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 Jessica.Bruno@kfor.com.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A bicyclist died at a local hospital, following a hit and run crash early Thursday morning. Police are hoping surveillance footage might help them find the driver of a vehicle that hit a bicyclist, dragged the bicycle about 10 blocks away and then took off from the scene. “How did the car not realize it?” Deven Rookard told News 4. Rookard is talking about the jaw-dropping scene that unfolded early Thursday morning in front of her office, […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma woman who was wrongfully jailed for two weeks after being arrested on a warrant that should have been dismissed is speaking out. “I’m going to be in there, and who’s going to watch my kids?” Giselle Perez told News 4. Perez said that was her first thought when she was arrested back in February and booked into the Oklahoma County Jail. Then, she had a lot of questions and confusion. “He just said that I […]
ANADARKO, Okla. – An Anadarko mother claims her son led police on a lengthy, high-speed pursuit when he wasn’t in his right mind just a day after hitting his head during a car crash. Eighteen-year-old Christopher Andre Beaver is not your average teen. “This one is a test. He scored perfect score, 99. Nobody has done it,” Robyn Beaver told News 4, talking about some of her son’s test scores. Robyn said her valedictorian son has always been an overachiever. […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – An early morning fire on Monday has destroyed a building used for India Pentecostal Church of God gatherings and events. “It’s all gone,” said Roy Vergis, the owner of a building used for events for his church. Vergis, a member of India Pentecostal Church of God, told News 4 Monday morning regarding a fire at a building his church uses for church gatherings. “First thing we check is if insurance is still active or not, you know,” […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are investigating a homicide in northeast Oklahoma City after police say an altercation between relatives turned deadly. It happened just before 4:30 a.m. Friday at a home near NE 13th and Kelley. “It’s normally pretty quiet. I mean, I’ve never had an issue before,” Louie Fehl told News 4. However, early Friday morning, bad blood between two cousins ended with murder on Fehl’s normally quiet street. “I walked out to start my truck and I look […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – A convenience store clerk has recognized a juvenile suspect who robbed the store’s pharmacy Thursday morning as the same person who robbed the store a few weeks ago. It happened around 2:30 Thursday morning at the Walgreens near S.W. 89th and Penn. “Police responded to a robbery. This was at a Walgreens pharmacy, SW Oklahoma City,” said MSgt. Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department. “Nobody was hurt, thankfully.” However, it was certainly traumatizing for those […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – Wednesday morning storms have caused several car accidents, severe wind damage and cancelled and delayed some flights at Will Rogers World Airport. Wednesday morning, many Oklahoma roads were covered in water, a few trees were ripped from the ground by heavy winds and some Oklahoma towns experienced wind damage. Some of the more severe wind damage included a gas station awning in Tecumseh that was crumpled up and toppled over. Stormy weather during the morning rush hour […]
OKLAHOMA CITY — One person was issued a citation after allegedly throwing rocks at cars near a busy intersection, and then attempting to hide out in a storm drain. According to officials from the Oklahoma City Police Department, over the weekend, several people who live in and were driving around the area of N.W. Expressway and Candlewood Drive reported witnessing a group of juveniles throwing rocks at cars. “In this particular case, a witness saw what was going on and […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Kevin Stitt is inviting Oklahomans to compete against him and a bipartisan team in a new Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon relay challenge. “We need to become a healthier state,” Stitt said Thursday morning at a press conference at the Oklahoma City National Memorial. So, when he took office, Stitt and his staff started brainstorming. “We did this kind of stuff at my old company where we would just try to engage all of our team members, […]
OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are looking for a group of skateboarders allegedly responsible for causing hundreds of dollars in damages to a fountain at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. According to Oklahoma City police, back in January, a group of skateboards caused significant damage to a fountain at the Myriad Botanical Gardens after riding on it. “The damage it’s caused makes me get outside on a cold day like this and talk to you guys when I’d rather be inside,” Jim […]
EDMOND, Okla. – The parents of an Edmond Sante Fe student who was aggressively confronted by a classmate in the hallways of school for wearing Trump attire have now decided to proceed with pressing municipal charges against the student. A heated encounter between two Edmond Sante Fe High School students was caught on cell phone video last week. “He actually instructed his friend to start video taping prior to making prior to contacting my son,” one of the teen’s parents […]