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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
  • Police: Suspect in Waldo standoff takes his own life

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police negotiators were on the scene of a standoff Thursday night, trying to convince a man to come out of a house near 75th and Ward Parkway. KCPD Chief Darryl Forte tweeted just before 10 p.m. that the standoff ended. .@kcpolice Standoff on 77th St. is over. No force used by officers — chiefforte (@ChiefForte) April 17, 2015 According to police, a gunshot was heard after the suspect shut the door. Officers decided to go in the house […]

  • 9 animal cruelty charges filed against woman; neighbors say she claims to be a dog breeder

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — A metro woman is expected in court on Thursday to answer to nine counts of cruelty to animals. The Johnson County district attorney handed down those charges on Wednesday against Julie Bernet. Neighbors tell FOX 4 the woman claims to be a dog breeder Records show Bernet bonded out of jail on Wednesday evening, and as a condition of her bond she cannot care for animals. There was as a gate keeping FOX 4 from knocking on her door to ask […]

  • Seven days of kindness concludes with emotional ceremony on anniversary of JCC shootings

    LEAWOOD, Kan. — One year ago, three people were killed at Jewish-related centers in Overland Park. Monday, a number of tributes took place to honor the victims. Doctor William Corporon and his grandson Reat Underwood were shot outside the Jewish Community Center. Terri LaManno was shot and killed outside Village Shalom retirement center. Dozens attended a ceremony at the Church of the Resurrection and lit candles in honor of the victims. Among them was Tony Corporon, who lost his father and […]

  • Man who finished 2013 Boston Marathon before blasts ready to run race again

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A jury convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all 30 counts he faced from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings on Wednesday. The charges against Tsarnaev included conspiracy, and use of a weapon of mass destruction. Of the 30 charges, 17 are punishable by death. His lawyers admitted he participated in the bombings, but said his now dead older brother was the driving force behind the deadly attack. Three people were killed and more than 250 were injured when twin pressure-cooker […]

  • Seven day effort to turn tragedy into triumph begins with a day of love

    LEAWOOD, Kan. — A seven day effort to turn tragedy into triumph has begun. It’s been almost a year since an Overland Park shooting claimed the lives of Reat Underwood, Dr. William Corporon, and Terry LaManno. Mindy Corporon, who lost her son, Reat, and father, Dr. Corporon, in the shooting, and the family of Terry LaManno started the SevenDays of Kindness movement, leading up to the tragic anniversary. In observance of the movement, people from many different faiths gathered at city hall in […]

  • Chief Forte responds to property damaging Plaza prank with reflective blog post

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Property damaging pranksters had Kansas City, Mo., Police Chief Darryl Forte responding via his blog on Monday. He’s encouraging people to visit Kansas City’s entertainment district, but with respect. Forte responded to the so-called “put ‘em in a coffin” prank that’s been gaining popularity on social media and made its way to Kansas City. The chief did a little reminiscing from when he was the teen on the Plaza and was made to feel unwelcomed from […]

  • Grass fire scorches about 100 acres in rural Cass County

    CASS COUNTY, Mo. — Fire officials blame farm equipment for a grass fire that burned about 100 acres in rural Cass County on Wednesday. A spokeswoman tells FOX 4 that the equipment hit a rock and sparked the fire. The grass fire was completely out as of 9 p.m. Wednesday evening. Fire crews from eight different departments showed up to battle the blaze. Officials say muddy conditions, rocky terrain and the wind made it difficult to put the fire out. No […]

  • Scene of a fatal plane crash in Pleasanton, Kansas where two people died. (Photo: Jon Haiduk/WDAF-TV)

    Two die in plane crash near Pleasanton, Kansas

    PLEASANTON, Kan. — Authorities with the Kansas Highway Patrol and National Transportation Safety Board responded to a fatal plane crash that happened on Tuesday. The highway patrol confirmed two people died in the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration released a statement saying the plane went down around 4 p.m. after hitting a tree following takeoff from a local airstrip. The NTSB reports the plane is a small, private aircraft. NTSB is investigating an accident involving a Zodiac CH601XL that crashed in Pleasanton, […]

  • City gives green flag to resume racing at Valley Speedway

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — Embattled Valley Speedway has been given four more years to operate as part of a new conditional use permit. The city revoked its previous conditional use permit amid noise concerns. FOX 4 first brought you this story in 2013, when after Valley Speedway celebrated its 10th year in business, residents started complaining that the races were too loud. Saturday April 4th is the first scheduled race of the season for Valley Speedway. It’s an event owner Dennis […]

  • Kansas lawmakers approve concealed carry without permit

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A proposal to allow Kansas residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit has won final approval from the Legislature. The measure was headed Wednesday to Republican Gov. Sam Brownback even though some lawmakers having misgivings that the state would no longer require training to carry concealed. The National Rifle Association says Kansas would become the fifth state to allow concealed carry without a permit everywhere within its borders. The House approved the bill, 85-39. The […]

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    Police: 10-year-old couldn’t hold down food, had scratches, bruising leading to child abuse charges

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A report of a runaway led police to an emaciated, underdeveloped 10-year old on Monday, and now two women are each facing a child abuse charge. Jackson County prosecutors charged 25-year old Chianna Hendrix and 36-year old LaTrecia Hendrix with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in serious emotional or physical injury. Court documents say that Chianna Hendrix is the child’s biological mother, but they don’t specify the child’s gender. According to a probable cause statement, […]

  • Metro families recount harrowing New Orleans airport shooting

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Two Johnson County families recounted scary moments to FOX 4 after a machete wielding man rushed the New Orleans airport last Friday. Now back in the metro, they say they went from having fun in the sun in Florida to dodging bullets in the airport. The Folkers family of Leawood found the whole thing terrifying. “All we could think about was the Colorado shooting with the movie theatre. We were just thinking, oh my, this is […]