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Officers from Multiple Jurisdictions Respond to Large Brawl at the Waverton Hotel

Reports coming in early Saturday morning indicate multiple people have been injured in the melee.

Elmhurst police were on the scene of a large fight involving possibly as many as 20 people at the Waverton Hotel, 624 N. York in Elmhurst, at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

Minimal information is available, but initial reports indicated that about "20 to 25 people" were fighting in the bar area. Several people reportedly are injured, and glass was being thrown, according to dispatch reports.

Ambulances are on the scene. Early reports indicate a woman and possibly others were bleeding from the head and face.

Officers from Elmhurst, Bensenville, Oakbrook Terrace, Villa Park and DuPage County all are assisting at the scene.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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CPT. OBVIOUS February 25, 2013 at 06:24 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_and_crime#United_States[1] Homicide offenses by race White offenders Black offenders 45.9% 52.1% Sex offenders by race White offenders Black offenders 48.1% 48.2% A February 1997 report on rape and sexual-based crime published by the United States Department of Justice stated that of the crimes surveyed, 56% of arrestees were Caucasian, 42% were African American, and 2% were of other races. The NCVS(2008) clearly shows that black criminals target whites. Single-offender crimes: blacks committed 83% of the 520,000 violent inter-racial crimes involving blacks and whites nationwide. Black criminals chose white victims 54% of the time, but white criminals chose black victims only 4.6% of the time. Blacks were 32 times more likely to attack whites than whites were to attack blacks. For robbery, they were 67 times more likely. There were over 19,000 black on white rapes/ sexual assaults nationwide, but too few white on black rapes to calculate a nationwide figure. (the survey found no more than 10). Multiple-offender crimes: blacks committed 142,000 violent group crimes against whites nationwide, including 89,000 assaults and 49,000 robberies. There were too few violent white-on-black group crimes of any kind to extrapolate to the entire country.Groups of black criminals chose white victims 55% of the time. As with single offender crimes, blacks prefer to attack whites.
CPT. OBVIOUS February 25, 2013 at 06:25 PM
“But that’s just because Whites are Richer” No, it’s not. Only 21% of all black on white crimes were robberies. The rest were assaults, sexual assaults, and rapes, with no economic motive. According to United States Department of Justice document Criminal Victimization in the United States, in the United States in 2005, 37,460 White females were sexually assaulted or raped by a Black man, while between zero and ten Black females were sexually assaulted or raped by a White man. There were overall 111,590 white victims of rape/sexual assault in 2005
Cronan February 25, 2013 at 08:12 PM
So basically you have provided crime stats from 1992 and 1997 and then given us stats from 2005 that prove African American men have more of a penchant for Caucasian women than vice-versa. Gee, Thanks Captain Obvious! LOL How about you actually answer the post and provide FACTUAL INFORMATION to support your statement: "It is a well known fact that a crime is more likely to occur when African-Americans congregate in groups of 20 or more then any other race." Seriously??
Cronan February 25, 2013 at 08:20 PM
Respect is a two way street. You show none, you get none. There is still a hallway at YORK for African American students!!!! In 2013! Get over yourselves...
Cronan February 25, 2013 at 08:25 PM
Maybe someone should be discussing tighter security in the bar on weekends instead of spewing racist comments...
Melissa D February 25, 2013 at 08:46 PM
Your racism is entirely unnecessary.
Melissa D February 25, 2013 at 08:47 PM
A well known fact? More like your own personal bias and hatred. Apparently you don't realize that fights are more likely to break out when ALCOHOL is involved among people of any race.
Melissa D February 25, 2013 at 08:51 PM
The other thing Cpt. Obviously Racist fails to mention is that for ALL crimes in any category, persons of color are more likely to be arrested than whites. And of those arrested, persons of color are more likely to be prosecuted than whites. (Unless you are a professional basketball, baseball, or football player, in which case you are almost never prosecuted.)
Cronan February 25, 2013 at 08:56 PM
Nice to "see" you Melissa...great point!
CPT. OBVIOUS February 25, 2013 at 10:34 PM
How is presenting the facts racist? What i have done is just provided statistical evidence. At least I provided citation for my sources Cronan, "there is still a hallway at YORK for African American students". Really? If thats the case my son dont tell my son, he would be upset for not being included.
