Violent Mob Attacks Mar Wisconsin State Fair

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS) — Violent mob attacks inside the festival grounds have marred the Wisconsin State Fair in suburban Milwaukee.

WDJT-TV, CBS 58 Milwaukee reports 24 arrests were made Thursday night, after hundreds of people started fighting in and around the fairgrounds. The arrests were made within the grounds in West Allis, Wis.

Seven Wisconsin State Fair police officers were injured in the attacks, WDJT reported. One officer was hit with a weapon, while another suffered a concussion. Both were hospitalized.

WDJT reports police say the attacks were not racially motivated.

State Fair Police tell CBS 58 the no fair attendees were hurt in the attacks, but some might have been hurt in the surrounding areas. Also, a vendor reported items stolen from his stand.

On Friday night, draconian new rules are in place at the fair to prevent any further problems. Anyone under the age of 18 must now be accompanied by an adult over 21 after 5 p.m.

State Fair police are also increasing their presence, WDJT reported.

Mob attacks made headlines in Chicago for several weeks earlier this summer – particularly in tourist-friendly areas close to downtown. Most notoriously, on June 4, two men were attacked by mobs of teens in Streeterville – one of whom was parking his scooter in the 300 block of East Chicago Avenue, the other of whom was assaulted while riding his bicycle at Lake Shore Drive and Huron Street.

And less than a week later, two teens were attacked by a mob of teens at Chicago and Wabash avenues in an altercation that began at the Oak Street Beach.

  • jgloots

    Karina, it is only racially motivated if the attackers are white and the victims are not. Where have you been for the last 15 years?

    • Rosemary

      Karina they are young black teenagers. I saw it in the news this morning and yes they described the attackers has young black teenagers. they were only attacking white folks. CBS is only saying what the victims and witnesses seen and went through they were attacked by black kids. WOW!!

  • ChicagoDetective

    I am a black police officer from Chicago, and I agree. These people are animals. Very similar to the animal in Norway that slaughtered those innocent souls.

    • Lyndia

      If you ARE a black polie officer from Chicago, do you ever go on Second City Cop and read about what your brother officers say about you. You have the nerve to call those people in Milwaukee animals and you fellow officers feel the same way about you?

      • g-man

        Wrong Lyndia—We only hate the black welfare grabbing, do nothing dope smoking blacks—not the working black people who pay taxes and try to raise a good family

      • Bryan

        You really are a dumb ass.

    • ZooKeeper

      I agree that both were racially motivated.

      • ZooKeeper

        Or should I say culturally motivated.

    • subjected

      Bad troll’s are just…bad. Go back to your MMORPG and play with your buddies there. This is an adult subject.

      • ZooKeeper

        What’s a MMORPG? I know what a troll is…subjected.

  • rc

    Why is CBS hiding the fact that these were rampaging black mobs?

    WEST ALLIS – Witnesses tell Newsradio 620 WTMJ and TODAY’S TMJ4 of a mob of young people attacking innocent fair-goers at the end of the opening night of State Fair, with some callers claiming a racially-charged scene.
    Milwaukee Police confirmed there were assaults outside the fair.

    Witnesses’ accounts claim everything from dozens to hundreds of young black people beating white people as they left State Fair Thursday night.
    Authorities have not given official estimates of the number of people involved in the attacks.

    “It looked like they were just going after white guys, white people,” said Norb Roffers of Wind Lake in an interview with Newsradio 620 WTMJ. He left the State Fair Entrance near the corner of South 84th Street and West Schlinger Avenue in West Allis.

    “They were attacking everybody for no reason whatsoever.”
    “It was 100% racial,” claimed Eric, an Iraq war veteran from St. Francis who says young people beat on his car.
    “I had a black couple on my right side, and these black kids were running in between all the cars, and they were pounding on my doors and trying to open up doors on my car, and they didn’t do one thing to this black couple that was in this car next to us. They just kept walking right past their car. They were looking in everybody’s windshield as they were running by, seeing who was white and who was black. Guarantee it.”

    • JB

      racist moolies

  • Truth

    Welcome to America A.D. where it is perfectly acceptible to have violent racist gangs attack innocent bystanders….as long as the ones being attacked are white. if this had been a white mob attacking random black people this would be all over every news station and Jessie and Fat Al the bigot would already have people marching.

  • Drew

    You’re going to see an increase in this kind of activity in metropolitan areas across America. High unemployment; desperation; anger; and, finally, retaliation against people seen as ‘the problem’…will further incite this. This alarms me because there are kind, loving and wonderful WHITES in our world; they shouldn’t all be lumped together in the same boat as their hateful, bigoted counterparts. I so wish I could stop time, if only for a moment, and somehow thwart this shameful display of humanity. God bless us all, no matter what your skin color.

