tv WBZ News CBS February 26, 2016 11:00pm-11:34pm EST
live from the channel four studios in boston, wbz boston news at 11 starts right now. the verdict. >> tonight there is no peace for colleen ritzer's family. the killer was sent to jail with the possibility of parole. >> tonight as painful as it is, that's something they have to think about. philip chism will be in his 50s when he's eligible for parole
>> reporter: before a judge sentenced her teenagers killer, people talked about how community. >> i miss her. >> put this animal behind bars and do not give him the opportunity to shatter another persons life. >> reporter: friends and family of colleen ritzer pled to the judge before he sent philip chism to prison. >> the wofs of this tragedy will never wayne.
into tears as she shared memories. then she begged for an infectionable sentence. at a new conference after the hearing collens family condemned the sentence. >> our family will be forced to attend parole hearings beginning in 38 years. >> reporter: a different kind of pain for the suspects mother who broke down in the courtroom. she left without a word. again, philip chism was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole
>> thank you. before today's sentencing philip chism's mother released a statement saying in part, there is nobody who has suffered more than the ritz eshes r family. my prayers are with them. >> in honor of colleen ritzer her family has established a scholarship fund. we have posted the information on our website, www.boston.cbslocal.com. there is no movie being shot in watertown. >> reporter: the movie patriots day is not welcome in watertown. the mayor said the producers need to find another location. >> hearing the gunshots will bring back painful memories. >> reporter: the people in watertown will not have to
they are not going to shoot the movie there. >> i can understand for the people who have been close to the whole situation. >> reporter: the film makers had been scouting a location at dexter avenue but the town managers said filming in watertown is not in the best town. the producers said they will look for a new location and they are also looking to shoot at the university of massachusetts in dartmouth. the movie is being produced by our sister company cbs films.
temperatures tonight but the sun will return tomorrow. >> eric, lets hear it for the weekend warm up. >> it's been the story all winter long. the cold does not stick around too long. toons in the berkshires today. there is a bit of an extra edge to the temperatures. it feels like eight in worcester. we are going to wake up to sunshine tomorrow night and we are going to start to warm back up. many towns make it to the 40s tomorrow arn. a-- afternoon. we take a look at the weekend
a wild day in campaign 2016. donald trump revealing a new weapon tonight. a big endorsement from his one time rival chris christie. also tonight maine governor paul la page endorsed donald trump. it should be a wild day of campaigning before super tuesday. >> reporter: hours after surviving the republican debate donald trump got some powerful support, the endorsement of new jersey governor chris christie, who just quit the race is a thing of beauty for the republican. >> being embraced by chris christie helps him to tamp down
debate. >> reporter: marco rubio looked surprised by the endorsement. conartist. >> reporter: the move amplified marco rubio's shift into total attack mode. >> he needs to be unmasked conservatives need to know who is take over the most before they cast their votes. >> reporter: governor baker will not be following chris christie's lead. but christie said donald trump had the best shot at beating hillary clinton. >> i am the one that will beat hillary clinton. ted cruz cannot beat her.
texas and marco rubio cannot one florida, their campaigns might be over. tonight the democrats focused on south carolina. hillary clinton has a big lead, she was campaigning with her husband today and she said she was eager to debate any republican. >> bernie sanders is trailing clinton in massachusetts by a few points. our coverage starts at 8:00 on tuesday. new details on a deadly shooting in kansas, 38 year old cedric, ford had just been given a restraining order to stay away from his girlfriend. tonight one victims mother is
>> we raised a little boy who became quite a man that cared for people. if i could trade places with him, i would. >> kansas police are commending a lone officer what went inside of the plant, confronted ford and killed him. they said if he did not risk his own life many more people could have been shot. right now firefighters are back to work. firefighters are back to work thanks to a loner from concord. the department is down to two of it's own engines thanks to three unfortunate scenarios. in december the town's only
one engine was down for mechanical problems and wednesday an suv slammed into a truck returning from a call. it's unclear how much money it will cost to fix the trucks and when they will be back in service. >> it's 26 years old. >> concord's backup truck is filling a gap. >> without the truck we would be in a bad place. >> the acting chief assures the town that emp is protected. >> we have great agreements with the surrounding towns. the acting chief is retiring and a new firefighter became chief today.
