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Cops Rescue Dozens of Rabbits and TV Pilot Filming Under Way

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More Than 70 Rabbits Rescued by Cops - Dunwoody Patch

While serving an arrest warrant, Dunwoody police officers found a house full of more than 70 rabbits with little food or water.

Police were attempting to arrest a woman for violating her probation, according to the department's Facebook page.

Officers also noticed a strange smell of ammonia in the house. That's when they discovered the rabbits roaming about.

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- Cartersville Patch

Bartow County authorities arrested a Cartersville man and woman in connection with the death of a man found Sunday in Emerson.

Sheriff Clark Millsap said in a release that Bartow County Sheriff's Office investigators initially assisted Emerson police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations with the case after 47-year-old Danny Lamar Gravely was found dead Sunday morning in the bed of his truck on Red Top Mountain Road in Emerson.

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- Norcross Patch

For the last week, film crews have been prepping for the supernatural drama "The Returned" at the Pafford home, also known as the Garner home, at 566 N. Peachtree St. The residence has gone through some renovations such as lighting and greenery inside and out since Wednesday, March 13, which was originally planned as the first day of shooting.

FTP Productions officially began shooting the pilot Tuesday, March 19, and will continue through Thursday, March 21. Filming will take place mostly at the Pafford home, but the crew also plans to capture some downtown businesses, street traffic and neighbors surrounding the residence.

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- Canton-Sixes Patch

A Liberty Elementary School crossing guard is at Northside Hospital-Cherokee with non-life threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle whilst directing traffic Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Cherokee Sheriff's Office, the driver of a silver Honda Prelude struck the crossing guard at roughly 3:45 p.m., then fled northbound on Bells Ferry Road. The Prelude has large letters that read "T-N" on the back window.

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- Suwanee Patch

A Suwanee man has been charged with aggravated assault and is being held without bond in connection with an incident involving his mother, police say.

On March 12, Gwinnett Police were summoned to an assault call, because a Duluth woman was being treated for injuries at Gwinnett Medical. The woman told police that her son, Mark Allen Flenniken (of a Cherokee Trail address) hit her in the head with a broomstick. The incident report also says that Flenniken "head butted her in the nose, causing her to fall down." The incident happened about 2:30 a.m.

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