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shownoverhead her mother brought her jar stuffed with happy memories she jotted down daily. >> to prepare for today i opened the jar and read through what she had written october 21st, her last memory. chocolate cream pie. >> she did nothing to deserve this. she only wanted to help people. >> reporter: colleen's sister describes the agony of knowing how she suffered as her student and only 14 at the time raped and strangled and stabbed her. >> you pick the wrong one to mess with. >> reporter: tearful friends described the loss the teacher seen in the surveillance in the trial with her in her last moments alive. >> as a result of this tragedy students were lost. >> reporter: she will be-- he will be 54 when he gets the first chance for freedom. cuffed and laid out in front of the family in her favorite color pink.
word. chism defense attorneys said he should be eligible for parole because at his young age there's no way to prove that he can't be rehabilitated. and in his decision the judge did acknowledge that there's always a possibility he said for redemption he. in salem christina hager now back to you. >> thank you. so it was also an emotional day for chism's mother she issued a statement. >> she said words can't express the amount of pain a sore wrote the past 2 1/2 years have been however there is no one who has suffered more than the ritzer family. my utmost esteemed prayers and humble respect is with them today as they continue their journey to heal. colleen ritz are's family says the sentence is a disgrace -- ritzer's family says the sentence is a disgrace saying it was too light. >> louisa moller is live with more from col lieneen's family -- col one's family.
family. >> reporter: -- colleen's family. >> reporter: her father likened the possibility of parole for crew and unusual punishment. betrayal and devastation. some of the emotions for colleen ritzer's family at news theirdaughter killer is eligible for parole after 40 years behind bars. >> this individual parole amounts to cruel and unusual punishment for colleen's loved ones the notion second chance. should not be applicable in this case. due to the intentional and thoroughly planned actions of the individual she cannot be provided a second chance and neither should the individual who without remorse took her life. >> reporter: in 2013 the massachusetts supreme judicial court decided juveniles cannot be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. peggy and tom ritzer says that sentences them to a life of pain. and a parole hearings that
>> the journey to ensure justice for colleen has just begun because of the sjc restriction our family will be forced to attend parole hearings beginning in 38 years. which is simply unimaginable to us. >> reporter: both saying they hope the governor and legislature will do something to prevent future pain for the families of other victims. now once again philip chism was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after serving 40 years and five years after that. live in salem louisa moller. >> and chism face charges for attacking a female weerkt juvenile detention center in 2014. stay with wbz for continuing paula. david we have breaking news now about the the boston day. watertown's town manager says tonight it's a no go. movie will not be filmed there.
scouts were out surveying laurel street the very scene of the shoot out with the tsarnaev brothers. officials say film would go not be in the best interest of watertown. so producer will look for another location. patriots day is produced by our sister company cbs films. a driver is going to face charges after getting pinned under his car and as you can see crashing directly into the side of a home in west bridgewater. police say the driver hit a tree on matfield street was thrown out of the car and got pinnedunderneath while the suv slammed into the home. he is going to be charged. police say the criefer of this car-- . police say the driver of this car was trying to avoid debris when the car rolled over killing him. he was driving on i-95 east in somerset when the accident happened. also tonight,. >> i don't know if they are here i hear them down stairs. >> desperate to keep her two children safe a mother calls
her home. beth germano is live with the story tonight and very scary and the suspect is still out there. >> reporter: and that has the neighborhood a little anxious. the frightening ordeal captured on the 911 call to the police. the intruder had rung the doorbell but she was on the second floor and didn't hear it. and he thought no one was home. >> 911 what's your emergency. >> sorry someone broke into our house can you bring officers. >> reporter: the 911 call to the police. someone had just broken the rear slider and the homeowner had no idea if the intruder was still inside. >> i heard a big crash and then i opened my bedroom door and i heard footsteps and i said hello, and i heard someone run and don't know what went into my bedroom and i have one child across the hall and i amtoo scared to open the door and one child is in my bedroom. >> reporter: the resident put 1 and 3-year-old children down for a nap.
frightened by the ordeal. >> it's okay. it's okay buddy. >> the outcome could have been much worse but once he realized that people were home he fled the scene. >> reporter: police are looking for 33-year-old keith babcock of sea brook thanks to a neighbor who grabbed the license plate number and the neighborhood is is on the alert. >> a lot of us checked in with each other and made sure everybody knew what was going on and make sure we had contact information in case they sawsomething suspicious. >> reporter: police were on the way at home and resident was anxious for them to arrive. >> i don't want to go down. >> that's fine they will let you know when they are there. >> reporter: police say babcock fled with a package on the doorstep but was looking for more. it's. >> aid pretty safe neighborhood and we are taken back by it. >> reporter: and the home own her was still nervous and didn't want to speak with us on camera. there have been other break-ins in the area and police are
suspect is responsible. a man they are looking for. david. was. thanks so much. as mass-- as massachusetts prepares to vote on super tuesday a poll has hillary clinton beating 44%. on the republican side donald trump has a commanding lead here in massachusetts with 40% with more votes than marco rubio and john kasich combined. >> ants gloves came off during last night's republican debate marco rubio more fired up laying into donald trump. >> here's a guy that inherent harted 200 millions doll after if he hadn't inherited 2 hundred mill yore dollars you know where he would be selling watches in ma-hat ab. >> -- manhattan. >> chris christie endorsed donald trump a groove governor -- move governor baker says doesn't disappoint him but he is surprised.
