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 Investigate Major Labor Day Car Accident
Lubbock police are investigating a major car accident that took place on Labor Day, September 7th, 2020 at 38th Street and Avenue U.
Lubbock Detectives Arrest Murder Suspect for 2003 Cold Case
A man currently in custody at the McLennan County Jail may be responsible for the murder of two women in Lubbock County.
Update: Police Identify Man Struck by Cadillac in West Lubbock
The accident occurred at about 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the intersection of Spur 327 and West Loop 289.
Updated: University Medical Center Working to Restore Full Power
UMC reports that visitation restrictions were lifted Wednesday, Sept. 2, their main phone lines have been restored, and a temporary power solution is in place.
Recent Data Could Calm Fears About COVID-19 in Schools
Recent data from various countries suggests that kids are more likely to be infected by adults than they are to infect adults themselves or even other kids.
Levelland Police Make Arrest in Alleged Birthday Party Kidnapping
26-year-old Damien Gonzales is accused of kidnapping a 9-year-old from a birthday party being held just outside city limits.
Lubbock Police Investigate Shooting; One Person Injured
The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Department responded to the shooting at 7:15 a.m. at an address located just west of Lubbock city limits.
Lubbock Police Searching for Vehicle Theft Suspect
Lubbock police have recovered a stolen vehicle after it was taken from the warehouse of a local business. Now, local authorities are searching for the suspect.
Lubbock Man Faces Charges for Child Porn, Sexual Assault of a Child
Twenty-two-year-old Elyas Anthony Rocha was arrested after federal investigators identified an IP address linked to Rocha had downloaded child pornography.
Multiple South Plains School Districts Report COVID-19 Exposures
The Coronavirus has shown itself on multiple campuses in the South Plains, but some school districts are continuing face-to-face instruction.
Lubbock Unemployment Rate Drops; Gov. Abbott Seeks Federal Aid
The unemployment rate continues to decline in Texas, but the unemployed are still struggling. That could soon change though, with Gov. Abbott applying for federal funding.
Lubbock-Cooper ISD Addresses Rumor of Political Bias
The Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District has addressed a rumor of political bias after the school district condemned the vandalization of school property.