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"...confusion about the process being used to investigate Assistant Police Chief Jimmy Chapman ["More Bad Blood," Sept. 5]. Here..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Column

Glore Case Sparks Legislation
Virginia Glore's case has convinced one local legislator that rape kit tests should be given to all who ask for them.
"...Thunderbird outside a South Congress motel. Officials from the Austin Police Department and the Travis County Attorney's office say..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Center of Gravity
City's influx of new money and new businesses shifts council's political sails
"...Visionary, long-range policy-making has become the guiding principle of Austin politics, or (2) we no longer care about anything..."

May 26, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

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We're Not Naive
"...replace the gazebo, not the statue of Stephen F. Austin...."

Nov. 27, 1998 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk :
"...Susan Rieff, who left Austin a couple of years ago to become deputy chief..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Five more Parks Police officers will be added to the undermanned Parks and..."

Sept. 26, 1997 News Feature

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Lewis Rebuts Ads
"...kind. I've served as the president of my neighborhood association, where most of my rental properties are located...."

May 30, 1997 Column

Travis County D.A. Moore Pushes Back Against Firefighters' Claims
Says the job of her office is to "see that justice is done" for victims and the accused
"...has called the videos released last week by the Austin Firefighters Association, alleging she and her office continue to..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Advocates Object to D.A.’s Appointment to Sexual Assault Survivors Task Force
Survivors also calling on lawmakers to intervene following the appointment
"...resignation letter, sent to Texas District and County Attorneys Association President Jarvis Parsons. Moore – whose appointment to the..."

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Documenting the Undocumented
Will Austin issue its own official ID card?
"...response to the growing numbers of immigrants living in Austin – an attempt to make their daily circumstances less..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Leaked AFD Exam Adds Fuel to Fire
Allegations of cheating exacerbate Fire Department's diversity woes
"...scandals, financial malfeasance, steroid use, or worse. So when Austin Fire Department Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr hastily took the..."

May 27, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Niche Justice
Travis County specialty courts try to break the cycle of crime
"...got so bad that she didn't leave her Northwest Austin home except to meet her dealer; several times she..."

March 26, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...• Former Austin Police Sgt. Michael Olsen has hired a new attorney,..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Austin ISD's upcoming bond package will probably be larger than..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

You Can't Touch This
The budget battles, Round 2: Citizens rally to save community services
"...City Manager Toby Futrell debuted her proposed fiscal 2004 Austin city budget. By this standard, the Aug. 14 budget..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

To Dog or Not to Dog
The leash-law controversy continues in Old West Austin
"...proposed six-month pilot off-leash period for dogs in West Austin Park demonstrates that dog poop and the threat of..."

Aug. 23, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Gridlock at TxDOT and 51st Street
Traffic jam on 51st Street defies highway solution.
"...Mark Boyden, president of the Windsor Park Neighborhood Association, describes dealing with the Texas Dept. of Transportation as..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

A Liquid Proposition
Austin's Water Quality Protection Lands are few and far between: can they do the job they are meant to do?
"...of the white Ford Explorer with the city of Austin emblem emblazoned on its side. Dressed in Wrangler jeans..."

July 6, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Use Only as Directed
Patenting the Formula
"...Planning Committee, whose report is the Magna Carta of Austin's neighborhood ascendancy -- we still considered "planning" to be..."

Aug. 20, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...replaced the living man. Before Monday's five-kilometer walk from Austin Community College's new Eastview campus through East Austin to..."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...second issue is now available at distribution points around Austin, and the third issue will be available at the..."

Nov. 6, 1998 News Feature

Hitting the Trails
City Trails Vision Provokes Suburban Wrath
"...a long, scenic trail along Walnut Creek that East Austinites could hike or bike up to northwest Austin or..."

Nov. 15, 1996 News Feature

A Question of Compassion for Travis County's Family Violence Court
A woman alleged rape. The man she accused went free. Should his attorney run our court?
"...told the Chronicle she was raped in a Down­town Austin hotel on an August morning in 2016. She immediately..."

June 19, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault and the City
District Judge Lee Yeakel will hear arguments on whether to dismiss the class action suit filed by rape survivors against the city
"...summer. The suit alleges that systemic failures within the Austin Police Department, Travis County Sheriff's Office, and D.A.'s Office..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Something Rotten at EMS
Hawley retirement shines light on systemic issues
"...It's a shame Austin-Travis County EMS held confirmation of James Hawley's retirement until..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Former Firefighter Out on Bond
James Baker facing charges of invasive video recording
"...Former Austin firefighter James Baker is out on bond and facing..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council Wrap: Not Quite Midnight
Council tweaks youth curfew, promotes greenwater, frees lemonade
"...Considering its 104-Item agenda last Thursday (June 15), City..."

June 19, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Undocumented, Unafraid
Balancing fear and power in the wake of ICE arrests
"...family – and the roughly 100,000 undocumented immigrants in Austin and 1.6 million residing in Texas – in direct..."

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Last Call for DWIs at AFD?
Fire chief cracks down on drunk driving firefighters
"...are drinking and joyriding, but rather that it took Austin Fire Department Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr so long to..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

City Hall Hustle: Come On Down!
Council takes Austin Energy's bonus money and runs with it
"...to some $1.6 million in additional transfer funds from Austin Ener­gy, which is enjoying the high demand of our..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

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