MASON, Ohio (WDTN) - The infamous Son of Beast roller coaster at Kings Island is coming down for good.
The idle coaster hasn't run the rails since 2009. It had several mishaps and mechanical problems over the years, one in 2006 ended with several park patrons injured.
The Son of Beast was the longest and fastest wooden roller coaster ever built at the time of its debut.
Park spokesperson, Jim Helbig, says the demolition will make room for future park development.
After a third levy failure, students at Shawnee High School will no longer have bussing.
Interstate 70 is closed following a crash involving several semi trucks and a car at the 31 mile marker, near the exit for the Dayton International Airport.
The family of Dione Payne, the 16-year-old who died after police say he was attacked by two men, are seeking the death penalty.
Assurant opened its new Dayton site this week but is still looking for workers to fill job openings.
Waiting on one thing in particular could knock Dayton off its record pace for demolitions.