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 […]

SANDUSKY, Ohio– It’s a roller coaster that for years scared the socks off of thousands of people.  But the Mean Streak at Cedar Point is no more. “The ride has endured a lot of different changes in the park. It was the tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster when it was built in 1991 and tonight […]

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

SANDUSKY, Ohio– Is the Mean Streak one of your favorite rides at Cedar Point?  The park announced today that the colossal wooden roller coaster will close for good on Friday night, Sept. 16. You can still ride the coaster daily through Sept. 5. Then, Cedar Point reopens for special hours during a bonus weekend: Saturday and […]

  Sandusky, Ohio – Cedar Point has announced a new roller coaster coming to the park. Rougarou, named after a werewolf-like creature in French folklore, will feature floorless trains that will take riders along a track at speeds of up to 60 mph while their feet dangle inches above water below. Cedar Point says the […]

  SANDUSKY, OH (WOIO) – It’s the “last stand” for one of Cedar Point’s steel scream machines.  On Tuesday, the park announced the Mantis roller coaster will soon give its final rides. Mantis was billed as the tallest, fastest and steepest stand-up roller coaster in the world when it opened on May 11, 1996. Featuring […]

(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 […]

SANDUSKY, OH (WOIO) – One in a million. Literally. That’s the luck of Marie Saenz from Milford, Mich., who was the one millionth rider to take flight on GateKeeper – the tallest, fastest and longest wing coaster in the world. Saenz was awarded a $500 Cedar Point shopping spree, a VIP tour of the park […]

SANDUSKY, Ohio – The final piece of track for Cedar Point’s newest coaster, GateKeeper, has been put in place. The last piece of steel for the winged coaster was added to the structure around 2 p.m. Wednesday. GateKeeper and Cedar Point are set to thrill amusement park enthusiasts on May 11. Click here to see […]

SANDUSKY, OH (WOIO) -On Wednesday, September 12, crews at Cedar Point removed the Space Spiral to make way for the record-breaking winged coaster, GateKeeper, set to open in May 2013. The demolition was handled by an expert third-party contractor. Workers calculated precisely where the tower would land, and dug a large hole into the fall […]

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Flying you through the air at Cedar Point in 2013 is GateKeeper, the longest winged roller coaster in the world. “GateKeeper will be unlike any other ride in the park,” said Cedar Point GM John Hildebrandt, who said it will be the longest winged roller coaster in the world, boasting the longest […]