CRIME and SAFETY COMMUNITY
Rightwing trolls quickly took advantage of Perry tragedy

Rightwing trolls quickly took advantage of Perry tragedy

Even before the identity of the student who shot multiple people at Perry High School was confirmed by law enforcement Thursday afternoon, right-wing misinformation on social media was filling the void. Posts from verified and other accounts on Twitter (X) in the...

Casey’s staff shelters students fleeing Perry school shooting

Casey’s staff shelters students fleeing Perry school shooting

A Casey’s General Store in Perry became a place of refuge for several students Thursday morning after a gunman opened fire at nearby Perry High School. Store Manager Jocelyn Kirchner said she received a call at 7:30 a.m. about what was transpiring at the high school....

Rightwing trolls quickly took advantage of Perry tragedy

UPDATE: Sixth-grader killed in Perry shooting identified

A sixth-grader is dead and six others injured—one critically—after a school shooting at Perry High School in Perry, Iowa. On Friday, authorities identified 11-year-old Ahmir Jolliff as the slain child. His cause of death was three gunshot wounds. The incident happened...