The Norcross High basketball player signs to the Tar Heels last Saturday.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Norcross High basketball player Diamond DeShields committed to the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, according to ESPN. DeShields is the No. 3 propsect in the class of 2013, and is the Tar Heels' highest-ranked junior commitment to date, according to the article. The offense guard helped the Lady Blue Devils score a spot in this year's semifinals, but they lost against the undefeated McEachern High 64-61. Norcross had won the previous two state titles. For the full story on Diamond DeShields and North Carolina's other recruits, check out the ESPN article.
A suspect wanted in a Norcross-area hit-and-run was arrested in Charlotte, N.C.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
A suspect wanted in a Norcross-area hit-and-run was arrested Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C., according to WSBTV Channel 2. Miguel Sanchez-Cruz, 40, was wanted by Gwinnett County police for felony hit-and-run charges in unincorporated Norcross from August 2011. Sanchez-Cruz had hit a man who was helping a stranded driver push a vehicle in a gas station parking lot at Brook Hollow Parkway and Center Way. Sanchez-Cruz fled, and the victim ended up losing part of his left leg, according to WSBTV. Ever since the incident, Sanchez-Graves had been spending seven months on the run. U.S. Marshals arrested the man April 4 in Charlotte. His three brothers also were arrested in Gwinnett County after they allegedly helped their brother hide, says the …