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.
CDC Investigates Blood Clots Potentially Linked to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine
The FDA announced Tuesday, April 13, that 6 women have developed a rare blood clot after taking the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, leading to 1 death and 1 hospitalization.
Another Lubbock Police Officer Injured in Traffic Stop Gone Wrong
A Lubbock Police Officer suffered minor injuries on Sunday, April 11, when their patrol vehicle crashed after a traffic stop turned into a car chase.
FEMA to Reimburse Americans for COVID-19 Funeral Costs
If you’ve had to bury a loved one who passed away from COVID-19, you could qualify to have funeral costs reimbursed by FEMA through a new program.
Lubbock Man Shot to Death Outside Chips Sports Bar
When officers arrived at Chips Sports Bar in Lubbock, they found 28-year-old Timothy Bailey lying in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.
Violent Domestic Abuse Is Alive and Well in Lubbock, Texas
In October 2020, a Lubbock woman was shot by her husband. In November, another woman was shot and killed by a former boyfriend, and now another shooting.
Amarillo Capital Murder Suspect Found & Arrested in Lubbock
A welfare check turned into a crime scene on Friday, March 26, after police officers in Amarillo found a man dead inside a home in the 3400 block of North Hill.
Nike Is Suing Over Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes’ That Contain Human Blood
The shoes have been altered with red ink, a bible verse stitched on the side (Luke 10:18), a pentagram emblem & one drop of human blood.
Texas Man Who Tried to Shoot and Kill DPS Trooper Found Dead
Texas DPS trooper Chad Walker was attempting to help a broken down vehicle on U.S. Highway 84 when he was shot once in the head and abdomen.
Mystery Skeleton With Gold Ring Uncovered in Lubbock
Police say the skeleton was wearing a large gold-colored ring, the significance of which has not been made clear yet.
Vaccinated Texas Nursing Homes See Visitation Restrictions Lifted
Fully vaccinated residents at nursing homes, assisted living centers, and long-term care facilities in Texas will now be able to meet visitors in person.