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Chase Hoffberger

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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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APD Officer Suspended for Pepper Spraying Handcuffed Arrestee

Patrol officer benched for 45 days

News Daily, Aug. 30, 2016 3:53 PM

District 2: The Battle for Southeast Austin

News Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Travis County

News Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Death Watch: The Quality of State Killings

Why is the TDCJ so reluctant to test death drugs?

News Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Cop Disciplined for Celebrating Killing on Comments Board

17-year veteran and APA board member receives 3-day suspension

News Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Justice Department Begins Phase-Out of Private Prisons

Five Texas prisons currently under contract with federal government

News Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Cop Disciplined for Celebrating David Joseph's Death on Comments Board

17-year veteran and APA board member receives 3-day suspension

News Daily, Aug. 18, 2016 4:50 PM

Mark Norwood Returns to Court

Accused killer in 1988 murder now three weeks from second trial

News Feature, Aug. 18, 2016

Council Takes Action on Municipal Court Reform

City has 90 days to evaluate how it handles indigent defendants

News Feature, Aug. 18, 2016

Austin Fire Department: Drinking in Drive-Throughs

Two firefighters arrested for DWIs in fast food parking lots

News Feature, Aug. 18, 2016

Craig Hutchinson’s Death Ruled a Suicide

TCSO sergeant had received diagnoses for anxiety and depression

News Daily, Aug. 12, 2016 5:55 PM

Veteran APD Officer in Trouble Again

Officer Eric Copeland named in excessive force lawsuit

News Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Death Watch: Executing Texas' Law of Parties

Jeff Wood never killed anybody; Robert Pruett may not have either. Why does the state want to put them both to death?

News Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Locked Up for Being Poor

City accused of unlawfully jailing indigent defendants over unpaid fines

News Feature, Aug. 4, 2016

Paxton Sues City Over Open Carry

Attorney general wants guns allowed in City Hall

News Feature, Aug. 4, 2016

Database Tracks Deaths in Police Custody

Project pulls data from the last decade

News Feature, Aug. 4, 2016

Vacancy Savings Sticking Point for APD's Rank-and-File

The department's full-time vacancies hover around 150

News Feature, Aug. 4, 2016

Excessive Force Lawsuit Allowed to Move Forward

Case headed toward trial in December

News Feature, Aug. 4, 2016

One Dead, Five Injured in Concurrent Downtown Shootings

Separate incidents break out as bars closed Sunday morning

News Daily, Jul. 31, 2016 9:57 AM

Ken Paxton Sues Austin

AG wants City Hall to comply with open carry

News Daily, Jul. 28, 2016 4:36 PM

Officers in King Arrest Now on Desk Duty

Footage leads to multiple APD investigations

News Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Multiple Departments Investigate Deputy's Homicide

Sergeant Craig Hutchinson was shot and killed behind his Round Rock home early Monday morning

News Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Travis County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Shot Dead Monday Morning

Craig Hutchinson shot and killed in his Round Rock backyard

News Daily, Jul. 25, 2016 9:55 AM

Release of Breaion King Arrest Footage Leads to APD Investigations

Police and community members meet for “an open, honest dialogue”

News Daily, Jul. 22, 2016 11:55 AM

Did the City Jump Into Bed With Taser Too Fast?

Lawsuit seeks to block body camera contract

News Feature, Jul. 21, 2016

Abbott Wants to Extend Hate Crime Protections to Police

News Feature, Jul. 21, 2016

APD Begins Mandatory Overtime

News Feature, Jul. 14, 2016

10 Years Later, Family and APD Are Still Searching for Roxanne Paltauf

No arrests have been made in missing persons case

News Feature, Jul. 14, 2016

Death Watch: A First Time for Everything

Execution date withdrawn for Perry Williams after state fails to retest lethal drugs

News Feature, Jul. 14, 2016

Gathering Saturday to Remember Missing Austinite

Ten years later, family and APD still searching for Roxanne Paltauf

News Daily, Jul. 7, 2016 12:50 PM

"No Kill" for Traffic

Vision Zero action plan aims to eliminate traffic fatalities

News Feature, Jul. 7, 2016

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

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