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.
Lubbock Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.3 Percent in April
The Texas economy saw close to 29,000 non-farming jobs added in April. Professional and Business Services led the way, growing by more than 8,400 jobs.
Lubbock County Sheriff’s SWAT Team Responds to Domestic Dispute
A 36-year-old man faces charges of Domestic Violence Causing Serious Bodily Injury and Abandoning or Endangering a Child.
The LPD Arrests a Second Suspect in Metro PCS Robberies
On Tuesday, Lubbock Police arrested 32-year-old Byron Whitfield for his involvement in the robberies. Now, 26-year-old Joseph Lee Jackson is in custody as well.
Navy SEAL Admits Guilt in Death of Army Staff Sergeant Logan Melgar
Logan Melgar was a 34-year-old Lubbock native, a Frenship High School graduate, and a U.S. Army Green Beret staff sergeant.
Green Van Crashes Into Front of Local Business in Plainview
No one was injured in the accident and authorities have determined that the accident occurred due to the driver’s medical condition.
Lubbock Police Department Identifies Woman Killed in Hit-And-Run [Update]
The Lubbock Police Department has identified the victim in a fatal hit-and-run crash Tuesday night on Avenue Q as 52-year-old Gloria Valdez.
Special Agents of Texas DPS Arrest Two in Levelland Drug Bust
The agents executed two search warrants on Friday at JoJo’s Smokes and Cokes, located at 1106 Houston Street in Levelland.
Texas Tech Announces Spring Schedule for Graduation Ceremonies
On Friday, May 17, undergraduates will receive their diplomas during a ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Grad students will have their ceremony Friday evening at 7:30 p.m.
UMC Apologizes for Compromised Private Patient Information
The University Medical Center has notified patients of an incident that compromised the privacy of protected health information.
Lubbock Police Searching for Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Teenager
Local detectives are searching for a man accused of sexual assault.
Teenager Dies in Rollover Crash on Marsha Sharp Freeway [Updated]
Two people are at a local hospital with serious injuries after a rollover crash Thursday night.
Police Search for 3 Suspects Involved in Crime at a Local Walmart
The Lubbock Police Department is searching for three suspects involved in two separate crimes at the Walmart at 4th Street and Frankford Avenue.