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Chase Hoffberger

Staff Writer

TWITTER: @hoffberger

Chase Hoffberger has been a staff writer at The Austin Chronicle since May 2013. Prior to joining, he freelanced for the paper and wrote on staff at the Daily Dot.

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APA Chief Punches Horse-Molester

Union head unlikely to face consequences

News Feature, Jun. 30, 2016

Challengers Emerge for CM Delia Garza's Seat

Wesley Faulkner to focus on housing and transportation

News Feature, Jun. 23, 2016

Death Watch: New Rodney Reed Filing

Death row inmate's lawyers seek retrial

News Feature, Jun. 23, 2016

Roberson Execution Stayed

Court of Criminal Appeals sends case back to Anderson County

News Daily, Jun. 17, 2016 12:10 PM

Police, EMS Staffers Not Happy

Employee surveys show low morale

News Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

New Medical Director for Austin/Travis County

EMS union expresses enthusiasm for Mark E. Escott hire

News Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

Death Watch: Shaken Science

Appeal rests on new research into Shaken Baby Syndrome

News Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

APD's DNA Lab Shutters

Department must change its operating procedures

News Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

Yellow Cab's San Antonio Shuffle

Cab conglomerate calls out-of-town cabs to Austin, but did it get the city's OK first?

News Feature, Jun. 9, 2016

Death Watch: U.S. Supreme Court Steps In

Highest court to consider two Texas death penalty cases

News Feature, Jun. 9, 2016

Cameras for Cops

Will City Council get a policy in place on June 9?

News Feature, Jun. 2, 2016

Death Watch: The Merits of Hypnosis-Induced Testimony

Attorneys argue Charles Don Flores' conviction is rooted in junk science

News Feature, Jun. 2, 2016

Special Response

Nearly 80 APD officers will work the Republican National Convention

News Feature, May. 26, 2016


Change of Pace

Music Review, May. 26, 2016

Former Officer Sues APD

Officer claims firing was retaliatory

News Daily, May. 22, 2016 10:15 AM

10-1, Take Two

Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November

News Feature, May. 19, 2016

No Prosecution for APD Officer

Freeman won't be charged in teen's death

News Feature, May. 19, 2016

Changing Lanes

Taxi industry braces for big changes

News Feature, May. 19, 2016

Our City, Our Headache

Uber and Lyft's temper tantrum leaves Austin to clean up the mess

News Feature, May. 12, 2016

Cab Drivers Look Toward the Future

News Feature, May. 12, 2016

Memories in Memo-Land

Tracking back on Marc Ott's previous disciplinary memo to Acevedo

News Feature, May. 12, 2016

Ott and Acevedo at Odds

City manager reprimands police chief for insubordination, sparking rumors

News Feature, May. 5, 2016

Springsteen Seeks New Day in Court

He hopes to be declared innocent of the Yogurt Shop Murders

News Daily, May. 4, 2016 9:30 PM

Reasonable Doubt

Did misleading DNA analysis land an innocent man on death row?

News Feature, Apr. 28, 2016

On the Inside

Louis Perez interviewed on Death Row

News Feature, Apr. 28, 2016

Death Watch: Longtime Death Row Inmate Dies

Max Soffar has died of liver cancer

News Feature, Apr. 28, 2016

Ott Takes on Acevedo

City manager reprimands police chief for comments

News Feature, Apr. 28, 2016

Adler to Vote "Against" Prop. 1

Mayor announces opposition to TNC proposition on Monday

News Daily, Apr. 25, 2016 12:15 PM

Fifth Officer-Involved Shooting of 2016 Reported Friday Night

Subject shot dead after charging at officer with knives

News Daily, Apr. 25, 2016 8:30 AM

UT Murder Coverage Misses the Point

Article's portrayal of suspect's mom demeaning, judgmental

News Feature, Apr. 21, 2016

Let's Look for the Purple Banana With Princess

Judging by their tribute band, Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum would die 4 U, Prince

Arts Feature, Apr. 21, 2016

Face-to-Face Visitation Returns to Travis County

Change currently affects certain inmates in Del Valle

News Daily, Apr. 20, 2016 3:55 PM

APD Officer Shot in Thursday Morning SWAT Standoff

Officer currently being treated for non-life threatening injuries

News Daily, Apr. 14, 2016 9:18 AM

APA President Files Grievance

Complaint calls for Citizen Review Panel overhaul, Frasier's dismissal

News Feature, Apr. 14, 2016

This Land Is Not Your Land

APD officer fired; faces felony for illegally hunting

News Feature, Apr. 14, 2016

Suspect in UT Homicide Arrested

Meechaiel Khalil Criner suspected of killing Haruka Weiser

News Daily, Apr. 8, 2016 11:30 AM

Body in Waller Creek Identified

Haruka Weiser, 18, was last seen on Sunday evening

News Daily, Apr. 7, 2016 2:10 PM

APD to Collect More Data

APD will change policy to require numbers for all stop-and-searches

News Feature, Apr. 7, 2016

Texas Inmates Strike for Better Conditions

Inmates at seven state prisons have refused to leave their cells

News Daily, Apr. 6, 2016 12:28 PM

Names in Officer-Involved Shooting Released

Nine-year veteran Armando Perez ID'ed as wounded officer

News Daily, Apr. 5, 2016 3:31 PM

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