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.
Three People Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident in Nolan County
Texas DPS reports that two sedans collided after one of them tried to pass an 18-wheeler in a no-passing zone.
Floydada ISD Increases School Security Due to an Anonymous Threat
Floydada ISD will have an increased security presence at their secondary campus on Friday due to an anonymous and vague threat made on social media.
First Responders Called to Accident in Southeast Lubbock County
A Ford pickup and a semi-truck were both traveling east on FM 1585 when the pickup somehow hit the semi-truck, causing both vehicles to veer off the road
One Person Hospitalized After Stabbing in East Lubbock
The Lubbock Police Department reports the stabbing occurred at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 6) after two people got into a fight.
Water Pipeline Burst Causes Lane Closures at 19th & University
A water pipeline broke near the intersection of 19th Street and University on Monday, Nov. 4th, flooding the street.
Lubbock Man Charged for Burning 2-Year-Old Boy’s Stomach, Genitals
A Lubbock man has been arrested and charged in relation to an incident that left a toddler with second and third-degree burns.
Pregnant Teenager Injured in Downtown Lubbock Shooting
Friday morning (Nov. 1st), Lubbock police responded to a shooting in downtown Lubbock around 3:11 a.m.
Freezing Rain Causes Car Accidents & Power Outages in Lubbock
On Wednesday, more than 4,000 LP&L customers lost power due to icy conditions, and Lubbock first responders were called to 86 different car accidents.
Lubbock Man Arrested for Possessing Illegal Firearm
According to an LPD arrest warrant, 22-year-old Jacob Pereida, who has a history of gun crime, was arrested during a traffic stop on Monday, Oct. 28th.
Lubbock Police Place Road Barricades on Loop 289 Due to Icy Roads
Due to hazardous road conditions and various car accidents, Lubbock police have placed road barricades at 16 different locations on Loop 289.
Lubbock Police Department Recommends Not Leaving Firearms in Vehicles
The Lubbock Police Department is encouraging citizens to remove firearms from their vehicles due to a high-rate of vehicle burglaries.
Early Morning House Fire Sends Woman to Lubbock Hospital
The fire occurred at a home in the 2600 block of East 8th Street and Zenith Avenue. LFR has not yet said what caused the fire or how extensive the damage is.