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.
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.
Kentucky Man Admits and Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography of a Lubbock Teen
A Kentucky man pleaded guilty on Tuesday, September 8th, 2021, to producing child pornography of a Lubbock teen.
Idalou Police Arrest Man for Child Porn, ‘Dating Relationship’ With a Minor
A man was arrested on August 31st after Idalou authorities learned of a 'dating relationship' with a minor and alleged child pornography.
Victims Held at Gunpoint During 3 Separate Overnight Robberies in Lubbock
The Lubbock Police Department says at least three robberies where the victims were held at gunpoint occurred over the past day.
Police: Lubbock Woman Beats Boyfriend With Car Jack, Hits Him With Car
A Lubbock woman was arrested on Tuesday after an incident sparked at the Lubbock County Probation Office, leading to an assault on her boyfriend.