I blogged about this after it happened:
There's been an update to the case:
Charges escalate in Valleyfair beating
Not surprising, the perp had prior arrests. One thing I do need to clear up from my original post is that the victim and family were not white. They were black. Hence, no hate crime.
Not only does this father have permanent injuries, though lucky to be alive, the family will likely have to move due to concerns of retribution.