An aspiring writer and radio producer out of Lubbock, Texas. Jacob graduated from South Plains College in 2014 with an AAS degree in Sound Technology and is set to graduate in 2019 with a Bachelor's in Media Communications from Full Sail University in Florida. Jacob anchors KFYO News on weekday mornings and contributes to KFYO.com.
Revisiting a 2017 Assault Case Leads to Lubbock Man’s Arrest
The case involves an Idalou Middle School student accusing a Lubbock man of assaulting him with a PVC pipe back in 2017.
Early Voting in the 2020 Election is Outpacing the 2016 Election
Texas currently leads the U.S. in early voter turnout in the 2020 General Election, and early votes look to eclipse early voting totals of the 2016 election.
Alamo Drafthouse Temporarily Closes, Cinemark & Premiere to Remain Open in Lubbock
The Alamo Drafthouse location in Lubbock is closing temporarily to 'conserve our resources during COVID.'
Lubbock Unemployment Increases for First Time Since April 2020
Despite a month-to-month downward trend, The Lubbock unemployment rate rose from 5.2% in August to 6.1% in September. The Texas unemployment rate also rose to 8.3%.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations On the Rise in Lubbock County
Lubbock County, which is located in Texas Trauma Service Area B, has seen a steady increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations since October 1, 2020.
Dallas County Man Indicted for Misusing COVID-19 Relief Funds
A Coppell, Texas man claimed to own over 15 different companies in order to qualify for millions of dollars in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program.
South Plains College to Host a License to Carry Course
SPC's License to Carry course will be held October 17, 2020, at the SPC campus in Levelland. Registration will cost $75 and be limited to just 10 students.
Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Suspects After Car Chase
he incident began yesterday just before 3:45 p.m. when a Lubbock County Constable claims to have witnessed a crime.
LPD Confirms Skeletal Remains Belong to Missing Lubbock Woman
Lubbock police have confirmed that some skeletal remains found near Buffalo Springs Lake belong to missing Lubbock woman, 38-year-old Vicki Gray.
Baby Suffers Severe Brain Injury After Assault by Lubbock Man
When a 14-month-old girl was brought to the ER at University Medical Center, the mother told doctors she had fallen off a couch. But that's not what happened.
Late-Night Ice Cream Run in Lubbock Leads to Man’s Arrest
A Lubbock man was arrested in September 2020 after his vehicle failed to yield the right of way to a police officer. But it wasn't him driving it.
Police Detail Plainview Gas Station Shooting That Injured 2
The Plainview PD is still searching for the shooting suspect, who they believe is Hispanic. A potential reward of $750 is being offered for any information.