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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

Six Flags Texas Giant

I-Team: Federal Government Has No Amusement Park Oversight

The CBS 11 I-Team has learned the federal government has no oversight of amusement parks and some critics say the state has very little.

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 (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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KT And Baldwin Ride The Texas SkyScreamer

105.3 The Fan’s KT and Rob Baldwin rode the new Texas SkyScreamer, a 400-ft swing ride at Six Flags Over Texas.

105.3 The Fan–05/24/2013

Photo Credit: Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Pares Q1 Loss As Attendance Grows

Amusement park operator Six Flags said Monday that it took a smaller loss in the first quarter as its attendance rose 41 percent compared with last year.

04/22/2013

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Borta’s Blog: Why I’m Becoming My Mother

I recently had one of those moments, when I was talking to my now-teenage daughter about going to Six Flags unsupervised, and I realized that I have officially become my mother.

CBS 11–03/05/2013

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Families Of Fallen Troops Visiting DFW

Hundreds of children and spouses of fallen U.S. military are flying into North Texas for some all-expenses-paid holiday fun for the next few days.

11/30/2012

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Six Flags’ Texas Chute Out Imploded

Having a blast at Six Flags Over Texas will take on new meaning Wednesday. The amusement park in Arlington on Tuesday announced plans to implode the 200-foot-tall Texas Chute Out.

10/09/2012

A close-up view of the Texas Chute Out at Six Flags Over Texas (Handout Photo/Six Flags)

Six Flags’ Texas Chute Out Floating Down To Earth

If you remember your screams turning into laughter as you floated back to earth on the Texas Chute Out at Six Flags, then you have just over a month to say goodbye to the iconic ride.

08/02/2012

An Arlington city employee places new signage on a downtown pole on May 23, 2012. (Credit: Joel Thomas)

Arlington Unveils New Downtown Signage, Ad Campaign

City, business and community leaders gathered for an early morning ceremony Wednesday and launched the dawn of a new image campaign for downtown.

05/23/2012

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