SeaWorld Orlando announces more details for Howl-O-Scream, limited-time sale
READ: SeaWorld adjusts height requirement on Ice Breaker ride days after openingHaunted house “Beneath the Ice” and the bar, Tormented, will also return. In addition to the seasonal scares, guests will be able to take nighttime rides on the new roller coaster Ice Breaker, as well as Mako and Manta. READ: SeaWorld announces 7th roller coaster, opening in 2023Howl-O-Scream runs select nights from Sept. 9 through Oct. 31. SeaWorld is offering a “sinister sale” through July 31, with Howl-O-Scream tickets as low as $29.99. READ: Blumhouse hits ‘The Black Phone,’ ‘Freaky’ heading to Halloween Horror NightsWATCH: SeaWorld announces 7th roller coaster, opening in 2023 SeaWorld announces 7th roller coaster, opening in 2023 (SeaWorld Orlando)Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.wftv.com
Roller coaster closed after object flies off ride, injures 1
Roller Coaster Accident FILE - This May 1, 2003 file photo shows the green train on Cedar Point's Top Thrill Dragster in Sandusky, Ohio. The world's second-tallest roller coaster won't open again this year, Friday, Aug. 20 2021, after a person standing in line was hit in the head by a metal object that flew off the ride last weekend at Cedar Point amusement park. The 420-foot (128-meter) tall Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster will remain closed as officials from the park in Sandusky, ride experts and state authorities investigate, Cedar Point said in a statement. “We will continue to offer our support to her and her family in this unimaginably difficult time," Cedar Point said in a statement Thursday. “We want to fully understand what happened and why.”A report released by the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s amusement ride safety division said the roller coaster was inspected in May.wftv.com
A little warmer for the weekend, more cold coming for Christmas
Ahead of the front Sunday afternoon, temperatures climb into the low to mid-70s. By Monday and Tuesday, highs will struggle to climb out of the 60s again. Another shot of cold air arrives in time for ChristmasA much bigger cold front arrives Christmas Eve. Once again, ahead of the front, temperatures climb into the mid- to upper 70s both Wednesday and Thursday. Highs will struggle to climb out of the 50s Christmas Day.
California roller coaster derails, injures six
California roller coaster derails, injures six The "Ninja Thrillride" at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, derailed Monday and injured six riders. More than 20 people were trapped on the coaster and some were stuck in the ride for hours. Carter Evans reports.cbsnews.com