus A mentally ill man who imagined he was in a video game, brandishing a toy shotgun outside a bank in Civic and pointing it at a police car, has avoided jail time.

Bus stop stabbing accused was 'out for revenge', court told

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Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly launched a frenzied knife attack on a man waiting for a bus in Belconnen was out for revenge, a court has heard.

Man waved toy gun in Civic during 'video game' delusion

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Christopher Knaus A mentally ill man who imagined he was in a video game in Civic, brandishing a toy shotgun outside a bank and pointing it at a police car, has avoided jail time.

Bail for 'speeding, dangerous' driver

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Christopher Knaus A woman who allegedly led police on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit through a school zone has been released on bail.

Prisoner lost eye in 'sickening' attack

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A convicted paedophile fighting against extra jail time should have a ''sickening'' attack that cost him an eye taken into account, a court has heard.

Paedophile lost eye in prison attack, court told

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Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A convicted paedophile fighting against extra jail time should have a "sickening" attack that cost him an eye taken into account, a court has heard.

Repeat drink drivers to get self-monitoring device

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Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Canberra's worst drink drivers will soon have alcohol interlocks fitted to their vehicles, as the government is expected to introduce tough new laws to crack down on repeat and high-range offenders...

Burglaries suspect 'threat to witnesses'

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Christopher Knaus A man suspected of up to 30 burglaries in four months spoke of breaking the ribs and legs of witnesses if he was released from prison.

Pair innocent, says Yuen

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Christopher Knaus A man who ambushed and shot dead his close friend outside the Hughes shops has denied taking the fall for two friends, saying he intimidated the pair into helping him.