Six Flags Over Texas

Photo courtesy: Chopper 11. Six Flags Over Texas - Arlington, Texas

Weekend Storms Slam North, Central Texas, DFW Area

Amusement parks turned into water parks and roads turned into rivers overnight: Severe storms continue to batter Texas, from the border of Oklahoma to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

05/24/2015

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Theme Parks Turning Aging Coasters Into New Thrill Rides

Bigger, faster and more extreme are what count when it comes to roller coasters. So what’s an amusement park to do with aging coasters when those record-breaking crowd-pleasers from years ago are being overshadowed by today’s scream machines?

05/19/2015

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‘Justice League’ Ride Opens At Six Flags

Six Flags Over Texas is getting ready to open a new ride based on the most popular DC Comics characters. CBS 11 News photographer Jake Shannon gave the ride a test spin.

05/19/2015

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Tasha’s To Do List: April 9-12

Festivals, concerts and food! There are plenty of fun events for your family. Tasha Stevens fills you in on what’s happening across North Texas this weekend!

04/09/2015

Riders enjoy a rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Phil Stauskas/KTVT/KTXA)

Six Flags Over Texas To Host Weekend Job Fair

If you’re looking to earm some extra cash on the side, Six Flags Over Texas has just the opportunity for you. The theme park is holding a job fair throughout the long weekend.

KRLD–01/16/2015

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Tasha’s To Do List: Dec. 18-21

The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no shortage of events around DFW to enjoy with your family. Tasha Stevens brings you some of the best!

12/18/2014

Rosa Esparza was thrown from The Texas Giant at Six Flags Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: Esparza family)

Six Flags Reaches Settlement Over Texas Giant Deadly Fall

Six Flags Over Texas has reached a settlement with the family of Rosy Esparza. The 54-year-old grandmother was thrown from the Texas Giant roller coaster and killed on July 19, 2013.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2014

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Parents: Six Flags Employees Made Handicapped Girls Feel Different

Two North Texas families are angry with the treatment they say they received at a North Texas theme park.

CBS 11–10/28/2014

Two masked participants pose for a photographer during a zombie walk event in Frankfurt and Main, central Germany, on September 7, 2013.  (credit: BORIS ROESSLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Fright Fest Is Back At Six Flags Over Texas

Halloween is still more than two weeks away, but the ghouls and goblins have already invaded Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

10/09/2014

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Batman Roller Coaster Now Moves Backwards

‘Batman: The Ride’ has been at Six Flags Over Texas for around 15 years. Now, one of the park’s most popular attractions is changing things up by sending riders backwards.

07/02/2014

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Cement Truck Crash Snarls Arlington Traffic

A cement truck crash shut down a portion of Interstate-30 in Arlington early Wednesday morning, after diesel fuel was spilled all over the highway’s three main lanes.

05/28/2014

The Texas Giant (credit: CBS 11 News)

Texas Giant Builder Blames Six Flags For Death

The German manufacturer of a roller coaster from which a woman fell to her death is blaming Six Flags for the incident.

CBS 11–03/06/2014

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