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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

Recent Articles
  • “My ex-husband set our house on fire,” Oklahoma mother, her two children rescued after being intentionally trapped

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A woman and her two children were rescued after being trapped inside their burning home in Oklahoma City. Just before 1 a.m., the woman called for help after the home in the 3800 block of Key Place, near N.W. 36th and Classen, caught fire. “My ex-husband set our house on fire. Smoke is everywhere. We can’t get out the front door or back,” the victim told dispatch. “Ma’am, Ma’am, I need you to listen to me. If […]

  • Police searching for armed home invasion suspect accused of breaking into home of elderly couple

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are looking for an armed man who broke into the home of an elderly couple and stole their pickup truck. Just before 7 a.m. on Friday, police responded to a home at the corner of S.W. 23rd and Lee after receiving a call about a home invasion. Police said an elderly couple lives at the home. “The suspect made entry by prying open a door, went into the home,” MSgt. Gary Knight, with the Oklahoma City […]

  • Municipal court defendant says Sooner’s loss at Rose Bowl affected judge’s decision

    MOORE, Okla. — A municipal court defendant said, after getting a citation for expired tags and updating them the next day, he went to court hoping to get his fines limited or lowered but the judge said he wouldn’t show any mercy in court that day because of the OU Sooner’s loss at the Rose Bowl. Adrian Lamoreux told News 4 he was pulled over for having expired tags back in September. He said he admitted it was an honest […]

  • “Windows were blowing out,” Residents rescued following early morning apartment fire

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Crews rescued several residents early Wednesday morning from an apartment fire. Just after 3 a.m. on Wednesday, crews responded to the fire at the apartment complex near N.W. 16th and MacArthur. “Windows were blowing out. It was like a, just like a bomb in here or something,” Krystal Merritt told News 4. Merritt said it feels like a bad dream. “Social Security cards, bank cards, everything is gone. The whole place is like completely gutted. I can’t […]

  • Freezing temperatures create obstacles for fire crews

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Fire crews encountered an obstacle and frigid temperatures as they battled a house fire late Monday night. It happened just before midnight Monday near N.E. 16th and Bryant. “I walked out. I was being nosy. I was like I have to come out here and look,” Gabriel Pinon told News 4. Pinon said that’s because the flames coming from his neighbor’s house were pretty large. “Conditions deteriorated pretty quick. We had to pull everybody out and started […]

  • “We’re just so incredibly grateful,” Homeless man finds family’s sentimental camper

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A stolen camper that has sentimental value to its owners was found early Thursday morning. The Soraya family manages and renovate apartments, and their office is located in a warehouse in an industrial area just east of Chesapeake Energy. During the holiday break, they say someone stole materials, tools, supplies and three work trailers that were valued at close to $100,000. In addition to stealing from the business, the family says the thieves made off with their […]

  • Arts Council preparing for New Year’s celebrations in downtown Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A group of Oklahomans is getting ready to celebrate the new year in style. Oklahoma City’s Opening Night celebrations are produced by the Arts Council Oklahoma City. On Wednesday, the Opening Night Finale Ball was loaded on a trailer and transported to Allied Steel Construction Co., where final preparations will be made before it is ready to rise into the new year. “It’s a lot of pressure,” Darrell Lattie, who works for Allied Crane, told News 4. Each […]

  • Oklahoma City bombing survivors find ‘beauty in the ashes’

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Four stories of triumph over tragedy are coming together for the first time in a feature film about the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Dr. Raymund King was in the middle of a glass sky bridge that connected the parking garage to the hospital when the bomb went off. “The shock wave shook the bridge. I thought that a truck was driving underneath it and collided underneath the bridge. So I’m peering over, […]

  • Oklahoma student looking for ‘guardian angel’ who saved her after car accident

    STRATFORD, Okla. — A young woman wants to thank two kind strangers after she received an anonymous, kind note and then was pulled from the scene of an accident, which happened minutes later, by a mystery man. “My app, I have the Waze app, and it was taking me a different way and I didn’t know why,” Julia Jolly told News 4. Jolly told News 4 she needed to get to I-35 and later learned this detour was the only […]

  • Suspect killed after attempt to rob two victims outside of Oklahoma City sanitation facility

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An attempted burglary suspect is dead after being run over by a pick-up, according to police. It happened at a business near SE 19th and Sante Fe early Thursday morning. “I just wish that I was here with him this morning,” Eddie Watkins told News 4. However, as soon as Watkins learned what happened to his nephew at a sanitation facility where they work, he rushed right to the scene. “It’s just got me baffled. I was […]

  • “They need to fix this,” Single mother frustrated after car slams into garage

    MOORE, Okla. — Police were on the scene of a crash early Wednesday morning after a driver plowed into a homeowner’s garage and then took off. Just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday morning, police were called to a home near S.E. 4th and Sante Fe in reference to a crash. “The cop called me and said, ‘Ma’am, are you okay, are you okay?’ I said, ‘What happened?” Rita Patel told News 4. Even though it left quite a mess, Patel […]