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  • Imported hot sauces contain high levels of lead, study says

    Imported hot sauces contain high levels of lead, study says
    So you like your hot sauce south-of-the-border spicy, with that extra punch? Well, Nevada researchers have found that little added twang might not be an intended result of the recipe: Many imported hot sauces sold in the U.S. contain dangerous levels of...
  • Bridge inspections close lanes on 5 Freeway near Magic Mountain

    Bridge inspections close lanes on 5 Freeway near Magic Mountain
    Multiple lanes on the southbound 5 Freeway near Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita are expected to be closed for several hours Monday morning for emergency bridge repairs. Bridge engineers and maintenance crews will be inspecting a portion of the...
  • WSBT Fact Finder: Elkhart Co. 4-H Fair rides inspected daily

    <font color="red">WSBT Fact Finder</font>: Elkhart Co. 4-H Fair rides inspected daily
    GOSHEN – Indiana state law requires that all rollercoasters and amusement rides be inspected by state officials at least once a year, but the Elkhart County 4-H Fair goes above and beyond that requirement. This is a relief to fairgoers, especially...
  • Taking the Kids: The dangers of riding roller coasters

    Taking the Kids: The dangers of riding roller coasters
    Horrific. Every family's worst nightmare. A Dallas mom, Rosa Ayala-Goana, fell to her death while riding the 14-story-tall Texas Giant roller coaster with her kids at Six Flags Over Texas last weekend. "My mom! My mom! Let us out, we need to go get her!"...
  • Six Flags death: Woman's family could win big damages in court

    Six Flags death: Woman's family could win big damages in court
    There's no way around it: Rosy Esparza's death on a Six Flags Over Texas roller coaster ride in Arlington on Friday was horrific. On Tuesday, the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office released more details on what happened when the 52-year-old...
  • Feds advance plan to kill 3,603 barred owls in Pacific Northwest

    SAN FRANCISCO — Federal wildlife officials have moved one step closer to their plan to play referee in a habitat supremacy contest that has pitted two species of owl against one another in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. On Tuesday, the U.S....
  • Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says

    Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says
    The landing gear didn't just collapse when a Southwest Airlines jet touched down in New York City and plunged nose-first into the tarmac: The landing gear punched into the plane itself as it skidded for almost half a mile. The new revelations came...
  • What we learned from a tragic Disneyland accident

    What we learned from a tragic Disneyland accident
    Most journalists have covered certain stories that stuck with them through the years. For me, one of those was Brandon Zucker. Brandon was 4 years old when he tumbled out of a vehicle on the Roger Rabbit ride at Disneyland in 2000. The details are...
  • Officer who leaked Boston bombing suspect photos now on limited duty

    The Massachusetts police photographer who never sought permission before releasing images of the arrest of the man accused of being the Boston Marathon bomber has been placed on restricted duty with pay pending further investigation of his case, his...
  • Officer who released 'real' Boston bombing suspect photos has hearing

    A Massachusetts State Police sergeant faces a discipline hearing Tuesday morning because he released photographs of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to protest a Rolling Stone magazine cover that many thought glorified the defendant....
  • Review: Fright Fest slowly improves at Six Flags Magic Mountain

    Review: Fright Fest slowly improves at Six Flags Magic Mountain
    Like a lumbering and laborious monster intent on capturing his prey, Six Flags Magic Mountain continues to make slow but steady progress toward improving its annual Fright Fest event. Photos: Fright Fest 2013 at Six Flags Magic Mountain In hopes of...
  • Huge Chinese theme-park project aims to be the 'Orlando of China'

    Huge Chinese theme-park project aims to be the 'Orlando of China'
    The first of 10 theme parks planned for a 2,000-acre resort billed as the "Orlando of China" is expected to open in late 2013 after three years of construction. The $2-billion marine-based Chimelong Ocean Kingdom theme park on Hengqin Island in China is...