Carey Wickersham reports for the weekend morning show. She loves to bring you stories that make you smile. Her favorite interviews are with children. Carey grew up in Kansas City, and she calls her weekend morning gig her “dream job.”

She began her career as a reporter and anchor in Rapid City, South Dakota. On her journey home to Kansas City, Carey also worked as an anchor and reporter at stations in Arizona and Idaho.

Carey loves to spend time with family, teach water fitness, ride bikes, read and tell stories that make a difference, especially if they involve children.

Carey is a Kansas City native. Her father Dave Wickersham was a major league baseball player. He pitched for the Kansas City Royals in 1969.
Along with her weekend reporting duties, Carey is the author of the book, The Wonder Within You, celebrating your baby’s journey from conception to birth. To see a trailer of the book and much more, visit her website at

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    Shoppers support their favorite local stores on Small Business Saturday

    Small Business Saturday began in 2010 as a way to draw holiday shoppers into locally owned businesses. The event, sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, has grown into a movement of sorts. Over the last few years, sales have more than tripled for small businesses on this day. Local business communities throughout the metro are rolling out the red carpet for customers in an effort to woo them away from big box stores. Long before the bell swings against […]

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    March of Dimes issues new report cards on nation’s premature birth rates

    During this World Prematurity Week, the March of Dimes has released a new report card on the epidemic. For the first time in a decade the numbers are growing. One in ten babies in Missouri are born too soon, giving the state a C grade from the March of Dimes. Kansas fares only moderately better with an 8.8 percent pre-term birth rate, earning a B grade. According to the March of Dimes, one reason that babies are born too soon is […]

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    Witness sees officer shoot man in River Market, says police ‘acted in reason’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police were called to break up a fight between a man and his girlfriend in the River Market last night. It ended with a police officer opening fire on the man. The man and his girlfriend were in a parking lot in the 400 block of Main street in the River Market area. Perry Jordan and his friend saw the whole thing from a nearby car and heard the man and police officer arguing. “So we […]

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    Popular DIY blogger shares tips at Johnson County Home and Remodeling Show

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — As the weather turns cooler, homeowners are taking their improvement projects indoors. Thousands got some fresh inspiration this weekend at the Johnson County Home and Remodeling Show. Whether you are remodeling big or small, or you are looking for some fun DIY projects, there are about 200 exhibitors on hand, ready to answer your remodeling questions. Also, plenty of fun on the demonstration stage, including well-known DIY blogger Serena Appiah. She is showing folks how to […]

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    FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham gets pumped for race day

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — More than 80,000 fans enjoyed a beautiful day of October racing at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. The Sprint Cup Series’ Hollywood Casino 400 will start at 1 p.m. and FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham is getting the scoop at ground level. Before the race, Carey spoke with one of the track presidents about the “aging” that’s taken place on the track in the four years since its installation. She also got to meet driver Landon Cassill and take […]

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    Runners hit the road for 31st annual KC marathon

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the sun rose over the city this morning, thousands of runners pounded the pavement in downtown Kansas City at the 31st annual KC Marathon. A local judge completed his 200th Marathon. Steve Fuller ran his first 26.2 miles in Kansas City, and has since completed marathons around the globe. Also, about 600 runners were raising money for a cause halfway across the globe. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spoke with members of Team World Vision about their […]

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    Artisan Chick Event has a little bit of everything at Crown Center

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The second annual Artisan Chick Event was this weekend at Crown Center. There were more than 100 local vendors celebrating all things Kansas City from tea, pickles and salsa to hand-crafted scarves. By far the youngest vendor was 13-year-old Carina Swanson. She is from Overland Park and knits and crochets her own scarves, hats and blankets. Carina has had her own business on Etsy, called Wexla, for a couple of years, but this is her first event […]

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    KC pet shelters unite for low cost specials on all animals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.– If you’ve been thinking about adding a pet to your family, this may be the weekend to act. All three of the big pet shelters in Kansas City are overrun with animals, and they are trying to make room for more. As a result, KC Pet Project, Wayside Waifs and Great Plains SPCA are joining forces with huge specials this weekend. There is no denying that life in a pet shelter is stressful on the animals. It’s […]

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    Celebrate start of fall at Ciderfest in Louisburg

    LOUISBURG, Kan. — Thousands of people celebrated the start of October this weekend at the Louisburg Ciderfest. Crafters, music, a corn maze and pumpkin patch are all part of the fun, but the real reason so many people flock to the Louisburg Cider Mill is the local cider and hand-made donuts. For Ciderfest weekend, they make thousands of dozens of fresh donuts.   Real Louisburg Cider is used in Every Batch of donuts.  They are fried and the finished product is rolled in […]

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    Plaza Art Fair continues to draw crowds after 85 years

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 85th annual Plaza Art Fair drew hundreds of thousands of art lovers to the Country Club Plaza this weekend. With 25 pop-up restaurant booths and nearly 250 artists, plus bands and kids activities, there’s something for everyone. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spent the morning with artists and local businesses who benefit from the huge event. As thousands of people mill around the streets of the Country Club Plaza, long-time business like Panache Chocolatiers have figured out a […]

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    9-year-old artist showcases talent at UNplaza Art Fair

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — What started as a bit of an artists’ rebellion is now a large group of Kansas City craftspeople and creators who set up their works just a short distance from the Plaza Art Fair.  Its called the UNplaza Art Fair. It started 26 years ago, when a couple of the longtime artists from the Plaza Art Fair weren’t accepted into the event. So 26 years ago, they formed their own. The prices are generally more affordable and the […]

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    Crews replace sculpture atop Bartle Hall after repairs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After a summer of repairs, the sculpture atop Bartle Hall that was damaged by lightning is back in its rightful place. The iconic appearance of the Kansas City skyline is restored. The replacement of the sculpture took place just as the sun came up. Just after 7 a.m., an Erickson Sky Crane cut through the city’s skyline and hovered for a few minutes above the first piece of the sculpture before it lifted off. Eric Bosch, the […]