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


  • 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.

  • Officials identify body found buried in Norman

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Apr 30, 2014

    The body of a man found buried at 6809 E Robinson St. in Norman has been identified as Virgil John Alexander, 69. His cause of death is still being investigated, police reported.

  • Norman police find body buried outside home

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Apr 29, 2014

    The person’s name, age and gender were not released and Norman police say the body was sent to the Oklahoma medical examiner’s office for formal identification.

  • Norman's Sam Noble museum wins national medal for community contributions

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Apr 25, 2014

    The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in Norman has been named a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service — the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries.