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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
  • Swimmers will have to wait for warmer weather to dive into KCMO public pools

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A past time marking the unofficial start to summer is in jeopardy thanks to Mother Nature. Our chilly May weather means Kansas City, Mo., pools won’t open as planned. The city planned to open its pools this weekend, before Memorial Day, but it’s just too cold. A health code says the water has to be at 70 degrees. The parks department thinks the pool temperatures are at about 60 degrees. There’s no word when swimmers will be able to […]

  • Man decries odor that seems to linger too often in one area of Roeland Park

    ROELAND PARK, Kan. — Some neighbors tell FOX 4 the air really stinks in one part of Roeland Park. Although they live next to a wastewater facility, one man thinks he shouldn`t smell a thing if the facility were run properly. Neighbors also say nearby Nall Park has been empty because of the smell. “Have you ever had your toilet back up? It`s when you go, (sniff), it`s that exact same reaction,” said Tom Madigan. Madigan said that’s the odor […]

  • Harrisonville community rallies around young girl with infectious smile, resilient attitude

    HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — A little girl has spent most of her time fighting the cancer that is trying to take her life. On Monday evening, dozens of peopled joined her fight, rallying around the seven-year-old and her family. Jordan Overcast has an infectious smile, but it’s her resilience that people just can’t stop talking about. Over the last five years, Jordan has had several surgeries and treatments to remove a persistent brain cancer that continues to spread. While many adults […]

  • Metro aid volunteer would gladly return to Nepal to render further help

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local aid worker narrowly escaped the second deadly quake to hit Nepal in recent weeks. While she thinks the people of Nepal could use a break, she says she doesn’t want one! “If I could, I`d be back there right now.” That’s Abigail Hayo’s response, after getting back to Kansas City from helping Nepal quake victims. She’s a 15-year volunteer with the United Aid Foundation. Usually she’s on medical mission. Nepal was her first disaster […]

  • Some parents frustrated that KCMO Schools Superintendent is leaving after 3 years

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In April 2012, the Kansas City Missouri School District announced  the hiring of Dr. Stephen Green to replace Dr. John Covington as the  district’s  superintendent. Now, on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, the Kansas City, Missouri School District confirms that Dr. Green was announced as the sole finalist for superintendent of Dekalb County School District in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Green said on Wednesday night he is leaving. “He said it was mostly for family reasons. He has grandchildren in Dekalb […]

  • FOX 4 viewer Tristin Lair shared this photo of the fire on Twitter.

    Family survives fire, but significant damage done to home

    OLATHE, Kan. — A family of five survived a fire on Tuesday night, but the blaze cause significant damage to their home. Firefighters arrived to the scene shortly after 8 p.m. The family said they smelled smoke and were able to get out on their own. Olathe Fire Chief Jeff DeGraffenreid said the fire started in the garage and spread to the home. The garage and the kitchen are reported to be total losses. The Red Cross is assisting three […]

  • Claims of racism put new Edwardsville councilman under investigation

    EDWARDSVILLE, Kan. — Barely on the job for two weeks, an Edwardsville city councilman is being investigated by the Kansas Bureau of Investigations. A teenager claims she got into a road rage incident with councilman Chuck Stites, and he called her a racial slur. Seventeen-year-old Kali Chatmon says what was scarier than being called the b-word and the n-word, is finding out the identity of the man she claims said it. “I’ve never been called that before,” said Chatmon. She […]

  • Woman urges vigilance after falling victim to credit union skimming scam

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local credit union says it’s working with police after a skimming device was placed on one of its ATMs. One of its customers said her account was compromised, and said she’s frustrated that no one from the credit union told her when they found out. Goldie Arnold recounted an embarrassing moment she had at the store Wednesday morning. “They ran my card through, and it was declined, and I’m like no way this could be happening,” said Arnold. She […]

  • People say handyman first gave excuses for unfinished work, then stopped answering phone

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several people say they want to warn the public about a so-called phony handyman. FOX  4 heard from people who say they gave Gary Keesler hundreds of dollars, but he never returned to do the work. They say they got nothing but excuses from Keesler and then they say he simply stopped answering his phone. Justin Adrian thought he’d be well on his way to the basement of his dreams by now. Instead he’s left with […]

  • Man accused of taking picture of woman using restroom is already on KS sex offender registry

    OLATHE, Kan. — A Lenexa man made a video court appearance from jail, as he faces two counts of breach of privacy for allegedly taking pictures of a woman inside a restroom at Johnson County Community College. Saysavat Bounyadeth, 39, was accused of a similar incident on April 20, according to court documents. The latest incident happened Monday, April 27 inside the Office and Classroom building (OCB) on campus. The woman saw the man using an electronic device to record her and chased […]

  • More than 2 months after fatal KCMO crash, driver charged for involuntary manslaughter/DWI

    JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. — An involuntary manslaughter-intoxicated charge was filed more than two months after a night out turned deadly for one woman. Jackson County prosecutors have charged 25-year-old Krestin Hawk of Butler, Mo., in the death of her passenger, Kaitlyn Turner. Court documents say both speed and alcohol were factors in a February 15 crash that still has some neighbors too emotional to talk about it. Just one house over from where Gary Morgan fixes up his motorcycle, is a […]

  • Cameron rallies behind teacher who’s a finalist for show’s top educator award

    CAMERON, Mo. — The show “Live with Kelly and Michael” put out the call to find the country’s best educator, and people in one Missouri town are proud that one of the final four candidates teaches in their city. They packed the football field at Parkview Elementary School where Donn Harrison has taught for 21 years. Harrison tells FOX 4 he was inspired to teach after watching his mother who is also a school teacher. He says his students’ energy […]