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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Comanchero who spoke of war with Rebels after alleged drive-by shooting suspended by club

Christopher Knaus A Comanchero accused of shooting a rival bikie was suspended by his club for being "too loose", court documents suggest.

Judge criticises corrections for 'frustrating' failure on man's mental health


Christopher Knaus Judge criticises ACT corrections for an 'annoying' failure to explain offender's mental health problems to the court.

Gungahlin truck driver charged over fatal pedestrian collision

Christopher Knaus Truck driver who hit pedestrian on Snowy Mountains Highway charged with dangerous, negligent driving.

Man allegedly choked pregnant partner, posing risk to his unborn child

Jayden Mann, 32, is accused of choking his pregnant partner and posing a risk to their unborn child

Christopher Knaus Canberra man allegedly choked pregnant wife, risking harm to his unborn baby, court hears.

Controversial group loses battle to stop Gungahlin mosque

Concerned Citizens of Canberra president Irwin Ross was described as having a 'generalised hostility to the Muslim religion and concern about what he saw as its spread'.

Christopher Knaus Group whose leader had a 'generalised hostility to the Muslim religion' loses appeal to stop mosque.

Crucial witness in Rebels case fails to show, prompting warrant for his arrest

The failure of the witness to appear has contributed to significant delays in the case against a senior Rebels bikie.

Christopher Knaus Witness said case was making him anxious, stressed, and concerned for welfare, court hears.

Police reject concerns about investigator chosen to review Troy Forsyth case

Investigators at the scene of where Troy Forsyth, 17, was killed in a hit-and-run in Deakin on March 1, 1987.

Christopher Knaus Police reject concerns about crash analyst chosen to review 1987 hit-run killing of Troy Forsyth.

Ex-British fire chief Mark Jones to head ACT emergency services overhaul

ESA Commissioner Dominic Lane, pictured in December, has announced former British fire chief Mark Jones will head up the major overhaul of ACT emergency services

Christopher Knaus Former British fire chief to oversee major overhaul of ACT emergency services after he recommended cuts to ACT Fire and Rescue management.

Fatal hit-run cold case to be reviewed after police chief personally intervenes

Christopher Knaus Police chief orders full review of 1987 Troy Forsyth killing after extraordinary personal intervention.

Grass fire arson accused denies exaggerating mental illness to aid defence

Shane Mason, 50, on Thursday denied exaggerating his mental illness to aid a defence against deliberately lighting bushfires.

Christopher Knaus Man accused of lighting two fires in Canberra bushland denies exaggerating mental illness.

Fraudster's plan to fake injury on bus, sue government lands him 22-months jail

Christopher Knaus His plan was to fake an injury on an ACTION bus and sue the ACT. Instead he was sentenced to 22 months imprisonment.

Homeless man denies knowledge of deliberately lit bushfires

Shane Mason, 50, is accused of lighting two fires in the middle of summer in Canberra last year.

Christopher Knaus Questions remain over mental impairment in deliberately lit bushfire case.

Pilot over limit before flight appealing conviction

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus Virgin pilot who blew .059 at start of shift challenges test accuracy, fights conviction in court.

Bashed Indigenous inmate sues government, while community calls for answers

Christopher Knaus An Indigenous inmate, who was almost bashed to death, is taking civil action against ACT Government.

Man who allegedly killed stepfather told friend of plans, stole $53,000

Christopher Knaus "I think I'm going to kill my step-dad, bro." Alleged killer told friend of plans three days before crime.

'Obsessive' man found with 100,000 child pornography files

Christopher Knaus Wife brought food and drink to computer room as husband watched child pornography, court hears.

Chief magistrate 'greatly concerned' after police again fail to subpoena victim

Christopher Knaus Police fail to subpoena alleged domestic violence victim, leaving prosecution on verge of collapse.

New ACT law courts building won't take Civic parking spaces

Impressions of the new four-storey courts precinct. Juris Partnership was announced as the government's private partner for the project.

Christopher Knaus Construction of the new ACT courts precinct will not tie up parking spaces in the city or force temporary relocation, the government says.

Man jailed for five years over brutal machete attack

Ivan Terrence Torbert was sentenced to five years and three months for the machete attack

Christopher Knaus ACT man brutally hacked at his victim's legs with a machete, severing tendons and breaking off sections of bone.

Alcohol promoter gets weekend jail for $129,000 fraud involving nightclubs, bars

Christopher Knaus Swimming lessons, circus tickets and schools fees all went on the alcohol promoter's work credit card.