Top Atlanta news: Police chief halts all car chases; squirrel ravages home, insurance refuses to pay

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Squirrel damages home, insurance company refuses to pay

A week after a family purchased their first home, they left for a week to visit family for the holidays. While they were gone, a squirrel fell down the chimney. The flue was left open by the previous owners and the family hadn't yet noticed. The squirrel ran throughout the house for a week, causing extensive damage.

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Police search for suspects in connection with Midtown drag racing

Police said the suspects were seen in a video taken behind the Varsity restaurant in midtown on Dec. 20.

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Airport calls for investors, developers to build out 200 acres of adjacent land

The Aerotropolis vision could be closer to reality soon.

Read the full story on Curbed Atlanta.

Police chief halts all car chases after deaths, injuries

Atlanta’s police chief has ordered a halt to all police car chases after crashes that killed or injured people. Two men were killed last month in Atlanta when their car was hit by a stolen car evading police.

Read the full story on Las Vegas Review-Journal.

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