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 Police Investigate Post Office Burglary
Police say whoever broke into the post office stole money, numerous packages, and forced open a vending machine.
Lorenzo Man Severely Injured in Accident on Highway Near Idalou
Texas DPS reports that the crash occurred about 4 a.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 18) between a Peterbilt semi-truck and a 2012 Ford pickup.
Toddler Dies After Being Left Inside a Hot Car in Hobbs, New Mexico
On Tuesday (Sept. 17th), in Hobbs, New Mexico, a 2-year-old was found dead inside a hot car.
Lubbock Police Arrest Homeless Man Who Assaulted Local Pastor
33-year-old Antonio Lopez had to be held down by the pastor and three other church-goers until police arrived. The pastor claims that Lopez attacked them.
Eastbound Lanes of Marsha Sharp Freeway Shut Down by Police
The Tuesday morning rush hour in Lubbock was briefly disrupted when one person was taken into custody on or near the Marsha Sharp Freeway.
Lubbock Police Are Investigating a 5-Day-Old Baby’s Death
The Lubbock Police Department is investigating the death of a 5-day-old infant on Sunday, September 15th.
Lubbock Police Investigate Body Found Near MLK Jr. Boulevard
The body was called in at around 9:15 a.m. on Monday and found near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Kent Street. It's the second body Lubbock police have been called to investigate in less than a week.
Lubbock Police Searching for Juvenile With a Felony Warrant
Local authorities are asking for the public’s help in their search for a Lubbock teenager wanted on felony charges.
Texas Gas Prices Continue to Drop
With an average price of $2.23, Lubbock is trending 4 cents less than the state average. Some local gas stations even have gas as low as $2.09 per gallon.
Lubbock Authorities Cancel Evacuation After Thursday Morning Hydrochloric Acid Leak
A hydrochloric acid leak is to blame for an evacuation called by the Lubbock Police Department on Thursday, Sept. 12th.
Lubbock City Council Approves 2019-2020 Operating Budget
The budget includes a one-cent property tax rate increase which brings the effective tax rate in Lubbock County to 55.802 per $100 dollar valuation.
1-Year-Old Injured in Overnight East Lubbock Shooting
Lubbock police are investigating a reported shooting that occurred Wednesday (Sept. 11) morning in the 1700 block of East 1st Street.