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Gun buyback is ‘one tool’ to prevent deaths, injuries by firearm

Gun violence is a public health crisis in the United States, and an upcoming firearms buyback event in Morgan Hill aims to address the...

UPDATED: Emotional testimony in hearing for 2011 drive-by suspects

The second day of testimony in the preliminary hearing for four of the five suspects accused of killing Morgan Hill teen Tara Romero in a drive-by shooting Nov. 4, 2011 included an emotional recollection of that night’s events by one of the surviving victims of the gunfire.

Hearing for 2011 drive-by shooting suspects continued again

The preliminary hearing for the five young men accused of killing 14-year-old Tara Romero in a 2011 drive-by shooting was continued again Monday, and the Morgan Hill victim’s family is increasingly anxious about the repeated delays. 

Tara Romero murder suspect found competent

The hearing for five young men accused of killing Morgan Hill teen Tara Romero in 2011 was continued again Monday, and a court-appointed doctor who evaluated one of the suspects who claimed to be mentally incompetent found he was faking his condition, according to authorities. 

Hearing continued for drive-by murder suspects

A preliminary hearing for five young men accused of killing Sobrato High School freshman Tara Romero, 14, in a Nov. 4, 2011 drive-by shooting was continued to a later date Monday, authorities said. 

In honor of Tara: Fundraiser in slain teen’s memory Oct. 20

The new local nonprofit Everyone’s Child will host a fundraiser featuring live entertainment, a car show and vendor booths Oct. 20 to support their goal of creating a public art project depicting the likeness of Tara Romero, a 14-year-old Morgan Hill resident who was murdered in a drive-by shooting Nov. 4, 2011.

Nonprofit created in Tara Romero’s honor

Friends and family of Tara Romero, the Sobrato High School freshman who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Morgan Hill Nov. 4, 2011, have created a nonprofit called “Everyone’s Child, the Tara Romero Youth Empowerment Project,” to raise money for a public art project in honor of Romero and other fallen teens in the community.

School dedicates memorial to Tara Romero

Friends and family of Tara Romero, 14, shared memories and tears as they dedicated a memorial plaque in the murdered teen’s honor at Martin Murphy Middle School Thursday. 

Drive-by suspects’ hearing postponed again

The mother of Tara Romero, 14, a victim of last November’s drive-by shooting in west Morgan Hill was asked to leave the courtroom during a hearing Friday for the five suspects accused of the murder. 

UPDATED: Community expresses disgust, shock

After a suspect was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, the community’s reaction has ranged from shock to relief to sorrow. 

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