Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter

A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer with the University of Oklahoma and has done freelance work for magazines. She lives in Norman and has one son


  • Norman jury recommends life without parole for Oklahoma City man

    Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jun 12, 2014

    A Cleveland County jury Tuesday convicted Eddie Thompson, 35, of Oklahoma City, of first-degree murder, kidnapping and burglary. Jurors recommended he serve life without parole for the murder of another Oklahoma City man.

  • Norman City Council wants new sources of revenue

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Jun 11, 2014

    The Norman City Council passed a lean budget Tuesday night for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Council members said they hope to generate more revenue in the coming year to bolster the city’s financial picture.

  • Norman City Council to consider lean budget for fiscal year 2015

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jun 10, 2014

    The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Municipal Building’s council chambers, 201 W Gray St.

  • First-degree murder trial opens in Cleveland County court

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jun 5, 2014

    Eddie Thompson, 35, of Oklahoma City, is on trial on a first-degree murder charge in the 2012 stabbing death of an Oklahoma City man.

  • Inmate-trained dog finds new home at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jun 5, 2014

    Staff members at Griffin Memorial Hospital threw a welcome party for Quigley the dog, an inmate-trained dog that will serve as a companion dog to both patients and staff at the hospital.

  • Del City woman sentenced to life term in Norman man's death

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, May 30, 2014

    A Del City woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of a Norman man a year and a half ago. A co-defendant already is serving a life sentence in the killing of Patrick Burton, 51, of Norman.

  • Champion disc golfer draws tournament crowd in Norman

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, May 29, 2014

    Two-time disc golf World Champion Paul McBeth participated in Sooner Disc Golf’s 36th annual Norman Pro/Am tournament in Norman. McBeth was the high scorer in the tournament.

  • Norman residents embrace design process

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, May 15, 2014

    Urban design experts are in Norman this week for an intensive, interactive charrette to develop a long-range design plan for downtown, Campus Corner and the residential corridor that connects the two business districts.

  • Norman students recovering after accident in Missouri

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, May 13, 2014

    Five students from Community Christian School in Norman were seriously injured when a concrete structure collapsed at a paintball facility while they were on a senior trip in Branson, Mo., school officials said.

  • Long, lost grave of 'the unfortunates' discovered in Norman cemetery

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, May 12, 2014

    A mass grave for 39 of 40 mental patients who died in a hospital fire in 1918 has been located in the IOOF Cemetery in Norman.