Six Flags Great America Unveils Reopening Plan; Management Says It Could Open Safely TodayAlthough parking lots and rides are still empty at Six Flags Great America and the theme park is scheduled to remain closed under the governor's stay-at-home order until Phase 5, management has an extensive reopening plan they hope will jumpstart the rides much sooner.
Festival Cancellations, Attraction Shutdowns Mean Big Losses For Seasonal JobsCBS 2’s Tara Molina took a look Tuesday night at why seasonal workers are the new wave of employees impacted.
Court: Illinois Mom Can Sue Six Flags For Fingerprinting SonStacy Rosenbach sued the amusement park in 2016, about two years after her 14-year-old son was electronically fingerprinted while buying a season pass.
Charges Dropped Against Suspect In Brutal Beating Of Family At Six Flags Great America 'Fright Fest'Just as his trial was about to begin, Lake County prosecutors dropped charges against a man accused of beating a family after cutting in line at Six Flags Great America last fall. Prosecutors said the victims were unable to testify, but charges might be refiled later.
New Six Flags Great America Roller Coaster Maxx Force Will Be Triple-Record BreakerSix Flags Great America has unveiled plans for a new triple-threat roller coaster, which will break three records when it debuts next summer.
Six Flags Debuts Mardi Gras Hangover Ride; Is It Really A Roller Coaster?Passengers complete six loops in every 90-second session, and spend a few seconds suspended motionless at the top of the loop each time they go around.
New Six Flags Loop Roller Coaster Now Has A Name, FestivalA record-breaking roller coaster set to open this spring north of Chicago now has a name: Mardi Gras Hangover.
Family Sues Six Flags Great America Over 'Fright Fest' FightA Batavia family says Six Flags Great America staff failed to intervene when a group of about 20 young people attacked them at the park on Sept. 23.
Six Flags Great America Holds First-Ever 'Last Call Fall Festival'Six Flags Great America is extending its season and is hosting its first-ever 'Last Call Fall Festival.'
Family Attacked By Teens Who Cut In Line At Six Flags "Fright Fest"Nine people have been arrested and charged with the attack, but police said it was possible more suspects could have gotten away.
"Worlds Largest Loop Coaster" To Debut At Six Flags Great America In 2018Six Flags Great America announced Thursday a new record-breaking coaster coming to the park in 2018.
Six Flags Great America To Say Goodbye To King Chaos For New 2018 AdditionSix Flags Great America announced Monday on Twitter that King Chaos will be closing Sunday to make room for "more thrills."
Six Flags Great America Announces New ‘The Joker’ Ride For 2017 Six Flags Great America, in Gurnee, announced Thursday a new thrill ride to be built by spring 2017.
Special Six Flags Fan Gets Big Halloween SurpriseSix Flags Great America came through for a Glenview woman on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume for her special needs son.
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.