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Top Colorado Springs news: Proposal to require bear-resistant trash cans; blue-green algae bloom

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Proposed ordinance would require bear-resistant trash cans west of I-25 in Colorado Springs

The ordinance would also establish a “Bear Management Area Map.”

Read the full story on 9NEWS.

Black man’s family wants review of Colorado Springs police shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The family of a young black man who was fatally shot by Colorado Springs police is calling for an independent special prosecutor to investigate his death. Surveillance video obtained last week by The Gazette showed 19-year-old De'Von Bailey running from two officers before falling to the ground.

Read the full story on KDVR.

Prospect Lake closed in Colorado Springs due to blue-green algae bloom

Prospect Lake is closed in Colorado Springs after water samples tested positive for blue-green algae.

Read the full story on CBS Denver.

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