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Customers wait in line for refunds at Six Flags Great Adventure after a power outage Sept. 14, 2014.  (credit: Neal Merchant)

Six Flags Great Adventure Riders Briefly Stuck After Power Goes Out

Officials said a faulty transformer caused the outage at the park in Jackson Township.

09/14/2014

Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom (Six Flags/Facebook)

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces Plans To Build New Roller Coaster

The theme park announced on Thursday Looping Dragon will join the park’s other thrill rides.

08/28/2014

Mario Alejandro holds up that shirt that got him kicked out of Six Flags Great Adventure. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Six Flags Great Adventure Boots Marine For Wearing ‘Offensive’ Shirt

Six Flags Great Adventure has issued an apology to a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who was denied entry to the amusement park over a shirt their policy deems “offensive.”

08/15/2014

Kona, first sea lion pup born at Six Flags Great Adventure

NJ’s Six Flags Great Adventure Welcomes First Sea Lion Pup

New Jersey’s Six Flags Great Adventure is celebrating its first sea lion pup born at the park.

07/30/2014

Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom (Six Flags/Facebook)

State Officials Reviewing Six Flags Great Adventure’s ‘Drop Of Doom’

State inspectors are still reviewing paperwork required for Six Flags Great Adventure to open what it calls the world’s tallest and fastest drop ride.

07/02/2014

This picture, posted to the Six Flags Great Adventure Facebook page asks, "Who's ready to take the plunge?"

Six Flags Great Adventure To Build World’s Tallest Drop Ride ‘Drop Of Doom’ For 2014

Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson says Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom will hoist riders 415 feet in the air and drop them back to the ground at 90 mph. Adding to the thrill factor: The park’s Kingda Ka roller coaster trains will hurl toward riders on Zumanjaro at speeds up to 128 mph.

08/29/2013

Roller coaster bird strike

N.J. Boy Recounts Extremely Close Encounter With Bird At Six Flags

It was a roller coaster ride with a very unexpected scare. A young boy’s decision to sit in the front seat could have killed him — thanks to a mid-ride collision with a bird!

07/30/2012

Thomas Smith (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Accused In Deadly William Floyd Parkway Wreck Released From Jail

Thomas Smith, 20, was released after his family posted $150,000 bond. He is charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired on drugs.

04/16/2012

Thomas Smith had four passengers in his car when he allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel. (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

Ridge Man Accused Of Driving Under Influence During Fatal Crash Set To Face Judge

Thomas Smith of Ridge is set to face a judge on Sunday following Saturday’s car crash that killed two teenage passengers. 20-year-old Smith is charged with driving under the influence of prescription drugs.

04/15/2012

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Wayward Baboon Captured In Howell, Brought Back To Six Flags

Howell police say they caught the baboon Saturday afternoon. It appeared to be unharmed when it was found and then tranquilized on a farm in Howell Township.

07/03/2011

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15-Story High ‘Green Lantern’ Roller Coaster Debuts At Six Flags Great Adventure

If you’ve always wanted to stand up while riding a roller coaster then your dream has come true.

05/19/2011

Six Flags Great Adventure (credit: AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda)

Six Flags Plans New Green Lantern Roller Coaster

Officials say the ride will be 154 feet tall and reach speeds of up to 63 mph. The coaster will offer a 2 minute ride and will begin with a 45-degree vertical drop before rocketing riders through five loops.

09/16/2010