Jacob Coats is back for his second tour of duty with KFYO News. This time around he is KFYO's morning news anchor. Jacob is married and a graduate of both Lubbock High School and South Plains College. He previously worked for KFYO as a news anchor and show producer from December 2016 - January 2019.
Two Injured After Separate Shooting and Stabbing Incidents in South Lubbock
Two individuals remain in the hospital with moderate injuries after separate shooting and stabbing incidents in South Lubbock Thursday night.
Car Chase Turned Foot Pursuit Ends Near Slaton Airport
Two individuals were arrested after a police chase east of Lubbock Thursday morning (September 16th).
Grand Jury Indicts Omar Soto-Chavira on Capital Murder, Attempted Capital Murder Charges
Omar Soto-Chavira was indicted in Hockley County on a capital murder charge and an attempted capital murder charge after a deadly standoff with authorities.
Texas Tech Police Searching for Second Robbery Suspect in Two Days
In the second time in a week, Texas Tech Police are searching for a suspect who tried to rob a student in Urbanovsky Park.
Lubbock County Denies Data Breach, Confirms Private Information Available to Public
Lubbock County denies that the incident was a data breach, but personally sensitive information, like Social Security numbers, was available to the public.
‘Stranded Motorist’ Flees Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputy After Using Fake Name
A Lubbock County Sheriff's Deputy helped who he thought was a stranded driver, but was actually a man with an outstanding warrant.
Lubbock & Hale County Health Departments Release COVID-19 Updates
The City of Lubbock Public Health Department and the Plainview-Hale County Health Department have released updates regarding COVID-19.
Authorities Arrest One Fugitive and Two Sex Offenders on Texas’ Top 10 Most Wanted
Three men on Texas' Most Wanted list are in custody after arrests made in early September 2021.
Overnight Armed Robbery Happens Outside Clement Residence Hall on Texas Tech Campus
The Texas Tech Police Department confirmed an armed robbery that occurred early Monday morning, September 13th, outside a campus dorm.
San Diego Man Accused of Travelling from California to Texas to Murder Boyfriend
A San Diego, California man is accused of murdering his boyfriend in Hale County in West Texas.
Operation Taste the Rainbow a Success, 5 Fugitives Still on the Run
The operation got its nickname due to the multi-colored methamphetamine found during the investigation.
New Mexico Men Indicted for Selling ‘Ghost Guns’ in Lubbock
Two New Mexico men allegedly sold four "ghost guns" as well as THC wax to an undercover officer during a buy in Lubbock.