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.
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    Concerns grow as days pass by without any sign of missing woman Toni Anderson

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s been three days of searching and counting as a Kansas City man tries to come to terms with new details in his girlfriend’s disappearance. Police detectives are retracing 20-year-old Toni Anderson’s actions from the hours before she disappeared. Pete Sanchez says it’s been an emotional few days, and says he hopes the many efforts to find Anderson are successful, working to catch his breath as he stayed apprised of all the updates of his girlfriend`s […]

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    Parents of missing 20-year-old UMKC student make impassioned plea for answers in disappearance

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The parents of Toni Anderson are heartbroken and desperate for any information that could lead to their missing daughter. They are putting their hope in any news they get. The Andersons describe their daughter as amazing, independent, and someone who loves kids. They say the UMKC student is a music blogger and often travels for work, but they her parents say she is always careful. They’ve been able to stay strong, thanks to the support of […]

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    The end of Ringling Brothers’ ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ met with mixed reaction in the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s curtains for the so-called “Greatest Show on Earth”. There`s mixed reaction about the decision to stop the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey circus after 146 years. Some call it a shame, others call it a victory. Since 1871 the show has excited audiences of all ages. It survived the Great Depression and two world wars. Just talking about the circus, sparks nostalgia for folks living in, and visiting downtown Kansas City. “It`s something that`s just […]

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    KCK teachers picket, seeking a contract that is ‘dignified and just’

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Teachers are picketing for higher wages in Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, as the latest stalemate comes after two sessions with a state mediator. As an attorney steps in to do some fact-finding, teachers says they’ll fight to change the mind of the district. Amid honks and waves of support, KCK teachers proudly held their signs as they rallied for what they think is fair. That includes Wyandotte High School French and Spanish teacher David Young, […]

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    Following young boy’s tragic death in Northland years ago, neighbors still waiting for sidewalks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — People in one Northland neighborhood hope a certain project is on the city`s “To-Do” list this year. March 22nd will mark three years since a boy was hit and killed along a street with no sidewalks. Soon after, the city said sidewalks were on the way. Patience is growing thin for some who live near the intersection of N.E. Winn, and North Bellefontaine, who say they`re tired of the city literally leaving them out in the […]

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    Man who served nearly 20 years behind bars says new Missouri marijuana law is step in right direction

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jail time is now off the table for some first-time offenders busted with marijuana in Missouri. This new law comes years after a Sedalia man was told he’d spend his life in prison for his three  non-violent pot offenses. Jeff Mizanskey was granted clemency, and released from prison in 2015, after serving nearly 20-years of the sentence. He says this new law only scratches the surface in what it aims to do. Simple things bring joy […]

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    Harrisonville fire has apartment dwellers considering importance of renter’s insurance

    HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — Folks in Harrisonville are still recovering from a devastating apartment fire that left about 120 people without homes. That fire now has others looking to protect their possessions. Nicole Pritchett enjoys the pastime of coloring with her two daughters, on a cozy night indoors — special moments like that were put in jeopardy the 15th of December, when flames gutted an apartment building near Twin Oaks and Mission Road in Harrisonville. “We were sitting in the car […]

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    Kwanzaa observers stress importance of holiday despite decline in recent years

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It was all about unity at the Gem Theatre Monday as folks in the metro celebrated the first day of Kwanzaa. Organizers worked hard to put the event together to make sure the tradition of Kwanzaa and what it promotes doesn’t die out. While organizers can boast growth in local celebrations, they worry about the impact of its national decline. “We don’t talk about this every day and I think there should be more awareness, so […]

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    KCK family of little girl lost to brain cancer wants people to remember her inspirational attitude

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A KCK family is remembering the good times and honoring a 7-year old girl who passed away Tuesday morning. Caroline Lopez spent the last two years battling brain cancer, but that`s not all her family says she did in her young life. Her story has inspired so many, and that`s what Caroline`s family wants people not to lose sight of. Tuesday evening, Janna Lopez sat with her kids and a nephew, hours after saying a final […]

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    Chiefs receivers impart wisdom, knowledge upon high school players during ‘Catch A Break’ fund dinner

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some kids were “catching a break” with a few of their favorite Chiefs players on Monday night. Wide receivers Chris Conley and Albert Wilson spent time with kids at Bishop Sullivan Center as part of the “Catch A Break” fund dinner. “Catch A Break” is program that started this year. The program aims to help folks catch a break from financial hardship. At the beginning of the season, Conley and Wilson pledged $100 dollars for every reception […]

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    Tuesday night shooting in Northland leads to stand off with Kansas City police

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Tuesday night shooting injured one person and led to a standoff with police. The shooting happened near Northwest 88th Street and North Main Street. Late word from police is that they made contact around 6 p.m., with a man claiming his neighbor shot him, which led to an hour-and-a-half long standoff. FOX 4 was at the scene when one person came out of the home with a small child. Minutes later, a second person did as well. […]

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    Parents, community members implore SMSD leaders to reconsider safety pin stance

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — It was standing room only as Johnson County residents made their voices heard over a little gesture with a big message. Last week, the Shawnee Mission School District said its teachers can not wear safety pins, in a show of solidarity to group’s that feel marginalized, such as members of the LGBTQ community, minorities and immigrants. The district started Monday night’s meeting by reading a brief statement, saying in part that they view the wearing of […]