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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
  • Independence armed robbery suspect fatally shot by officer

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — One man is dead after police say he fired a gun at officers following a chase. On Tuesday police responded to a call regarding an armed carjacking in the area of 24 Highway and Susquehanna in Independence. An officer was just two blocks away when he heard the call, so once the suspect’s vehicle passed him he began pursuing the vehicle in his squad car. Eventually the suspect stopped and exited his vehicle north of Kentucky on River, […]

  • Metro family says tree that fell on home is city’s responsibility

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City family is afraid to go home after a big tree fell on it during Thursday night’s storm. The family says it`s the city`s responsibility to remove, but the city disagrees. Watch as FOX 4`s Mary Pulley reports from Kansas City Hall with their story in the video player above.

  • Raytown police offer tips, safer solutions following rash of Craigslist related robberies

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — There’s a warning from Raytown police following several Craigslist related robberies. The department is now offering its parking lot as a meeting place, to keep buyers and sellers safe. “It’s sad. It’s truly sad that you can’t trust everybody, but that’s the world we live in today,” said neighbor Leanna Miles. Law enforcement agencies across the country have said that’s proven to be true when buying or selling on Craigslist. Raytown police served warning after seeing several robberies in the past month. In […]

  • Police searching for Uber imposter after woman says she was inappropriately touched

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KC police say they are looking for an imposter. A man allegedly pretended to be a driver with ride-sharing service Uber, and ended up inappropriately touching one of his passengers early last Saturday morning. It started in Westport and ended at the Country Club Plaza. A St. Louis couple was trying to flag down a taxi when a man pulled up claiming he was with Uber. When the driver stopped to let the boyfriend out, he took […]

  • Family decries handling of groping investigation at Great Wolf Lodge

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A local woman says she is appalled by the way an alleged sexual assault against her 12-year-old niece is being handled. She says the little girl was groped at Great Wolf Lodge on Tuesday. Ashanti Watkins said her niece was at Great Wolf for her daughter’s party. Watkins says the girls were in the pool when a grown man waited until no one was looking, put his genitals on the 12-year-old, and when she tried to […]

  • Attorney vows to keep fighting for men who claim they were victims of Power and Light discrimination

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Overland Park attorney vows to fight on after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging discrimination in the Power and Light District. Attorney Linda Dickens says she was left scratching her head after the decision, but is far from calling it quits. “It seemed very apparent from the evidence that they were either excluded because of their beautiful dark skin, or they were rejected after they got in again because of their skin colors,” said Dickens. […]

  • Seemingly non-stop rain puts many metro construction projects on hold

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The soggy weather has been bad for local construction companies. Some say as soon as the dirt dries enough to resume a project, it rains buckets. “We still have our overhead that continues to run. We still have our equipment payments we have to make. We still have the lights to turn on every day,” said Jim Kissick, president of Kissick Construction. He’s been very frustrated with the seemingly non-stop rain showers. “Every project we have is […]

  • KCI Airport buzzes with family and friends awaiting arrival of Vanya Shivashankar

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KCI Airport was buzzing with fans awaiting Vanya Shivashankar’s arrival Wednesday night. Shivashankar won the Scripps National Spelling Bee just a week ago, but has since appeared on shows such as Live with Kelly and Michael with her St. Louis co-champion. FOX 4’s Mary Pulley was there when Shivashankar met up with friends and family. Watch the video above to see the special homecoming for the spelling expert.

  • Independence police search for suspects who allegedly shot man in leg outside of home

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence police need help tracking down a group of suspects they say shot a man in the leg early Wednesday morning. The victim told police that around 2:15 a.m. he walked outside of his home in the 1700 block of S. James Downey Road where he was confronted and shot by a group of suspects who he said were prowling the area in a vehicle. “I figured they were some kids out messing around. I just wanted to run […]

  • Shawnee man speaks out about suspects who attempted to rob him while walking his dog

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — A man in Shawnee is praising police for reacting so quickly after he found himself ducking behind trees and fearing that he would be shot. Rick Novak said his Tuesday morning started out like most others as he took his dog Gracie for a walk, but then something happened that he won’t likely forget. “As I was crossing Hulsey I noticed a car coming with headlights on, which is not unusual, but it starts slowing down, and […]

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    KU freshman dies from meningitis, doctor says vaccine would not have protected her

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Saint Luke’s doctor spoke Monday on behalf of 19-year-old Haley Drown who died from meningitis. The outgoing college student was admitted to St. Luke’s South Friday with a sinus infection. Hours later she was taken to Saint Luke’s on the Plaza where she succumbed to her illness. As Drown’s family and friends mourn her loss, one doctor is clearing up misconceptions about the illness that took her. “Haley was a vibrant, talented, bright 19-year-old KU […]

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    KCK Police arrest burglary suspect who ran out of house when man arrived home

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are investigating a residential burglary near 136th and Leavenworth Road Tuesday afternoon.  The homeowner came home at about 12:30 p.m. and interrupted the burglary, and says a man ran from the house. Police have been searching the area near 136th and Leavenworth Road. That area is a field,  and they believe the man was hiding in the wooded area. KCK police chief Terry Zeigler tweeted Tuesday just after 3 p.m. that they arrested a burglary suspect near 124th […]