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 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.

  • Norman man faces murder charge in wife's stabbing

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    A first-degree murder charge has been filed in Cleveland County District Court against Abid Sandhu, who is accused of stabbing his wife to death Saturday at the couple’s Norman apartment.

  • Norman gets low-interest loan for water treatment plant improvements

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    The state Water Resources Board has approved a $50.3 million loan to the Norman Utilities Authority to help pay for improvements to its water reclamation/wastewater treatment plant.

  • Norman interchange expected to open Monday

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    If the weather cooperates, the newly constructed Interstate 35/Main Street interchange will be completed and open to traffic by Monday, officials say.

  • Samo the plaster duck was found Friday in Norman

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Samo, a 200-pound plaster duck that children loved to climb on, was found Friday after it was discovered missing Thursday from Lions Park in Norman.

  • Norman residents question drilling company's use of drinking water

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    A Texas-based oil company has a legal permit to use Norman drinking water for its drilling operation on Norman’s east side, but some residents say the practice should be prohibited.

  • Norman City Council considers school buffer zones

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Norman officials are considering an ordinance that would create buffer zones around schools to keep demonstrators at a distance.

  • Wild West comes to Norman for Big Read, '89er Day celebration

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Trick riding, roping and shooting will all be part of the Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show, which is coming to Norman Saturday for a free performance as part of an ’89er Day and Big Read celebration.

  • New details emerge in Norman slaying

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Details of a home-invasion-type killing of a Norman man March 27 emerged Monday as affidavits were filed in Cleveland County District Court, accompanying charges of first-degree murder against seven people.

  • W Lindsey business owners in Norman concerned about widening plan

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    W Lindsey Street business owners and residents expressed concerns at an informational meeting about a widening project along W Lindsey that will convert the three-lane roadway to a divided, four-lane road with bike lanes, pedestrian walkways and bus turnarounds.