WATCH: Metal Beam Falls Off Ferris Wheel During Texas FestivalA crowd of people at a festival near Galveston was caught by surprise last Friday after a metal beam fell off a ferris wheel -- while passengers were on it.
Labor Of Love Keeping Dallas' Iconic Ferris Wheel Running: 'This Is Family Legacy'Mary Talley says some people make the mistake of thinking the fair owns the Texas Star, the tallest traditional ferris wheel in North America, but it belongs to her family.
Big Tex Says Goodbye For Now, Asks Fans To Design New BootsWith a slow, sturdy Southern drawl, Big Tex has uttered his final "Howdy Folks" in this, his 66th year as the official State Fair of Texas icon.
CBS 11 Shadows State Fair Of Texas Ride Safety InspectorThe VP of Operations for the State Fair of Texas is in charge of making sure more than 75 rides are safe.
Big Tex Rises: Takes His Place Over The State Fair Of TexasIn just one week the booming "Howdy Folks!" welcome will greet visitors to the State Fair of Texas and the fair's favorite cowboy is being moved into position.
Fair Worker Hurt After Fall While Trying To Fix Ferris WheelA fair worker who was trying to fix a broken Ferris wheel in North Carolina fell from the ride and suffered minor injuries.
Texan Cited In Las Vegas Ferris Wheel Sex Case SlainHouston police say two men are charged with killing a Texan who recently was cited for having sex on a Ferris wheel in Las Vegas
Poll: What Might Make Fair Park More Fun?More than a National Historic Landmark, Fair Park is close to 300 acres of educational and recreational space for visitors from all over the world.
Alternate Location Sought For Dallas “Observation” WheelThe company hoping to build a Ferris wheel-type attraction in Dallas has decided to “reassess” their proposal.
Dallas Commissioners Set To Vote On "Observation" WheelDallas County commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether or not to build a massive “observation” wheel that's expected to be a lot like others already in Europe.
Downtown Dallas Ferris Wheel Idea Runs Into OppositionThe proposed site currently has a memorial for fallen sheriff's deputies.
Another Ferris Wheel Could Come To Dallas In 2012Downtown Dallas could soon have a brand new attraction around the JFK Memorial and Dealey Plaza -- a 17-story Ferris Wheel.