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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
  • 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 […]

  • Renovation competition benefits Stepping Stone Housing for Homeless Teens

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A week-long competition to remodel two apartments for homeless teens commenced on Sunday. The Junior Service League in Independence split into teams, and rolled up their sleeves for two amazing transformations. “There were Christmas lights being used as extra lights in here, green carpet and woven material on the walls. We tried to just brighten it up,” said Natalie Nowiszewski with the Junior Service League. And they only had a week to do it; sanding, painting, flooring […]

  • Downtown Dog Days benefits Great Plains SPCA

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — It’s been a long, cold winter, but on Saturday the dogs in overland park got together to celebrate spring. Downtown Overland Park’s Inaugural Dog Days event was the perfect blend of exercise, food and of course lots of dogs. There were several dog-related activities such as a dog parade and run, as well as adoptions all taking place at the event. Two-hundred people pre-registered for Downtown Dog Days, however three-times that many actually attended. Downtown Dog […]

  • KC Pet Project opens new adoption center inside pet store

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – There is now a one-of-a-kind pet shelter in the mid-west within a pet store. KC Pet Project just opened its doors inside the Petco in Overland Park. It’s a new partnership designed to make adoption even easier and also to save a few thousand lives in the process. 10-week-old Oscar and his sister, Emma, were both busy looking for some new homes on Sunday, in the puppy room at the newly opened KC Pet Project,. And […]

  • One killed after semi crashes into Kansas Turnpike toll booth

    TONGANOXIE, Kan. — A semi crashed into a toll booth along Interstate 70 in the early hours of Saturday morning. Thirty-year-old Sergiy Angelchev died in the crash and 25-year-old Roman Ilyaich is alive, but in critical condition. Both men are from Aurora, Colorado. “I’ve worked on the turnpike for five years and I’ve never seen a crash like this at the toll plaza,” said Master Trooper Mike Gruber of the Kansas Highway Patrol Turnpike Authority. Investigators spent Saturday picking through […]

  • National sled hockey team comes to Missouri

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The two-time national sled hockey team was in Independence on Sunday, teaching others with disabilities how to hit the ice. It’s not so different that regular hockey; aggressive, physical, body checking competition. The only difference is these guys use an aluminum sled that sits on skate blades. After a car accident left Chad Travous paralyzed in 2001, he started looking for a sport he could embrace. Travous’ team, the blues, based out of St. Louis, has won […]