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
  • Oklahoma cashier’s act of kindness leaves foster parent in awe

    NEWCASTLE, Okla. – A customer was left in awe following a kind act by a Walmart cashier. Twenty-year-old Nick Tate, who works at the Walmart in Newcastle, meets dozens of people every day at work. “I’m a big people person. So, I just love getting to talk to people, and hear about their day and just see how they’re doing,” Tate said. On a busy Friday night, he met a foster parent whom he said he’ll never forget. “She was […]

  • Strangers’ kindness helps Oklahoma man in need

    EDMOND, Okla. – A man is recovering after having a heat stroke outside of a gas station. It’s the kindness of several people passing by that may have saved his life. For Don and his dog, Rex, the summer months are not easy. Don, a veteran of the military, is homeless. He and Rex spend a lot of their days in the heat, and that’s not the only battle he’s facing. “I’m full blown cancer. It’s in my liver. It’s […]

  • After major reconstruction project, Lindsey Street bridge opens to traffic

    NORMAN, Okla. – People walked, biked, and roller bladed across the Lindsey Street bridge over I-35 to celebrate the completion of the reconstruction project. The bridge is now the widest bridge in Oklahoma and only the third of its kind in the state. “This is a facility that will probably be good for another 40 to 50 years,” Ted Smith, a Norman resident, said. Smith is one of hundreds who joined the celebration on Friday morning. “It’s just a very exciting […]

  • Lindsey Street bridge in Norman to reopen to traffic on Friday

    NORMAN, Okla. – Drivers in Norman will definitely notice a change in traffic following the reopening of a heavily traveled bridge. The Lindsey Street bridge over I-35 will reopen on Friday for the first time since its closure in April of 2016. Officials say the bridge is now the widest in the state, sitting at 337 feet wide, which is almost the length of a football field. The interchange closed last April to be reconstructed as a single point urban […]

  • Police search for women who allegedly attacked victim at apartment complex

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are looking for several suspects after a woman was violently attacked inside an apartment complex’s laundry room. It happened in early July at an apartment complex near N.E. 26th and Lincoln. “It’s a pretty intense assault, and we’re trying to get the suspects identified,” said Officer Megan Morgan with the Oklahoma City Police Department. A woman was leaving the complex’s laundry room when things took a scary turn. “Six people get out of the vehicle, two […]

  • “You don’t really get that very often,” Oklahoma girl spreads kindness to troopers following crash

    MOORE, Okla. – A young girl is spreading some joy to Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers following an accident that critically injured one of their own. “I’ve only been on for a year and, ever since I went to nights, I haven’t had anything like that happen,” Kyle Rosine, an OHP trooper, told NewsChannel 4. For Rosine, the scene of a car accident is all too familiar. However, this time, it hits close to home. “It was a tough night, that’s […]

  • Police: Man used store’s crowbar to break into cash register

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect who stole hundreds of dollars from a Walmart cash register using a piece of the store’s merchandise. “If an area is not manned, it can be easy to walk in there, take something and walk out,” said MSgt. Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department. However, that doesn’t mean cameras aren’t nearby. “In this case, there were several cameras that caught several images,” Knight said. The […]

  • Video shows man break into register at local Walmart by using piece of merchandise

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect who stole hundreds of dollars from a Walmart cash register using a piece of merchandise. On June 8th, surveillance cameras captured a man steal cash from the register in the automotive section of the Belle Isle Walmart. The video shows the suspect grab a crowbar from a shelf, use it to pry open the cash register, and get away with the money without anyone noticing. According to […]

  • Body camera footage released from deadly officer-involved shooting

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities have now released body camera footage from a deadly officer-involved shooting in southwest Oklahoma City. On June 25, officers were called to an area near S.W. 15th St. and Robinson after witnesses reported seeing a man waiving a gun in the air. “Officers had received a call to this address about a suspect, a person going out into the street pointing a firearm at cars as they went by,” said Capt. Bo Matthews with the Oklahoma […]

  • “It was planned out,” Police searching for suspects who robbed Oklahoma City restaurant at gunpoint

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Church’s Chicken on the city’s southwest side. “It was planned out. They had a purpose when they went in there,” MSgt. Gary Knight, with the Oklahoma City Police Department, said. “They all came in with guns drawn, walked in very quickly, very aggressively. There was no waiting at this point.” All three suspects were hooded and wearing bandannas over their faces when they walked into the Church’s Chicken near […]

  • Police: Man shot, killed in officer-involved shooting wanted for assault

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The seven police officers and the deceased suspect involved in a deadly officer-involved shooting in southwest Oklahoma City have been identified. Just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday, officers were searching for a man wanted for assault with a dangerous weapon at a home near S.W. 22nd and Brookline. “The officer called me outside and asked me if they had permission to go in to my mom’s rent house,” Larry Isaacs, who lives down the street, told NewsChannel […]