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Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

David Eastman displayed 'unbelieveable fury' about Colin Winchester

Christopher Knaus David Eastman’s doctor witnessed the convicted murderer display an ‘‘unbelievable’’ fury after he warned him against pushing assistant police commissioner Colin Winchester off his chair, an inquiry...

Is the ACT sending too many criminals to jail?

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Christopher Knaus The government has respondeds to criticism about the territory's sentencing of criminals.

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No full-time jail for 'cheap shot lacking courage'

Orry Kuzma, 19, sentenced to three months weekend detention for drunken assault, leaves the magistrates court in Canberra.

Christopher Knaus A man who drunkenly punched an unsuspecting nightclub patron because he was ‘‘getting close to my girl’’ has been sentenced to three months’ weekend detention.

Tougher measures for alcohol violence 'very attractive'

Jeremy Hanson.

Christopher Knaus The ACT will consider parts of the NSW crackdown on alcohol-related violence.

Brother of Raiders player Josh Papalii pleads not guilty to supermarket robberies

Christopher Knaus John Papalii has pleaded not guilty to allegations he robbed and attempted to rob Canberra supermarkets in December.

Son's beaten face haunts mother, court told

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Christopher Knaus The mother of a man king hit in Civic will never forget seeing her son's ''battered, bruised, and crushed'' face, a court has heard.

David Eastman not psychotic, expert says

David Harold Eastman being arrested at his home.

Christopher Knaus Expert criminal psychiatrist says convicted cop killer can lose control under the weight of a ‘‘great tsunami’’ of feeling associated with his paranoid personality disorder.

Police officer's son king hit man in 'unforgiveable' attack

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Christopher Knaus Attack was an act of ‘‘senseless, mindless, gratuitous alcohol-fuelled violence’’.

Lack of noodles, damaged eggs among ACT prisoners' complaints


Christopher Knaus Life can sometimes be tough for residents of the Alexander Maconochie Centre.

Police search finds death-related items

Christopher Knaus and Ben Westcott A police search of scrubland in Red Hill has uncovered items potentially linked to the killing of a cannabis dealer in Phillip on New Year's Day.

Levi Freeman-Quay to face trial over drunken punch

News Accused king-hitter, Levi Freeman-Quay, leaves the Magistrates Court on Thursday morning.

Christopher Knaus A man is set to stand trial over a single drunken punch in Civic that left a young Canberran with brain damage and a fractured skull.

Phillip murder: Police search Red Hill bushland

Police and ses conduct a search along the roadside on Hindmarsh Drive, red hill.
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Christopher Knaus Police and emergency services have scoured bushland in Red Hill as their investigation into the killing of a Phillip cannabis dealer continues.

Phillip murder investigators want to speak with two women


Christopher Knaus Police want to speak to two women they believe may be important witnesses in the investigation into the suspected murder of Miodrag Gajic in Phillip on New Year’s Day.

Protective service officers face cuts

Christopher Knaus Almost 500 protective service officers were told they are potentially ''excess to requirements'' on Monday, as Defence pushes ahead with plans to downgrade security at some Australian bases.

More charges of importing drugs through Canberra post office boxes

Christopher Knaus A man accused of importing drugs through a series of post office boxes has been charged with eighteen new trafficking offences.

Ex-cop pleads guilty to copying sex video

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Christopher Knaus A former officer has pleaded guilty to copying a private sex video he found on the mobile phone of a victim who came to police for help last year.

Alcohol-fuelled violence on the rise: medical staff


Christopher Knaus Emergency specialists such as Drew Richardson see the aftermath of alcohol-fuelled violence all too often.

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Former Canberra Capital Janna Sladic convicted of burglary

Janna Sladic

Christopher Knaus A former semi-professional basketball player and model caught in the middle of a burglary in Canberra's north has been convicted of a series of offences.

Canberra prisoner set cell on fire as protest

Christopher Knaus A prisoner has admitted to setting his cell on fire as a protest against his transfer to the ‘‘hard side’’ of the Alexander Maconochie Centre.

Man linked to killing taken off the streets

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A man linked to the killing of a Phillip cannabis dealer on New Year's Day has been taken off the streets.