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.
Democrat Samantha Carrillo Fields to Run for House District 84
Samantha Fields will make her official campaign announcement July 23rd at 4 p.m. outside the gymnasium of Dunbar College Preparatory Academy in East Lubbock.
Police Say Lubbock County Man Broke Into Home & Tried to Kidnap a 9-Year-Old Girl
Police say John David Martinez entered the bedroom of the girl through a window and began touching her inappropriately. That’s when she woke up and screamed.
Law Enforcement Investigates Two East Lubbock Shootings
Police have confirmed that at least one person is dead: 18-year-old Antoine Wilson. Four others were injured in the two shootings combined.
Lubbock Police Seek a Second Suspect in Murder of Larry Fawver
The Metro Special Crimes Unit has secured an arrest warrant for a second suspect: 20-year-old Hassan Abdurahman, who is believed to have ties to Grand Prairie.
Wells Fargo Branch Located in East Lubbock Scheduled to Close
The Wells Fargo branch inside the United Supermarket at 1701 50th Street will close Wednesday, July 17th. The next closest Wells Fargo branch is located at 1215 University Avenue.
4 People Arrested for Involvement in the Murder of Robert Dendy
LPD Investigators say the group was trying to break into a home in the 4700 block of Auburn Street when Robert Dendy confronted them in an alleyway and was shot.
Police Arrest Lubbock Teenager as Primary Suspect in Murder Case
Felix Joseph Alonzo is accused of shooting and killing 67-year-old Larry Fawver on Saturday, July 13th. He has also been charged with theft of a firearm.
Buffalo Springs Lake To Hold Fireworks Show on July 5th
The fireworks show will start between 9 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 5th. Those planning to attend are encouraged to arrive one to two hours before then.
Lubbock Man Dies After Being Run Over on U.S. Highway 62
The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that 25-year-old Nathaniel Vargas was hit by a pickup truck while crossing U.S. Highway 62 near FM 1729.
One Suspect is Arrested for His Involvement in Local Shooting
A Tuesday morning carjacking put one Lubbock man in the hospital with serious injuries. One of the suspects, 26-year-old Paublo Reyes, has been arrested.
A Lubbock Woman is Arrested for Bizarre Attempted Kidnapping
A middle-aged woman who claimed to be the "first woman president," tried to take a two-month-old from his car seat right in front of the toddler's father.
A Man’s Standoff With Lubbock Police Ends Peacefully
A verbal argument between a man and a woman escalated Monday night, and a single shot was reportedly fired inside a local residence.