KPLC News On Demand - November 18, 2009 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

KPLC News On Demand - November 18, 2009

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - With the latest local stories in southwest Louisiana, this is KPLC 7 News On Demand.

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MSU Police investigating an armed robbery

McNeese State University Police are still investigating an armed robbery on the school's campus. Officers say that a man was robbed on Tuesday while he was walking to his car near the recreation complex. The victim says that two men robbed him and fled on foot toward Ryan Street. Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact McNeese Police at 475-5711.

Lake Charles Police still searching for purse snatcher

Lake Charles Police are still on the lookout for Christopher "Slice" Jenkins. Police say he allegedly snatched a woman's purse at L'auberge du Lac as she walked to her car. Police say that they went to Jenkins' home and he was nowhere to be found. Officers say they did find the purse. If you know where police can find Jenkins, please call Lake Charles Police at 491-1311 or Crime Stoppers at 439-2222.

Fishermen town-hall meeting

A town-hall style meeting is scheduled for Wednesday night for local commercial fishermen to discuss fishing regulations. The Coast Guard is coordinating with several other agencies. During the open forum, officials will address questions and concerns surrounding the local fishing community. The meeting will be held at the Cameron Courthouse on Rex Street starting at 7:00 p.m.

Calcasieu parish residents can check out maps

Wednesday marks International GIS Day - GIS stands for Geographical Information Systems - and Calcasieu parish is taking part in the celebration. On Wednesday, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury is displaying maps on the first floor of the Administration Building on Pithon Street in Lake Charles. Calcasieu residents can visit the map gallery and get information printed out about their property. An online interactive map is also available. The online map shows different layers to flood zones, tax parcels, mosquito spray areas, and more.

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