Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say a 4-year-old boy has died after a fall from an upper-story window at an apartment building. Sgt. Pete Simpson says firefighters and police were sent last night to the Miraflores Apartments after a report that a child had fallen from a window. Simpson says while it appears the death may have been an accidental fall, detectives will be part of the investigation.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A suburban Portland wildcat sanctuary has agreed to pay $5,600 in penalties related to a fatal cougar attack on its head keeper. The Oregonian reports that an agreement between WildCat Haven Sanctuary and Oregon’s OSHA says the nonprofit will drop its appeal of citations assessed in March. On Nov. 9, Renee Radziwon-Chapman of Portland was fatally attacked while cleaning a cougar enclosure alone.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon voters won’t be deciding this year whether to privatize liquor sales. Grocers say they’re withdrawing proposed ballot initiatives that would have asked voters in November to end the state’s monopoly on selling alcohol. Critics say it’s welcome news. But initiative supporters plan to continue their efforts through the Legislature or the 2016 ballot.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The father of a Portland boy who vanished four years ago has settled a custody case with his ex-wife, the last person known to have seen the boy alive. Kyron Horman was 7 on June 4, 2010. His stepmother Terri Horman told authorities she last saw him walking toward his classroom. In a settlement, his father, Kaine Horman, got custody of 5-year-old Kiara Horman, the daughter he had with Terri Horman. The couple divorced after Kyron disappeared.
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