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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.
If you have any news tips or story ideas for Mary, please submit them at mary.pulley@wdaftv4.com


Recent Articles
  • Residents balk at the idea of moving Lee’s Summit downtown post office

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Residents showed up in full force to express their disapproval of the plan to move the Lee’s Summit’s downtown post office. The post office says it’s a cost saving measure. Residents say it would be a big nuisance. Right now, the post office is considering moving the office from its location at 210 South Market Street to a space that’s almost a mile-and-a-half away. Postal officials argue that about 75 percent of the building it’s currently […]

  • City bus hits, kills man walking on 71 Highway at ‘odd’ location

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The northbound lanes of 71 Highway were closed for hours on Monday night after a KCATA bus hit and killed a man. Police got the call at about 7 p.m. Police say two city buses were traveling northbound on 71 when a man crossed the highway between Gregory and Meyer. That’s when one of the buses hit him, killing him at the scene. FOX 4 spoke with a witness who said she believes he stepped into traffic intentionally. […]

  • Child safety advocates serve warning about liquid nicotine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s on the market to help smokers kick the habit, but one organization warns that liquid nicotine could have unintended, larger health issues. A child safety organization is sounding the alarm after hearing that liquid nicotine could be responsible for a child’s death in New York. It is still not clear if that liquid nicotine is what killed the child, it’s only suspected right now, but the child was found unresponsive after drinking a bottle of […]

  • University of Kansas honors trailblazers who helped race relations at school and in city

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Two University of Kansas alumni were honored Monday night for the historic changes they made at the university and brought to the City of Lawrence. KU honored Homer Floyd and Ernie Shelby during the men’s basketball game against the Oklahoma Sooners. Floyd was KU’s first black football captain. He told FOX 4’s Mary Pulley the real battleground in the late 1950’s was on the streets of Lawrence, where he felt the brunt of the prejudice in the […]

  • Moms of murdered kids support another who tragically lost baby boy in KCK shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — As the mother of seven-month-old Ja’Quail Mansaw pleaded for her son’s killer to come forward, other moms who’ve had to endure the same thing rallied around her Wednesday night. Balethia Washington has a message for the gunman behind the drive-by shooting that claimed her youngest child. It’s a feeling shared by several other moms who know her grief. Forest Grove Baptist Church opened its doors Wednesday so those moms could have a place to show their […]

  • Harmony Project KC aims to strike a chord with metro kids

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new music program launched Tuesday that organizers hope will hit all the right notes with metro kids. It originated in the gang districts of Los Angeles, and is said to have changed the path of many young lives. Now, local kids get to try it out What sounds like “playtime” at Kansas City’s Northeast Community Center is so much more. Kids are learning about rhythm using colorful pitched percussion instruments called “boom-whackers.” Parent Brandy Velasquez […]

  • Several cars within 5-block radius in KCK have windows shot out

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — KCK police want to hear from you if you can help them find the vandals who shot out several car windows. It’s left the owners scrambling to come up with the money to have their window repaired. A police department spokesman wasn’t able to tell FOX 4 just how many cars were hit, but we spotted five and a neighbor says it’s twice that number. There’s only a tarp where the driver’s side window should be […]

  • Neighbor repulsed by “snooty” letter disparaging RVs, other areas of metro KC

    PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — They’re often used to see some of the most beautiful sights around the country, but an RV in Prairie Village isn’t a beautiful sight to at least one neighbor. An anonymous resident sent a sharply worded note to another neighbor asking it be removed, and is apparently not the only neighbor who objects to the sight of RVs. The assistant city administrator told FOX 4 a discussion has gone on for a year about where RVs […]

  • Man surrenders 20 cats to KC Pet Project

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nearly two dozen cats are looking for a new home after their owner surrendered them to the city. Animal control said they received 20 cats from a man who lives in a studio apartment in Kansas City. “All of them appear relatively healthy,” Tori Fugate with KC Pet Project said. “We’ve seen a lot of hoarding cases here at KC Pet Project, and these guys seem pretty healthy.” The owner of the cats didn’t want to […]

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    Cass County police warn residents of real life Grinches breaking into homes

    CASS COUNTY, Mo. — Cass County deputies are on alert after several real life Grinches made off with Christmas gifts. The sheriff’s department says thieves are rummaging through homes in search of valuables, particularly ones they can pawn or sell. Sharon Goff showed us the scuffs on her door frame, after she says thieves tried to break into her home when her husband was home alone. “He was back in the bedroom about noon, and he thought he heard a […]

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    Seven-month-old boy dies, mother charged with failing to provide proper care

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — A 22-year-old mother has been charged with failing to care for the well being of her seven-month-old son, resulting in his death. Buchanan County Prosecutor Dwight Scroggins filed charges against Macayla Armstrong. She is accused of failing to provide food, nourishment, medical care and sanitary living conditions. Court documents indicate Armstrong’s infant son died of malnutrition. The unsanitary conditions were inexcusable, according to Detective Frank Till with St. Joseph Police Department. “Nothing you or I want […]

  • Parents meet with KCPS to discuss overall performance, future plans

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Members of the Kansas City Public Schools Board got an earful Wednesday night as about two-dozen people showed up to tell them what they’re doing right, and what needs work. The meeting was part of series the district is holding about master planning and it took place at the Southwest Early College Campus on Wornall. Officials started out by asking parents what they thought the district was doing well. Some said they’re glad to see things […]