Jacob Estrada worked as a KFYO News Anchor & Show Producer from 2013-2015 & 2017-2021
Migrant Kids Moved to Midland Facility Amid Border Crisis
More than 100,400 migrants have been apprehended at the border over the last 30 days and more than 500 are arriving every day, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.
Lubbock Police Investigate Skeletal Remains Found Near Lake
A police report states that someone came upon the skeletal remains while walking their dog Monday evening (March 8) in the 300 block of North Avenue Q.
Lubbock Police Investigate Child Found Dead in Hotel Pool
The Lubbock Police Department reports they were called to the Hawthorne Suites in the 4400 block of Marsha Sharp Freeway for a child that was unresponsive.
Texas Unemployment Falls While Lubbock Unemployment Rises
According to a report from the TWC, Texas has shown 9 consecutive months of job growth, but Lubbock has actually saw a 0.7% increase in unemployment claims in Jan. 2021.
Lubbock Home Invasion Goes Sideways; 1 Suspect Shot and Killed
A home invasion by 2 suspects turns out differently than they expect after one of the victims turns a gun on both of them.
Lubbock Man Arrested for Endangering a Child and His Girlfriend
Harvey Young is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, abandonment of a child, evading in a vehicle, and for theft of a firearm.
What’s in the New $1.9 Trillion Dollar Stimulus Package?
The American Rescue Act will use $1.9 trillion dollars to extend unemployment benefits, increase the child tax credit, and issue stimulus checks of $1,400.
Texas Gas Prices Hit 21-Month High in Aftermath of Winter Storm
The historic cold snap effectively halted oil production in Texas when 11 refineries lost power or had equipment that was too frozen to function effectively.
2 Kids in Lubbock Left Alone Inside Vehicle with Access to Drugs
A Lubbock woman is behind bars for multiple offenses after 2 kids were found alone inside a running vehicle at a local Walmart.
Texas Fugitive From Texarkana Arrested and Charged with Murder
A man from Texarkana with an extensive criminal history is now in custody. 20-year-old Marques Thompson was added to Texas 10 Most Wanted back on Jan. 27.
All Texas Trauma Service Areas Below 15% COVID Hospitalizations
The City of Lubbock is reporting a COVID hospitalization percentage of 4.5% while the highest percentage of 14.5% belongs to El Paso.
New Stimulus Checks Could Hit Bank Accounts in March 2021
The American Rescue Plan would provide $1,400 payments to single Americans making less than $75,000 and married couples making less than $150,000.