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 Woman Threatens Officer: ‘I Am Going to Eat Your Face Off’
Lubbock police officers arrested a woman on Friday, September 17th, after she allegedly threatened an officer.
Lubbock County Denies Data Breach, Confirms Private Information Available to Public
Lubbock County denies that the incident was a data breach, but personally sensitive information, like Social Security numbers, was available to the public.
‘Stranded Motorist’ Flees Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputy After Using Fake Name
A Lubbock County Sheriff's Deputy helped who he thought was a stranded driver, but was actually a man with an outstanding warrant.
Authorities Arrest One Fugitive and Two Sex Offenders on Texas’ Top 10 Most Wanted
Three men on Texas' Most Wanted list are in custody after arrests made in early September 2021.
Kentucky Man Admits and Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography of a Lubbock Teen
A Kentucky man pleaded guilty on Tuesday, September 8th, 2021, to producing child pornography of a Lubbock teen.
Police: Lubbock Woman Beats Boyfriend With Car Jack, Hits Him With Car
A Lubbock woman was arrested on Tuesday after an incident sparked at the Lubbock County Probation Office, leading to an assault on her boyfriend.
First Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Governor Greg Abbott and Mike Morath
Fourteen children, with disabilities, and their families filed the first federal lawsuit against Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Mike Morath, the Texas Education Agency Commissioner.
Lubbock Woman Plans Methamphetamine Drug Deal While in Jail
A Lubbock woman admitted to setting up a drug deal while in jail. Phone records revealed discussion about plans before the deal occurred.
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.
Lubbock Police Release Body Cam Video of Saturday’s Water Fight Incident
The Lubbock Police Department has released the body cam video of the two officers who responded to calls during a water gun/balloon fight Saturday afternoon.
Authorities Identity Body of Woman Found in a Ditch in Southwestern Castro County
The identity of a woman's body found in Castro County has been released.
Texas Tech Faculty Were Aboard the Flight That Made Emergency Landing After Engine Explosi…
Faculty members of the Texas Tech College of Education were on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing Tuesday morning due to engine failure.