searching for a man who broke into a woman's heem as she was putting her kids down for a nap. >> there was a big crash. i said hello and i heard the footsteps and i went into my bedroom: . >> police said 32 year old keith, babcock broke into her home. they know who they were looking for because a neighbor got his license plate. a driver hit a tree on mat field street, was thrown out of the car and got pinned underneath. >> these were frightening
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traffic accident. as we discovered massachusetts is behind other states in trying to prevent them. >> reporter: . >> we rolled over a couple of times. >> reporter: it was terrifying but dave gorge of taunton somehow survived. >> everyday of my life i'm in pain. >> reporter: this womans son was killed by a run away driver on route 190 in worcester. wrong way drivers have killed 83 people in massachusetts since 2009 and that figure does
the statistics and dramatic scenes like this dramatic crash prompted federal transportation officials to recommend logan wrong way and do not enter signs. massachusetts is still working on that project. some signs have been lowered but not in the fair of this woman's accident. lowering the signs was not enough for road island. they installed alarms. the alambs can alert oncoming traffic of a pop wrong way driver. the system has alerted the
lowering signs is a few hundred dollars, the radar system costs $2,500 per units. massachusetts said the price tag was too expensive, so they made the decision to lower the signs. >> the devastation is so far reaching, they need to do what they need to do to save people. innocent people are getting hurt or killed. >> reporter: mass dot said they will install dozens of new signs but at this time there are no plans to try the radar detection system. if there is a story you
take a look at send us an e- mail on our website, us. the government confirms that nine pregnant women in the united states were infected and one gave bitter to a baby with micro microencephaly. we have scary video about a plane that had to land without landing gear. >> give that pilot a raise. he is excellent. >> also lets give eric a raise, he's given us great forecasts.
if you are training for the boston marathon, it's been great. it's been gusty outside fl most locations. as the wind comes back in we are going to fall into the teens overnight. but the whipped will be on the way out by the time you wakeup tomorrow mocker -- morning. if i going out tonight, you want the layers on. it's wie quiet across the north east. overnight lows are in the lower teens in central massachusetts to the upper teens around the coast line much the sun is getting stronger. you can feel it outside even when is not warm.
comfortable in the 30s. so we are seeing a cold front for tomorrow evening into the first part of sunday but otherwise the colder air never goes down into southern new england. we stay with milder temperatures as a front moves through monday. so tomorrow is sunny and pleasant. breezy in the afternoon. the winds will make it feel chillier outside. it's partly cloudy tomorrow night and for sunday some cloud hampshire and northern massachusetts. in the afternoon we rise up into the 50s. spring fever is returning again. it's been a great winter. meteorological winter is december, january and february.
the 60s. that beats the old record setback in 1932. satellite picture today, good news for the skiers. there was some upslope snow in the b eshes rkshires. -- berkshires. >> we have mostly rain and a chance for rain in the 50s later in the week. so the seven-day forecast. cold moves in for thursday and friday towards the end of the week. thank you.
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different by bmw, test drive a bmw today. >> trade deadline coming up for the bruins, are they buyers or sellers at this point. >> they are doing well. they are bringing everyone along. they continue to be one of the best road teams in the league. tonight they beat the hurricanes four -- one in north carolina. first period, he gets it to the back hand and there you go. just about two minutes later, on the right side of the screen. he passes it for the two to nothing lead.
proud. the lefty on the ice looking for the hat trick. he seemed a noid with himself for not getting it to the goal but that's okay. they still won. >> a blast in the third to put the terriers up for the win. >> the women's hockey team go in for the win too. what a move. they beat maine 5 to two. game two is tomorrow night. as good as the bruins are
the cell iks are red hot at home. -- celtics are red hot at home. >> last year they did not have bosh or wade or one other and they still came here and drubbed us. it's not only a team you are playing against, they have a good culture, they are a hard playing group. >> a boston baseball team is starting a charity to knock out als.
a cold start by by the time we get to sunday afternoon we will be thinking about spring. >> thank you. >> have a great weekend. good night >> jon: stephen colbert! ( band playing intro music ) captioning sponsored by cbs >> stephen: thank you. ( cheers and applause ) welcome to "the late show." thanks, everybody. thank you. thank you, sir. thank you! >> stephen! stephen! stephen!