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.
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.
Human Smugglers Drop 2 Toddlers Over 14-Foot Border Fence
U.S. Border Patrol is working with Mexican authorities to try and identify the 2 smugglers. Meanwhile, conditions at the U.S. border continue to worsen.
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.
Migrant Kids Moved to Midland Facility Amid Border Crisis
More than 100,400 migrants have been apprehended at the border over the last 30 days and more than 500 are arriving every day, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.
Lubbock Man Sentenced for Robbing AIM Bank in 2019
50-year-old Eric Dion Warren desperately wanted to buy a BMW from a local dealership but didn't have the money, so he decided to rob a local bank.
Sweetwater Man Responsible for Multiple Fraud Schemes
Stewart Kile Williams of Sweetwater will likely spend dozens of years behind bars for perpetuating two multi-million dollar fraud schemes.
CDC Issues New Guidelines for Those Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19
The CDC says those fully vaccinated can meet with other fully vaccinated individuals indoors without the need for a mask or social distancing.
What’s in the New $1.9 Trillion Dollar Stimulus Package?
The American Rescue Act will use $1.9 trillion dollars to extend unemployment benefits, increase the child tax credit, and issue stimulus checks of $1,400.
Massive Apartment Fire Displaces 65 People in Abilene
Abilene authorities say the fire was set intentionally and have a suspect in custody at the Taylor County Jail.