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Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

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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Generic shot of car keys and empty beer glasses at a bar for story on drinking and driving [or not driving] over the christmas new year break
NCH H2 2ND DEC 2009 pic by PETER STOOP SPECIAL DRINK

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Generic shot of car keys and empty beer glasses at a bar for story on drinking and driving [or not driving] over the christmas new year break
NCH H2 2ND DEC 2009 pic by PETER STOOP SPECIAL DRINK

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'

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

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

Supreme Court in Canberra

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.

Murder victim's family backs fifth judge

A photo of murder victim Julie Tattersall, who was killed in 2008.

Christopher Knaus Friends and family of murder victim Julie Tattersall waited five long, torturous years for closure.

Opposition to again put bench on agenda

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Christopher Knaus The opposition will again push for a fifth judge to be appointed to the ACT Supreme Court.

Jail term for 'Incredible Hulk' standover man cut on appeal

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Christopher Knaus A standover man who has been compared to the Incredible Hulk has shaved six months from his minimum jail time after winning an appeal against his sentence.

Warning over addicts' implant

Christopher Knaus ACT courts may be encouraging heroin addicts to seek a potentially dangerous implant to curb their habit.

Power struggle at police union's elections

Christopher Knaus The police union's leadership team has survived an internal power challenge during national elections.

Man killed in Campbell after disturbance

News. 4th May 2013. Fatal involving a pedestrian in Campbell, corner of Jacka Place and Savige street. The vehicle involved in the incident at the scene.  Canberra Times photo by Karleen Minney.

Christopher Knaus A life was lost when a driver reversed over his 20-year-old friend as he fled a woman allegedly smashing his car.

Bail for man alleged to have bitten ex-partner

The ACT Magistrates Court.

Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly bit his ex-girlfriend's nose in a ''savage'' fight after a Canberra music festival has been released on bail.

Police union leadership survives challenge

Christopher Knaus The police union’s leadership team survived an internal power challenge during national elections this week.

'Nose-biting' ex-boyfriend released on bail

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Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly bit his ex-girlfriend's nose in a "savage" fight after a Canberra music festival has been released on bail.

Supreme Court has a new master in Mossop

Newly appointed Magistrate David Mossop. 
 

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Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Canberra’s legal fraternity has welcomed the appointment of Magistrate David Mossop as the new Master of the ACT Supreme Court, congratulating the government on an ‘‘excellent appointment’’.

ACT top cop moving to Customs

29th February 2012, News, Journalist: Chris Knaus. Photographed by KATHERINE GRIFFITHS. Photograph of Chief Police Officer Roman Quaedvlieg.

Christopher Knaus The territory’s police chief is leaving the force to take up a senior role in Customs, in a move described as a “loss for the ACT”.

No further jail for former cop who 'wrecked his career'

Christopher Knaus A former police officer who broke a restraining order taken out by his ex-wife has walked free from court, after serving 13 months secluded and in protection from other prisoners in Canberra’s jail.

Man pleads guilty to violent crime spree with friends

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus A man has pleaded guilty to a violent crime spree in 2010, which included numerous assaults, robbery, burglary, and car theft.

'Seriously violent person' deserves life in jail, says prosecution

Kai Yuen has been charged with the murder of Brendan Scott Welsh (pic supplied by AFP)

Christopher Knaus Prosecutors have called for murderer Kai Yuen to be sentenced to life behind bars, saying it is the only way the community can contain his violence.

No further jail for man who planned bashing that turned brutal

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus A man who lured a victim to his apartment to be “taught a lesson” has escaped further prison time.

Sorry 'with every bone in my body'

Supreme Court in Canberra

Christopher Knaus A man who ambushed and shot dead one of his close friends outside the Hughes shops has told the victim's family he is sorry "with every bone in my body".