Police: Shooting victim reached for waist line
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A recent “swatting” incident in Kansas ended with an innocent man being shot and killed by police. Wichita Eagle crime reporter Nichole Manna tells CNN’s Victor Blackwell what the mother of the victim heard as the event unfolded.

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Suspect arrested in deadly online gaming prank
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Police have arrested a suspect in Los Angeles for an alleged deadly “swatting” hoax in Kansas. “Swatting” is when someone makes a prank call to police with a false report of an ongoing crime.

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Police kill a man at his home while responding to a fake call
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A prank call to police led to a man’s death at a home in Wichita, Kansas — and a man in California has been arrested in connection with the crime.

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Extreme cold to test New Year's revelers; some events iced
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Dress in layers, lay off the booze and bring some hand warmers. Those are some of the tips offered for the huge crowd of revelers expected in Times Square for what could be one of the coldest New Year's Eve ball drops on record….

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Victim, gunman in California law firm shooting were partners
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police were trying to learn Saturday what motivated a partner in a law firm to shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself….

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2 Las Vegas security guards fatally shot in hotel-casino
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Las Vegas security guards were fatally shot Saturday while investigating a disturbance in a room at a hotel-casino and the suspected shooter is facing critical injuries after turning the gun on himself, police said….

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Transgender people cleared to join military, for now
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has made clear its proposed ban on transgender military recruits is on hold, meaning their enlistment can start Monday….

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Erica Garner dies; fought police brutality after dad's death
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NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of key Black Lives Matter figure Eric Garner died Saturday after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack….

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California man arrested after fatal Kansas police shooting
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Los Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a hoax emergency call that resulted in a SWAT police officer fatally shooting a man at the door of his own home in Kansas, law enforcement officials said Saturday….

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