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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Recent Articles
  • Shooting

    Shooting victim found near The Bay Water Park with critical injuries

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that’s left a man in critical condition. Dispatchers confirm to FOX 4 the victim was found in the area of The Bay Water Park at 7101 Longview Road, but he wasn’t shot inside the park, police saying that he ran there for help. Officers were called to the scene at about 7:20 p.m. where a black male in his late teens was found. Police say he was taken to […]

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    Metro organizations prepare to help people beat the heat during Wednesday’s scorcher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Air conditioners are struggling to keep up with the high temperatures and humidity. Meanwhile, others spent Tuesday gearing up for Wednesday’s expected century mark on metro thermometers. The heat seemed to be no match for die hard runners and sightseers on the Country Club Plaza Tuesday afternoon. However, it`s a big problem for folks who prefer to crank the air conditioning, when Mother Nature cranks up the temps. FOX 4 caught up with Anthony Plumbing Heating […]

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    Neighbors rush to family’s aid after Northland home goes up in flames

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There were some scary moments for members of a Northland family when their home went up in flames on Monday. The fire happened near 92nd Terrace and North Kentucky Avenue. Unfortunately the family will have to find another place to stay. However, the devastating fire appears to be showing what a tight-knit community the neighborhood is. Monday afternoon there were hugs of comfort for family members after flames consume the place they call home. The family was […]

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    Rising heat prompts coaches to take precautions for little league ballplayers

    OLATHE, Kan. — Temperatures are soaring as young athletes look to have fun on the field. Making sure they stay safe as the mercury climbs is crucial. Little league coaches at Two Trails Park in Olathe did just that Tuesday night during games. The Olathe Parks and Rec Royals took on the Bandits in the early evening. However, the opponent both teams battled was mother nature. With the temperatures nearing triples digits, it’s important to take all of the hot weather precautions […]

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    Belton man charged after entering bar with a gun

    BELTON, Mo. — A Belton man is facing charges after walking into a bar and grill with a gun. However, a bartender at “Bartz Aces N Eights Bar N Grill” in Belton, said it didn’t appear that he want to do any harm. Still, bartender Summer Smith said she called police as soon as she spotted the gun. She said hearing the man say something like “I didn’t mean to do it” had everyone in the bar wondering what he […]

  • ChildEndangerment

    Homeowner says alleged child endangerment incident prompted city to shut off utilities

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Court documents call a Northland home unlivable, and outline the charges a mother is facing after her 1-year-old was found wandering alone Saturday. It happened along Northeast 44th Terrace in Kansas City. Sarah Stroud, 21, has been charged with child endangerment, possession of a controlled substance, non-aggravated assault and resisting arrest. Stroud is not the only one being impacted by the alleged incident. She was staying at the home of Leslie Wiggins when documents say her 1-year-old […]

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    Microburst destroys family’s outbuilding in Edgerton

    EDGERTON, Kan. –An Edgerton Kansas family is picking up the pieces after a microburst hit part of their farm on Monday. The down draft hit near 179th and Sunflower Road, where folks are grateful it wasn’t worse. This Memorial Day is one Joel Johns won’t likely soon forget. “Storms started rolling in. The winds came out and started raining,” said Johns.  “It started hailing, and then all of the sudden, couldn’t really see really well,” Johns continued. When he assessed […]

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    Soaking rains cause a flood of problems in the Northland

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Monday’s soaker caused problems for metro homeowners. There were several reports of flooded basements in the Northland, and some folks living in townhomes in the bottom say a pool of water is causing them to make a muddy detour. FOX 4 was able to measure the water at more than 12 inches in a space leading up to the residents’ front doors. They say there is a drain below all that water that was apparently not working. When […]

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    Kansas universities reacting to bigger cut in education funds than expected

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — A higher cost for higher education in Kansas; to balance the state budget, Governor Sam Brownback made a bigger cut to higher education funding than universities expected. The University of Kansas and other Kansas universities asked the Board of Regents for tuition rate increases Wednesday before the governor’s action. Gov. Brownback signed a bill that cuts state funding to higher education by 4-percent instead of the 3-percent that was expected. The move means KU will have roughly […]

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    KCPS to shred personal records left behind in vacant school building

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri School District weighed in after FOX 4 broke a story about old school records abandoned inside Bingham Junior High. The school closed down 15 years ago. The district now says it will shred those documents, or destroy the documents in the next 24 to 48 hours. An anonymous viewer provided FOX 4 with a box of the old records. Former students who heard about it are appalled. They said they went to the […]

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    Step Up program proves it’s never too late to finish school

    OLATHE, Kan. — More than a dozen graduates cross the stage Wednesday night, ready for the next step in their journeys. They received their high school diplomas years after life got in the way. Character, courage, and perseverance are the trait all of the graduates needed to get to this point. The graduates are part of the “Step Up” program through the Olathe School District. They are adult learners, who have decided to go back and get the high school […]

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    Witnesses recount tense moments being near officers involved in shootout with suspect on 71 Highway

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several people were in the area of 71 Highway and Bannister Road when the shots were fired Monday afternoon. That includes one woman, who says she drove right past an officer with a weapon drawn. Seconds later, she heard shots fired. Police say Curtis Ayers fired shots at a woman he was trying to carjack before police shot him. Being that close to gunfire didn’t sit well with those who experienced it. “Very scary. Very, very scary,” said Karla […]