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Jailed Over Ride That
Mar 27, 2018 6:20 PM CDT
Company Co-Owner Jailed Over Ride That Decapitated Boy
Co-owner, ride designer charged with murder in death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab
- A water park company co-owner accused of making a spur of the moment decision to build the world's tallest waterslide and rushing it into service, and a designer accused of shoddy planning, were charged Tuesday in the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy who was decapitated on the ride...
Here's How Much
Family of Boy Killed
on Waterslide Will Get
May 4, 2017 6:48 PM CDT
Here's How Much Family of Boy Killed on Waterslide Will Get
10-year-old Caleb Schwab was killed in 2016 at a Kansas water park
- The family of a 10-year-old boy who died on a giant waterslide at a Kansas water park will receive nearly $20 million in settlement payments, the AP reports, citing court documents. The largest payment to Caleb Schwab's family, $14 million, will come from SVV 1 and KC Water Park,...
Cops: Neck Injury Caused
Boy's Waterslide Death
Aug 9, 2016 5:37 AM CDT
Cops: Neck Injury Caused Boy's Waterslide Death
Questions still surround death of Kansas boy
- The death of 10-year-old Caleb Thomas Schwab on the world's tallest waterslide Sunday was the result of a "fatal neck injury," police said Monday—but they have not disclosed what caused the injury. As the investigation into the boy's death at the Schlitterbahn Kansas City Water...
Water Park Owner
Gives Up After
17 Days Chained
to Water Slide
Nov 25, 2015 4:33 PM CST
Water Park Owner Gives Up After 17 Days Chained to Water Slide
Kevin Dumont couldn't save park from being auctioned
- The owner of a New Hampshire water park who chained himself to a slide tower 17 days ago to try to prevent the park's auction has ended his quest because of failing health and the lack of a financial savior. Kevin Dumont climbed the slide at Liquid Planet on...
Water Slide to
Open in Kansas
Nov 20, 2013 9:47 AM CST
Insane, 17-Story Water Slide to Open in Kansas
'Verruckt' will set height, speed records, promises water park
- Up until now, the world's tallest water slide has been Brazil's "Insano," at 134.5 feet; those who brave it travel at speeds of 65mph. But a new attraction at a Kansas water park will apparently dwarf those figures. Schlitterbahn park is keeping a lid on...
Man Gets Stuck at Water Park
Aug 30, 2010 9:12 AM CDT
Man Gets Stuck at Water Park
Dad cut from slide after water park mishap
- It would be funny if it didn't sound so utterly painful: A British man in his thirties had to be cut from a fiberglass water slide after he flew into a concrete step at the end of the tube. "There was a small gap about an inch wide between...
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