Jassy Correia?s family, friends mourn after her brutal killing

Jassy Correia?s father, Joaquin, mourned on Friday.

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Correia, 23, was last seen alive early Sunday morning in downtown Boston. Boston law enforcement officials said Louis Coleman, being held in connection with her death, would be prosecuted here if possible.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/WALKER_160930_04TheaterDistrict_3262xs.jpg Two abductions leave women worried ? and furious

Within two months, two 23-year-old women vanished after Saturday nights out at Boston bars. Jassy Correia is dead. Tips led to the other woman being rescued from a Charlestown apartment.

A Globe photographer captured this touching image of Jassy Correia playing with her daughter in June 2018.

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Nestor Ramos

A picture of Jassy Correia, unfrozen in time

It?s a stunning image. But the picture of Correia and her daughter doesn?t look the same anymore.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner021219METROweather306[1].jpg Back to back storms could drop over a foot of snow on parts of Massachusetts

Saturday morning?s storm, which is set to drop up to five inches of snow on Boston, will be quickly followed by another storm Sunday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/03snowtotal.jpg These maps tell us what to expect from this weekend?s storms

One storm is forecast to drop about 6 inches on the Boston area, and there?s another one right behind it.

This Week in Weed

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_worcesterstateDemconvention_metro226.jpg Barney Frank joins local marijuana business

The former congressman, a longtime legalization supporter, is teaming up with Beantown Greentown.

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Medical marijuana could help save Massachusetts veterans, who are three times more likely than the rest of the population to die of an opioid overdose, says Alternative Treatment for Veterans.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/0302-NWS-BHR-L-penacc01.jpg Suspect in January kidnapping now faces rape charges

Victor Pena is accused of abducting the woman in downtown Boston and holding her captive for three days in his Charlestown apartment.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/a62668be43dc41d29684e8abd99415f4-a62668be43dc41d29684e8abd99415f4-0.jpg 1 firefighter killed, 4 others hurt battling southern Maine blaze

Berkwick Fire Captain Joel Barnes was killed fighting a fire in a 3-story apartment building, officials said.

Joe Lentino can?t capture the value of his house until he sells it.

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Medford musician fights financial firm for the right to sell his lifelong home

A series of stumbles left Joe Lentino at the mercy of a reverse mortgage company, embroiling him in a legal nightmare and putting his home in jeopardy.

Boston, MA--03/01/2019--Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) speaks with Celtics forward Jaylen Brown (7) during the second half of Friday night's game against Washington in TD Garden. (Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe) Topic: Celtics-Wizards Reporter:

Gary Washburn | On basketball

It?s time for Celtics to do what?s best

One question is does Brad Stevens keep starting Marcus Morris until he snaps out of that shooting slump or give his spot to Jaylen Brown?

?Measles is a serious disease, particularly in children who have not been vaccinated,? Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, director of the Infectious Disease Bureau at the public health commission, said.

Boston health officials issue measles warning

A bus passenger diagnosed with the respiratory disease traveled through South Station on Tuesday and on to New Hampshire, officials say.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/Clipboard-0285.jpg Can Senate follow House?s lead on gun control bills?

So what will it take for the GOP-led Senate to realize that public opinion has shifted overwhelmingly in favor of stricter gun laws.

Opinion | Christopher Weyant

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/weyanttease-6613.jpg The benefits of having a fixer

Plausible deniability can be a powerful thing.

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Jumping through hoops to cast a vote

Jeff Jacoby argues that voter ID laws aren?t worth fighting over. Readers are not ready to let their guard down.

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Credit: Adobe

Opinion | Swanee Hunt

Robert Kraft case helps shift focus from bought to buyers

Kraft did a service by inadvertently focusing attention on the women who are the victims of sex trafficking.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/unnamed%20(4)-26606.jpg 3-year-old boy named honorary police officer in North Attleborough, Randolph

Mikey Grover was honored for ?his bravery and courage in dealing with congenital heart disease,? the departments said in a statement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryanopeningday1met.jpg ?Once Sully?s opens, that?s a good sign that spring is almost here?

Sullivan?s on Castle Island opened Friday, marking the unofficial start of spring, despite temperatures in the mid-30s.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Walker_012919_30insys_1714x.jpg Brash salesman who watched ?Wolf of Wallstreet? for sales tips testified against executives

Alec Burlakoff took the stand Friday in the landmark federal racketeering trial against his former Insys Therapeutics colleagues.

Chesto Means Business

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/jon_chesto_20180925.jpg Political savvy could be key for Massport CEO job

It may be the most talked about job in Boston?s circles of power these days ? and for good reason.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/MichaelCohenNewsletterHP-3632.jpg Truth and Consequences

Opinion columnist Michael Cohen takes a candid and no-holds-barred look at the current political moment. Sign up now.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is?complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Special reports

They were the top of their class at Boston public schools. Then life happened

Read a multi-part investigation into how and why the lives of promising Boston valedictorians didn?t quite turn out the way they expected.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Smartphone society

In a world where the smartphone is now ubiquitous, photographers capture daily life in which the personal device is part of the moment.

Real Estate

Harvard alum Joshua Kushner and supermodel Karlie Kloss put NYC condo up for sale

Four months after their October wedding, Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner have put their Manhattan condo on the market. Located in the Nolita neighborhood, the supermodel-businessman duo?s home is currently listed for $6,995,000. Kushner, the brother of Donald Trump?s senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner, is an alumnus of Harvard University and Harvard Business School.

Real Estate

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/10-beechwood-road-halifax-exterior-side-1024x576$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring ? or outright banning ? an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region?s housing shortage.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/dartboard.jpeg CRISPR base editing hits a snag with off-target cuts

A new version of CRISPR whose selling point is precision suffers from off-target DNA changes.