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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Murder accused Aleksander Vojneski 'didn't seem right': brother

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Christopher Knaus The brother of Aleksander Vojneski says his sibling "didn't seem right mentally" and appeared delusional the weekend before he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in her Macgregor home.

David Eastman to learn fate on Friday after more than 19 years behind bars

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Christopher Knaus David Eastman will learn on Friday whether he will walk free after 19 years behind bars for one of Australia's most notorious police killings.

Belconnen library child molester to serve extra three years minimum jail

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Christopher Knaus Prosecutors successfully appeal sentence of man who molested a three-year-old girl in Belconnen library.

Man who went on violent rampage through ACT streets loses bid to reduce sentence

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Christopher Knaus Man who tried to steal car with child trapped inside loses bid to have sentence reduced.

Witness tells of 'dead quiet' before loud scream on night of Canberra killing

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Christopher Knaus A Sydney-based online gamer said there was "dead quiet" before he heard a loud scream through his computer speakers the night his playing companion’s landlady was stabbed to death in her...

Testing clears former Koppers site of contamination

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Christopher Knaus Independent testing of the old Koppers timber treatment plant site has cleared it of posing an "unacceptable risk" to the community.

ACT government frees up court in responding to inquiries into criminal convictions

Christopher Knaus ACT courts will no longer have their hands tied when considering the fate of criminals who have had their convictions put under the microscope by an inquiry.

Boarder ‘wouldn't have heard anyone enter house’ on night Paula Conlon was murdered

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Christopher Knaus A teenager who unknowingly sat playing video games metres away from where Paula Conlon was murdered has agreed his chances of hearing someone else come into the house were negligible.

'I dare you to stab yourself': grotesque self-harm video gets 56,000 YouTube views

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Phillip Thomson and Christopher Knaus Video sharing site YouTube has failed to act on repeated requests to remove a grotesque video showing a troubled Canberra man severely stabbing himself in front of laughing young bystanders.

Alleged drug trafficker tracked by phone tap released on bail

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Christopher Knaus An alleged drug trafficker accused of dealing on a daily basis was released on bail after the prosecution failed to convince the court he was likely to reoffend.

"No man could scream that hard": teenager describes night of murder

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Christopher Knaus A teenager told police he heard a loud, shrill scream followed by "no, no, no" on the night mother of three Paula Conlon was murdered.

Health effects of Mr Fluffy asbestos exposure to be studied

Kirsten Lawson and Christopher Knaus Chief health officer confirms authorities are looking to study the health impact of living in a Mr Fluffy house

Police mistakenly hand personal details of terrified family to daughter's violent ex-boyfriend

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Christopher Knaus ACT police mistakenly handed over the address of a now terrified family to their daughter's violent, criminally convicted ex-boyfriend.

Baby in hospital after head-on crash in Phillip

Police investigate a crash on Melrose Drive, Phillip, on Sunday night.

Christopher Knaus A head-on crash near Woden on Sunday night has left a two-and-a-half-month-old baby girl in a critical condition in hospital with a head injury.

Video clip of Canberra prison inmates fighting to prompt inquiry

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Christopher Knaus A video clip purporting to show two prison inmates brawling in a cell in the Alexander Maconochie Centre emerged on social media on Sunday.

Trainee priest not liable for hitting earphone-wearing pedestrian in Red Hill

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Christopher Knaus A trainee priest was not to blame for crashing into a PhD graduate crossing a suburban street with earphones in his ears, a court has found.

Accused murderer Aleksander Vojneski attacked prison guard last year, court hears

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Christopher Knaus A prison guard has spoken of being attacked by accused murderer Aleksander Vojneski over a disputed grocery purchase.

Murder victim Paula Conlon's friend said she was 'crazy' to start relationship with accused killer

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Christopher Knaus A friend of murder victim Paula Conlon told her she was crazy to start a relationship with a man she met at a mental hospital.

Driver faces court over McKellar fatal crash

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Christopher Knaus and Megan Gorrey A man accused of killing his friend when he crashed his car while drunk will fight the charges in court.

James March sentenced to seven years and nine months jail for raping woman during Canberra burglary

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Christopher Knaus A man who repeatedly raped a terrified 18-year-old woman he found sleeping during a burglary has been sentenced to seven years and nine months imprisonment.