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.
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Recent Articles
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    KCPD investigating murder of 42-year-old man at South KC tire shop

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a fatal shooting near 81st and Hickman Mills Drive on Tuesday night. Police tell FOX 4’s Mary Pulley that two men at a tire shop got into an altercation, and one man shot the other. Police say officers were sent to the shooting scene at about 7 p.m., and the victim was found inside the business. Investigators say that information they’ve gathered so far suggests the victim went to the shop, got into […]

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    Disturbing home invasion has residents on alert in Independence neighborhood

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Surveillance video captures disturbing images of a break-in that Independence police say happened in broad daylight. It`s an unsettling image for those who`ve seen it, and it has neighbors on high alert. Police say the burglary happened Thursday November 19. The department released the surveillance video a week later, Wednesday the 25th. “We`re off the beaten path. It`s a place where people walk their dogs and visit as they go along. It`s just very quiet and peaceful,” […]

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    Following teen’s cardiac arrest death, family on a mission to prevent it from happening to others

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A Lee`s Summit family is on a mission, after the unexpected death of a healthy 17-year-old athlete. It`s been five months since Lee’s Summit High School junior Emma Aronson died in a swimming pool, after going into sudden cardiac arrest. Since then, her family started a foundation aimed at preventing similar death through screenings. Emma loved basketball, and would have taken the court with her team during Monday night’s game. Even though she wasn’t there, her school […]

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    Ignored concerns over discrimination issues lead to calls for KU student leaders to step down

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Some of the University of Missouri’s campus unrest over race issues has spread. Concerns over the way campus discrimination is being addressed at the University of Kansas has some students calling for three members of the student senate to step down. Students took the issue up Wednesday night at their regularly scheduled senate meeting. Students addressed their concerns last week during a town hall forum on race. During that meeting, concerned students made several allegations about the use of […]

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    Community and famous KC visitor raise thousands for fallen firefighters’ families

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thousands of dollars were raised in just hours at the Westport Flea Market Bar and Grill Tuesday night. The money will go to support the families of two fallen firefighters, John Mesh, and Larry Leggio. They died fighting a fire in October on Independence Avenue where arson is suspected. The Kansas City Baseball Historical Society hosted the event for its monthly meeting. Loved ones had a blast, but admit the past month has been tough. “It`s […]

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    Lawrence planning commission votes against plans for gun range near school property

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Lawrence’s planning commission shot down a plan to allow a proposed gun shop and shooting range because it’s too close to school property. Only six of the eight member commission voted. Two members excused themselves because of conflicts of interest. It took the remaining six members about and hour-and-a-half to make a decision. The major concerns came down to not being able to control what might occur just outside of the shooting range, and not what would potentially […]

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    Blustery winds blow out power, topple trees across the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The impact of Wednesday’s high wind ranged from the minor inconvenience of having your trash can blow away, to your cars or homes needing major repairs. Blustery winds brought town tree limbs and branches on to vehicles, front lawns, and houses. Among the worst damage is a house in Pleasant Hill. Neighbors say the wind brought down the entire chimney. The heavy wind, along with the threat of thunderstorms, kept the National Weather Service busy. “We`ve had […]

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    Despite hateful act, JCC victims’ families say mission of love will prosper

    OLATHE, Kan. — Two hurting families came as close as they can to closure after the man who killed their loved ones was sentenced to death. Frazier Cross will die by lethal injection for gunning down Dr. William Corporon, Reat Underwood, and Terri LaManno outside of the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom. Loved ones of the victims read impact statements to Cross face-to-face in court Tuesday afternoon. After the sentence was read, Cross was lead out of court following an […]

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    Metro officers, including some who cracked highway shootings case, honored for bravery

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The metro’s finest got a roar of applause for their acts of bravery as dozens of officers received high honors at Monday night’s regional police academy awards. Among those recognized included officers who helped end a reign of terror on metro highways and roadways. State and local officers from several departments, including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were credited with catching highway shootings suspect Mohammed Whitaker. Whitaker is […]

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    Ill feeling turns out well for fan who has Royal encounter

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Getting sick during Tuesday’s Royals rally turned out to be a good thing for one lucky fan. She ended up getting to meet several of the players. Despite the uncomfortable circumstances, Anisa Bolen will never forget her royal encounter. No doubt, hundreds of thousands of fans got butterflies during Tuesday’s parade and rally. It was more than butterflies that had Bolen needing to be escorted to the Union Station’s bathroom by police. “It was so many people. […]

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    Massive parade leaves gargantuan mess to clean in its wake

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The city estimates as many as 800,000 people packed the parade route, Crown Center, and Liberty Memorial for Tuesday’s World Series festivities. As you can imagine, crews had a lot of trash to pick up afterwards. At the end of the parade, street sweepers were already in action, and they`ll be working into the night to get everything cleaned up by Wednesday. Crews are also busy picking up the full trash receptacles. City crews are used […]

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    Cannons full of confetti- just some of the fun at Royal Celebration Parade

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals fans will get to the see the boys in blue all together, in downtown Kansas city Tuesday. A parade will take place to honor the 2015 World Series champions. Those who organized it all plan to work into the night if that`s what it takes to get everything ready for Tuesday. At planning headquarters, FOX 4 talked last minute details with Kathy Nelson, president and C.E.O. of the Kansas City Sports Commission. ‘We’re use to planning […]