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.
Texas DPS Trooper Escapes Death in Big Spring
A Texas DPS trooper was standing outside his vehicle during a traffic stop, when another car veered off the road.
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.
A Teenage Texan Boy Wins 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee
A teenage boy from Texas has won the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
School Counselor in Texas Indicted for Sexual Relationship With Student
An East Texas elementary school counselor has been indicted on two counts of improper relationship between a student and educator.
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.
Texas Town Receives $10.44 Million in Plant Explosion Lawsuit Settlement
The city council in the town of West has accepted $10.44 million dollars to settle its claims against the defendants, which include makers and suppliers of ammonium nitrate, the explosive fertilizer involved in the blast.
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.
Identity of Slain Officer in Texas Tech Shooting Released
The Texas Tech police officer who was shot and killed Monday evening has been identified.
Texas Tech Red Raiders to Compete in College World Series for First Time in History
The Red Raiders head to the College World Series for the first time in Texas Tech history.