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Missing Boyle Heights toddler found safe in Mexico, police say

A 15-month-old boy who authorities said was abducted by his father from Boyle Heights last week has been found in Mexico, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Noe Reyna, the subject of an Amber Alert, was found “safe and sound,” said LAPD Capt. Ruby Flores.

The boy was located by U.S.

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Essential California: Cult leader Charles Manson is dead

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Monday, Nov.

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Charles Manson 'a pathetic, cowardly con man' who should be remembered for that alone. Reactions to his death

As news of Charles Manson’s death spread late Sunday, many on social media said his death should be a time to remember and mourn his victims.

Michele Hanisee, president of the Assn. of Deputy District Attorneys, said in a statement that the prosecutor who put Manson behind bars “provided the most accurate summation: ‘Manson was an evil, sophisticated con man with twisted and warped moral values.’

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Where are they now? Charles Manson's 'family,' decades after horrific murders
Charles Manson dead at 83; here's why his health crisis was shrouded in secrecy
Charles Manson dead at 83

Mass murderer Charles Manson died Sunday at age 83, officials said, several days after being admitted to a Bakersfield hospital

Related: The Manson Family: Where are they now?

Manson and members of his “family” of followers were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during a bloody rampage in the Los Angeles area in August 1969.

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