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.
Grand Jury Indicts Longtime Suspect in Hailey Dunn Murder Case
The suspect in the over decade long case of the death and disappearance of 13 year-old Hailey Darlene Dunn has been indicted.
Driver Suffers No Injuries After Rollover Northwest of Lubbock
A one-vehicle rollover happened on Monday, January 3rd, northwest of Lubbock.
TxDOT to Start Roadway Improvements on U.S. 70/84 in Bailey County
The $18.1 million project entails resurfacing the road, adding deceleration lanes, and building culverts at crossovers to more than nine miles of U.S. 70/84.
23 Texas Bills That Were Signed Into Law Go Into Effect on January 1st, 2022
On January 1st, 2022, a total of 23 new bills signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott went into effect.
Lubbock Police Investigating Fatal New Year’s Day Shooting
The Lubbock Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that left one person dead on New Year's.
Federal Judge Denies Reagor’s Motion for Acquittal and New Trial
On Thursday, December 30th, a federal judge denied Bart Reagor's request for an acquittal and a new trial.
Victim Crashes Vehicle into East Lubbock Building After Being Shot
One person is dead following a shooting Thursday night in East Lubbock.
Authorities Asking for Public’s Help in Finding Missing 66 Year-Old
Lubbock Police are asking for the public’s help in finding 66 year-old Kenneth Craig Powell, who was last seen on Sunday, December 26th.
Two-Vehicle Crash in Gaines County Kills Two Seminole Men
Two Seminole men are dead after a crash on Monday, December 27th, in Gaines County.
Lubbock Man Faces Child Sex Charges
A Lubbock man was arrested on Monday, December 20th, for sexual assault of a child and child pornography.
4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Odessa-Midland
The U.S Geological Survey reported a 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Monday, December 27th, near Midland-Odessa.
18 Year-Old Arrested for Nearly a Dozen Counts of Child Pornography
A Lubbock-area man was arrested on Monday, December 20th, for nearly a dozen counts of child pornography and a singular drug charge.