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Mary Pulley joined the FOX 4 news team July 2010, as a weekend evening anchor and reporter.
This is a homecoming for Mary in more ways then one. She was raised in Kansas City, Kansas, and was an intern at FOX 4 while in college. Mary, a UMKC graduate, is thrilled to be back in the Kansas City metro area.
Before joining FOX 4, she was a weekend anchor, producer, and reporter at WHSV in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
You can catch Mary Pulley on the Anchor Desk with Rob Collins, Saturdays and Sundays at 5pm, 9pm, & 10pm.
In her spare time, Mary enjoys the great outdoors with her husband Randall, and their son Landen.
Mary also serves on the board of directors for the United Way of Wyandotte County.
If you have any news tips or story ideas for Mary, please submit them at mary.pulley@wdaftv4.com


Recent Articles
  • Oak Grove hobbyist reunites lucky people with treasured lost rings

    OAK GROVE, Mo. — An Oak Grove man has developed quite a knack for reunited people with their long-lost property. Not once, but twice, he’s been able to surprise people with class rings they thought they’d never see again. Richard Acuff is able to do it thanks to a hobby, that keeps him gazing at the ground. He’s an arborist by day, but in his spare time Acuff is somewhat of a treasure hunter. With his metal detector in hand, […]

  • Tech expert says setting smartphone limits, not banning them, is wiser approach for parents to take with kids

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — How young is too young to have the internet in your pocket? Colorado is playing with the idea to ban smartphone sales to anyone under 13. It’s common for some parents to complain about kids always being on their phones, not paying attention, and not being physically active because of devices like a smartphone, but is outlawing them for “tweens” really the right move? Well-intentioned, yes, but effective? Not necessarily, says tech expert Burton Kelso, when […]

  • Enormous blaze on Southwest Boulevard sends flames shooting into the air, destroys furniture warehouse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Massive flames gutted a local furniture store and warehouse — scrambling firefighters and sending thick black smoke over the Kansas City skyline throughout Tuesday afternoon. The fire at Friday’s Only Furniture Store on Southwest Boulevard smoldered well into the night as firefighters continuously monitored the situation. Nearly 100 firefighters responded to the three-alarm fire, which didn’t injure anyone, but caused significant property damage where there was furniture packed on all three stories of the building. The […]

  • Raging furniture store fire attracts many spectators, including those at neighboring lumber yard

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A three-alarm fire at Friday’s Only Furniture Store,2915 Southwest Blvd.,  brought out nearly 100 firefighters, trying to keep it from spreading to other nearby structures like Schutte Lumber. No one was inside the furniture store when the blaze began at about 2:50 p.m. Repair crews had been inside earlier to fix damage done during the weekend storm, but had left at about 1:30 p.m., after working on the roof. “We ended up today doing the hand demolition. […]

  • Back-to-back weekend storms leave some metro residents with lingering power outages

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thousands of customers still don’t have power following back-to-back weekend storms. Their patience is tested as they prepare to spend another night in the dark Monday evening. Utility companies says they’re doing everything they can to restore power. FOX 4 has heard from folks who say they’ve never waited so long for power to be restored following spring storms. Others are making the most of their situation, as KCP&L explains reasons for the delay. Weekend storms […]

  • Excelsior Springs man brings joy to others with dollhouses and hugs

    EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — A hug for a house — that’s all one Excelsior Springs man wants in exchange for hand-built dollhouses. “There ain’t no amount of money in the world that can buy that,” dollhouse builder Earl Hurshman explains. Hurshman started creating doll houses inside his Excelsior Springs home after his wife passed away in 2011. While visiting her grave, Hurshman suddenly knew what he wanted to do next. “It hit me right then: build doll houses for needy […]

  • Tractor-trailer driver crashes, damages trees and vehicles in Blue Springs motel parking lot

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Missouri Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a crash that happened Wednesday afternoon that left some motel guests stunned. The crash happened just off of I-70 near Blues Springs. Folks visiting the Super 8 Motel on Northwest Jefferson probably never expected to see part of a semi-truck resting on top of a pickup truck. However, that’s what they saw and more. At first glance the scene of the crash looked like the work of a heavy spring […]

  • Support for Lee’s Summit family with loved one battling cancer extends beyond neighborhood

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Pink porch lights flickered in the night in support of a Lee’s Summit family with a loved one battling cancer. However, the support is spreading far beyond their neighborhood. The neighborhood is decorated with pink ribbons as well. With porch lights, ribbons, and lots of love and prayers, folks are showing their support for the Haddad family, who wants to use it to help others feel supported. There’s nothing fair about cancer, which is why they’re […]

  • Lenexa police seek thieves who struck over Memorial Day weekend

    LENEXA, Kan. — The Memorial Day weekend was a busy one for thieves in Lenexa. “I would say that’s not the norm. To have three residential break ins over the course of three days,” said Lenexa Public Information Officer Danny Chavez, with the Lenexa Police Department. Investigators want to know who’s behind a small spike in burglaries. As the department released video of a man who may be involved, they reintroduce a neighborhood safety program to residents. In that program, […]

  • Pregnant Kansas City mom robbed at gunpoint in her driveway, shaking family’s security

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pregnant mom ended up with a gun to her head in her own driveway. Kansas City police are still working to catch the man who left the woman and her family shaken, without transportation, and out hundreds of dollars. The woman and her fiancé say the thief got away with $1,400, about a thousand dollars worth of tools, and personal information. More importantly, he stole a family’s peace of mind. A beautiful neighborhood to raise their […]

  • Kansas City residents share concerns, input about proposed single terminal for KCI Airport

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Will a plan for a new Kansas City International Airport take flight, or stay grounded? The single terminal plan is expected to go before voters in November, but folks sounded off on it Tuesday night. The plan continues to get mixed reaction, with folks unloading a variety of concerns.The city passed out information saying developer Burns and McDonnell plans to fund the project “using private investments from by Burns & McDonnell and other financial partners.” The […]

  • Accounts differ about what led to shooting that left greeter injured at Kansas City church

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are conflicting accounts of who had been the aggressor in the shooting at House of Refuge Family Worship center Sunday. While there’s disagreement about what happened, both sides say they want the truth to come out. The Monday evening calm outside the church was in stark contrast to what police say happened inside the day before. “It really is an excellent church and everything despite what went down,” said Tiesha Gentry. Shots were fired, and […]