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Chase Hoffberger


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News Editor Chase Hoffberger has written about cops, criminal justice, and city politics since joining the Chronicle full-time in 2013.

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Former APD Officer Coleman Martin’s Charges Dropped

Cop who faked his own death accepts probation, won't face misdemeanor charges

News Feature, Oct. 19, 2017

APD Body Cameras Coming to East Austin Next Week

Departmental rollout of 736 cameras will continue through year's end

News Daily, Oct. 13, 2017 4:10 PM

Pearl Moen: Out of Jail Already?

Your parole hearing hardly means you’re out on parole

News Feature, Oct. 12, 2017

Adam Reposa Can’t Beat the Rap

Infamous defense attorney currently in custody for contempt of court

News Feature, Oct. 12, 2017

Mayor Adler in Hip-Hop Video About High School Math

“Mo’ Math Mo’ Money” features Elle G and SaulPaul

News Daily, Oct. 10, 2017 11:10 AM

NORML Opens Fundraising Arm

Introducing the Foundation for an Informed Texas

News Feature, Oct. 5, 2017

Dawnna Dukes’ Delays

Corruption trial held off until Dec. 11

News Feature, Sep. 28, 2017

(Bill) Manno Are Pigs

Austin Center for Events program manager dinged for improper conduct around female co-workers

News Feature, Sep. 21, 2017

Austin Pride Postponed Due to Harvey

Threat of hurricane rains on Pride's parade

News Daily, Aug. 25, 2017 10:55 AM

5th Circuit Affirms Ruling in Texas Prison Overheating Case

A lawsuit filed by six prisoners at the Wallace Pack Unit can now include the unit's full population

News Feature, Aug. 24, 2017

UT Took Down Some Confederate Statues On Sunday Night

Lee, Johnston, Reagan out; Gov. Hogg getting moved

News Daily, Aug. 21, 2017 6:50 AM

Louis Black Announces Chronicle Retirement

Co-founder and co-owner departs after 36 years at helm

News Feature, Aug. 10, 2017

Combatting Overcrowding at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless

More cops, more lighting, more bathrooms, new food

News Feature, Aug. 10, 2017

Louis Black Announces Chronicle Retirement

Co-founder and co-owner departs after 36 years at helm

Screens Daily, Aug. 8, 2017 1:10 PM

Join the Civil Service (Commission)

Who wants to decide who gets hired, fired, and suspended from the city's public safety groups?

News Feature, Aug. 3, 2017

Beside the Point: What’d You Expect?

On immigration and elsewhere, best to have a plan

News Column, Jul. 27, 2017

Carbon Monoxide a Continuing Problem in APD's Cars

One officer still on medical leave after incident

News Feature, Jul. 27, 2017

Lege Lines: Bills on the Move

Tracking the fallout from the special session

News Feature, Jul. 27, 2017

Council: Budgeting for a Return

Council catches last breaths before summer break comes to an end

News Feature, Jul. 27, 2017

The Mayor’s Plan to Fix Everything

Voila! Tourists pay to house the homeless.

News Feature, Jul. 20, 2017

The Mayor's Plan to Fix Everything

Adler to announce Downtown revitalization plan

News Daily, Jul. 16, 2017 8:00 PM

Rodney Reed Hearing Set for October

Death row case may hinge on deposition of former sheriff's deputy

News Feature, Jul. 13, 2017

Rodney Reed Hearing Set for October

Exculpatory evidence at issue in four-day hearing

News Daily, Jul. 9, 2017 12:35 AM

Margaret Moser Tribute: Eve Monsees

The confidence booster

Music Feature, Jun. 29, 2017

Abbott’s Executive Overreach

What all bills did the governor veto this time?

News Feature, Jun. 22, 2017

“Yogurt Shop Murders” Appeal Rejected

Court offers no comment on Robert Springsteen's case

News Feature, Jun. 15, 2017

Recently Deceased Labor Relations Officer Replaced

City’s first LRO Larry Watts returns to fill position

News Feature, Jun. 8, 2017

Abbott Announces Special Session

Eye-popping 20 item sprint begins July 18

News Daily, Jun. 6, 2017 3:10 PM

What Will It Take to Get More Police Oversight?

If Greg Casar wants more accountability for cops, the city’s gonna need to give the police union some more money

News Feature, May. 25, 2017

One Dead in Officer Involved Shooting on Sixth Street

Police shot 24-year-old on Trinity Street at 2:42am

News Daily, May. 7, 2017 7:45 AM

Missing APD Officer Found, Arrested

Coleman Martin tried to fake his own drowning in Val Verde County

News Feature, May. 4, 2017

Kleinert Rehearing?

D.A.'s appeal in case against former APD officer due May 4

News Feature, May. 4, 2017

Margo Frasier Under Review

The retired Police Monitor stands accused of handling secondary work on city time

News Feature, Apr. 27, 2017

APD Suspension City

Trio of suspensions lead busy week for Brian Manley

News Feature, Apr. 20, 2017

FBI Thwarts Plan for Local Man’s Mass Shooting

Steve Boehle busted for illegal possession of firearms, lying about past convictions

News Feature, Apr. 20, 2017

Officer-Involved Shootout?

"Sometimes perceptions are not always 100% accurate," says Chief Manley

News Feature, Apr. 13, 2017

D.A. Unveils New Civil Rights Division

Moore says division will replace Critical Incident Unit

News Feature, Apr. 13, 2017

APD Officers Suspended for Thwarting Filming

Two APD officers suspended for thwarting filming

News Feature, Apr. 6, 2017

The Texas Hammer

Life under attack by our state government

News Feature, Mar. 16, 2017

Trans-Pecos Imposter Discovered

Peter Hefflin is not Peter Hefflin

News Feature, Mar. 9, 2017

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