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

Top Stories


  • Norman Human Rights Award goes to self-defense program for females

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Dec 11, 2013

    A program developed by Norman police that emphasizes self-defense techniques and empowerment for girls and women ages 13 to 93 has been recognized for its furtherance of human rights.

  • Norman proactive against bullying, leaders say

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Published: Thu, Dec 5, 2013

    Motivational speaker Wes Moore praised Norman for its anti-bullying programs.

  • K20 Institute hosts talk about bullying

    | Published: Thu, Dec 5, 2013

    Also on Tuesday, Wes Moore was keynote speaker at the University of Oklahoma's K20 Center for Educational & Community Renewal. OU hosted more than 700 educators at its 17th annual Innovative Learning Institute at the Embassy Suites.

  • Norman school officials seek approval of $126 million bond package

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Dec 4, 2013

    Norman school board members Tuesday authorized an election Feb. 11 on a $126 million bond proposal.

  • Speaker to address bullying in Norman

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Nov 28, 2013

    Wes Moore, a nationally known motivational speaker, will tackle the topic of bullying in a talk at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 in Norman.

  • Dog attacks schoolchildren in Norman, injuring several

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Nov 21, 2013

    At least three children were bitten and another child suffered a concussion when they were knocked down by a dog that attacked them as they were walking Wednesday near All Saints Catholic School in Norman.

  • Retiring Norman police officer praised for passion for job

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2013

    Sgt. Jennifer Newell is retiring from the Norman Police Department after 21 years on the force. She will become the program manager for the School Security Institute at Oklahoma's Homeland Security Office.

  • Five-story gated community planned for east Norman

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Nov 15, 2013

    A high-rise apartment building planned for Lindsey Street and Classen Boulevard will feature amenities that include a bike-sharing program and a hammock lawn.

  • New westside branch library opens in Norman

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Nov 13, 2013

    A satellite library in the newly renovated building that formerly housed Borders bookstore is open for business in west Norman.

  • Health care grant to benefit Norman

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON | Updated: Sat, Nov 9, 2013

    Variety Care will use a $975,000 grant to expand its Norman services, including the addition of a new clinic on the Griffin Memorial Hospital campus.

  • Volunteers help Bethel Acres couple recover from Oklahoma tornado loss

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Published: Mon, Oct 28, 2013

    Crossings Community Church in Oklahoma City and Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity have partnered to build a new home for a Bethel Acres couple who were left homeless after a May tornado. The Habitat organization is committed to building up to 400 homes to help those who were victims of the May tornado outbreak.

  • Mom turns in son accused in killing Moore teen

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON jcannon@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Oct 24, 2013

    Brajuan Napoleon, 16, has been charged in Cleveland County District Court with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Moore teen Sunday.