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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
  • Kansas lawmakers approve concealed carry without permit

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A proposal to allow Kansas residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit has won final approval from the Legislature. The measure was headed Wednesday to Republican Gov. Sam Brownback even though some lawmakers having misgivings that the state would no longer require training to carry concealed. The National Rifle Association says Kansas would become the fifth state to allow concealed carry without a permit everywhere within its borders. The House approved the bill, 85-39. The […]

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    Police: 10-year-old couldn’t hold down food, had scratches, bruising leading to child abuse charges

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A report of a runaway led police to an emaciated, underdeveloped 10-year old on Monday, and now two women are each facing a child abuse charge. Jackson County prosecutors charged 25-year old Chianna Hendrix and 36-year old LaTrecia Hendrix with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in serious emotional or physical injury. Court documents say that Chianna Hendrix is the child’s biological mother, but they don’t specify the child’s gender. According to a probable cause statement, […]

  • Metro families recount harrowing New Orleans airport shooting

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Two Johnson County families recounted scary moments to FOX 4 after a machete wielding man rushed the New Orleans airport last Friday. Now back in the metro, they say they went from having fun in the sun in Florida to dodging bullets in the airport. The Folkers family of Leawood found the whole thing terrifying. “All we could think about was the Colorado shooting with the movie theatre. We were just thinking, oh my, this is […]

  • Police warn against crimes of opportunity in Basehor

    BASEHOR, Kan. — Thieves are making off with things like iPads, laptops and cash in a couple of Basehor neighborhoods. In a matter of hours between Monday night and Tuesday morning, Basehor police received 11 reports about items being from stolen vehicles. Most of the thefts happened in the Iron Creek subdivision, near 155th Street between Leavenworth Road at Meyer Drive. All of the car thefts had something in common. “When the officers responded, it was determined that several items have been […]

  • Unpleasant calls from unusual number raise red flags for woman who avoided IRS scam

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A KCK woman is getting the word out, after scammers targeted three of her loved ones in an IRS scam. The Better Business Bureau of Kansas City is getting weekly calls from people who have, or were about to fall prey to scammers. Experts say scammers usually prey on the elderly, but they aren’t the only ones who fell for the scam, according to the BBB. A series of unpleasant phone calls had Alicia Jones seeing red, […]

  • Staffing company that hired substitute gym teacher speaks out

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The staffing company that hired the substitute gym teacher who allegedly touched at least two young girls inappropriately at Troost Elementary is speaking out. Kelly Services  said they can’t comment on details of the investigation, but said it’s employment screening process exceeds state and local background check requirements. “We verify that their fingerprints have been cleared through the school district within the last year,” the company’s senior director of operations Scott Apsey told FOX 4 by phone. […]

  • Olathe Northwest high school holds forum for concerned parents

    OLATHE, Kan. —  Olathe Northwest high school hosted a forum Tuesday night to answer questions after a student tested positive for tuberculosis. The meeting was to help parents feel confident that the risk of transmission is low and said students have less than a one percent chance of catching the disease. One dad in attendance said the  stigma of exposure was impacting  his daughter negatively because people don’t fully understand the disease. “She had one of her friends that doesn’t want to be […]

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    Friends gather at Chick-fil-A to share memories of Blue Valley teen killed in car wreck

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Workers and patrons of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Overland Park honored a teenager who worked there for more than a year, and whose unexpected death has shocked and saddened them all. Blake Rohrer, 16, will be laid to rest on Tuesday. The Blue Valley Northwest teen died in a single car crash last Wednesday in rural Overland Park. Every time someone made a purchase and said they wanted to celebrate Blake’s life, a portion of the […]

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    Two homes destroyed, third damaged in fire

    CLAYCOMO, Mo. — Two homes were destroyed and a third was damaged after a fire Monday afternoon. The fire began in a mobile home in Northgate Mobile Estates just after 1 p.m.  according to fire chief Ron Stewart. Fire crews said the fire stated in one trailer and spread to others. Missy Tapp, who lived in the second home said she was in her kitchen when the kitchen curtains caught on fire. Tapp said she tried to put out the fire […]

  • Blue Valley NW student dies in Overland Park accident

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A high school community is mourning the death of a 16-year-old student. Blue Valley Northwest opened its doors Wednesday night to allow students the chance to grieve the loss if one of their own. The school sent out a letter to parents identifying Blake Rohrer as the victim of a deadly crash at 175th and Switzer that happened Wednesday afternoon. The letter invited students who are grieving Blake’s death the chance to come and speak to […]

  • KCPD report says both drivers were at fault in crash on I-435 that left 5 dead

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are new developments in a crash on I-435 that left five people dead, including three children. A semi plowed into the back of a car stalled red Mazda Protégé in a driving lane last December. The crash killed Dominique Johnson, 17, Shante Hopkins, 24, and her three children, JaRiah Hutchison, two, JaNijah Hutchison, one, and seven-month-old Taeshawn Hutchison. The driver of the semi was not injured. The KCPD report blames both drivers. The report gives new details […]

  • KC students who protested during Gov. Nixon’s speech won’t face punishment

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lincoln Prep students faced punishment after standing with their hands in the air in protest while Missouri Governor Jay Nixon spoke at their school last November.  It became the subject of a federal lawsuit between the Kansas City Missouri school district and the ACLU , which was settled on Monday. The school district release a statement saying the agreement was mutual, with no admission of liability. Governor Nixon was set to congratulate Lincoln Prep for its national […]