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By adamg - 6/1/22 - 8:33 pm

A federal jury today convicted Louis Coleman of kidnapping resulting in the death of Jassy Correia of Dorchester in 2019 - a verdict that could mean life in prison when he's sentenced on Sept. 22.

First Assistant US Attorney Joshua Levy said: Read more.

By adamg - 5/16/22 - 1:10 pm
Warrenton Street

Clearing everybody out. Photo by Live Boston

Live Boston reports people began fleeing Theater District clubs in a hurry early Sunday after a report of possible gunfire inside Venu on Warrenton Street.

No shell casings or other evidence of gunfire were found after the 1:30 a.m. incident. Still, Venu and nearby clubs were evacuated to allow for police sweeps, and after people "ran for cover after reports of shots fired inside of one of the clubs."

By adamg - 5/14/22 - 5:08 pm
Wanted women

Boston Police have released photos of women wanted for a double stabbing at Stuart and Warrenton streets around 2:20 a.m. on April 20.

If you recognize any of the women, you can contact detectives at 617-343-4248, or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 4:58 pm

Update: Board rules all of the bars did what they could and should have and have taken steps to try to keep it from happening again, so no violations.

The Boston Licensing Board this week held hearings on four more possible cases involving tampered drinks given to women - one at a bar in an incident that was just a week after another possible drugging there. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/22 - 9:12 pm

A Quincy man who refused to wear a mask at one of Chris Rock's performances at the Wilbur Theatre last night was arrested after allegedly attacking two theater staffers, his own father and a Boston Police officer, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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By adamg - 1/16/22 - 12:42 am

On what was already looking to be a slow night due to the brutal cold and the (equally brutal) Pats game, the first night of Boston's requirement that people show proof of at least one Covid-19 shot at public indoor spaces did not go well at all, promoter Ace Gershfield reports from at Venu in the Theater District. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/21 - 9:40 am
Under arrest on Tremont Street

One of the suspects in custody. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting two men from Hyannis on charges they used a gun loaded with ten bullets to threaten somebody in an altercation in the Tufts Medical Center garage on Tremont Street early Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/3/21 - 1:33 pm

Boston Police report thieves downtown and in the Theater District are robbing people of their iPhones, then holding the phones up to their victims' faces to use the "Face ID" feature to unlock them. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/20 - 11:48 am
New transformers on Warrenton Street

Electric new design on Warrenton Street.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved Eversource's plans to replace a parking lot next to its Warrenton Street substation with two new transformers - with room for a third - but only after board Chairwoman Christine Araujo told the company it needs to do something about the sad state of its properties elsewhere in Boston, in particular in Roxbury and West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 4:57 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld a man's murder verdict for the shooting death of Stephen Perez in the Theater District in 2012, but reduced his sentence from first degree to second degree, which means he could one day apply for parole. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/20 - 11:20 pm

Emerson College says it wants to rent nine of the currently shuttered W Hotel's eleven floors as part of its Covid-19 "de-densification" plans. Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/20 - 11:34 am

A chandelier at Icon, 100 Warrenton St., fell from the ceiling shortly before closing on Dec. 14, injuring at least two women, both of whom got themselves to local hospitals to get checked out. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/20 - 4:33 pm

Police officers called to a fight at Tunnel on Stuart Street early one morning last October were frisking a suspect who might have slashed a man's forehead open when they discovered he'd apparently been stabbed himself. And then another disturbance erupted and by the time they quelled that, they found a third man outside dripping blood from fresh cuts to his hand and forearm. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 9:08 am

WBZ reports two people were stabbed at the W Hotel's Tunnel club shortly before 2 a.m. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 4/4/19 - 5:31 pm
Fire at Tremont Street and Stuart Street

Boston firefighters responded around 5:15 p.m. to Tremont and Stuart streets, where a fire broke out on the first and second floors of a 24-story hotel under construction, next to the Wilbur Theater. Read more.

By adamg - 3/27/19 - 1:00 pm

FBI Boston Seeking Witnesses in Jassy Correia Kidnapping Case

The FBI's Boston office reports it and Boston Police are looking for four people who were in the area where Jassy Correia may have been kidnapped before her murder: Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/19 - 4:47 pm

US Attorney Andrew Lelling announced today his office is charging Louis Coleman III of Providence for the murder of Jassy Correia, 23, of Dorchester. The decision to charge Coleman in federal court on a charge of kidnapping resulting in death means that Coleman could face the death sentence if found guilty. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/19 - 6:46 pm

Boston Police report that two men who had been kicked out of Icon, 100 Warrenton St., early this morning were arrested after witnesses spotted them getting a gun out of a nearby parked car. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/19 - 4:10 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said today that justice, and Jassy Correia's family, deserve to see the man charged with her murder be tried in Boston, whether by her office or by federal prosecutors - who could seek the death penalty. Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/19 - 12:40 pm
 Louis D. Coleman III

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

Boston Police report they are now looking for both Jassy Correia, last seen leaving Venu on Warrenton Street and then getting into a car at Tremont and Herald streets with a man police now say kidnapped her.

Read more.

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