5 California Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press
Aug. 18, 2017
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. USE OF FORCE
Attorney general report: Violent police encounters in California last year led to deaths of 157 people and six officers.
2. JAILHOUSE INFORMANTS
Judge to decide whether Seal Beach salon massacre killer should be spared death due to scandal over Orange County jail informants.
3. PRISON SUICIDES
Audit: Suicides spiked at California Institution for Women in Chino after officials failed to properly prepare for transfer of 400 dangerous inmates to the facility.
4. SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
FAA issues new rules for nighttime landings and control-tower staffing after Air Canada jet nearly lands on busy taxiway.
Forty years after blasting off, Earth's most distant ambassadors — the twin Voyager spacecraft — are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos.