Here are your Monday morning top headlines (7/8/19)

  • The legendary baseball coach Tony Robichaux will be laid to rest today. The funeral mass will be at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima on Johnston street. After the mass, burial will take place in Crowley at Woodlawn Cemetery.
  • State police arrested Rodney Bonin of New Iberia after leading them on a high speed chase along I-49 Sunday. The chase ended in Opelousas.
  • Officials in Mississippi have shut down all 21 of the state’s beaches because of a toxic blue-green algae bloom. The CDC says the algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting if someone comes in contact with it.
  • The family of Craig Dural is still searching for answers 6 years after he was killed. They held a vigil to remember him this weekend. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Lafayette Crime Stoppers.
  • An autopsy is scheduled for today for the victim in Thursday’s deadly shooting on Lilly street in Lafayette. 5 arrests have been made in connection to this shooting.
  • Tonight’s Blue Monday Jam session will be paying tribute to Dr. John and Lil Buck Sinegal. The monthly fundraiser will be held at Rock N Bowl in downtown Lafayette.

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