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 Home Owner Shot During Home Invasion
Lubbock police are currently searching for 2 potential shooting suspects who are alleged to have forced their way into a home back on Monday, Nov. 23.
Santa to Be at South Plains Mall with Contactless Experience
Santa will be at the South Plains Mall beginning December 4, 2020, and will make several scheduled appearances throughout December.
Missing Lubbock Teenager Found With Man in Another State
Fourteen-year-old Mattie Worley of Lubbock, who went missing Nov. 13th, has been found through a joint effort by local, state, and federal authorities.
Lubbock Unemployment Falls, But Still Double 2019 Rate
Lubbock’s unemployment rate fell from 6% in September 2020 to 5.1% in October 2020, but many still hold their breath for another COVID-19 relief bill.
Governor Abbott Says No New Lockdowns During Lubbock Visit
Texas Governor Greg Abbott made the announcement Thursday, Nov. 19 while visiting Lubbock during a surge in COVID-19. He also gave news on a new therapy drug.
Scheduled Repair Projects to Affect Traffic on Loop 289
One project will repair a concrete barrier on the overpass at South Loop 289 and Quaker, while another will close the East Loop 289 turnaround that connects to Spur 331.
Lubbock Police Identify Motorcyclist Killed in Hit-And-Run
70-year-old Benigno Salas was riding his motorcycle in the 3200 block of East 4th Street when he was hit by a maroon 4-door passenger car at an intersection.
Lubbock Police Release Name of Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Accident
A 2008 Chevy pickup was traveling east on 98th Street when it struck a pedestrian near the intersection with County Road 2450.
Car Chase Sends Vehicle Theft Suspect to the Hospital
Lubbock police were able to track down the stolen vehicle, but when officers tried to pull the suspect over, they led officers on a car chase on Loop 289.
Lubbock Man With Ties to Aryan Brotherhood Indicted
Preston Meyke (40) was arrested back in October 2020, after an LPD unit pulled him over for a traffic stop and determined that Meyke had a gang affiliation.