New Goliath Roller Coaster Opens At Great AmericaA two-week delay for the grand opening of the new Goliath roller coaster at Six Flags Great America didn’t dampen the spirits of the passengers who experienced the twists and turns of the world’s tallest, fastest wooden roller coaster on Wednesday.
Great America Delays Opening Of New Roller CoasterThe new roller coaster “Goliath” was slated to open Saturday, May 31, but thrill-seekers will have to wait a little longer to ride it.
Fire At Six Flags Great America Causes $60,000 In DamageInvestigators say the blaze started next to the Grand Music Hall, in an employee smoking area.
Lawsuit: Girl Tripped At Great America As Halloween Character Chased HerThe father of a girl who was chased by a Halloween character at Six Flags Great America last year has filed a lawsuit against the park.
Best Waterparks And Pools In ChicagoAs the seasons change and temperatures rise, save the family from the heat waves and make a mad dash for the city's best waterparks and pools. Whether splashing around, diving in or sliding down an outrageous labyrinth of tubes to land in a giant pool full of refreshment, there is no better way to cool off this summer than somewhere sunny and poolside. In Chicago, the best wet and wild amusement is flexible enough to fit any schedule. Stay the entire weekend or just a few hours, but be sure to hit the best places to swim in Chicago.
Dying Woman Wins Wish To Take Son To Great AmericaA dying Peoria-area woman has one last wish and on Wednesday, it's coming true.
Day After Verdict In Family Murders, Jennifer Hudson All Smiles At Great AmericaJennifer Hudson and her fiancé went to Six Flags Great America Saturday, a day after she listened to guilty verdicts against her former brother-in-law for killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.
Six Flags Great America To Host Cockroach-Eating ContestThe old-fashioned freak show might be too scary and too politically incorrect for most modern amusement parks, but Six Flags Great America may be coming close this weekend.
Six Flags' American Eagle To Run Backwards For 30th AnniversarySix Flags Great America is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its "American Eagle" roller coaster by sending it backward.
Girls Report Being Stalked, Groped At Six Flags Water ParkTwo teenage girls told police over the holiday weekend that a boy their age stalked and groped them at the water park at Six Flags Great America – even after they hid from him in a restroom.
Couple Attempts To Drive Off With Booted Car Near Great AmericaA couple who spent the day at Six Flags Great America also got to spend some time with police after trying to drive away after their car had been booted for illegal parking, police said.
Six Flags Great America To Hold Job FairIf you’re looking for a summer job, and amusement parks are up your alley, you’ll have an opportunity this weekend.