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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Neighbours tell court they heard 'horrible scream' on night of Paula Conlon's murder

Michael Inman Neighbours of murder victim Paula Conlon heard a “horrible scream” on the night of the fatal stabbing.

Illegal knuckledusters used to hang tools, court hears

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Michael Inman A Greenway man who used knuckle dusters as a tool hanger has been put on a good behaviour order.

Student says ANU let her down after sexual harassment episode


Ben Latham and Michael Inman A Canberra student who alleges she was sexually harassed at an on-campus dorm says the university’s botched response will leave her $6000 out of pocket.

Convicted child predator appeals jail sentence as "excessive"

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Michael Inman A convicted child predator has appealed the severity of his decade-long prison sentence as “manifestly excessive”.

ANU residential dorm authorities mismanaged sexual harassment allegation


Michael Inman A Canberra academic failed to properly investigate an allegation of sexual harassment at an on-campus accommodation dorm earlier this year, an internal probe has found.

Prosecutors say kill plot trio should do more time

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Michael Inman ACT's DPP says three young men who plotted to kill a Canberra teenager should do more jail time.

Bigamous priest given suspended jail sentence

Alec Stevenson outside the Magistrates Court.

Michael Inman A priest found guilty of bigamy after remarrying twice has been handed a suspended jail sentence.

Murder victim feared stalker, witness claims

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Michael Inman The mother of accused killer Aleksander Vojneski says the victim had feared a stalker from her past shortly before her death.

Father cleared of breaking his son's ribs

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Michael Inman A Canberra father has been acquitted of charges he punched and squeezed his four-month-old son so hard he fractured 13 ribs.

AFP Commissioner Tony Negus quits

Australian Federal Police Commissioner Tony Negus, speaking at the signing of policing purchase agreement.

Michael Inman Australian Federal Police Commissioner on Friday announced he will quit the force after a 32-year career.

Former Canberra teacher acquitted of sex with underage student

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Michael Inman Canberra jury acquits former Canberra teacher of charges of having sex with an underage student.

Police mum on sprayed dog investigation

Justen Storay, centre, from Griffith with Zoe Storay, left, 8, and Declan Storay, right, 3, playing with their family dog Laps.

Michael Inman and Megan Gorrey ACT Policing will not reveal whether an internal probe into an officer who fired capsicum spray at a chained dog will be made public.

Teacher allegedly had sex with underage student


Michael Inman Former teacher admits sex with student, but says he was 16

ACT DPP will argue to keep David Eastman behind bars

The arrest of the Colin Winchester murder suspect, David Harold Eastman, at his Reid flat in 1992.

Michael Inman The Office of ACT Director of Public Prosecutions has won another bid to argue David Eastman should remain behind bars.

War veteran committed suicide over pension investigation, widow says


Megan Gorrey and Michael Inman A Vietnam veteran committed suicide after an investigation into his pension entitlements drove him to breaking point, his widow says.

ACT Police officer capsicum sprays tethered dog

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Michael Inman A tethered dog was capsicum sprayed by an ACT Police officer during a raid on a Griffith property last month.

Fresh evidence in murder of Phillip man Miodrag Gajic

Accused: Danny Klobucar outside ACT Magistrates Court earlier this year.

Michael Inman Police have uncovered fresh evidence linking a Florey man with the murder of a grandfather in Phillip on New Year's Day, a court has heard.

Suspended sentence for Calwell cannabis grower


Michael Inman An Iranian refugee who grew 29 cannabis plants at a south-side house to pay off debts has avoided time behind bars.

Hoddle Street killer takes criminal injury claim to ACT Supreme Court

Hoddle Street mass murderer Julian Knight.

Michael Inman A Victorian mass killer who alleges he was injured during bastardisation at Duntroon could take his fight for compensation as a crime victim to the ACT Supreme Court.

Road rage accused denied bail


Michael Inman A man allegedly rammed a car and then attacked it with a machete during a road rage incident, a court has heard.