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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    Makers gather in Kansas City for Maker Faire this weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Makers from around the heartland are gathering in Kansas City this weekend at the 6th Annual Maker Faire at Union Station. There are about 1000 inventors at the Maker Faire and they are showing, and often selling, their new inventions. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham caught up with a Wichita man who has created a touch light that uses wifi to let loved ones know you are thinking of them. John Harrison’s invention, called Filimins, connect family members […]

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    Low income families can get free produce at metro farmers markets

    It is definitely the season for fresh fruits and vegetables, and farmers markets all over the metro are brimming with homegrown bounty. We all know, it can be expensive to eat healthy, especially for folks who are already on a tight budget. Luckily, there is a new program that starts next week that allows folks enrolled in the supplemental nutrition assistance program or snap to put more produce on their tables. Kristan Haanstav loves to shop local,but she has a […]

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    Civil War re-enacters bring history to life in Gladstone

    GLADSTONE, Mo. — An armed service ceremony in Gladstone on Saturday extended past recent conflicts. Six Civil War veterans and one from the War of 1812 are buried in the Big Shoals cemetery. Saturday’s tribute included a rifle salute and wreaths laid on historic graves. “A lot of history is just a series of fascinating stories, and when you start looking into them, you make these really amazing personal connections to what was happening in the past, what was happening […]

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    Spring brings shoppers to farmers’ markets across metro

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Springtime means farmers’ markets are open on the weekends all across the metro.   Local markets are brimming with fresh fruits, vegetables plants and even local meats. The Overland Park Farmers’ Market is rated the best in Kansas by Cooking Light Magazine.  FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spent some time there this weekend to find out what makes this market so special. The Overland Park Farmers Market will be open on Wednesdays starting May 18.

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    Bartle Hall sky station comes down for repairs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An impressive feat temporarily changed the city skyline today. One of the sky station sculptures atop Bartle Hall has been removed for repair. A huge amount of planning went into moving the 24 thousand pound sculpture with a helicopter crane early this morning. The whole job took only about 30 minutes. A crack in the eastern-most sculpture was noticed last fall when the city decided to light the sculptures blue in honor of the Royals World […]

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    Thousands walk in KC for March of Dimes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Power & Light District saw 10,000 people walking for a good cause on Sunday. The March of Dimes hosted its annual march for babies, which typically raises $700,000 for research and programs to support premature babies. When a baby is born prematurely, the March of Dimes support staff is usually among the first to meet with parents and help them through that tough time. “March of Dimes has been a great support, just emotionally and […]

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    Emotionally charged works at Brookside Art Annual hope to raise injured veteran awareness

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Saturday morning was a soaker, but luckily for the 180-plus artists at the weekend Brookside Art Annual, they were all under tents. Artists from around the country tell FOX 4 the fair is always one of their best shows of the year. There is one particular booth at the art show that is full of emotionally charged art. How do you put a price tag on art born from an experience that nearly destroyed the artist? […]

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    World class blind athlete laces up for Trolley Run

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 8,000 runners laced up for one of the quickest four-mile courses in the country on Sunday. The Trolley Run starts in Waldo, winds through Brookside, and ends on the Plaza.  It is the 28th year for the run, which raises money for the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired.  CCVI prepares young children with visual impairments to function at their highest level in the sighted world. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham met up with many of […]

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    Home buyers and sellers enjoy Spring Parade of Homes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you are thinking about selling your home, or buying a new one, you are in good company. The home market in the metro is more active than its been in a decade. Kansas City builders are excited to show off some of their latest works in the Spring Parade of Homes. There are 347 homes on the tour this year, ranging in price from about 200 thousand to over two million dollars. Low interest rates […]

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    5K Wedding Run benefits Bra Couture KC

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Some brides and grooms were hightailing it down the streets of Overland Park on Sunday. No, they weren’t getting cold feet. They were running for a good cause. The 5K Wedding Run took place to benefit Bra Couture KC. This event was for engaged couples, bridal parties, marriage anniversaries, or anyone looking for a fun day out for a great cause. The run began and ended at the Ritz Charles Overland Park. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham […]

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    KC Pet Project hosts third annual Star Wars Day

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There was a galactic shift near Zona Rosa Saturday as good and evil joined forces to help the animals at the KC Pet Project find new homes. Characters from the Empire and the Rebel Alliance put aside their differences for the third annual Star Wars Day. It turns out there is one thing both sides have in common: their love for animals.  Some have even adopted from shelters. As part of Star Wars day, KC Pet […]

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    Group remembers lost KC woman with random acts of kindness

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you happened to catch someone doing a random act of kindness this weekend, chances are it was because of the life of Jennifer Charlton. Charlton was a Kansas City mother, wife, and friend. She was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2011, eventually succumbing to the disease in 2012. She was a teacher at Pembroke Hill and Children’s Garden Montessori School. She was treated at KU Cancer Center. Her family and friends visited some of those […]