News roundup: gunshot locator service

This morning’s news covers the discussion of installing an acoustic gunshot locator service in parts of Seattle.

Seattle Times and KIRO both report on yesterday’s discussion of the proposal to install such a service in a 1-square-mile area of the city. $250,000 is in the budget for such a system, and the Seattle division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has received a grant as well.  SPD is still working through the privacy concerns.

KING5 reports on a summit of West Coast mayors to discuss homelessness.

Former mayor Mike McGinn interviewed Council candidates Jon Grant, Tammy Morales, and Michael Maddux on what it was like to run for City Council (and lose).

The Stranger reports on departing Council member Nick Licata’s farewell tour of Seattle night life spots.

In a prelude to the upcoming City Council vote on allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize, Geekwire reports on ongoing negotiations to allow those drivers to pick up passengers at Sea-Tac Airport.