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.
Lubbock Police to Conduct Accident Investigations Across Town
Lubbock Police will be conducting accident investigations across the city on Wednesday morning and afternoon
West Texan Inventor Patents & Trademarks Device to Reduce Fuel Consumption in Trucks
Founder Stewart Hicks calls the device, Road Wings, and they’re to be installed on the bed of trucks.
Federal Moratorium Expires, Many Vulnerable to Eviction
The federal moratorium in place for nearly 11 months expired over the weekend, leaving Americans vulnerable to eviction.
Suspect in Amarillo Explosion Deemed ‘Danger to the Community’
A man accused of causing an explosion at a home in South Amarillo is facing federal and state charges.
Lubbock Man Sentenced for Securities Fraud and Theft Over $360,000
After investing over $360,000 into Joseph Foster's scam to drill oil wells in New Mexico, Foster went to Paris, France with the money.
Judge Denies Motion to Throw Out Evidence Showing Comments About Rape and Murder in Lubboc…
On Thursday, July 29th, a judge denied a motion to suppress evidence a Michigan man claimed was obtained illegally.
Lubbock’s ‘Mayor of Eastside’ Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Federal Prison
A Lubbock man who started a riot at the Lubbock County Jail in June 2021 has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for a drug crime.
Alleged Kidnapper Denied Push-Back of Trial Date
After several continuances in the legal process, a judge denied the latest request to push-back the trial date, which is set for August 9.
Wayland Baptist University Names Dr. Judy Jarratt as Interim Dean
Dr. Judy Jarratt was named interim dean after the resignation of Dr. Elyn Parmer in June 2021.
ERCOT Reveals Texas Power Grid Improvement Plan
Five months after the Texas power grid collapsed, resulting in the deaths of over 200 people, ERCOT reveals an improvement plan.