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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    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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    Grieving family, friends of Kansas City homicide victim say they were disrespected at shooting scene

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Family members of a homicide victim says 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 […]

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    Pleasant Valley police cruiser flips after collision with school bus

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Pleasant Valley police officer is being checked out for injuries following a crash with a school bus on Monday afternoon. Kansas City police dispatchers tell FOX 4 the crash happened near NE Vivion Road and NE Compton Avenue. No kids were injured, and the officer is at a hospital being treated for non-life threatening head injuries. FOX 4’s Mary Pulley reports from the scene that the officer was on his way to assist with a car […]

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    Family decries violence at gathering for man shot in Shawnee Wal-Mart parking lot

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — A Wednesday night vigil caused a bit of controversy in Shawnee. The gathering was for John “Wes” Simmons. He’s one of the men suspected in the Sunday hold-up at a Wal-Mart of a woman putting her young child in the backseat of a car. Simmons was shot and killed by someone being called a good Samaritan who was trying to save the woman. Simmons’ loved ones gathered for a vigil and balloon release in the same parking lot […]

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    Parking problems overshadow excitement of Chiefs season opener for fans at Arrowhead Stadium

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fans experienced Arrowhead Stadium’s new parking changes during Sunday’s season opener. Several fans say they weren’t happy with their experiences. A fan named Trish told FOX 4 she paid big bucks for premium parking but was told the lot was full. Trish says she loved the Chiefs. “A huge Chiefs fan. I’ve been going to games for years,” said Trish. She drives about an hour from her home anytime she’s able to watch the Chiefs in action. “It’s […]

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    Frantic search for missing Mo. woman after car found burned; man connected to another missing woman arrested

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police, family and friends are urgently searching for a missing 21-year-old Kansas City woman who disappeared Thursday night after going to a party with her boyfriend and one of his friends. A friend who was at the party Thursday said Runions left at about 9:30 p.m., with one of her boyfriend’s friends, a man familiar to police named Kylr Yust.  Kylr Yust, 28, once dated Kara Kopetsky, a Belton teen who has been missing since May […]

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    At vigil honoring daughter killed in drive-by shooting, KCK mom asks when the violence will stop

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Loved ones gathered Wednesday night to honor the life of Brannae` Browne near the place where she died. Loved ones including her mother Shanta Barnett shared memories of the teen who was taken too soon. She was a sophomore at J.C. Harmon, who wanted to be a dentist. Barnett said she was already looking at college brochures, and says she can`t imagine why anyone would want to end her daughter`s life. RELATED: 15-year-old boy charged with […]

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    Kansas City homicide victim’s family says second degree murder charge doesn’t fit suspect’s crime

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against a suspect they say fired shots into a home near 57th and Manchester, killing a man in August. Victor Nevels, 29, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Keenon Durham Sr. The charges offer a bit of relief to Durham’s parents, but they say the charge of second degree murder against him is much too light. According to court records, when police arrived on the scene of the […]