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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Eastman inquiry told man borrowed his car, went shooting - may explain gunshot residue

Christopher Knaus A man who says he took David Harold Eastman's car to go rabbit shooting has been repeatedly questioned about why he never told police about the excursion.

Women's action leads to ban on Canberra lawyer

Christopher Knaus A Canberra lawyer who had an ''intimate relationship'' with a woman seeking legal advice over a child custody battle has lost a fight to clear his name.

ACT police pursuit policy very sensible: union

Quadruple fatality on March 20.

Christopher Knaus The ACT's police pursuit policy is balanced and safe, according to the police union, who have also praised the inquest's description of Justin "Mully" Williams actions in causing one of the city's...

Lawyer in 'intimate relationship' with client

Christopher Knaus A Canberra lawyer who had an "intimate relationship" with a woman seeking legal advice over a child custody battle has lost a fight to clear his name.

ACT prison needle exchange warning

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Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus Drug workers have warned of repercussions if a prison needle exchange does not go ahead at Canberra's prison.

Mother of driver who caused three deaths in chase doesn't blame police

Quadruple fatality on March 20.

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The mother of the driver who caused one of the territory’s most horrific car crashes says she does not blame the police for chasing her son in a high-speed pursuit.

Police cleared over fatal crash following pursuit

Christopher Knaus An inquest has found no reason to criticise police for their pursuit of a stolen car, which ended when the fleeing driver ran a red light, killing four people including a child.

Former Army sergeant jailed for rape

Geoffrey William Joyce arriving at court earlier this year.

Christopher Knaus A former Army sergeant who raped a woman in a drunken attack in her Civic hotel room has been sentenced to two years full-time prison and 12 months weekend detention.

Faults of ambos' cardiac machines revealed

Christopher Knaus The true extent of faults experienced by new ambulance cardiac equipment last year has been revealed.

Tony Negus's son quits police force amid speeding crash investigation

Police commissioner Tony Negus.

Christopher Knaus Federal police commissioner Tony Negus's son has quit the ACT's police force while embroiled in an internal probe and an investigation into a motorbike crash linked with speeding.

Man jailed for drunken punch that left victim with serious brain injury

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Christopher Knaus Daniel Byrne, 21, used all the force he could muster to hit Timothy McCarthy, knocking him back causing his head to smash on the concrete.

Forensic expert contradicts key evidence used in case against David Eastman

A forensic scientist whose crucial analysis of gunshot residue linked David Eastman to the murder of ACT's police chief is trying to prevent an inquiry investigating his work.

Christopher Knaus An international forensic expert said it is extremely unlikely that a silencer was used in the 1989 killing of the territory's police chief.

Cop sacked over capsicum spray incident loses appeal

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Christopher Knaus A Canberra police officer sacked for using capsicum spray on a drunk man outside a Manuka nightclub has lost his unfair dismissal case.

Five brothers back to school at St Edmund's College Canberra

Christopher Knaus Spare a thought for the Loadsman family as you deal with the stress-heightening, knuckle-whitening chaos of getting the kids to their first day back at school on Monday.

Jim Jefferies faces the zombie apocalypse in Civic

Actor and stand up comedian, Jim Jeffries in Canberra.

Christopher Knaus JIM JEFFERIES is here to bring Canberra back from the dead.

DPP will appeal 'manifestly inadequate' sentence given to child sex offender Shane Williams

Canberra prosecutors say the prison sentence handed to a chronic paedophile who sexually assaulted a three-year-old girl have confirmed they have challenged the decision.

Michael Inman, Stephanie Anderson and Christopher Knaus Canberra prosecutors say the sentence handed to a man who sexually assaulted a three-year-old girl was ''manifestly inadequate''.

Canberrans test the water as hot weather continues

From Royalla (from left) Phoebe Thompson 11, Sarah Thompson 17, Hannah Ferguson 17 and Bree Sturdess 17 and Sam Quirke age 17 of Calwell, cooling off in the Murrumbidgee River.

Ben Westcott and Christopher Knaus Soaring temperatures have again sent Canberrans leaping, paddling, or splashing in whatever watery comfort the bush capital has to offer.

Chapman home searched in Phillip homicide probe

Murdered Phillip man Miodrag Gajic, 71.

Christopher Knaus An elderly man murdered in his Phillip unit has been remembered as a kind-hearted, funny, and devoted family man.

Outrage over paedophile's sentence for sex assault on three-year-old girl

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Michael Inman, Stephanie Anderson, Christopher Knaus Prosecutors are considering challenging the prison sentence handed to a child predator who sexually assaulted a three-year-old girl.

Tuggeranong noodle bar fined for 'putrid' conditions

Inside the Tuggeranong eatery fined for dangerous food safety breaches.

Christopher Knaus A cockroach-infested noodle bar operating in Tuggeranong Hyperdome has been fined almost $14,000 for potentially dangerous food safety breaches.