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
  • “I’m more mad at myself,” Metro homeowner warning others after thieves steal car

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A metro homeowner is trying to spread the word after thieves stole his car after he made a crucial mistake. Around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, two thieves were caught on camera breaking into Michael Haddad’s Toyota Highlander about an hour after he got home from a long night of driving for Uber. “I got home at 3:30 in the morning, and I was tired. I guess I had a bunch of stuff in my pockets. So, I […]

  • 3 arrested following burglary, chase and car crash into Oklahoma home

    YUKON, Okla. – Three people have been arrested after a burglary, chase and car crash into a local home. It happened just before 5 a.m. Friday at Big K Pawn near 3rd and Elk avenue in Yukon. “I was sitting there watching weather, and about to start getting dressed and get ready for work, like normal,” Dave Raines told News 4. However, nothing about Friday morning was normal for Raines and his family. They woke up to a terrifying close […]

  • Vacant house with homeless man inside catches fire in NW Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Firefighters battled a vacant house, where a homeless man had been staying, early Wednesday morning. The fire broke out just before 7 a.m. at the home near N.W. 9th and Shartel. “When our firefighters got here, they did say they had some pretty heavy fire coming from the back of this home,” said Battalion Chief Benny Fulkerson with the Oklahoma City Fire Department. The large flames and thick black smoke could be seen miles away. “This fire […]

  • “This is a very sad day in Guthrie,” 14-year-old boy dies in apartment fire

    GUTHRIE, Okla. – A teen was found dead inside a burning apartment building that was destroyed by massive flames late Monday night. “Got a knock on the door, woke up, said there was a fire, went outside and the whole left side of that building was on flames,” Justin Mccorkle told News 4. The blaze nearly burned Mccorkle’s apartment building to the ground around 11 Monday night, destroying all eight units inside. “Me and a friend of mine, a mother […]

  • Family speaks out after loved one killed in metro auto-pedestrian accident

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The family of a metro man who was killed by a car while riding his motorized scooter is speaking out. It happened around 8 p.m. on November 21 near Grand and Penn. “He was crossing the street just fine, and the car just came from nowhere,” Sciria Robinson told News 4. Robinson said her uncle, 56-year-old Roy Mccrary, died several hours after he was hit by the car while on his motorized scooter. “Looking at his injury, […]

  • 1 injured after escaping apartment fire in Norman

    NORMAN, Okla. – One person has been injured after using a rope to escape their third floor apartment as the building burned to the ground. It happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday at the Commons apartments near Highway 9 and Highway 77. “That’s one of my biggest nightmares I’ve had all my life is not being able to get people out of a fire that I care about,” Dean Ramsey told News 4. When Ramsey’s neighbor banged on his door early […]

  • Metro man accused of threatening woman with gun, shooting security guard’s van

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man has been arrested outside an apartment complex after threatening a woman with a gun and shooting through the window of a security guard’s van. It happened just after 4 a.m. Thursday outside the apartment complex near N.W. 31st and Blackwelder. “I heard some noises down at the other end, and I drove down and there was a guy that had a girl down on the ground with a gun to her head, telling her he […]

  • Oklahoma man arrested after stealing vehicle and leading police on chase, manhunt

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man who stole a vehicle and led multiple local law enforcement agencies on a lengthy chase and manhunt has been arrested. It happened around 8 a.m. Wednesday in the Yukon area. “We actually got information from a parent who was right on the scene very early,” said Steve Lessman, the headmaster for Southwest Covenant Schools. Southwest Covenant Schools was among several Yukon schools on lockdown for over an hour Wednesday morning while multiple law enforcement agencies […]

  • Police: Gunman killed stranger, shot another for “no apparent reason”

    OKLAHOMA CITY – One person is dead after a bizarre shooting and carjacking on the city’s southwest side. Police were called to a 7-Eleven convenience store near S.W. 74th St. and Walker Ave. around 6 p.m. on Sunday night. “It appears the suspect simply walked up to him in the parking lot. The victim was sitting in his car and just shot him for no apparent reason,” MSgt. Gary Knight, with the Oklahoma City Police Department, said. According to police, […]

  • Oklahoma City family reeling from early morning house and truck fire

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A homeowner lost everything in a house fire early Thanksgiving morning and then almost lost his life when he fell asleep in his truck and it caught fire. It happened early Thursday morning at a home near SW 62nd and Western. “He said ‘dad, I heard something’ and then the bedroom was just totally on fire. The whole bedroom,” Victor Medina told News 4. Medina said it happened so fast. One minute, he was enjoying Thanksgiving festivities […]

  • Police: Flight diverted to Will Rogers World Airport because of “belligerent” passenger

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A flight headed to Phoenix from Nashville over the weekend had to make an emergency landing at Will Rogers World Airport because of a “belligerent” passenger. It happened on Saturday. “This was on a flight from Nashville to Phoenix. They diverted to Oklahoma City when the woman became argumentative, and belligerent and really out of control on the flight,” said MSgt. Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department. Knight is talking about Caleena Johnson, who was […]