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.
Constitutional Carry Bill Inches Closer to Gov. Abbott’s Desk
The controversial Constitutional Carry measure is gaining traction among Republican lawmakers, and has been advanced to the floor of the Texas Senate.
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.
Former Reagor-Dykes CFO To Be Sentenced for Financial Fraud
In 2019, former Reagor-Dykes CFO Shane Smith pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in connection with a check kiting and floor-plan fraud scheme.
The Death Penalty Is Still On The Table For Hollis Daniels
A former Texas Tech student charged with killing a campus police officer was back in court on Friday, Nov 22, 2019.
Man Crashes Truck Into a FOX 4 TV News Station in Downtown Dallas
Wednesday morning, a middle-aged white man crashed a silver truck multiple times into the glass windows of the FOX 4 TV news station in downtown Dallas. Fortunately, no one was injured, but Dallas police found a suspicious duffel bag at the scene.
Alex Jones’ Radio Show Is Off the Airwaves in Austin
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has shut down a radio station that served as the flagship outlet for radio host Alex Jones.
Governor Abbott Discusses Expanding Lubbock’s TWITR Mental Health Program
During a round table discussion, Texas Governor Greg Abbott discussed the possible state-wide expansion of a mental health treatment program founded in Lubbock.
Slain Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East Jr. Buried at Sea Off Florida Coast
The Texas Tech University police officer who lost his life in the line of duty has been ceremoniously laid to rest.
Xcel Energy Sends Employees and Equipment to Puerto Rico
Xcel Energy trucks left for Puerto Rico earlier this month, were loaded onto a barge at the port of Lake Charles, Louisiana and are now on their way to the island.
Missing Texas Girls Found Safe, Police Apprehend 44-Year-Old Terry Allen Miles in Colorado
Terry Allen Miles was wanted for the abduction of a 14-year-old girl and a 7-year-old girl. They were declared missing Sunday, Dec. 31st after their mother was found dead.
New Year’s Eve Amber Alert Canceled for Two Missing Texas Girls [Update]
The Texas Amber Alert for 14-year-old Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith and 7-year-old Luluvioletta Mariposo Bandera-Magret has been canceled. However, both girls remain missing.