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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
  • Ray-Pec volleyball players injured in school bus crash near Lee’s Summit West HS

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A school bus crash that happened at about 4: 30 p.m.  on Monday near Lee’s Summit West High School sent 13 Raymore-Peculiar High School volleyball players to five different area hospitals with injuries. FOX 4’s Molly Balkenbush reported from the scene that one player sustained serious injuries with broken bones, but the injuries are not considered life-threatening. Police initially said two girls were seriously injured, and updated that  number later Monday night. The accident scene was near the intersection  of SW Ward […]

  • Film festival organizers honor JCC victims six months after shootings

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — It has been six months since the shootings at the Jewish Community Center, which took three innocent lives. Monday night, during the Jewish Film Festival, people got to see a film organizers hope will help prevent repeats. April 13th, 2014 unfolded like a tragic scene some compare to something you’d see in the movies. Six months later organizers at the Jewish Film Festival knew they had to do something to address it. “We set out immediately […]

  • Overland Park police investigating attempted abduction, seek suspect

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Police are investigating after an 18-year-old woman said she was grabbed from behind in the driveway of a home at about 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. Police say a man grabbed the teenager near 158th and Nash. The woman says she was grabbed from behind by a man while in the driveway and was able to scream, which sent the man fleeing. Police say the man was last seen in the area in a work van with flat red […]

  • Brazen Shawnee armed robbery caught on camera, suspects sought

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — A bold, pre-dawn robbery had the clerk of a convenience store facing down the barrels of two guns. Now Shawnee police hope surveillance video will help catch the crooks. The robbery happened over the weekend, surveillance shows the crime in progress at the Fuel Expresso, which is in the 23000 block of W. 83rd Street. Video reveals two men crouch down as they enter the store. They make their way over to the counter, and ambush the […]

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    Salon places pink ribbons in hair for Breast Cancer Awareness month

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — October kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness month, and you’ll see a lot more pink around Kansas City, even in hairdos. Highlights Hair Salon on Westport Road, has been placing ribbons of pink in their clients hair. It’s an effort to raise money for the “Ribbons of Pink Foundation,” which supports breast cancer survivors. The ribbon is a removable pink hair extension, for a $30 donation. “Over my 30 years of doing hair, I’ve had many clients […]

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    Teen stroke survivor shares story through blog

    OLATHE, Kan. — Most people will never know the confusion and fear associated with having a stroke. The CDC estimates that close to 800,000 Americans suffer strokes each year, including some you wouldn’t expect. An Olathe teen who survived a stroke is raising awareness through the detailed blog bestrong1997.com. We first told you about Blake Ephraim in November 2013, when the Olathe South teen was in ICU  and relying on a feeding tube. Now, she’s recounting her ordeal to uplift […]

  • Veteran’s Extreme Home Makeover home in need of extreme repairs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s been a frustrating almost seven years for the veteran, who says he stepped up to do some of the repair work on his own, with no word back from the contractor since 2008. Meanwhile another group says the story won’t end there if they can help it. With an army of volunteers in blue shirts beside them, the Gilyeats stepped into their dream home with the eyes of the nation watching. Seven years later, FOX […]

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    Smithville High School principal accused of inappropriate relationships with students

    SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The principal of Smithville High School is under investigation and has been dismissed by the district after officials say he violated professional behavior, allegedly giving a student a prescription drug and having explicit, sexual conversations with students. Dr. Rudy Papenfuhs was placed on administrative leave last week. District officials said Dr. Papenfuhs is accused of texting students between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., which is a violation of board policy. He also is accused of other inappropriate […]

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    Police identify woman shot to death in her home, community plans to honor her

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman, who’s being called a stockholder in one of Kansas City’s so-called forgotten about communities, was found dead in her home in the 4200 block of Forest after she didn’t show up for work Tuesday. “A beautiful person…A peaceful person,” that’s who the world lost today, according to Bill Drummond. He says he and the victim, identified Wednesday afternoon as Teresa E. Kellough, 49, had a three year friendship. They were both part of a […]

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    Cops believe cocky crooks are behind a string of connected burglaries in South KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A string of burglaries in South Kansas City has led police to believe all are connected. Surveillance video shows just how the crooks broke in. Using rocks to break the glass, they rush through the front of the store and begin ransacking the shelves. The pair grabbed anything from cigarettes to perfume. Kansas City police say this is the handiwork of small-town crooks who know the area well and are starting to get cocky. “Seven in the last […]

  • Students hope to put an end to assaults with KU’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — KU is one of 75 universities being investigated for how it handles reports of sexual assault. Now students are rising up calling for an end to the assaults altogether. As part of a week dedicated to the awareness of sexual assaults, they are sharing their feelings on a giant board. Inside the KU student union is where students have been offering suggestions on how to support victims of sexual abuse. The question was posed by the Emily […]

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    Two men assaulted in KC after catching ride with fake cab driver

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two men were assaulted after hopping in a car with a phony cab driver last weekend. Could the popularity of ride share services like Uber and Lyft fuel more of these crimes? Members of the Kansas City Transportation Group say yes. The weekend attack happened after two men were trying to catch what they thought was a non-traditional looking cab near the Power and Light District downtown. KCTG General Manager Terry O’Toole says he isn’t surprised […]