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
  • Accused porch pirates arrested after man catches them stealing from his neighbor 

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man and a woman were arrested after a man saw them stealing packages from his neighbor, called 911 and followed them until police arrived. It happened on Monday in a neighborhood near NW 58th and Tulsa Avenue. “Apparently, I had been robbed, porch robbed, and they got some of my mail,” Donna Monk told News 4. That’s how Monk’s week started, with a call from police letting her know some packages were swiped from her doorstep […]

  • Police warning drivers about becoming targets for car thieves

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police have an important reminder for the public after a vehicle was stolen when it was left unlocked and running. It happened on Saturday at the 7-Eleven near N.W. 16th and Rockwell Avenue. “A woman had pulled up to a convenience store, went inside the store to make a purchase,” MSgt. Gary Knight, with the Oklahoma City Police Department, said. “Left her car running, left the doors unlocked. Perfect target for somebody who’s out trying to steal […]

  • 1 person in critical condition after shooting in northwest Oklahoma City parking lot

    OKLAHOMA CITY – One person is in critical condition following a shooting that happened in the parking lot of several metro businesses. It happened around 2 a.m. in the parking lot between Avenue 101, a night club, and the Best Buy near N.W. 59th and May. According to police, 21-year-old Keyantaa Toliver and 29-year-old Jervares Davis were in two separate cars and starting shooting at each other. “There was a female victim actually in the driver seat of that vehicle. […]

  • Cars, roof damaged as EF1 tornado tears through Midwest City

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – Several cars were tossed in the air and the roof of a business was nearly destroyed when a tornado ripped through town. It happened around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday. “It’s just devastating to ya,” said John Coates, the owner of Tomcat Aviation in Midwest City. Minutes before he pulled up to a devastating scene at his business, Coates said he received an urgent phone call from one of his employees. “I answered the phone, and he […]

  • Cleanup underway after tornado hits town of Fairfax

    FAIRFAX, Okla. – Several buildings are damaged following a tornado that ripped through the town of Fairfax over the weekend. Debris, shattered glass and tree limbs could be seen scattered throughout the town after the tornado tore through town Sunday night. “I’ve lived here all my life and I’ve never heard the wind whistle like it did, like watching a movie you know, and I thought somebody was knocking, so I ran to the front door and it was shaking, […]

  • 2 killed, 1 injured in crash involving crane truck on Turner Turnpike

    CHANDLER, Okla. – Two people have died and another person is injured following a fiery crash involving a crane truck on the Turner Turnpike. It happened just before 3 a.m. Friday at mile marker 167 near the Chandler exit. “A truck was eastbound on the Turner Turnpike,” said Lt. Steven Swann with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, referencing the crane truck. “A car came up behind it, at what appeared to be a high rate of speed, and ran underneath the truck.” […]

  • Oklahoma game warden saves deputy from man with knife

    SULPHUR, Okla. – A game warden quickly jumped into action, stopping a man who approached him and a Murray County deputy with a knife. Lt. Casey Young, the Murray County game warden, told News 4 you never know what you’ll encounter on the job. “Everybody loves to hear game warden stories just because they can get so crazy with what you run into,” Young said. Sunday night, after picking up some paperwork from the Murray County Sheriff’s Office, Young was […]

  • Man arrested after allegedly robbing southwest Oklahoma City convenience store at gunpoint

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A metro man has been arrested for armed robbery after police caught him running to his getaway car shortly after he committed the crime. It happened around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Circle K near I-240 and Penn. “The description was put out over the radio of the armed robbery suspect,” said Lt. Freddy Herrera with the Oklahoma City Police Department. According to police, 25-year-old Ian Quintana walked into Circle K wearing a mask, holding a gun […]

  • Armed robbery at SW Oklahoma City convenience store leads to man’s arrest

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man was arrested after he allegedly robbed a convenience store in southwest Oklahoma City. Police say a man wearing a mask and armed with a gun walked into the Circle K near SW 74th and Penn around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and demanded money. After he left, the clerk called 911. Officers who were already in the area saw the suspect running to his getaway car, which was parked about a block away and had the license […]

  • Oklahoma man could face charges after illegally shooting deer with bow hours before archery hunting season began

    NOBLE, Okla. – A man could face charges after illegally shooting a deer with a bow just hours before archery hunting season officially began. “We start usually about a month ahead of the season, and it continues on sometimes a month or two after the season’s over,” Captain Wade Farrar, an Oklahoma game warden, told News 4. Farrar is talking about poaching. In a case on September 30, it wasn’t a month or even a few weeks before archery hunting […]

  • Construction on new hotel, MAPS 3 convention center underway

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Construction on a new hotel and Maps 3 convention center is now underway following a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday. On Monday, representatives from Omni Hotels and Resorts joined OKC city officials for a groundbreaking ceremony on the new downtown OKC Omni Hotel and Maps 3 Convention Center. “Many people in this audience will well remember the days when we had one hotel downtown,” Mayor David Holt said at the ceremony. The soon-to-be 17-story hotel and convention center […]