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.
Lubbock Police Place Road Barricades on Loop 289 Due to Icy Roads
Due to hazardous road conditions and various car accidents, Lubbock police have placed road barricades at 16 different locations on Loop 289.
Lubbock Police Department Recommends Not Leaving Firearms in Vehicles
The Lubbock Police Department is encouraging citizens to remove firearms from their vehicles due to a high-rate of vehicle burglaries.
Early Morning House Fire Sends Woman to Lubbock Hospital
The fire occurred at a home in the 2600 block of East 8th Street and Zenith Avenue. LFR has not yet said what caused the fire or how extensive the damage is.
Dr. Tedd Mitchell Stepping Down as President of TTUHSC
Dr. Tedd Mitchell will leave his position as president of the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and become the full-time chancellor of the Texas Tech System.
Snyder Police Capture Inmate After Escape from Mitchell County
Christopher Minor of Abilene stole a police vehicle in Mitchell County and traveled to Snyder, where he then tried to flee on foot.
Two Teenagers Arrested After Drive-By Shooting Near Clapp Park
Video surveillance shows almost a dozen bullets being fired as a car drives through a neighborhood near Clapp Park.
Local Golf Tournament Raising Money for Cystic Fibrosis Research
The 65 Roses Golf Tournament called Driving FORE a Cure will be held at the Shadow Hills Golf Course on Friday (Oct. 25), located at 6003 3rd Street.
Lubbock Man Arrested After Firing Gun at Local Home
Forty-one-year-old Eugene Rivas was arrested by Lubbock police Saturday night (October 19th, 2019).
Tornado Devastates North Dallas, Knocking Out Power for Thousands
Sunday night in Dallas, a tornado touched down at about 9:48 p.m. Multiple buildings were severely damaged and thousands of homes are still without power.
Pickup Truck Collides With School Bus in Lubbock County, Injuring Both Drivers
Lubbock Police say the accident occurred at 7:26 a.m. on FM 1264 at mile marker 208.
Food Truck Burns Down in Wolfforth
Wednesday morning (October 16th), a food truck reportedly caught on fire in Wolfforth, Texas.
Lubbock Police Arrest Suicidal Woman After Armed Standoff
The woman got into a brief standoff with police after leading officers on a car chase through south and east Lubbock.