Six Flags Over Texas

A view of The Texas Giant roller coaster (R) at Six Flags Over Texas on July 22, 2013 in Arlington. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Six Flags Entertainment’s 3Q Profit Falls 52 Percent

Six Flags Entertainment Corp.’s net income tumbled 52 percent in the third quarter, as the death of a roller coaster rider in July weighed on overall attendance growth for the amusement-park operator and contributed to a sharp increase in expenses.

10/23/2013

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Safety Top Priority For State Fair Ride Inspectors

The Texas Skyway is one of only a handful of rides that are permanent fixtures on the fairgrounds at the State Fair of Texas. Seventy others are brought in on trailers and they’ve already started arriving for Friday’s opening.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2013

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The Texas Giant Reopens Nearly 2 Months After Tragedy

It was designed to provide a scare for fun, not scare someone to death. The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened at Six Flags in Arlington nearly two months after a woman was flung from it to her death.

09/14/2013

The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Six Flags Sued Over Texas Giant Death, Coaster Will Reopen This Weekend

The family of the woman who fell to her death while riding a roller coaster has filed a lawsuit against Six Flags Over Texas.

09/10/2013

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

Coroner: Texas Roller Coaster Victim Fell 75 Feet

A coroner says the passenger killed while riding a Texas roller coaster was ejected from her seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam.

07/23/2013

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Six Flags Death Investigation To Focus On Ride, Rider

Once Six Flags completes its investigation into what caused a woman to fall to her death, the amusement park may not share it with the public.

CBS 11–07/22/2013

The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Roller Coaster Victim Identified, Six Flags Investigation Continues

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. is using “both internal and external experts” to investigate the roller coaster accident that killed a woman at its North Texas amusement park, the company’s president said Monday.

07/22/2013

The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Six Flags Conducts Internal Investigation Into Texas Giant Tragedy

How a woman was thrown from the 14 story Texas Giant roller coaster and died remains a mystery and the answers to how it happened may never be revealed.

07/21/2013

The Texas Giant (credit: CBS 11 News)

Tragedy On The Texas Giant

Arlington police are on the scene at Six Flags Over Texas where witnesses say a woman has fallen to her death from a roller coaster.

07/19/2013

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Rare Disease Brings Two Friends Together

Two young girls celebrated a unique bond they share from being “different.”

06/03/2013

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The View From The New Texas SkyScreamer

Six Flags Over Texas is taking the wraps off of its new ride — the Texas SkyScreamer. CBS 11 News photographer Jake Shannon survived the ride, and showed off the view along the way.

05/23/2013

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Disabled Weatherford Man Files Lawsuit Against Six Flags

Clint Bench has been to Six Flags dozens of times and ridden the ride many times before, but he was told in May, because he has no hands, he couldn’t get on the ride.

02/14/2013

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