>> i guess i figured he would probably not participate in the campaign at this point. but you know, it's up to him to make his own decision about that sort of thing. >> super tuesday is four days away and we have it covered with the special on my tv38 startling at 8 and then at 10cbs news has prime time special on wbz and we will wrap everything up at 11 on wbz news. t riders are facing a possible fare hike and some say it's not fare. >> -- fair. >> the state transportation secretary is weighing in. and the video is tearing fying -- terrifying. they find themselves face-to- face with a monster wave. m.i.t. says they found a way to predict the unpredictable. >> look for a happy place? massachusetts community named one of the happiest in the country. >> oh. pictures like that not too far away. maybe. it's cold nonet but not very cold -- tonight but not very cold in the forecast. we will talk about the weekend
the state transportation secretary defending possiblefare hiation on the t. according to the globe stephanie pollock believes in regular but modest increases for t riders. she tells the paper they need resources in order to improve service. the mbta board will vote next month. they are considering two proposals. it's possibility fares won't be raised. now an update to i-team investigation. taxpayers will no longer be funding the retirements of a convicted public employee. >> i want to get your response you feel you should be able to keep your pension? >> no comment. >> it was on monday that we told you about joseph the feermd straightor at whittier tech in haverhill caught steering money to himself. by state law that should have spelled the end of the 70,000 dollar annual pecks. but the i-team -- pension. but the i-tan discovered thecase fell through the cracks
voted to strip the benefit. it's unclear how much of the 350,000 dollars he will be forced to pay back. david. thank you we want to tell tonight. massachusetts department of transportation released the list of the most dangerous intersections in the state and of a red dot. these are the most dangerous intersections across the state. you can see cluster really in brockton and worcester and in springfield as well. now skyeye flew over a couple of the locations and we want to know you north montello street at court street in brockton ranked 154th where there were 38 crashes between 2011 and 2013. on southern artery at broad street in quincy there were 83 crashes ranking that intersection as the 19th most dangerous. and if you want to find out the most dangerous intersections in your neighborhood go to cbs boston.com. paula.
and they certainly come without warning. tonight researchers at m.i.t. say they have come up with a way to predict rogue waves. it has high resolution cancer and radar to identify wave clusters that could develop into a monster wave giving sailors to -- sailors 2 to 3 minutes to prepare and take cover and that's a lot of time when you need to get away. >> but if you can predict the rogue wave is it still a rogue wave and then it loses the cool title and it's just a wave. >> and it comes in and sailors say we knew you were coming. >> we were expecting you. let's talk to eric about the weekend because i am excited for this. >> i know. eric. >> every weekend you have to be excited for. and this is one we creep closer to daylight savings time and that's been high up on my calendar. today's sunset is at 5:30 or was. and after 6 march 13th and we hit daylight savings time and baseball gets going again and
sun setsate after 8 on may 16th. so we are certainly starting to turn the corner even on a day like today. it was cold right but didn't feel that bad. the bright sun 32 in boston as well as norwood and plymouth. 25 in worcester and pittsfield about to drop into the teens and we have the wind gusting at 32 at logan. 30 in manchester as well as lawrence. beverly a gust up to 33 and ports -- portsmouth at 33 miles per hour. wind chill values are down in the teens to low 20s at times dipping into the single digits. but it's kwai eight cross the eastern seaboard -- quiet across the eastern seaboard a thefireplace. it's been so warm you haven't had a chance to do it. 10 to 18 in the subs, you. -- subs your -- suburbs. 19 in downtown. wind will subside after midnight tonight. that is big change. we are in the low #0s yesterday. -- 60s yesterday. we do a nice job of rebounding. in the 40s tomorrow afternoon
terrain and central massachusetts and getting ready for the hyannis half marathon on sunday. weather looks great as warming continues. high pressure is off to the south. storm track to the north and so overall this weekend the cold is going to stay bottled up to the north. temperatures will start to rise. a weak front approaches on monday with a couple rain showers and more 50s and more 50s right behind that. so for the weekend in focus tomorrow is sunny and police ann after the cold start. breezy in the afternoon especially for coastal areas along the south coast cape island and could see a few gusts 25 to 30 miles per hour. heading towards saturday night partly cloudy and not too cold. down to around 30. chilly and then on sunday, some clouds to the north especially into new hampshire and a mild are day into the 50s and more 50s to come on monday and tuesday. and right now looks like the next significant storm system is going to take another track to our west. and for us, that means gusty winds and rain and probably not
here it's accu-weather seven day. mild stuff for the end of february and march. in like a lamb mild temperatures on wednesday but a cold shot moves in for thursday and friday so it's not completely done just yet. david and paula over to you. >> thank you appreciate it. we have steve burton to talk sports. the close are we get to march the more we want to nail down all the spring training talks and get a handle on what's coming back up here. >> yeah. we can't wait for the baseball team to get back up here for the talk this is big papi's team and david ortiz final season will be a theme and rallying point for the red sox. dan roche spoke one-on-one with the undisputed team leader about the decision to call it a career. >> reporter: has it sunk in what you aring about to understake in the final -- what you are about to understake in the -- undertake in the final journey. >> um this is a career that
am saying and i am not going to be the first one or last one making this decision. so, basically i guess, most of the time as an athlete you -- it's probably one of the hard of the decisions to make but the some point tough. >> reporter: and you can see -- >> and you can see that entire conversation sunday night on sports final. bruins are in carolina tonight at that take on hurricanes and brought their cheering section. several of the players dads traveled with the team after taking in wednesday's win over penguins and yesterday's practice. celtics picked up the 9th beating milwaukee 112-107 and third place in the the east. one of the highlights last night this ridiculous no look pass by thomas to set up crowder for thethe 3-pointer in the final minutes. and isaiah was wl aware play.
