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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    As Kansas City homicide rate climbs, anti-violence group says need for volunteers is growing

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dozens of women showed up to take a pledge Tuesday night to combat homicide, and comfort those who’ve lost children to violence. KC Mothers In Charge says its need for volunteers is growing as the city’s murder rate climbs. The group held a recruitment event at the East Patrol Police Department, as the homicide rate in Kansas City inches closer to 100. There have been 93 homicides in the city as of Tuesday night. So the […]

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    Memorial now stands at Penn Valley Comm. College in honor of a promising life cut short

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new memorial stands in honor of the promising life of 18-year-old Daizsa Bausby. She was killed in March, just as she was looking ahead to college life. Prosecutors charged her father Jerry Bausby in her death. This month he pleaded not guilty. Daizsa Bausby was earning her associate’s degree at Penn Valley Community College while still in high school, and would have been attending a university this fall. While her family comes to terms with […]

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    Kansas City barber shop owner troubled that former customer committed brazen robbery

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local barber shop owner plans to step up security after a terrifying robbery at his shop. He says what`s most troubling is that one of the robbers is no stranger to the barber shop. Police say they have limited information about the two men who committed Friday’s crime. FOX 4 stopped by “Man`s Plaze” barber shop near 75th and Troost. Owner Khristopher Mann says a busy Friday just before closing came to an unsettling end last week. “Two […]

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    Paying tribute to babies taken too soon, many gather in KCK to raise awareness, offer support

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Healing through remembrance had folks gathering in Huron Park in Kansas city, Kan., on Monday night to remember babies, and the unborn who were taken before they could live. The event sparked a new city proclamation. Mayor Mark Holland proclaimed October “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Month,” after sharing that he and his wife also lost an unborn child several years ago. FOX 4 heard from several who say consider the rate in which it happens in Wyandotte […]

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    Overland Park arson suspect accused of setting fire to home of woman who filed protection order against him

    OLATHE, Kan. — A Johnson County man made his first appearance in court Tuesday, after being accused of burning down an Overland Park home. Court documents say it was the home of a woman who had a protection order against him. September 19th, Glen Hatchel was charged with aggravated battery and intentional harm. Tuesday he stood in court charged with two counts of arson and violating a protection order. A domestic violence victim advocate calls it all a scary connection. […]

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    Police investigate homicide near 93rd & Bales in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are on the scene of a homicide that occurred Monday afternoon. Investigators responded to a report of gunshots at an apartment complex at 93rd Street and Bales Avenue around 2 p.m. One victim was transported to an area hospital, where he died of his injuries. Police on Wednesday identified the victim as 21-year-old Keith M. Johnson, of Kansas City, Mo. “There children are getting out of school, getting off the bus, and looking at crime scene tape. […]

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    Two months after attack, metro woman wonders why prosecutors haven’t charged robbery suspect

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro woman is awaiting justice two months after a robber victimized her. The Johnson County woman says her attacker is no stranger to prosecutors, so she wonders why the suspect hasn’t been charged in her attack. You may remember earlier this year police reported a string of robberies and attacks in Westport and the Plaza, and arrested a suspect. Devin Carter says she’s confident he’s the same man who also robbed her Downtown. Emotional scars remain […]

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    Family, friends of KC homicide victim felt disrespected, but police say they understood their grief

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Family members of a homicide victim say they`re heartbroken, and not just because of the death of their loved one. They say police and security guards were hostile and disrespectful while they were trying to grieve. The incident stems from a deadly overnight shooting near Harrison and Armour Boulevard. Members of the victim`s family, say the way they were treated while trying to honor him was unfair and insulting. The group gathered in unity to pray […]

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    Suspected drunk driver fleeing from traffic stop plows through Independence restaurant

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — An Independence business owner is hoping for a miracle, or perhaps some help from the community. Police say a man fleeing a traffic stop drove a car right through his restaurant off 24 Highway and Arlington. Now, the restaurant owner isn`t sure what to do next. “My people love what I do, and if they don’t love what I do I would not last 25 years,” Riad Kattan said. Kattan has fed folks at Grampa’s Café for […]

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    Stilwell woman accused of providing alcohol to teenagers at party

    STILWELL, Kan. — A Johnson County woman is charged with providing alcohol at a party she hosted for teenagers. The charge is against 36-year-old Marie Grider of Stilwell. FOX 4 reached out to Grider for comment, but we haven’t heard back. Meanwhile FOX 4 has learned from those in prevention that alcohol use is happening with kids in Johnson County younger than you might think. “Really surprisingly here in Johnson County the age of first use of alcohol is 13 years old,” […]

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    Victims of Lee’s Summit plane crash are 53-year-old pilot & 24-year-old daughter from Des Moines

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Emergency crews were at the scene of a deadly plane crash on Tuesday night at the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport. FOX 4’s Mary Pulley reports that both people on board died in the crash. The victims have been identified as Vincent L. Basile, 53, and Kelli Basile, 24, of Des Moines, Iowa. According to authorities the Basiles were traveling to Lee’s Summit to meet family. The crashed plane is described as a 1964 Piper PA-28-235, which is a four-seat, […]

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    Pleasant Valley officer recovering from injuries after crash with school bus

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Independence police chase caused some major problems after making its way into the Northland. A Pleasant Valley police officer is recovering from head injuries on Monday night, Kansas City police say he has a possible concussion following a crash between his police cruiser and a school bus. “He was on his way to assist other officers with a car chase in the area. He was operating with lights and siren,” said Sergeant Bill Mahoney. The […]