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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    Tuesday night shooting in Northland leads to stand off with Kansas City police

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Tuesday night shooting injured one person and led to a standoff with police. The shooting happened near Northwest 88th Street and North Main Street. Late word from police is that they made contact around 6 p.m., with a man claiming his neighbor shot him, which led to an hour-and-a-half long standoff. FOX 4 was at the scene when one person came out of the home with a small child. Minutes later, a second person did as well. […]

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    Parents, community members implore SMSD leaders to reconsider safety pin stance

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — It was standing room only as Johnson County residents made their voices heard over a little gesture with a big message. Last week, the Shawnee Mission School District said its teachers can not wear safety pins, in a show of solidarity to group’s that feel marginalized, such as members of the LGBTQ community, minorities and immigrants. The district started Monday night’s meeting by reading a brief statement, saying in part that they view the wearing of […]

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    Friends console one another following loss of teenage boy in Kansas City crash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lanterns and flowers adorn the tree where a deadly crash occurred near 96th and Spring Valley Road on Wednesday. It’s in support of the teen who lost his life. Friends and a bystander who says he tried to help following the wreck spoke with FOX 4. Police haven’t yet released the victim’s name, but friends say he was Desean Colbert. They say losing him the day before Thanksgiving means the holiday won’t be the same. “It’s […]

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    Schlitterbahn announces intent to close Verrückt water slide following August death of Caleb Schwab

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Months after 10-year-old Caleb Schwab died while riding the “World’s tallest water slide,” Schlitterbahn announced it will decommission the Verrückt. In a news release issued on Tuesday, Schlitterbahn says that once a court grants it permission following an investigation, the water park will close the slide permanently and remove it from the tower. “All of us at Schlitterbahn have been heartbroken over the tragedy that occurred on Verrückt…. In our opinion, it is the only proper […]

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    Investigators looking at possible arson at home of Harrisonville police officers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An investigation is ongoing after the home of two police officers went up in flames. Investigators say the fire looks suspicious, and one of the officers is a member of the Harrisonville Police Department. It`s unclear at this point who, and why someone would want to torch Sergeant Geremy Pearce`s home. He shares it with his girlfriend who`s an officer with a different police department. His girlfriend, one of their two kids and a couple of […]

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    Team of young refugees in Kansas City finds common ground on soccer field

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Young refugees in the metro are finding a sense of community and leadership through a world-renowned sport. The team’s coach says players come from around the globe, some escaping dangerous conflicts. While their parents work to get their families acclimated to American life, he’s offering them a second family with those who know just what they’re going through. Wednesday evening, a golden sunset on a warm fall day made for the perfect backdrop to watch the unique […]

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    Pleading for environmental protection, Dakota Access pipeline protesters gather in downtown KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In cities nationwide, Americans stood in protest of the Dakota Access pipeline. That includes some in the metro who gathered outside the Bolling Federal Building downtown. FOX 4 heard from several protesters who had a list of concerns, including the environmental impacts if that pipeline were to burst. Many were also standing in solidarity with Native Americans who live on a reservation in Standing Rock, North Dakota, along where the pipe line would run. Protester John […]

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    Members of faith community say issues, party platform drew them to Trump

    OLATHE, Kan. — It appears president-elect Donald Trump got a big boost from the white evangelical voters on Election Night. Numbers show as much as 81 percent of self-described evangelicals voted for him. Speaking as an individual, and not on behalf of the church, the lead pastor of Olathe Bible Church said the decision to support Trump was an important one, but it wasn’t easy. Trump is not without his controversy, which has some surprised that he was back so […]

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    Second shake in a matter of months prompts some in metro to inquire about earthquake insurance

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Monday, folks were still cleaning up substantial damage after Sunday`s 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit Cushing, Oklahoma. People felt it in other states including parts of Kansas and Missouri. This is the second time since September that a quake in Oklahoma has been felt here in the metro. It has some folks here looking to protect their home with earthquake insurance. It’s probably not something local homeowners would ever think they`d need. With the back-to-back quakes in […]

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    Students concerned about credits earned at now-defunct Heritage College offered options elsewhere

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There is some potential good news for students left high and dry after Heritage College unexpectedly close its doors. Students may get the chance to redeem their credits, and make sure their hard work isn`t lost. Pinnacle Career Institute, just seven minutes away from Heritage, is offering them a fresh option. “I know what they`re feeling. They`re lost and their wondering if all the time they put into it is wasted, and all I can say […]

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    Surge of early voters keep election volunteers busy in Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Some consider it their privilege, others consider voting their right, or their duty. Dee Wells is just glad to see people participating in the democratic process. “To me it`s very important for people to vote, to take it seriously,” said Wells. She`s been volunteering her time to work elections since 2002. FOX 4 caught up with the very busy supervising judge for advanced voting, as folks in Johnson County funneled in to cast their ballots early […]

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    Dump truck driver who avoided hitting kids in Olathe neighborhood recovering from more than 20 surgeries

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — FOX 4 finally spoke with a man dubbed a hero, after witnesses say he swerved his dump truck to avoid hitting several kids in an Olathe neighborhood. The driver’s decision was costly, but he says he`d do it all again. Mid America Rehabilitation Hospital has been Jeremy Osborn’s home for the last two-and-a-half months. He’s recovering from an unimaginable list of injuries. He says despite what others call him, he doesn’t consider himself a hero. Osborn passes […]