| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:19 PM
SeaWorld Orlando's new killer-whale show includes old favorites, new maneuvers on display and a message designed to inspire landlubbers.
"The title itself, 'One Ocean,' says we're all in one world, the world is one ocean and we as a species can make a...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 2:40 PM
The good news for Central Florida is that 2010 can't be written off entirely as lost to a sour economy.
This year's list of the region's top business stories begins and ends on a positive note.
Joblessness, the housing slump and an overall slow recovery...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 3:35 PM
SAN DIEGO -- SeaWorld trainers won't return to "water work" with killer whales in the new 2011 Shamu show after the death of an animal trainer forced a complete reworking of the marine park's signature attraction, SeaWorld officials said Thursday.
| 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...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:58 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Killer whale trainers at SeaWorld San Diego may have to stay out of the water for good during the marine park's iconic Shamu shows, it was reported Thursday.
An administrative law judge on Wednesday issued a ruling that SeaWorld must find a...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2010
| 1:00 PM
ORLANDO, FL -- Fire rescue officials in Orange County this morning released the 911 dispatch calls from the SeaWorld Orlando accident that claimed the life of killer whale trainer Dawn Brancheau.
In the first call, a SeaWorld employee is heard telling...
| May 14, 2010
The signature killer whale show, "Believe," at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida has changed dramatically since the tragic death in February of trainer Dawn Brancheau.
Those who sit in the "soak zone," the seats closest to the pool, still get drenched, and the...
| Mar 24, 2010
| 5:12 PM
Attorneys for news organizations and the family of a SeaWorld Orlando trainer killed by a whale told a judge Wednesday that they are willing to try to reach an agreement on access to the videos and photographs depicting the death.
For now, they asked...