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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Man kneed pregnant fiance, threatened to kill her

Acting Justice Stephen Walmsley will hand down sentence later this week.

Michael Inman A Narrabundah man who tried to kill his unborn child claimed he could not remember the attack, a court has heard.

Man who molested sisters sentenced to decade behind bars

Michael Alan Gillard in 2011.

Michael Inman Canberra man who “cynically and evilly” molested two young sisters sentenced to 11 years jail.

ACT Police interview Hoddle Street killer over historic stabbing

Julian Knight being taken away by police after the Hoddle Street shooting.

Michael Inman Two Canberra police officers have reportedly visited Hoddle Street killer Julian Knight at Port Phillip to question him over a 1987 stabbing at a Civic nightclub.

Former leader Gary Humphries gives Canberra Liberals an angry tune-up

Former leader Gary Humphries says Canberra Liberals are heading toward their fifth successive defeat unless the party reforms itself.

Noel Towell and Michael Inman Dead people on the Canberra Liberals' membership lists a symptom of wider malaise, says former leader.

Lawsuit likely in ANU mass food poisoning from chicken liver pate

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Michael Inman ANU students expected to sue after 55 fell ill to food poisoning last year.

Men jailed for botched carjacking using machete

Michael Inman Two men were on a week-long crime spree when they terrified a woman with a machete in a botched carjacking.

Indonesian teen jailed for people smuggling will push to have conviction quashed

System failure ... Ali Yasmin.

Michael Inman An Indonesian teenager jailed as an adult for people smuggling will push to have his conviction quashed.

Alleged prison drug ring mastermind pleads not guilty

Michael Inman The alleged ringleader of a sophisticated drug supply racket in the ACT's prison has pleaded not guilty.

High Court upholds Giralang shops redevelopment appeal

Retailers challenged the redevelopment of the derelict Giralang shops in the High Court.

Clare Colley and Michael Inman Opponents of an upgrade to a derelict shopping centre at Giralang have had a win with the highest court in the country upholding their appeal and ordering the ACT government to pay legal costs.

ACT courts take step towards becoming paperless

Michael Inman ACT courts have taken a step towards a paperless with the purchase of a new case management system.

Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii banned and fined for driving on suspended licence

Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii is now banned from driving after he missed paying a parking fine.

Michael Inman World Cup duties and pre-season training caused Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii to miss a parking fine that has now got him banned from driving.

Failed Civic cafe fined $15,000 for posing 'serious danger to public health'

Photos submitted into the case against the Spicy Ginger Cafe.

Michael Inman A failed Civic cafe deemed a 'serious danger to public health' has been fined $15,000 for its unsafe food regime.

Spurned man guilty of using gun for 'lover's revenge'

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Michael Inman A Canberra man has been found guilty of using a gun to take “lover’s revenge” after a woman he met on eHarmony broke off their fling.

Calvary Hospital's budget woes deepen $12 million loss in 12 months

Deficit deepens: Calvary Hospital has had to reissue its 2013-14 financial statement.

Natasha Boddy and Michael Inman Public hospital in Bruce underestimated its losses by more than $5 million, with a reissued financial report showing the facility lost almost $12 million in just a year.

Man who allegedly doused restaurant with fuel found fit to plead

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Michael Inman A Giralang man who poured petrol inside a restaurant and threatened to set it alight has been found fit to plead.

Defendants ordered to pay $70 million to Commonwealth


Michael Inman A group of Albury-based businesspeople have been ordered to pay almost $70m to the Commonwealth.

Packed lunches, 'nipple cripples', and DVDs spark bitter family court dispute

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Michael Inman A father's parenting style, which included camping, swimming, and climbing, was seen as a risk to his child's safety by the mother.

Man pleads guilty to threatening police with Molotov cocktail

Michael Inman A Hackett man wanted to be arrested for “something real” when he threatened police with a Molotov cocktail after a car chase through Belconnen.

Woman wins $808,114 payout after dentist botched tooth extraction

Open wide: A botched tooth extraction has cost a dentist more than $800,000..

Michael Inman A botched extraction in which part of a tooth was forced into a woman's sinus cavity has cost a dentist more than $800,000 in damages.

Mr Fluffy owners call in lawyers as lawsuits against government mount

Workers demolish a Mr Fluffy home.

Michael Inman Another two Mr Fluffy homeowners could sue the ACT Government for more than $1.35 million after they unknowingly bought properties contaminated with deadly asbestos.