A Navy pilot from Oak Harbor, Wash., built a roller coaster in the backyard of his home for his three-year-old son.
Bill Hemmer got the lowdown on what will be the world's tallest roller coaster. The 535-foot behemoth is set to be constructed in Orlando as part of a new entertainment complex set to open in 2017.
A frightening situation at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California as a roller coaster derailed when it struck a tree branch that had fallen onto the tracks. Four people were treated for minor injuries after the Ninja roller coaster derailed in Valencia, while 22 riders were stranded about 20 feet off the ground for at least two hours.