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Investigation Into North Carolina Air Ride Accident Continues

North Carolina state Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry says the investigation is continuing into last month’s ride accident at the State Fair that left three riders seriously hurt. Berry made her brief comments Tuesday as the Council of State held its …

Six Flags to Reopen Texas Ride Where Woman Died

Six Flags Over Texas is reopening the ride from which a park-goer fell to her death. The Dallas-area amusement park announced Tuesday that the Texas Giant roller coaster will reopen this weekend. The ride will have new seat belts and …

Connecticut Ride Malfunction Under Investigation

An amusement ride at that malfunctioned at a Connecticut fair, injuring 18 people, will be taken apart in an effort to determine what caused the accident, the ride’s owner said Monday. Meanwhile, Connecticut state police said the owner, Stewart Amusement …

15 Hurt When Connecticut Fair Ride Loses Power

State police say 12 people were sent to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after a mechanical failure caused an amusement ride to suddenly stop at a Connecticut fair. Three other people were also hurt when a rotating swing ride at …

Wisconsin State Fair Will Include Midway Next Year

The Wisconsin State Fair will continue the midway amusement area next year after violence on the opening night of the fair this year marred the event. Board chairman John Yingling said in a statement that they plan to offer the …