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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    Olathe police say one victim in Austins Bar and Grill shooting has died; suspect arrested in Missouri

    OLATHE, Kan. — Police arrested a man early Thursday morning who is suspected of shooting three other men in an Olathe bar Wednesday night. The shooting happened at about 7:15 p.m. at Austins Bar and Grill, 2103 East 151st Street, which is west of Mur-Len in south Olathe. The shooter fled the scene as the victims were taken to a hospital, and one man originally listed in critical condition has died according to police. Olathe police say that at about 12:40 a.m. […]

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    Iconic grocer who is a Kansas City community staple to be recognized for nearly 5 decades of service

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — He overcame racism, poverty, and fierce competition in a growing industry. On Wednesday, a longtime Kansas City grocer will be recognized by Jackson County Executive Frank White. If you watch Leon Stapleton interact with his customers, it`s no secret that many have lots of respect, affection and admiration for him, yet he remains humble about what others say he`s accomplished. The day before his big honor, Stapleton was greeting his customers and straightening up his store. […]

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    Demonstrators in Kansas City join others around the country to protest on ‘Not My President Day’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Monday night turned into an alternative holiday on President’s Day. Folks participated in “Not My President Day” as hundreds packed the Country Club Plaza to protest. It was one demonstration among others going on across the county. Folks used the holiday to express their displeasure with President Donald Trump and his administration. The topics were as diverse as the crowd that showed up. Many were mainly upset with the commander-in-chief, but some showed up in defense of […]

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    Metro moms plan to address lawmakers about keeping Kansas hospitals, college campuses gun free

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Moms across Kansas, including some from Johnson County, plan to visit lawmakers Thursday as part of an effort to keep places like hospitals “gun free.” They’re pushing for House Bill 2074, which would permanently extend an exemption that keeps guns away from hospitals and medical centers, but their true support of the bill comes from it’s plan to keep them off college campuses. However, some feel the bill they support undermines a previous promise. “I think […]

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    Mo. lawmaker argues that current age to marry with parental permission is too young, files bill to increase

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Preventing girls from being trafficked is one of the reasons a Missouri lawmaker wants to raise the age at which people can legally marry in the state. Human rights advocates applaud her effort, and so does a former teen bride, who now says she wasn`t old enough to make that decision. While most 16-year-olds were begging their parents for a driver`s license, Rachel Holbrook was asking her mother for a marriage license. “I was in love, […]

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    Unexpectedly high water bills cause alarm for Kansas City families

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Folks around the metro are still trying to find answers after a mysterious spike in their water rates. It`s an issue FOX 4 News continues to investigate. Water rates went up in May of 2016 for KCMO customers, and that`s the only increase a spokesperson says was authorized. Meanwhile, dozens of residents say their checkbooks are taking a hit. A Kansas City homeowner named Raegan told FOX 4 her family may have to give up groceries […]

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    Approved plan for new SMSD elementary school in Lenexa met with mixed reactions

    LENEXA, Kan. — A plan was given the green light, that will allow for the Shawnee Mission School District to build an elementary school in Lenexa. The new school will sit at 87th and Haven, but not everyone is pleased. The plan to rezone land to allow for the school has been challenged by many residents. They weren’t concerned about the school itself, but rather the traffic it will bring. Tuesday night folks got to look at a traffic study […]

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    Belton School District urges parents to talk with students after teenager is arrested for Snapchat threat

    BELTON, Mo. — Your social media post might be a “private” as you think. That’s the word from the Belton School District to its students after a classmate’s Snapchat post got him arrested. The incident is being called a terroristic threat. Court documents say it all had to do with a teen expressing anger that the New England Patriots won Sunday night’s Super Bowl. Now other students are being urged to be careful when posting. Court documents say Sunday night […]

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    Women hope cuts to MODOC program don’t derail their opportunities at a second chance

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are concerns that metro women might not get their second chance at a productive life. There’s also concern whether fees the women pay after being released from prison are used properly. The troubles all have to do with a funding cut from the Missouri Department of Corrections. Journey To New Life Inc., offers transitional living to women who now hope a lack of money won`t derail that journey. In like a winter breeze, blows a […]

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    Nostalgic customers endure long wait for one final meal at Houston’s on the Plaza

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Houston`s on the Country Club Plaza closed its doors for good at the end of Tuesday night. Some waited for hours to be one of the final customers, and there are a lot of birthdays, anniversaries, and just plain good times tied to the restaurant. While many reminisced, they also indulged in their favorite Houston`s menu items. “I`ve had their pork chop it`s awesome. It`s like how thick is the pork chop?” said Debbie Seneff. But […]

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    Man in wheelchair struck in Kansas City hit-and-run suffers life-threatening injuries

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are searching for leads in a hit-and-run incident that happened at Independence Avenue and Bales on Monday night. One person suffered life-threatening injuries, the hit-and-run occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Police say witnesses advised a dark-colored vehicle was west on Independence Avenue when they struck a man who was in a wheelchair. The driver then dragged both the man and his wheelchair for a small distance. Witnesses tell police the dark-colored vehicle continued west on Independence Avenue […]

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    Man’s death leaves hearts heavy in Leavenworth as estranged wife stands accused of murder

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — Leavenworth police are investigating a domestic violence incident that left 54-year-old Gary Frantz dead. Some people in Leavenworth say they were shocked to learn of his death. The community calls it a great loss. While they wait for more to be released about what lead up to the deadly shooting, they’re remembering Gary as kind, and dedicated. They say they didn’t know much about his personal life, but that he brought something special to the VFW post, […]