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
  • Suitcase with old photos, military records discovered in Moore

    MOORE, Okla. — Police are trying to find the family of a veteran after someone turned in a suitcase filled with documents detailing his career. Moore police want to hear from anyone who knows Sillvester Lee Carpenter or his family. Police said back in 2012, someone turned in a suitcase that contains a lot of Carpenter’s military records and photos. After having it for a few years, they’re spreading the word through social media to try and find the owner. […]

  • Crews working to restore power to parts of Lincoln County

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. — Crews are working to restore power to the area just north of Chandler due to a large outage. Officials with Lincoln County Emergency Management posted about the outage on social media Thursday morning just before 6:30. Accodording to officials, 560 meters just north of Chandler lost power. CREC crews are working to restore the issue. Officials ask you not to call 911 to report an outage or to ask when your power will be restored. To […]

  • Police investigate robbery and shooting in NW Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are looking for a suspect after an early-morning robbery and shooting on the city’s northwest side. It happened just after 4 a.m. outside of a home near the intersection of N.W. 27th and Military. “I feel scared,” Olivia Heuyen told NewsChannel 4. “I was sleeping. Well, I wasn’t really falling asleep. I was kind of in the middle, you know, but I could hear something going on.” Turns out, a couple was being robbed and the woman […]

  • Oklahoma City man arrested after allegedly pointing laser at police helicopter

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A man has been arrested after pointing a laser at the Oklahoma City Police Department’s helicopter. Air 1 is one of the many tools Oklahoma City police use to fight crime. On Monday night, Air 1 was patrolling the area in northeast Oklahoma City when the pilots faced an unexpected turn of events. “A green laser was being pointed from what appeared to be a back yard,” said Officer Megan Morgan. The laser pointer was aiming directly […]

  • Residents trying to spread the word following string of burglaries in Norman neighborhood

    NORMAN, Okla. – Residents of a Norman neighborhood are trying to spread the word following a string of car burglaries in their community. “We felt unsafe. I mean I have a 3-year-old and a 9-year-old, and I want my house to be safe,” Brittany McRavin, a Norman resident, told NewsChannel 4. McRavin said that’s because of car burglars targeting her Sutton Place neighborhood near Robinson and Peters. “On the video surveillance that I have, it shows them going to each […]

  • Residents on edge after recent escapes from Lincoln County Jail

    CHANDLER, Okla. – People who live in and around Chandler are on edge following two recent escapes from the Lincoln County Jail. Authorities say four men – including two men who had escaped from the Lincoln County jail in March – escaped from the facility in downtown Chandler Monday morning. The escapees included Trey Goodnight, Brian Moody, Sonny Baker, and Jeremy Irvin. “When I heard Brian Moody was in the area where I live, we went out and immediately locked […]

  • Residents at Midwest City apartment complex complain about problems with water, air-conditioning

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – Residents of an apartment complex are complaining about having no water and, in some cases, no air-conditioning for several days. “We got fed up a long time ago,” a resident of the Eden Cove Apartments in Midwest City told NewsChannel 4. “We went four months without air-conditioning, you know, just a few months ago.” He said that’s not all. “More than once, you’ll be in there taking a shower and, all of a sudden, you have […]

  • 3 inmates in custody, 1 on the loose after escaping from Lincoln County jail

    POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities said three of four inmates who escaped earlier this week from the Lincoln County jail are in custody. “Wherever they are, I hope they get caught and soon, especially the one that was up for murder,” Sharon Powell, who lives in Dale, told NewsChannel 4 early Wednesday morning. Fortunately, that happened. Two of the four Lincoln County jail escapees were captured in Pottawatomie County. First, Trey Goodnight was spotted by an OHP helicopter. “Right after, […]

  • Research team set to begin largest breast cancer clinical trial in Oklahoma

    NORMAN, Okla. – A University of Oklahoma and Mercy Hospital research team is set to begin the largest breast cancer clinical trial ever performed in Oklahoma. The team has developed new breast cancer risk prediction models based on a computer-aided image feature analysis scheme to identify patients who might have cancers that are not visible on mammography. While many healthcare professionals believe mammography is 80-90 percent accurate, Dr. Alan Hollingsworth at Mercy Hospital’s breast center has his own findings about […]

  • DHS program providing at-home care for elderly, disabled could face admissions freeze

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In lieu of state budget cuts, a DHS program providing at-home care for the elderly and disabled could face an admissions freeze. The state budget will leave the Oklahoma Department of Human Services $33 million short of funding for current operations. In lieu of that, DHS has announced it may freeze admissions to the Advantage Waiver Program. “To see our state in such a dire situation, I just don’t get it,” said Jay Vache, who works for […]

  • “It’s not a joke,” Metro school working to clean up mess left by vandals

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A metro school sustained significant damage after a break-in early Friday morning. Early Friday morning, police said Douglass Mid-High, near N.E. 10th and Martin Luther King Blvd., was ransacked. “It’s not a joke and it’s not funny,” April Houston told NewsChannel 4. Houston said she was speechless when she found her workplace in shambles. “I’ve been here for four years and I couldn’t see why you would want to even do this. You know, this is a […]