    • Ron Henson

      Helter Skelter much, Charlie?

    • Josh

      There was no desperation or anger involved here. Just a mob of thugs thinking they can do whatever they want and get away with it because they think that its okay. There parents aren’t raising them with any damn sense or respect. The kids knew that no one would do anything and they could pick on white people because they perceive “normal” people as weak. And by normal, i mean people who aren’t in a gang, doing drugs, running the streets like an animal. I tried to keep race out of it, but it is obvious they were attacking whites only. Where is the white Al Sharpton.

  • Leroy Goldberg

    Wisconsin has Negroes?????

  • David

    Our media is lying about these situations. These were well coordinated attacks on white people by young blacks. This is happening all over the country. I find it negligent for the media to not inform our citizens what is happening. Families are going to get hurt because they don’t know this is happening. These racially motivated attacks are coordinated on social media before hand and carried out by a mob. They are also doing this in flash robberies all over the country. Our media is disgraceful for not telling the truth because of political correctness

    • rc

      These rampaging black savages are even terrorizing Canada of all places.

    • Some Truth from WI, Finally

      The statement of Alderman Bob Donovan and Alderman Joe Dudzik (Aldermen with the City of Milwaukee, WI) [PDF]

      • Brandon

        Now you all finally see how it feels. Keep talking down on races (whether you are white or black) and this is exactly what happens. You idiots haven’t learned anything through the centuries.





  • David

    This is happening in Chicago, New York , LA, Philly, Boston, and in most major cities. Police dept. know very well this is happening, they are well coordinated, and becomming more and more frequent! Hold our media accountable on these issues they chose not to report.

    • rc

      Reading the politically correct media is like reading Pravda.

      Someone is actually keeping track of these attacks by black savages:

  • George Chovanec

    I was at the fair with my daughter and two young grandsons. This was very much a racially charged attack by blacks on whites. I will never go back to this fair again, although we have enjoyed going for the past 20 years. I shudder to think what could have happened to my grandkids if these animals had attacked us. It is no wonder that decent people do not want to have animals like this in their cities / neiborhoods. This was blacks attacking whites. No way to soften or hide the truth. I for one can’t tolerate this and the liberals on the far left better wake up before they try to find more tax money to pay off this revolting minority group. Our society can’t tolerate this behavior and we must stop looking the other way or pretending it’s not happening. It is!! Whites need to know they are under racist attacks. Time to man up and protect what’s yours!

    • 53189eg40mm

      your correct, enough of the bullsh** the liberas have given our country away and we must take it back. I for one do and will conceal carry from here on to protect my wife, kids, and self.

    • Jan Hopkins

      If you want to man up you can’t avoid the state fair. You have to retake the streets.

  • scootyscoots

    I live in West Allis, and I am white and not a racist. But the way these black kids act is making me stereo type every black kid I see in the city. All I have to say is concealed carry baby! Once us white folks start dropping these ignorant SOB’s, they may start thinking twice about who they attack.

  • Geo. Wallace

    What I heard that took place at the fair was outragous,this is and act of war against WHITE AMERICA,its time to call a spade a spade,this is what Barry wants,and its time WHITE AMERICA wakes up and starts to take action against this mob action on WHITES,maybe its time to go back to the old days when something like this happen many paid the price and it was not the WHITES..

  • Right

    Impeach obama and holder.

  • slippery

    what do you think is going to happen when obama loses the election in 2012 ?

    • Ron Henson

      Mein Kampf much there, Franklin?

    • LOTD

      Fully automatic weapons is a good place to start!

    • LOTD

      They will burn and loot, just like they always do when they don’t get their way!!!

  • Patricia Shanks

    I think it is said when a family cannot even go to the fair for fear of being attacked by thugs. Our law enforcement is in denial about this attack not being racially motivated. Those who are suppose to protect and serve are turning a blind eye to what is going on. I for on think our police chief and sheriff need to step dpwn and put someone in the chairs who will protect and serve.

  • jim

    God, was I ever born at the wrong time. I was four when we put a man on the Moon. It seemed to me that we could do anything, if only we applied our intelligence and worked hard enough. I remember great vacations in some of our national parks and nuclear families. Since the 1970’s, our country has been steadily declining. I knew what was happening and have had to watch it now for over forty years. Obama actually being elected President of the United States was the last straw. I no longer believe it’s possible to salvage our country. When they changed our immigration policy in 1965, they sealed this country’s fate.

  • Stop Complaining

    ATTN ALL: Scott Post (1-414-302-8450) is the atty in West Allis. Call him either now (and leave a message) or on Mon. Tell him to prosecute as a hate crime!

    • Please Don't Feed the Yard Apes

      It’s only hate crime if the white man defends himself against marauding mulattos. Remember, the man who’s white is the man who’s wrong in the BS PC world we are forced to live in!!!

