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Couple rushes to help sisters in Chattahoochee after engagement

CARROLLTON, Ga. -- A Friday afternoon camping trip with family turned tragic when a 14-year-old girl died trying to save her 6-year-old sister as they spent time on the Chattahoochee River. 

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Protesters want speeding trooper charged in death of teens

CARROLL COUNTY, Ga.-- Protesters are calling for justice after a Grand Jury failed to indict a former Georgia State trooper in the death of two teens.

With posters held high and chants pouring from their hearts, loved ones of Kylie Lindsay and Isabella Chinchilla protested against what they say is injustice.

Dashcam video released of fatal trooper-involved crash

CARROLL COUNTY, Ga.-- Authorities have released video of a crash involving a Georgia State Patrol Trooper that killed two teenagers in Carroll County.

Victim's family: Trooper got special treatment, plans protest



CARROLLTON, Ga. -- After a former Georgia state trooper was not indicted in the accident that killed two teens, the family of one victim is calling foul.

"He lost his best friends and he was blamed for it, it wasn't his fault."

Dillon's Wall's cousin and Aunt are still in disbelief that former State Trooper Anthony Scott won't be charged in the crash that killed South Paulding high school students Kylie Lindsay and Isabella Chinchilla.  The crash left Dillon and his friend Benjamin Finken badly injured in September. 


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No indictment for former trooper in accident that killed 2 Ga. teens

CARROLLTON, Ga. -- A former Georgia state trooper involved in an accident that killed two teens and injured two others in Carroll County has been cleared of any charges, officials announced Wednesday.

Carrollton police search for elderly man with dementia

CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Carrollton police are urging the public to keep watch for a critical missing person last seen on Saturday around noon.

Police describe the missing man, Lamar Allen Putnam, as a 79-year-old white male who is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 172 pounds.

Police said Putnam has dementia and a Mattie's Call has been issued in Georgia to aid in finding him.

Putnam went missing from Ferndale Road in Carrollton, Ga. but his vehicle was recovered on Highway 431 in Hollis Cross Roads, Ala.

Man arrested after shooting in downtown Carrollton

CARROLLTON, Ga. – Police arrested one man after a shooting in downtown Carrollton early Sunday.

According to Carrollton Police Capt. Chris Dodd, the incident happened around 1:50 a.m. in Adamson Square.

Police said two men got into argument. One man pulled out a gun and fired. The bullet hit the ground, ricocheted and hit a woman in the leg.

The woman was treated and released at a hospital.

Police arrested Ross Mauldin on numerous charges, including aggravated assault, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of certain felonies, according to Carroll County Jail records.