Ercie Berwick February 26, 2013 at 06:29 AM
What you did, Cpt. Obvious, was make an assertion you had no business making. From there your assertion escalated. It is immaterial that the individuals taking part in that situation were black, white, half black, half white, yellow, red, white, or blue. You simply wanted to make sure that everybody became aware that they were all black in lily-white Elmhurst, where they had no business being, right? You betcha! WINK WINK
CPT. OBVIOUS February 26, 2013 at 02:39 PM
Again understand the dangers of making assumptions.
John Borek February 26, 2013 at 02:41 PM
Good job captain. These idiots on this site constantly cover up for the problems we face in society. Everyday you read stories like this and the perpetrators are black. Crying racism means not listening to the truth. When are the libtards, the politicians, the black community, the black activist, the so called black pastors(ex gangbangers) going to condemn all the violence that blacks account for. NEVER. Take your cries of racistm and shove them where the sun does not shine.
Cronan February 26, 2013 at 02:51 PM
Maybe this will prompt you to ask him about it. It exists as a welcoming place for them to come together, without being judged and stereotyped. Hard to believe some are still raising bigots. At last count there were over 20 students in that hallway....hmmm....haven't seen the police reports regarding those brawls!
Cronan February 26, 2013 at 02:58 PM
Ignorance is alive and well...you are the problem. THIS is the problem: "A North Dakota high school principal says appropriate action is being taken after three students briefly donned Ku Klux Klan-style white robes and hoods Friday night during a state hockey semifinal game." Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/02/23/north-dakota-school-investigating-fans-in-kkk-style-hoods-at-hockey-game/#ixzz2M18bzwXZ
CPT. OBVIOUS February 26, 2013 at 03:58 PM
Are we really going to start posting articles about racism from all over the country, Cronan? Isolated incidents are not the norm. Read More: http://goo.gl/dMPlf Prove your point with facts and research
Cronan February 26, 2013 at 05:33 PM
Wow, over your head I see. The fact is these incidents are NOT isolated. They continue out of ignorance.... and ignorance breeds ignorance. Maybe someday you'll get it.
CPT. OBVIOUS February 26, 2013 at 06:26 PM
Over my head? Ignorance? Bring something to this argument besides insults and fact-less claims then I will maybe "get it"
Cronan February 26, 2013 at 06:56 PM
I think you have us confused. Please cite my fact less claims and insults?
mickey February 26, 2013 at 08:11 PM
I think if this hotel wants to continue bring these type of people to there hotel,then they should start bringing in more security!! Like Chicago housing police!
Wadjusay February 26, 2013 at 11:04 PM
So C.O. Are you saying there are no African Americans that live in Elmhurst ??? Are you sure nobody from Elmhurst was in that bar ?? You must have a lot of time on your hands....tell your G-frd i said..."Baaaaaa Baaaaa"
Ercie Berwick February 27, 2013 at 06:39 AM
Mr. Borek, SIR! Precisely what do you mean by the phrase "the so-called black pastors??????"
Ercie Berwick February 27, 2013 at 06:45 AM
Mickey, let us reason together for a bit, shall we? The hotel doesn't "bring" anybody (black, yellow, red, white, or blue) into the hotel. People just come. Are you suggesting that the hotel revert back to the ugly days of Jim Crow? "No Blacks Allowed!" Sure sounds like it. Maybe we could even hold a cross burning in front of the hotel.
Cronan February 27, 2013 at 04:16 PM
Nah, save the public burning for the Pastor over at West Suburban Church in ELMHURST who just admitted to an inappropriate relationship?! with a minor....um, in other words, child rape.
Ercie Berwick February 27, 2013 at 07:25 PM
Huh? Cronan, are you serious? What are you talking about?! I have heard or read nothing! Do you have a link or some kind of proof please???
Cronan February 27, 2013 at 07:38 PM
http://elmhurst.patch.com/articles/former-associate-pastor-elmhurst-west-suburban-church-admits-sexually-abusing-adolescent-girl
Ercie Berwick February 27, 2013 at 09:01 PM
I am devastated by this news! But, Cronan, horrible as this is, please know how important it is to have one's facts straight. If you read the article carefully, you would have understood that the guilty party is not the "pastor;" it is the "ASSOCIATE pastor," who is no longer in town.
Cronan February 27, 2013 at 09:09 PM
My apologies, associate pastor who just left town a few months ago.....
Ercie Berwick February 28, 2013 at 07:59 AM
No Cronan, he did not leave town "a few months ago." The word "few" means more than two and beyond. He left almost exactly TWO months ago, not a "FEW" months ago.
Cronan February 28, 2013 at 03:26 PM
Seriously, wtf happened to you? WINK WINK

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