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.
Covenant Health System Implements COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate
On Wednesday, November 17th, the Covenant Health System announced that all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4th, 2022.
Lubbock County Deputies Investigating Domestic Dispute After False Pedestrian-Crash Call
A woman was taken to a Lubbock-area hospital after a domestic dispute on Wednesday, November 17th, in South Lubbock.
UPDATED: Suspect Flees Scene of School Bus Crash West of Lubbock
Authorities are searching for the driver of a pickup truck who crashed into a school bus Wednesday morning west of Lubbock.
Plainview Police Arrest Woman for Smuggling Nine People, Including a Minor
The Plainview Police Department arrested a woman on Friday, November 11th for allegedly smuggling a minor.
Lubbock Motorcycle Driver Abandons Injured Passenger After Wreck
A motorcycle driver abandoned their injured passenger after an early morning wreck in Central Llubbock on Friday, November 12th.
Civil Disturbance Call Turns Into Police Pursuit in Central Lubbock
A civil disturbance call turned into a pursuit and then an officer-involved crash on Monday, November 15th, in Central Lubbock.
Lubbock County Commissioners Designate $60 Million in ARPA Funding
Monday morning, Lubbock County Commissioners made progress in designating $60.3 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.
Lubbock Man Killed in Collision in Hockley County, South of Anton
A Lubbock man died as a result of a crash on Thursday, November 11th, in Hockley County, south of Anton.
One Person Dies, Another Injured After ‘Flash Explosion’ at X-FAB Facility in North Lubbock
One person is injured after a chemical leak at a manufacturing plant on Friday, November 12th in North Lubbock.
Lubbock Police Arrest Five in Massage Parlor Sting Operation
The Lubbock Police Department arrested five people for prostitution in a massage parlor sting operation.
One Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Central Lubbock
A woman was left with serious injuries after a motorcycle crash Friday morning in Central Lubbock.
Driver Thrown from Vehicle During Crash in West Lubbock County
A driver was thrown from their vehicle after a wreck on Thursday, November 11th, in West Lubbock County.