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UK theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride

A British theme park is closed to the public after an 11-year-old girl was killed on a water ride.

UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 6:59 p.m.

Rescuers pluck passengers from stuck roller coaster

BALTIMORE – An amusement park roller coaster featuring a “cobra roll,” “sidewinder loop,” and “countless swift reversals” stalled Thursday evening outside of Washington, D.C., leaving 24 riders stuck 100 feet …

Mario headed to parks: Nintendo and Universal join forces

Universal Parks & Resorts and Nintendo are joining forces to add video game characters to the theme park company’s resorts.

Japanese theme park thought it was a good idea to freeze 5,000 dead fish in a skating rink

An amusement park in southwestern Japan has closed its ice-skating rink after public outrage over the rink’s key feature: 5,000 dead fish frozen into the ice itself.

Wild Waves water park guest dies in apparent drowning

Authorities said a 33-year-old man has died in an apparent drowning at Wild Waves Theme Park in Federal Way.

Riders at Silverwood may wonder which way is up

Silverwood Theme Park is adding a rotating, swinging behemoth of a thrill ride that will test riders’ courage and stomach strength, as well as a far gentler ride for kids …

Reality stalls Dubai’s dream

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Walk through the grand arched entrance of Universal Studios’ Dubai theme park, and you step into … wind-swept desert. No Hollywood thrill rides, no ticket …

Silverwood Theme Park

So your travel budget this summer may not let you afford a trip to play somewhere far away. Luckily for you, the Northwest’s largest theme park is nearby, just north …