| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
SAN DIEGO — Gabriela Cowperthwaite looked out the window of a train at the ocean and the bros surfing and the fish taco stands whizzing by.
"I'm antsy," she said, shifting in her seat. She checked her cellphone, which she had largely been ignoring...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The top executive at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s largest shareholder suggested that former SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau should be blamed for her own death, claiming that the veteran animal trainer broke multiple safety rules before she was...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Facing a mounting public-relations crisis, SeaWorld has finally responded to charges of animal mistreatment made in this year's documentary "Blackfish."
On Friday, SeaWorld paid to publish an open letter in eight newspapers, including the Los Angeles...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:08 PM
SeaWorld Orlando has reintroduced its Dine With Shamu program and has installed changes large and small.
The dining experience returned Monday for theme-park guests after being closed since trainer Dawn Brancheau died when killer whale Tilikum dragged...
| May 9, 2011
| 5:15 AM
SeaWorld San Diego is set to launch a new killer whale show May 27 following the death last year of an animal trainer in Orlando, Fla., that forced a complete reworking of the marine park's signature Shamu attraction.
Photos: 'One Ocean' killer whale...
| May 29, 2011
| 5:00 AM
For the first time in more than four decades, a new Shamu show premiered Saturday at SeaWorld San Diego without animal trainers performing stunts in the water with the marine park's iconic killer whales.
Photos: "One Ocean" killer whale show at Sea World...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 7:23 PM
The February 2010 death of SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was pulled underwater and killed by the 12,000-pound killer whale Tilikum, triggered the most exhaustive safety review in SeaWorld history and changes that are still being implemented...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Nineteen months after an animal trainer was killed by one of its killer whales, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment heads to court next week to fight for the future of its iconic Shamu shows.
SeaWorld is challenging the results of a federal investigation...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 11:46 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- SeaWorld Orlando is fighting $75,000 in penalties from a federal job safety agency following last year's death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged under water.
A hearing is set for Monday before an administrative...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Killer in the Pool
By Tim Zimmermann, New Word City, all formats, $2.99
Tim Zimmermann, a correspondent with Outside magazine, has published "Killer in the Pool," an e-book about the 2010 death of Dawn Brancheau, who drowned after a trained killer whale...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:28 AM
A new SeaWorld Orlando offer allows kids to eat for free at Dine With Shamu, a behind-the-scenes attraction at the theme park.
For each paying adult, one child (ages 3-9) will eat for free under the offer, which is valid through Dec. 31, 2012. The...