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.
Buffalo Springs Lake To Hold Fireworks Show on July 5th
The fireworks show will start between 9 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 5th. Those planning to attend are encouraged to arrive one to two hours before then.
Lubbock Man Dies After Being Run Over on U.S. Highway 62
The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that 25-year-old Nathaniel Vargas was hit by a pickup truck while crossing U.S. Highway 62 near FM 1729.
One Suspect is Arrested for His Involvement in Local Shooting
A Tuesday morning carjacking put one Lubbock man in the hospital with serious injuries. One of the suspects, 26-year-old Paublo Reyes, has been arrested.
A Lubbock Woman is Arrested for Bizarre Attempted Kidnapping
A middle-aged woman who claimed to be the "first woman president," tried to take a two-month-old from his car seat right in front of the toddler's father.
A Man’s Standoff With Lubbock Police Ends Peacefully
A verbal argument between a man and a woman escalated Monday night, and a single shot was reportedly fired inside a local residence.
Multiple Homes Evacuated After Gas Leak Reported in West Lubbock
Milwaukee Avenue from 30th to 34th Street was temporarily shut down so Lubbock Fire Rescue and Atmos Energy technicians could evaluate the source of the gas leak.
Lubbock Man Severely Injured After Car Falls Off an Overpass
On Saturday, June 29, members of Lubbock Fire Rescue had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue a man from a vehicle that had crashed off an overpass and caught fire.
Xcel Energy Announces $16 Million Dollar Refund to Customers
Xcel Energy has announced what it’s calling a one-time $16 million dollar refund to their Texas customers.
Lubbock Police Department Warns Citizens About 4th of July Fireworks Violations
Enforcement officers may be issuing citations over $1,000 to those who illegally use fireworks within city limits.
Lubbock Athletes Make Final Preparations For 70 Mile IRONMAN Race
Registered athletes must attend a briefing on Saturday, June 29th at 4 p.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center and then meet Sunday, June 30th, at Dunbar Lake at 5:30 a.m.