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.
Texas Tech University Cancels May 2020 Commencement Ceremonies
TTU President Lawrence Schovanec has announced that the spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 15th and 16th could be replaced by virtual ceremonies.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Closure of Restaurants & Bars
On Thursday, March 19th, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order that immediately limits social gatherings to 10 people or less for at least 2 weeks.
University Medical Center Offers Drive-Thru Screening for COVID-19
University Medical Center is offering drive-thru screenings on Friday, March 20th, for those who have potential symptoms of the Coronavirus.
Lubbock Police Investigate Drive-By Shooting at 34th & Slide
Lubbock police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred Thursday morning, March 12th, 2020.
Lubbock Police Arrest Man for Shooting & Killing Girlfriend
One person is in custody after a deadly shooting Wednesday night in Lubbock.
Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Texas Tech University Announces Class Cancellations
Classes at Texas Tech University in Lubbock will be cancelled from March 23rd to March 27th.Beginning March 30th, classes will resume via online instruction.
2 Men Indicted for Burglarizing Home of Lubbock Sheriff’s Lieutenant
Two men have been indicted for a string of burglaries that include breaking into the home of a Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant.
Family Sues Lubbock Car Club for Promoting Illegal Street Racing
A local car club called Muscle Mayhem is being sued after three of its members were arrested for illegal street racing.
2 People Injured In Potential Hit & Run Car Accident in Lubbock
A white 4-door passenger car was reportedly struck on its left-front side by another vehicle at the intersection of 34th Street and Milwaukee Ave.
Lubbock Police Investigate Potential Hit And Run
The victim, who has not been identified, told police that he was hit by a car at around midnight near the Honeycomb Apartments at 1612 Avenue Y.
Littlefield Man Indicted for Role in the Death of LaTisha Smith
Smith died at a Lubbock hospital on or around April 17th, 2019 after suffering cardiac arrest. An autopsy later revealed evidence that led to a man's arrest.
Lubbock Resident Shot in the Stomach During Armed Burglary
Lubbock police are investigating an armed burglary that occurred late Monday night, March 3rd, 2020.