Jacob Coats is back for his second tour of duty with KFYO News. This time around he is KFYO's morning news anchor. Jacob is married and a graduate of both Lubbock High School and South Plains College. He previously worked for KFYO as a news anchor and show producer from December 2016 - January 2019.
Federal Moratorium Expires, Many Vulnerable to Eviction
The federal moratorium in place for nearly 11 months expired over the weekend, leaving Americans vulnerable to eviction.
Suspect in Amarillo Explosion Deemed ‘Danger to the Community’
A man accused of causing an explosion at a home in South Amarillo is facing federal and state charges.
Judge Denies Motion to Throw Out Evidence Showing Comments About Rape and Murder in Lubboc…
On Thursday, July 29th, a judge denied a motion to suppress evidence a Michigan man claimed was obtained illegally.
Lubbock’s ‘Mayor of Eastside’ Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Federal Prison
A Lubbock man who started a riot at the Lubbock County Jail in June 2021 has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for a drug crime.
ERCOT Reveals Texas Power Grid Improvement Plan
Five months after the Texas power grid collapsed, resulting in the deaths of over 200 people, ERCOT reveals an improvement plan.
TxDOT Looks to Address Bad Traffic in Seminole With ‘Relief Route’
A public meeting will be held on July 15th, 2021 concerning a proposed project involving U.S. 62/385 in the Seminole, Texas.
Family Files Explosive Lawsuit Over 2019 Buffalo Springs Lake Fireworks Debacle
Two years after a mishap involving fireworks at a 4th of July event at Buffalo Springs Lake, a lawsuit has been filed against several organizations.
UPDATE: Two Arrested & Charged With Murder of Lubbock Man
Two men have been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of 41-year-old Jimmy Hernandez Rodriguez.
Christmas Eve Shooting Suspect Arrested in Lubbock
An aggravated assault suspect was arrested Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 15) in Central Lubbock.
Lubbock Man Indicted for Impersonating a Public Servant
In mid-December, Cody Allen Stockman was allegedly using red and blue lights on a vehicle to pull over other drivers in Lubbock.
Two-Vehicle Crash in Cochran County Leaves One Dead
A two-vehicle crash in Cochran County, east of Bledsoe, resulted in one person dead and another with incapacitating injuries.
Police Arrest 1 Person After Car Crashes into Lubbock Home
Lubbock Police attempted to pull over a vehicle, but the driver refused, initiating a short pursuit.