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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 www.thewonderwithinyou.com.

Recent Articles
  • KC Bikers for Babies ride for the March of Dimes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s the biggest charity bike ride in the country: KC Bikers for Babies. Ed hale and his posse of 700 bikers are a huge part of the ride. Some of Hale’s passion can be traced back to the day, eight years ago, when he met a tiny baby girl. When Hale and his posse roll in, everyone takes notice.   The group is legendary for their support of babies. “It takes a lot of time, good people […]

  • Volunteers pull together for Avenue of Life to severe community members in need in KCK

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The former Kansas City, Kansas Salvation Army building is under new ownership. Saturday, Avenue of Life opened its doors to serve the underserved in a whole new way. Nineteen agencies are operating under the same roof with a goal of transforming the community. In the two months since the avenue of life sign has replaced the for sale sign on the old Salvation Army building, a transformation has occurred. Some say it’s miraculous. “We’ve had electricians […]

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    Local Kansas winery celebrates 20 years of business

    BASEHOR, Kan. — Grape harvest at Holy Field Vineyard draws so many eager pickers; they have to take reservations to work the fields. The Basehor, Kansas vineyard is celebrating its 20th year.  They have won numerous awards for their wine. The September sun streaming down on the vineyard ripens the fruit and draws volunteers from miles around. Eager volunteers file into the vineyards to help with the harvest; they admittedly enjoy the fruits of their labor. When Les and Michelle […]

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    Dentistry from the Heart serves those in need with free dental care

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Statistics show that about 30 percent of adults have untreated dental cavities, and often times that’s because they don’t have insurance. But on Saturday in Blue Springs those statistics were met head on with free dental care from the event Dentistry from the Heart. The line formed early with dozens of people willing to wait in the cold for free dental work. “I don’t have insurance through work yet because our owner is still trying to […]

  • Locals celebrate Irish heritage and culture at the Kansas City Irish Fest

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Irish Fest was in full swing on Sunday, rounding out a weekend of music, dancing and Irish culture near Crown Center. In all, 30 bands performed on seven stages. There were also dozens of venders with Irish scarves, mittens and t-shirts for sale. Forty million Americans claim Irish heritage.  Kansas City’s festival does a lot to promote tourism with the green island. Representatives from Ireland were also on hand talking about the importance […]

  • Fire erupts under Bartle Hall following semi-truck crash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thick, black smoke billowed over downtown Kansas City Saturday morning after a truck caught fire underneath Bartle Hall. It happened just before 6:00 am, and thankfully the driver wasn’t hurt. The smoke pouring out from under Bartle Hall and into the skyline of the city drew the attention of travelers for miles around. As firefighters tried to figure out what was burning on the back of that truck, and how to best put it out. “We […]

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    Competitors travel from near and far for 3rd annual Kansas City Kosher BBQ Festival

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Sunday was the third annual Kosher Barbecue competition in Overland park. It’s a young tradition that the Jewish community in Kansas City has come to savor. Each year there are more entries, and this year the Kansas City BBQ Society has sanctioned the event, so the competition is stiffer. It’s actually the only kosher BBQ in the nation that is now sanctioned by the group. There are some key differences between this competition and others. Mainly […]

  • Legendary KC jazz musician Charlie Parker honored with celebration near 18th and Vine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City’s most influential jazz musician is being honored for the next two weeks during the inaugural Charlie Parker Celebration, which is 17 days of music and fun. Many of the festivities will take place in Parker’s old stomping grounds near 18th and Vine. Parker started playing the saxophone professionally at age 15. He helped start the be-bop movement. His music and legend have become more popular with time. “Charlie had a photographic memory.  If he […]

  • KCK hosts hot air balloon fest

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Low visibility and a bit of wind delayed the balloon festival for about an hour and a half Saturday morning, but the weather didn’t put a damper on the big event. Dozens of competitors took to the skies, in hopes of winning a share of $15,000 in prize money. If you thought ballooning was just about brightly colored orbs and beautiful views think again. “It’s a high you can have legally and it’s so peaceful up […]

  • Fans meet stars from The Lego Movie at Legoland

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —   Lego fans unite! The Lego Movie was a huge hit at the box office and Sunday, Lego lovers got to meet the stars of the show up close at Legoland. Kids of all ages were treated to movie themed fun. The Lego Movie was such a big hit for kids that when Emmet and Wildstyle made an appearance, there was only one thing fans could do. “Everything is awesome. Everything is cool when you are part […]

  • A man in his late teens drowned in a pond at Kessler Park on Sunday morning. (Photo: Matt Kline/WDAF-TV)

    Teenager drowns in a pond at Kessler Park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rescue units were dispatched to a drowning Sunday morning after a teenage boy was swimming in a pond, but failed to resurface. Police the say the victim was with three other teenage boys who went swimming in a pond at Kessler Park when the drowning was reported just after 7 a.m. KCPD Chief Darryl Forte tweeted at about 11 a.m. that the victim’s body was recovered. His identity has not been released, though FOX 4 has learned the victim […]

  • KCMO Fire investigators blame arson for string of neighborhood fires

    KANSAS CITY Mo. — Fire investigators say an arsonist is setting fires in a neighborhood near 12th and Fremont in Kansas City. Sunday’s fire was the third in four days, and this time got dangerously close to hurting an elderly woman who has lived in the neighborhood for nearly 60 years. As water dripped from the rafters and ran down the charred skeleton of an old vacant house, 83-year-old Dorathy Confere sat on her porch next door, still shaken over […]