Top Seattle news: Accessory dwelling unit laws to change; man tosses backpack full of guns; more

Missed the the most recent top news in Seattle? Read on for everything you need to know.

Seattle City Council votes to reduce barriers to building ADUs

After half a decade of planning, changes to laws governing accessory dwelling units — like backyard cottages and mother-in-law apartments — are on the way.

Read the full story on Curbed Seattle.

Man tosses backpack full of guns in woman's face while fleeing Seattle cops

A 23-year-old woman sustained a broken nose after a man threw a backpack full of stolen guns in her face while fleeing from police, officials said. 

Read the full story on KOMO News .

King Co. Metro to add bus stops to future light rail stations in Seattle

King County Metro wants to hear from the public as they plan to add bus stops to three new Sound Transit Link light rail stations expected to open in 2021. 

Read the full story on KOMO News .

Socialism faces a key test in Seattle City Council elections

Growing up in rural Jefferson County with conservative parents, Austin Tipton knew not to mention certain dirty words. Communism was taboo, and socialism was just as bad. 

Read the full story on The Seattle Times.

NHL Seattle ownership ‘Top Gun’ Bruckheimer looking to build on a hockey product and legacy

NHL Seattle principal owner Jerry Bruckheimer will bring some of his Hollywood technical expertise to the gameday presentations put on by the incoming expansion franchise when it launches in October 2021. 

Read the full story on The Seattle Times.

This story was created automatically using data about news stories on social media from CrowdTangle, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.