August 01, 2017 - 7:23 am
The Johnson County Fair is open for business in Gardner and ride contractors say they are working to make sure families stay safe. Each ride goes through an inspection before it is set up and then every day of the fair, said James Burlingame, manager of Pride Amusements. Amusement ride operators...
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Kara Marxer
May 23, 2017 - 6:15 am
Despite public distaste for a 17-story reminder of a terrible tragedy in Kansas City, Kansas, the world's tallest waterslide will not be torn down in the near future. Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked police for more investigative material surrounding the death of a boy last year on the...
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April 12, 2017 - 6:10 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Two sisters injured in a Kansas waterslide accident that killed a state lawmaker's 10-year-old son have reached a settlement with the water park's owner. Attorney Lynn Johnson on Wednesday confirmed the out-of-court deal with the Schlitterbahn park over the "Verruckt" slide...
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