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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Recent Articles
  • Metro martial arts instructor teaches kids curriculum to combat danger

    MISSION, Kan. — Parents are thinking about safety for their kids after a reported attempted kidnapping in Overland Park on Monday. A boy says a man in a ski mask asked him to help find a lost dog near Harmony Elementary at 141st and Grant. When the child refused to help search for the dog, police say the man demanded the boy get into his truck. The boy ran off and told his parents what happened. The incident came just […]

  • Overland Park police seek man who tried to lure child into truck near elementary school

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Overland Park police say a man approached an 11-year-old child for help finding a lost dog on Monday afternoon, and say it was a ruse to lure the child into his pickup truck. Police say this happened at about 4 p.m. in the 14100 block of Grant Street, which is near Harmony Elementary School and Harmony Middle School. Overland Park investigators say the child was playing in the area, school wasn’t in session due to a […]

  • Drunk driver’s manslaughter sentence surprises victims’ Kansas City neighbor

    OLATHE, Kan. — It has been almost a year since the driver of a car T-boned Donna and William Manning as they headed to church. Wednesday, the man who caused the deadly crash received 14 years and nine months in prison. Harold Benton Cyphers the III had previously been charged in Johnson County with charges including felony drug possession and driving with a suspended license before the deadly crash involving Mr. and Mrs. Manning. Now some wonder why he’ll be […]

  • Green light given for stronger beer on Kansas convenience and grocery store shelves

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Grocery and convenience stores have now been given the green light to sell hard beer. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed the so called “Uncork Bill” into law Tuesday. It will take a couple more years to go into effect, and it will mean some Kansas shoppers will have to make fewer trips. Sure, there are different brands, but Kansas beer drinkers truly have just one option for grocery store beer: the lighter stuff. With the stroke […]

  • Dive crews wade through dangerous waters to recover stolen car from Missouri River

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say a car recovered from the Missouri River on Monday was reported stolen from Overland Park on Sunday night. FOX 4 was there as crews hoisted it from the river early Monday evening. Crews navigated some dangerous conditions to do it. The white, four-door car went into the water near 1000 Riverfront Road according to police. They contacted the owner, and say the owner is okay. Exactly what happened before the stolen vehicle plunged into […]

  • Atchison residents hopeful federal investigation findings help prevent future chemical leaks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It could have been prevented. That’s what one of the investigations into a chemical leak in Atchison in 2016, has found so far. The leak happened in October, at the MPGI plant that processes specialty wheat protein, and starch. An independent federal agency released its preliminary findings Wednesday, and folks in Atchison hope it’s enough to prevent another leak. As those preliminary finding are released, folks recounted the October day when a noxious cloud of gas […]

  • Remembering his spirit, vowing to not take tomorrow for granted, loved ones celebrate Brandon Russell’s life

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dozens vowed not to take life for granted after the shocking loss of their friend. They described Brandon Russell as one who set the bar high in life. “If I had children, but especially if I had a son, I would point him to Brandon and say that’s the type of man you need to aspire to be,” one attendee at his celebration of life on Tuesday night said. Russell died right after crossing the finish […]

  • Divers searching for possible drowning victim in Bales Lake at Blue Valley Park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police officers and divers were at the scene of a possible drowning on Tuesday night. Kansas City police say at about 9 p.m. officers were called to Blue Valley Park at 23rd and Topping on the report of a possible drowning in Bales Lake. Two witnesses said they were with third person, an adult male who may be in his early 20s, playing with a remote controlled boat. The boat stopped in the middle of the […]

  • Authorities identify one set of skeletal remains, but Kara Kopetsky’s family is still waiting for answers

    CASS COUNTY, Mo. — Authorities confirmed on Wednesday night that one set of skeletal remains is the body of missing woman Jessica Runions. Kansas City police are now investigating her case as a homicide. Meanwhile, Kara Kopetsky’s family still waits for news. “The police department came here and visited us, and told us that the other skull, there has not been able to be any positive identification made, it’s got to go to an outside lab because it was not […]

  • One of two sets of remains found in Cass County identified as Jessica Runions, her case is now a homicide

    CASS COUNTY, Mo. — Investigators say that one of two sets of human remains found in Cass County are missing woman Jessica Runions, who hasn’t been seen since September. The Jackson County Medical Examiner made the identification, and her family has been notified. Police were previously investigating her case as a disappearance, and it’s now been classified as a homicide. Two human skulls were found near each other in a wooded area around E. 233rd and State Route Y, south […]

  • Activists warn against human traffickers who often target young women with promises of work

    “Go with your first instinct. If it’s too good to be true, stay away from it and let somebody know,” said Kansas City model Leslie Hurd. As Missouri’s attorney general announces changes in the fight against human sex trafficking, Hurd is urging other young women to be careful. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced new initiatives beginning with regulations under the state’s consumer protection laws. Hawley said it`s in part because many times businesses serve as a front for sex […]

  • Close-knit community does a double take following shooting where Independence officer was hurt

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Doors and window locks are getting doubled checked in the neighborhood where Officer Tom Wagstaff was shot Wednesday morning. Hearing that a burglary led to Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting had folks rethinking their safety near 36th and Delaware. Some neighbors say Wednesday’s events have changed the way they feel about their close-knit community, where everybody knows everybody. They want everybody to know, they plan to be more cautious. “As far as I can tell it`s always been pretty […]