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.
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.
Multiple Homes Evacuated After Gas Leak Reported in West Lubbock
Milwaukee Avenue from 30th to 34th Street was temporarily shut down so Lubbock Fire Rescue and Atmos Energy technicians could evaluate the source of the gas leak.
Lubbock Man Severely Injured After Car Falls Off an Overpass
On Saturday, June 29, members of Lubbock Fire Rescue had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue a man from a vehicle that had crashed off an overpass and caught fire.
Xcel Energy Announces $16 Million Dollar Refund to Customers
Xcel Energy has announced what it’s calling a one-time $16 million dollar refund to their Texas customers.
Lubbock Police Department Warns Citizens About 4th of July Fireworks Violations
Enforcement officers may be issuing citations over $1,000 to those who illegally use fireworks within city limits.
Lubbock Athletes Make Final Preparations For 70 Mile IRONMAN Race
Registered athletes must attend a briefing on Saturday, June 29th at 4 p.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center and then meet Sunday, June 30th, at Dunbar Lake at 5:30 a.m.
Bicycle-Riding Child Hit by a Truck in Lubbock
A child is in recovery at a local hospital after being hit by a pickup Tuesday (June 25th).
Lubbock Man Is Punched and Choked During a Home Invasion
Lubbock police are searching for two suspects and a stolen truck after a home invasion left one man bruised and beaten.
The LPD Conducts Active Shooter Training at a Frenship ISD School
On Monday, around 200 Lubbock patrol officers started yearly active shooter training at the Frenship North Ridge Elementary School.
A Gaines County Deputy Is Stabbed by a Man Wanted for Murder
A man wanted for the stabbing of a couple in Nashville, Tennessee, was shot by a Gaines County Deputy in Seminole on Monday after stabbing him, too.
Lubbock Flight to Dallas Canceled Due to Downed Communications
On Monday, a 6:30 a.m. flight from Lubbock to Dallas was canceled due to Sunday's bad weather in the Metroplex.
Lubbock Police Identify Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Pickup Truck [Updated]
The Lubbock Police Department has released the identity of a bicyclist who was killed after being struck by a pickup truck Sunday evening.