him and there was -- he couldn't intercept that one. >> it is sweeter when the the guy hits the shot. >> that's what made it as good a pass because he got us the win and that's what-- i mean the pass would have been good [audio not understandable] >> and what point when you are driving you know he's there in the corner? >> right before i pick the ball up i was thinking about shooting a floater and seen him and that was my bailout pass and seen him in the corn but woins was guiding myself to jump, i couldn't see him no more and i was like that's my only pass hopefully he is in the corner and he was there and got there right in time for him to shoot the shot. >> what a play. and after 34-0 perfect regular season. [audio not understandable] they are picking up where they left off. check out the move. what a play. wow. eagles are 1-0 in the post season.
game one in the best of the finals game 2 tomorrow night. that's sports for now over to you. >> thanks. cbs evening news is coming up at 6:30. >> and scott pelly joins us live with a preview. hi scott. >> hi paula and david great to be with you in boston. so many people killed and so many more wounded in that shooting rampage yesterday in kansas. today, we found out that there was an event in the gunman's life that may have been a trigger for all this mayhem. we will have that and the rest of the campaign news for you all coming up on the cbs evening news in about 10 minutes. >> all right scott we will be watching thank you. still to come tonight from the classroom to the farm, one local couple is in the green
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microgreens. microgreens are tiny vegetable plants that are as nutritious as they are tasty. >> and they are riding a wave of popularity onto kitchen tables and into restaurants and farmers markets. >> reporter: this is the fertile ground of rosslindale wall to wall with microgreens. >> microgreens are in the edible seedlings of veg tails and herbs. >> reporter: they grow pea and arugula and buckwheat and many more. baby plants harvested a week to 10 days after planting. tim and lisa used to teach in boston schools. grow microgreens. >> every mikeo green has the taste of the vegetables that it is the baby of. so the broccoli taste like broccoli. >> the sunflower is a mild microgreen that has a nutty flavor and some are spicy such as radish so a number of people
certainly adding them to soups and sandwiches. >> reporter: they sell at farmers markets and to restaurants and grocery stores. beside the intense flavor, microgreens are packed with nutrients because with young plants the nutrients are concentrated. >> every microgreen has different vitamins different anti-oxidants so, when they eat a large variety of microgreens they are getting a lot of different nutrients into the diets records the business is- year-old but for -- >> reporter: the business is a- year-old but for them it's worth it. >> we wanted to take our passion for growing plants and turn it into something we can do on a daily basis. >> big roll of the dice but sometimes tough find something you enjoy and i really enjoy working with plants. >> reporter: so the next business dhal eng is to find space to expand. they are outgrowing the sun room and the greenhouse in the backyard. and to find out where the products are sold go to cbs boston.com and we will show you. >> they are happy and make you want to be happy if show move to barnstable because the cape
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and we watch stom and gisell. >> when could whoa golf. >> maybe a little tomorrow. >> i am going. >> nice. >> on you. >> that's good. >> all right thanks for watching. >> see you back here for the wbz news at 11. >> pelley: the campaign deteriorates. >> donald trump is a con artist. >> pelley: and the front-runner get an endorsement saw coming. also tonight, zika virus is confirmed in nine pregnant women in the u.s. one child has a birth defect. the deadly shootings in kansas. what might have triggered the rampage and the hero cop who stopped him. and steve hartman with the duck. >> i'm his mom. >> reporter: you're not really his mom. >> yup, i'm his mom. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.