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Jessica Bruno joined the KFOR team in April 2016 and is thrilled to be returning to the Sooner state after graduating from OU in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

After spending a few years reporting in Wichita Falls at KFDX, Jessica covered everything from severe weather, to storm damage, and the drought which took a huge toll on cities all across Texoma.

As an OU student, Jessica covered the damage from the May 20th, 2013 tornado, freelancing for the New York Times. In the summers during college Jessica also did several internships, which included KFOR and NBC 5 in her hometown of Chicago.

Reporting and sharing stories is Jessica’s passion. If you have a story you’d like to share with her, you can email her at Jessica.Bruno@kfor.com.

Recent Articles
  • Neighborhood shocked after investigation into car crash reveals double murder

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood is on edge following a double murder that occurred early Friday morning. Around 2 a.m. on Friday morning, officers were called to a neighborhood near Memorial and County Line Rd. following a car accident. “Officers received a call into a neighborhood in the area of Memorial and County Line about an injury accident where there were two individuals inside a car that had crashed into a mailbox,” Lt. Jeff Spruill, with the […]

  • Police investigating double-homicide in N.W. Oklahoma City after finding crashed vehicle

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are investigating a double homicide in northwest Oklahoma City after finding a vehicle crashed in someone’s yard. Around two on Friday morning, officers received a call about an injury accident regarding two people who had crashed into a mailbox at Pennyworth Place and Hutchinson, which is near Memorial and County Line Road. When officers arrived on scene, they found two individuals dead inside the vehicle – a 42-year-old man and a 23-year-old man. They began investigating […]

  • Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook opens new reading room at local school

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has opened up a new reading room at a local elementary school. On Thursday morning, Westbrook opened a Russell’s Reading Room at Thelma R. Parks Elementary School. After announcing 29 reading rooms in Oklahoma City and Los Angeles, Westbrook opened his 30th Russell’s Reading Room and also announced the opening of nine additional new reading rooms in Oklahoma. HAPPENING NOW: After announcing 29 reading rooms in Oklahoma City and Los Angeles, Russell […]

  • Yukon school board approves resolution to support teachers during potential walkout

    YUKON, Okla. – During a special board meeting on Wednesday morning, the Yukon Public Schools board approved a resolution supporting their teachers who choose to participate in a possible statewide walkout, demanding lawmakers fund a teacher pay raise. The Yukon Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a resolution supporting their teachers’ plea for a pay raise and more funding for education. The resolution, in part, reads: “WHEREAS the lack of funding, lack of an increase in teacher pay and […]

  • Family of 5 loses home to large fire near Luther

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A home near Luther is a total loss after an early-morning house fire. “The fire alarms went off, the house started and poof it was gone,” Kerri Jones told News 4. Jones said her family have lived on their property in the area for a few years. Now, their home is a total loss. “My family is out, and that’s all there is,” Jones said. The family of five is now left with bits and pieces of […]

  • Man arrested after allegedly leading officers on lengthy pursuit in stolen vehicle

    WARR ACRES, Okla. — A man has been arrested after a lengthy pursuit in Warr Acres. It happened late Thursday night after police responded to a larceny call at the Family Dollar, near N.W. 63rd and MacArthur. “Vehicle description was put out and shortly there after, my officers located the vehicle at 50th and Rockwell,” Chief Roger Patty, with the Warr Acres Police Department, said. As it turns out, the vehicle was stolen. “We attempted to initiate a traffic stop. […]

  • “It’s a terrifying thing,” EMSA paramedics talk about crash involving ambulance

    OKLAHOMA CITY — It started off as a normal day on the job for Holly Jones and Andrew Whitson, but these medics had no idea they would need rescuing. “It’s a terrifying thing to be in an accident. It’s even more terrifying when you’re in a seven-ton vehicle,” Holly Jones, a paramedic, told News 4. Around 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 4, authorities say an EMSA ambulance was driving with their lights on to a call when a truck failed to […]

  • “We’re putting lawmakers on notice,” OEA moves up deadline for teacher pay raise, education funding

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A local association seems to be giving lawmakers a deadline to fund a teacher pay raise before educators stage a walk out. Oklahoma educators have been weighing in on a potential teacher walkout for months. “Our board and our community support our teachers. They very strongly support our teachers. That ultimate decision will be up to them,” Ranet Tippens, the superintendent for Deer Creek Public Schools, said. “It’s difficult to say, ‘Yes, we’re for or we’re against.’ However, […]

  • 1 person hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being shot multiple times in Edmond

    EDMOND, Okla. – Police are investigating a shooting that sent a person to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. It happened around 3 a.m. Tuesday near 15th and Kelley. “I woke up around 3:30. There was seven police cars. My dog was barking,” a neighbor told News 4. “Eventually, the ambulance parked around the corner from my house and I saw them take a guy out on a stretcher. He was sitting up.” Neighbors soon learned there was a shooting at […]

  • “It’s not like there’s closure,” Family members react after man pleads guilty to bookstore owner’s murder

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A man accused of killing a local bookstore owner has pleaded guilty in an Oklahoma County courtroom as part of a plea deal. On Monday morning, 42-year-old Kenton Eugene Busby pleaded guilty to one count of arson and one count of first-degree murder in the death of 66-year-old Kelly Hays. “It’s just so terrible to us that he’s not around anymore,” said Colleen Hays, Kelly’s sister. “We loved him so much, and the way he was killed was […]

  • “We’re definitely keeping an eye out,” Police searching for burglary suspects

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are searching for two people who were seen after a pair of burglaries in Oklahoma City. Officers were called to a neighborhood near N.W. 142nd and Morgan Rd. following a reported home burglary. “We’ve been more careful, and making sure to set the alarm,” Heidi Sherill told News 4. Sherill says the home right across the street was targeted by thieves. “They park in the garage, so they didn’t notice their front door had been kicked […]