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.
One Person is Dead After Camper South of Lubbock Burns Down
The Lubbock Police Department’s Metro Special Crimes Unit is investigating a body that was found at the site of a fire Thursday morning, April 22nd, 2021.
Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony to Honor LPD Officer
LPD Officer Nicholas Lee Reyna lost his life on January 11, 2020, while responding to an accident on I-27 in Lubbock.
United Supermarkets Cancels Remaining April COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
United Supermarkets was relying on the now-shelved Johnson & Johnson vaccine to help vaccinate college students since it only required a single dose.
Former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Charged with Family Violence
Dewhurst was arrested Tuesday, April 13, after police were called to an altercation at Dallas Love Field Airport that involved Dewhurst and a potential family member.
CDC Investigates Blood Clots Potentially Linked to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine
The FDA announced Tuesday, April 13, that 6 women have developed a rare blood clot after taking the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, leading to 1 death and 1 hospitalization.
Another Lubbock Police Officer Injured in Traffic Stop Gone Wrong
A Lubbock Police Officer suffered minor injuries on Sunday, April 11, when their patrol vehicle crashed after a traffic stop turned into a car chase.
FEMA to Reimburse Americans for COVID-19 Funeral Costs
If you’ve had to bury a loved one who passed away from COVID-19, you could qualify to have funeral costs reimbursed by FEMA through a new program.
Lubbock Man Shot to Death Outside Chips Sports Bar
When officers arrived at Chips Sports Bar in Lubbock, they found 28-year-old Timothy Bailey lying in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.
Violent Domestic Abuse Is Alive and Well in Lubbock, Texas
In October 2020, a Lubbock woman was shot by her husband. In November, another woman was shot and killed by a former boyfriend, and now another shooting.
Amarillo Capital Murder Suspect Found & Arrested in Lubbock
A welfare check turned into a crime scene on Friday, March 26, after police officers in Amarillo found a man dead inside a home in the 3400 block of North Hill.
Nike Is Suing Over Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes’ That Contain Human Blood
The shoes have been altered with red ink, a bible verse stitched on the side (Luke 10:18), a pentagram emblem & one drop of human blood.
Texas Man Who Tried to Shoot and Kill DPS Trooper Found Dead
Texas DPS trooper Chad Walker was attempting to help a broken down vehicle on U.S. Highway 84 when he was shot once in the head and abdomen.