  • sp

    majority of the responders here are racist these are kids your talking about not animals, as you put it, human beings you sit and make your racists remarks toward teenage black kids you hear the word “kids” your no different from them this world has been racist for a long time and it still continues to be racists in many forms. These kids do need to be disciplined not killed or treated like animals even though they are acting like animals, they are not. Something in there lives are not right and at this moment they need guidance they’re kids and at 20 some still are like teens .Violence on top of violence is never the answer both sides always lose in the end mentally,emotionally, and physically. When you think about it all it’s sad there will always be a war, there will never be peace no matter what race, all races are the blame not just one SAD.

    • Sheryl Kruis

      OHHHH PLZ sp, there is no reason for them to act as savages if they do not want to be treated or known as such…. CARRY i say …. I was rushed by a young black male at the bank today , and I left before I could become a victim …. OH WELL … MUST NOT TREAT THIS WITH KID GLOVES…. THIS IS THE PROBLEM sp

    • ZooKeeper

      You can’t blame these realist posters here for the shortcomings of these thug beasts, for the blame should lay squarely on the creators of this filth. The complete lack of parenting resulting in no moral character is where the problems ensue.

      These baby making machines have no stake in the game and accept zero responsibility for their creations. Facts is facts!

    • subjected

      I agree this world is still rascist in many forms and this is one of the worst recent examples. If any of my children ever did, oh nm, my kids aren’t racist so it wouldn’t happen. I have a son who is in his young twenties. When he was 18 he stole a t.v. from a business with his 2 brand new thug friends he had met at work. The cohorts were on a new felony to work program. Known gang members. That’s a really great thing for youth to be intoduced to. My son had never had a fight in school, had never drank alcohol, had a drug, or broken the law until that time. He was in highschool and worked a fulltime job. The job where he had worked a year before the gang members were ‘introduced’ to their new legit life. When he was arrested, I guess I should have said like you, “gee something in his life just isn’t right.” Oh yeah! I did! I told him he was a thief . Maybe I could have used his accomplices as an excuse for what he did. The idea of the felon program with teens was a very bad idea but that still didn’t excuse what my child did. He wasn’t some 5 year old who wanted a sucker, he knew better than to steal. And you are suggesting these young adults don’t know any better than to randomly beat the sh&^ out of people? I didn’t boohoo for my son and I’m darn sure not going to boohoo for a group of murderous people. That’s their problem. people like you, thinking nothing they do is their fault and someone else is to blame for everything they do.. They don’t need guidance when they beat people, they need a jail cell forever.

    • g-man

      S. P.—— When you finish kindergarten writing class please come back and write something that a human can understand

    • Jan Hopkins

      OK. I am appointing you to the post. Round up the children and give them all a time out.

  • When Cheese Attacks

    We are Badger Buddies hear us roar.

  • malcom

    lmao how’s that integration working for you ? whites are so sared to defend themselves and be called the R word – RACIST , they would let themselves get beat to death and wives and daughters raped. Just don’t call them a racist.
    well liberals preach hates for whites along with militant blacks. funny how times have changed. Whites are the ones being lynched—. I love my state and I have a CHL.

  • Sue

    OMG, these kids are a bunch of bullies, sp, wake the h— up, their parents probably taught them to kill all whites, these people need to be shot to h—. If we can’t go to places out of fear of being attacked, then we need to pack a gun and kill, I think our forefathers said it best an eye for an eye. That’s what is wrong in the country. Get rid of all blacks and this country will be so much better.

    • subjected

      I pray you are just a stupid troll and not just, you know stupid.

  • Roberto

    think it can’t happen in Chicago, whites are outnumbered, you think this is random? haven’t any of you been keeping up with the pattern going on all around the nation?? this stuff will happen more and more. Only a fool would live in the city.

  • Fed up

    Finally, people who know how to say what needs to be said and FINALLY, I don’t see any censorship.

  • rc

    The savages are out of control everywhere. This is Philly where savages shoot up a bus. Unbelievable!

    The time has come to require a civilized behavior test. If you cannot behave in a civilized manner, you will be removed from society and shipped to an island. Preferably an island about to be swallowed up by rising ocean waters due to global warming.

  • Amazed

    Thankyou CBS for your fair and honest reporting of this story,don`t forget to give yourselves another award at the next awards gala,I`m switching to FOX!!!!

  • Kyle

    I wouldn’t worry to much. I sure that after these kids went home, after their night of shenanigans, their Fathers dealt with them accordingly.

    • White "E"

      I detect a bit of sarcasm……………….BRAVO!!! For those who don’t get it – “umadaddy”, translation “who’s my daddy??” That’s why they call each other brother, they may very well be considering they don’t know who their daddys are!!!!

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