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If you feel a slight sense of deja-vu when you turn on FOX 4 during the weekend morning show, don't medicate.

Carey Wickersham is back. She worked from 1999 until 2002 as a reporter for Fox and then took what she calls a 9 year "baby break".

Carey started back as a weekend morning reporter during the summer of 2011. 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 writing a book called The Living Womb. Visit her website at www.livingwomb.com to see sonograms of babies in the metro.

Recent Articles
  • 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 […]

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    Orrick in recovery after weekend tornado

    ORRICK, Mo. — A tornado ripped through the small town of 800 destroying hundreds of homes and infrastructure in its path on Saturday. Miraculously no one was hurt during the severe weather. On Sunday residents began the long cleanup process, working to get their beloved town back to functioning normally. Watch videos below photo gallery.

  • Organization that wants to assist homeless needs help of its own

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A new organization is set to help the homeless and working poor in the metro. Avenue of Life has plans to purchase the old Salvation Army building in Kansas City, Kansas. From a food pantry to a counseling center to a barber shop, 20 agencies are standing by to set up shop. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham reports about the one obstacle standing in its way and if you can help, click on this link.

  • Girl Scouts team up with Goodwill for clothing donation drive

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hundreds of Girl Scouts around the metro are working hard to help others. They brought in carloads of clothes and earned a community service badge in the process. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham reports the full story in the video player.

  • Metro high school students strive to feed area homeless for at least three days

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Metro high school students want to feed everyone in need in eastern Jackson County for three days. So on Saturday, they set up at the Hy-Vee in Independence. The students were up with the early birds this morning with one goal in mind. “They’ve been working on this project for weeks,” said Doug Cowan of the Community Services League. It’s actually a huge goal. “We’ve been working with our schools and churches and local organizations trying to […]