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
  • Woman whose husband passed away in tragic accident asking for help after wedding ring is stolen

    NORMAN, Okla. — A woman is trying to spread the word following a home invasion because the suspect took her wedding ring, which means a lot to her after her husband passed away. Friends of Rebecca Owen’s told News 4 her husband passed away in a tragic accident last year. Owen posted a picture of her wedding ring on Facebook on Tuesday after someone broke into her home. The suspect stole her wedding ring. You’re urged to call Norman police […]

  • Veterinarians not sure what caused massive gash to 5-month-old puppy’s head

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A 5-month-old puppy is lucky to be alive after suffering serious injuries, and veterinarians aren’t sure what happened to her. “This is Melea Moon, and she had been surrendered to the shelter. We don’t know what happened,” said Matt Goodwin with the Bella Foundation. Melea had a huge gash across her face and, after a trip to the vet, they quickly learned her wound was more severe than they thought. “It was very large on the top […]

  • Oklahoma nonprofit trying to raise money to continue food pantry delivery service

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A local nonprofit is trying to raise money to continue their food pantry delivery service after their truck broke down. The Other Options Friends Food Pantry provides hundred of Oklahomans, who’ve been affected by HIV/AIDS, with food every week through their delivery service. “We had a sprinter that got a partial grant from the Oklahoma Aids care fund about six years ago,” said Mary Arbuckle, the director of Other Options. That’s what volunteers used to pick up […]

  • Beloved Oklahoma City bookstore owner found dead in building described as a “nice soul”

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A community is mourning the loss of a local bookstore owner following a fire that police believe was set on purpose. Fire crews responded to a fire at 30 Penn Books at the intersection of N.W. 30th and Pennsylvania Ave. around 4 p.m. on Thursday. Firefighters were able to contain most of the fire to the main section of the bookstore. Once inside, crews found a man’s body under a pile of books. People around the community […]

  • Oklahoma woman seeks justice after terrifying home invasion

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma woman is speaking out following a terrifying home invasion. “At the end of the day, it’s all about my baby,” said Ebony Triplet. Triplet said her baby’s life could have been taken too soon. “Woke up to a gun to my head, being choked out, with a man in my room telling me, a light skinny dude with a white T-shirt and blue jeans telling me ‘Where’s the money?'” Triplet said. Her daughter was asleep […]

  • UCO ‘Dreamer’ speaks out about President Trump’s DACA decision

    EDMOND, Okla. – A University of Central Oklahoma ‘Dreamer’ is speaking out about his experience with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program following President Trump’s decision to end it. Victor Vargas, a senior at UCO, came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally when he was 3 years old. “It was me and my sister, and we were dropped off with another family. They were parents, and they also had a daughter and a son,” Vargas told News 4. Vargas […]

  • State audit finds mismanagement of funds within Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office

    NORMAN, Okla. – A state audit has found mismanagement of funds within the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office. The Oklahoma State Auditor & Inspector’s office released the audit on Monday. “It was just not good internal controls,” said Gary Jones, the Oklahoma State Auditor & Inspector. “There was some inaccuracies in their record keeping. They hadn’t been billing properly for the inmate, DOC, correct money there.” One of the examples listed in the audit said “The Housing of Prisoners billing for […]

  • Moore beheading suspect back in court for jury selection

    MOORE, Okla. – Jury selection in the trial for a man accused of beheading a former coworker is underway. On Sept. 25, 2014, authorities said Alton Nolen stabbed 54-year-old Colleen Hufford multiple times and beheaded her inside the Vaughan Foods distribution center. After attacking Hufford, Nolen is accused of stabbing 43-year-old Traci Johnson numerous times before being shot by Mark Vaughan, the former CEO of the company and a reserve sheriff’s deputy. Hufford died from her injuries, but Johnson survived. […]

  • Two people shot during violent home invasion in southwest Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are searching for three suspects following a home invasion and double shooting on the city’s southwest side. “I was in bed and I got up and I saw the police blocking that road,” Rick Brink, a neighbor, said. It was just after 2 a.m. on Friday when officers were called to a home near S.W. 29th and Independence. At the time, Brink said he had no idea what was going on. “I was just thinking, ‘I […]

  • Man arrested after allegedly hitting, killing pedestrian while racing in northwest Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man who was reportedly racing another driver in northwest Oklahoma City is in jail after a fatal hit-and-run. It happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday night. “We received a call of a man down here on 63rd street in the 6500 block,” Lt. Matt Berger with the Warr Acres Police Department said. Turns out, it was a fatal hit and run. “At this point, through our investigation, it appears a subject was trying to cross the street […]

  • Truck bursts into flames after crashing into pump at Oklahoma gas station

    DEL CITY, Okla. – A short pursuit led to a crash and a vehicle fire at a gas station. It happened around midnight on Wednesday at the OnCue at the corner of S.E. 29th and Sooner Road. “He was just released from the county jail last week, I believe, you know, for the same thing, stealing a car,” said Capt. Ted Kleber with the Del City Police Department. Kleber is talking about 25-year-old George Tulowetske. “He’s common with us. He’s […]