| May 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
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Six Flags Great America
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| Oct 15, 2012
| 2:41 PM
On tonight's WGN News at Five, we went to watch Wheaton resident Joe Adkins surface carve an 883 pound pumpkin he grew in his side yard. Joe caught giant pumpkin fever years ago when he saw an artist carving one at Six Flags Great America's Fright Fest....
| May 10, 2012
Dozens of faceless riders got to experience the new X Flight thrill ride at Six Flags Great America before it will debut to the public next week, with only the sounds of sloshing water heard amid the quiet roar of this unusual "wing coaster."
| May 10, 2012
| 3:27 PM
It's the first major roller coaster to hit the park in nine years, and it's something most have never done before.
B&M, the design company behind 86 of the world's premiere roller coasters, is back with another creation at Great America. X-Flight is...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Thrill seekers looking for a new kind of rush can head to Six Flags Great America, where X -- or the new X-Flight roller coaster -- marks the spot.
The first batch of riders boarded the Gurnee theme park's wing coaster at a preview event May 10,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:08 AM
Before honoring their late father at this week’s "Goin' Back to Indiana” celebration in Gary, Indiana, Michael Jackson’s children -- Prince, Paris and Blanket -- visited Six Flags Great America in Gurnee Monday.
The children were...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:05 AM
Six Flags unveiled its 2013 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 13 locations.
> Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2013
Six Flags' 2013 attractions include three...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:45 AM
After a half decade without a new roller coaster and the removal of two aging rides from its coaster fleet, Cedar Point can once again reclaim its self-proclaimed title of "America's Roller Coast" with the addition of Gatekeeper in 2013.
| May 31, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Cedar Point theme park in Ohio plans to add a $25-million record-setting winged roller coaster in 2013, according to local media reports.
Photos: Winged roller coaster at Cedar Point
The Swiss-based Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider, dubbed "CP Alt....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:30 AM
A first-of-its-kind vertical roller coaster debuting June 30 at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will take riders through a pair of twists, a towering heart-line roll and a non-inverting loop.
Dubbed Superman Ultimate Flight, the custom Premier Rides launched...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:02 AM
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. - Given the well-grounded corporate nervousness of those in the leisure industry about being associated with any particular religious belief, it's unusual to approach a roller coaster and be greeted by a Bible verse.