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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    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 […]

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    On Constitution Day, Truman Library shines light on political campaigns throughout U.S. history

    LIBERTY, Mo. — September 17th is a special day in American history. It is Constitution Day. 229 years ago, the U.S. Constitution became our nation’s highest law. As the 2016 presidential elections draw near, politicians are still arguing over the interpretation of the historic document. Historians say the mudslinging is nothing new. “We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general […]

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    Kansas City firefighters honor 9/11 victims with Memorial Stair Climb

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Firefighters around the mid-west remembered their fallen brothers in a special way on the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. This is the sixth year for the Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion in downtown Kansas City. 343 firefighters climbed 110 fights of stairs to remember the victims of 9/11 from the New York Fire Department. They began at 8:56 a.m. the moment when the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center occurred. […]

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    Royals eyeing postseason as team and fans unite behind Rally Mantis Jr.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A praying mantis or two seem to have brought the Royals out of a mid-season slump and into a chance for the post season. Call it luck, superstition, or divine insect intervention, but the magic of the mantis has descended on the home team and their fans. “If you try to explain it, it is really not going to take off.  It had to be organic, and it was,” Royals Vice President Toby Cook said. “You […]

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    Activities abound in KC with Irish Fest, performance at The Roasterie

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Irish Fest is in full swing at Crown Center this weekend. The music is fabulous on the main stage, but the idea is to immerse yourselves into the whole Irish culture. This year there is a comedy stage, cooking demonstrations, plenty of Irish wares for sale. And a culture stage where linguists and historians will educate you on the rich history of Ireland. Sean Kane is talking about the Emerald Isle’s involvement in the first world war. […]

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    Shots fired at police after officers shoot armed man in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A tense situation ended with an officer shooting a man armed with a gun in Kansas City, Mo. early Sunday. Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted out photos from the scene. PO involved shooting scene expands several blocks around 72nd Wabash. Numerous witnesses at scene. PO physically ok — chiefforte (@ChiefForte) August 28, 2016 Just after midnight, police patrolling the area at 72nd and Prospect heard the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival at the scene, officers saw […]

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    Head for the Cure makes its way to Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than five thousand runners joined forces to raise money for brain cancer research. Head for the Cure started in Kansas City in 2003 and has now grown to 16 cities from New York to Seattle. The organization is expected to raise more than $1.5 million this year alone. Team Little Owl had the most runners on the course with a record 325 participants. They run in memory of Allie Fisher who died of brain cancer in […]

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    Band of Angels helps KC kids embrace their love of music

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Seven years ago, FOX 4 and Band of Angels partnered for our first instrument drive.  We collected about 300 musical instruments. Now, more than 1,200 kids have band and orchestra instruments thanks to Band of Angels…and a lot of generous donations. At only 13 years old, Ben Thorne’s 6-foot frame screams “athlete”, but his heart beats for the band. Ben spent the summer mowing lawns to raise money for band camp. “I wasn’t making enough money, for […]

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    Science enthusiasts already making plans for 2017’s total solar eclipse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Science enthusiasts are excited for what some are calling the biggest astronomical event in recent history. Well, at least in the past 38 years. A total solar eclipse, that’s when the moon passes between the sun and the earth, is set to pass over the United States for the first time in nearly four decades, and those science enthusiasts are so excited, they’re preparing for it an entire year in advance. The eclipse will happen on […]

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    Mural Mystery: Crews renovating old school buildings make quite a find depicting early KC history

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Earlier this month, Kansas City Public School District finalized the sale of Westport High School near 39th and Main, and developers have big plans for its future, but in the process of renovating the building, crews made a shocking discovery. A group called Sustainable Development Partners bought Westport High school and Westport Middle School right across the street. They’re turning the buildings into a giant co-working space for entrepreneurs who don’t have an office. As crews were renovating […]