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.
Juvenile With a Gun Spits at Lubbock Police Officers at the South Plains Fair
A juvenile was arrested on Thursday, September 23rd, and charged with three felonies after allegedly bringing a gun into the South Plains Fair.
Plainview Police Arrest Suspect with IED During Traffic Stop
On Tuesday, September 28th, the Plainview Police Department arrested a man after a traffic stop revealed an IED.
Missing Teenager Found Safe
Authorities say 13 year-old Jsiah Hernandez was last seen on Sunday, September 26th, around 7 p.m.
Odessa Man Pleads Guilty After Travelling to Lubbock With Plans to Have Sex With 11 Year O…
An Odessa man charged with enticement and attempted enticement of a minor pleaded guilty after admitting that he came to Lubbock with the intent to engage in sex with an 11 year-old girl.
Multiple Thefts and Robberies Reported Across the South Plains in September
Several theft and burglary crimes have occurred across the South Plains over the past week.
Two Suspects Fire Shots at Lubbock Restaurant Worker for Denying Free Food
Gunfire erupted at an East Lubbock restaurant on Tuesday, September 21st, after an employee refused to give out free food.
Alleged Lumber Thief Evades Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputy
A Lubbock County Sheriff's Deputy noticed a suspicious vehicle near a construction site and as the deputy approached, a pursuit began.
Authorities Identify Two Suspects in Central Lubbock Police Chase
Lubbock Police have released the identities of two suspects involved in a police chase on Tuesday. Officials have not released any information on the third suspect.
Court Rejects Bart Reagor’s Request to Dismiss Charges, Saying Claims Were ‘Inaccurate’
On Tuesday, September 21st, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas denied Bart Reagor’s request to dismiss indictment charges against him.
Lubbock Man Awaits Sentencing for Attempted Enticement of a Minor
Pedro Duarte Jr. pleaded guilty in August 2021 to attempted enticement of a minor and is awaiting his sentencing date set for December 16th.
Judge Accepts Guilty Plea From Jason White for Producing Child Pornography
Former Lubbock dentist Jason Paul White is awaiting sentencing after a judge accepted the plea deal for one count of production of child pornography.
Former Reagor Dykes CFO, Legal Compliance Director to Testify in October
The two remaining former employees of the Reagor-Dykes Auto Group are set to testify for Bart Reagor during trial in October.