MADISON COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Jaylon McKenzie has been identified as the Central Junior High student shot dead at a house party in Venice, IL on Saturday night.
East St. Louis School District released a statement Sunday saying several of their students were shot after gunfire erupted Saturday night in Venice.
According to sources, McKenzie, an eighth-grader in Belleville, was recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of their top six teen athletes in the country.
The district says that few details are clear at this point and request space and time for them to appropriately grieve and come to terms with this latest impact of violence. They will provide crisis teams at their schools in the upcoming days, reports Fox2Now.
No further information on the deadly incident were provided by officials Sunday morning.
Geo quick facts: Madison County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 269,282. The county seat is Edwardsville, and its largest city is Granite City. Madison County is part of the Metro-East region of the St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.
The fast food industry has long been the strong recommendation of many a celebrity business manager for those who find themselves newly rich, however, as of late, with fast food profits dwindling, what was once billed as a long term investment, (as was the payphone,) is now going the way of the landline.
The following is a short list of celebrities who are fast food franchisees.
Fatburger owner Kanye West
Before Kanye West decided that luxury fashion was his true side passion, he bought 10 Fatburgers in Chicago in 2010 Continue reading
Ronda Rousey in her match at UFC 184 on Saturday night took out Cat Zingano with an armbar in a mere 14 seconds.
Rousey has now shredded every opponent in the women’s bantamweight weight class.
Zingano shot out of the gate as the opening horn sounded, and rushed Rousey with the hopes of landing a flying knee. Continue reading
It’s only been a few months since big man, LeBron James, won his 2014 NBA Finals, but now fans are becoming concerned after the star player showed off a photo of his dramatic weight loss on Instagram.
LeBron appears to be half the man he used to be, let’s hope that does not translate to his game play with the Cavs.
James, who’s largely remained out of the public spotlight since announcing his return to Cleveland on July 11 — admitting he’d have no press conferences following his decisive letter in Sports Illustrated — tweeted an Instagram photo Monday afternoon, displaying his stunning recent weight loss. Continue reading
LeBron James is on his way to the Cavaliers, and Miami Heat fans are on their way to destroying every last piece of his departing memory..
It’s safe to say that Heat fans are beyond upset.
Instead of thanking James for leading the Heat to four NBA Finals appearances and two championships, a few Miami fans became destructive.
Bethany Keegan Dempsey is Clint Dempsey‘s better half! And when we say better, we mean better!
Bethany even posed for Sports Illustrated’s famous swimsuit issue.
The sweethearts, who originally met at Greenville, South Carolina’s Furman University, wed after a year of dating in July 2007. Continue reading
Jovan Clayton, a.k.a. Pee Wee from group The Rej3ctz, was arrested in West Hollywood last night after stealing a woman’s purse..
Law enforcement sources told TMZ … Clayton allegedly stole “personal items” inside 1Oak nightclub in West Hollywood. A source at the scene tells TMZ the items included alcohol and the contents of another person’s purse. source
Chrissy Teigen, a.k.a. Mrs. John Legend, may be little too thin skinned for show business.. After getting some caring social media comments from fans concerned about her recent weight gain, Teigen went balls-out ballistic..
The folks over at celebjihad removed a fake Kate Upton photo after receiving a takedown notice from the model’s lawyers — and then replaced the image with an anti-semitic cartoon depicting a hook-nosed lawyer holding a wad of cash.
As if there could possibly be any doubt as to whether or not the cartoon is anti-semitic, the image itself is named xjew_cartoon2.
We’ve come to love the raunchy Carl’s Jr commercials and now the latest in the saucy series, supermodel, Nina Agdal.
The Sports Illustrated swimsuit model is the latest starlet to appear in an ad for fast food restaurant Carl’s Jr. An oiled Agdal, dressed in a black bikini, chows down on a fish sandwich as she rolls around on the beach in Maui, Hawaii, with Bobby Darin’s “Beyond the Sea” playing in the background. The ad is for the restaurant’s new charbroiled Atlantic cod fish sandwich. Continue reading