SANDUSKY, OH (WOIO) – Cedar Point plans to remove one of its classic rides at the end of the season to make room for “future expansion.” The park announced on Wednesday that Witches’ Wheel’s last spinwill be on Sept. 3. The long-standing ride, which is located near the Magnum XL-200 roller coaster, was built in the 1970s […]

SANDUSKY, OH (WOIO) – If you’re the type who can’t go a minute without your phone, you’ll want to avoid “Steel Vengeance” at Cedar Point. The park has banned phones on the ride. Who doesn’t love a good ride on a roller coaster? In the age of selfies, if you don’t have a picture, it […]

On Monday, LeBron James and the Cavs rode the subway in New York City ahead of a game with the Knicks, and LeBron caught the whole thing on camera. LeBron filmed himself and his team as they all squished into the train at the 34th Street-Penn Station stop. According to LeBron, the team had decided to take the […]

The man killed during a ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair had recently enlisted in the Marines. According to his Facebook page, 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell took his oath just seven days ago. Jarrell was killed and seven others were injured Wednesday evening when Fire Ball, an amusement park ride malfunctioned launching them into the air. […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Ohio State Highway Patrol released the names of the one person killed and seven others injured during a ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday night. The incident happened at about 7:24 p.m. on the Fire Ball ride, operated by Amusements of America. According to the highway patrol, 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell, […]

HERSHEY, Pa. — A not-so-sweet ride for some visitors to the sweetest place on earth. Officials say 27 riders got stuck on the Sidewinder roller coaster at Hersheypark in Pennsylvania on Monday afternoon. All of the riders were able to safely exit the ride after it was stuck around 4 p.m. Officials say the evacuation […]

PITTSBURGH, PA (WOIO) – There are reports a child has fallen off a rollercoaster at Idlewild Park in Pittsburgh. It’s unclear which ride the child was on, according to KDKA. The child was flown to an area hospital. READ MORE: Article Courtesy of Twitter and WOIO Cleveland 19 News Picture Courtesy of Getty Images

A group of Black women say they were “humiliated” after being kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train tour in California because a White woman complained about them laughing loudly. The 11 women, all members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, were met by police as they were escorted from the locomotive, according to […]

  CLEVELAND – It’s a bold, innovative proposal that seems to be gaining momentum among northeast Ohio business and political leaders Phase one of the Cleveland Skylift project is taking shape, a proposal that calls for the construction of a cable car network that would fly passengers 150 feet above some of Cleveland’s greatest attractions. […]

  SANDUSKY, Ohio – What’s new at Cedar Point for 2014? got a hint on Friday! Every year, amusement park goers look forward to find out what’s going to be built or upgraded at Cedar Point for the next year. In the past few years, Cedar Point has announced a new coaster, GateKeeper, $60 […]

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Several passengers were injured when a ride at Cedar Point went backwards down a hill Friday night. The incident happened on Shoot the Rapids shortly before 7 p.m. In a statement, Cedar Point said the ride rolled back down the lift. Ride operators, guests, police and EMS staff helped passengers off the […]

(CNN) — A woman died while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, though the circumstances behind it remain unknown. Six Flags confirmed that a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster Friday, but did not provide details further details. “Since the safety of our guests and employees in […]