Tuesday news roundup

As the summer heat starts to fade, the news seems to be calming down a bit too.

The Seattle Times, The Stranger, KIRO and MyNorthwest report on the Council’s passage of an ordinance prohibiting SPD from questioning minors without making an attorney available.

The Seattle Times covers the Council’s vote to relax zoning restrictions on placement of child care facilities.

KUOW looks at the recommendations on SPD’s use of crowd-control weapons issued by the city’s three police-accountability groups last Friday.

GeekWire, Puget Sound Business Journal, and the Dallas Morning News report that Amazon is expanding its office space outside of Seattle.

KOMO reports that there is a new effort underway to recall Council member Herbold.

Crosscut discusses the politics behind Chief Best’s resignation.

Yahoo News looks at the ongoing discussion over defunding police departments, including here in Seattle.


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