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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
  • Mom worries that changes in federal law will hinder disabled daughter’s progress

    BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Federal changes are aimed at better integrating those with disabilities into the community. But a Baldwin City mom says they stifle her disabled daughter’s progress. It all has to do with what are known as sheltered workshops. Right now, Sherry Golden’s 38-year old daughter Jennifer takes part in a sheltered workshop at an Ottawa facility. Because of changes to federal law , the facility will have to change the type of services it can provide, which […]

  • Johnson County, Kan. man found dead on Longs Peak identified

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. — Officials have released the name of a man whose body was found on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says a climber was on the Keyhole Route of the 14,259-foot peak when he and his group saw the body 18-year-old Nicholas L. Hellbusch, of Lenexa, Kansas, below The Ledges area Friday morning. Park rangers reached the body about three hours later and flew it by helicopter to a nearby […]

  • KCMO considering ordinance to ban open carry within city limits

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mayor Sly James says he doesn’t want any guns in plain view within city limits in KCMO. The Kansas City Public Safety Committee is backing a ban that would keep people from openly carrying guns in the city. Mayor James says the sight of open carry is something that people could find too intimidating. We spoke with Councilman John Sharp, who says the biggest concern is that currently people can open carry in the city without […]

  • Doctors urge caution and hydration in extreme heat

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Several hospitals have dealt with heat-related illnesses this week, and with the recent heat advisory, doctors urge people to use caution while temperatures are high. The University of Kansas Hospital recently worked a case with a man who came in complaining of some of heat sickness symptoms, like dizziness and nausea. Doctors say if you follow the simple rules of staying hydrated, and finding a cool place, you could save yourself a trip to the emergency room. […]

  • Town where little girl’s life was taken eager to see justice served

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — As the people of Leavenworth try to process the events of the last few days, “sad” is about the only word some can find. They’ve been sharing their thoughts about the death of five-year-old Cady Harris, and the man police believe killed her. There were several people who declined to speak with FOX 4 on camera, some saying they knew Cady’s family, but just about all we heard from want justice for her death. “Everybody’s pretty much […]

  • DoubleShooting

    Couple responding to Craigslist ad for a car end up getting shot near Swope Park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A couple looking at a car they’d seen on Craigslist was shot Thursday night at the meeting place in the 5500 block of 84th Terrace, just south of Swope Park. The couple and their 16-year-old son arrived to see the car and spoke to the seller about it. They say the seller then went inside to make a phone call, and that’s when two men came out and shot the victims, then fled with the woman’s […]

  • Twice convicted of murder, Missouri man now free, won’t face third murder trial

    CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — After 17 years behind bars and many years of court hearings, Mark Woodworth learned on Tuesday his legal battle is over. Woodworth was accused of murdering his neighbor when he was just 16 years old. He was tried twice for Cathy Robertson’s murder before being released in early 2013 as he awaited a possible third trial. A special prosecutor in the case said on Tuesday there would not be a third trial. A congratulatory balloon blew in […]

  • Grain Valley track owner will learn the fate of his speedway on Thursday

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The owner of Valley Speedway is waiting to hear the fate of his track. Thursday night the Grain Valley Board of Alderman will hold a hearing to consider revoking Valley Speedway’s permit because of noise complaints. It has been nearly a year since we first brought you the story. Speedway owner Dennis Shrout said he’s been doing all he can to bring the sound levels in compliance in that time. He was first applied for a special […]

  • Missing boy with autism found dead in neighbor’s pond

    HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — The five-year old boy with autism who walked away from his house along 7 Highway south of Harrisonville at about 11:45 a.m. Tuesday was later found dead. On Tuesday evening FOX 4’s Mary Pulley confirmed from the scene that Tony Eugene “Gene” Cory-Ferguson was found dead in a neighbor’s pond in about five feet of water. The tragic discovery ended an exhaustive search for the five-year-old. Acres of corn close to six-feet high, ditches and local shops were […]

  • Google Fiber

    Google Fiber coming to Overland Park

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — City leaders voted Monday night, giving approval for Google Fiber to bring its internet service to the city. Last fall, Google Fiber and Overland Park officials struck a preliminary deal to bring the Google internet service to residents, but concerns by some city councilmen delayed the vote by a month. When the city council came back to approve the deal, Google Fiber had backed out, saying it needed to focus more effort on finishing its fiber […]

  • Man says he’s been forced out of his home and into a care facility against his will

    PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. — Plucked out of his own home, and deemed incompetent to care for himself, that’s what a Platte County man said happened to him. John Flentie, 73, and his attorney say it happened, despite doctors proving otherwise. This all started in 2012 when Flentie was admitted to the hospital several times after falling at his home and hitting his head. Now he lives at a care facility, he says against his will. “These rooms are smaller than […]

  • KC woman accused of bank, wire scheme that forced sheet metal company into bankruptcy

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Irene Brooner was a controller at Galvmet, Inc., and her job included managing payroll and maintaining the company’s ledger between 2001 and February of 2014 when she was fired. Galvmet filed for bankruptcy and closed its sheet metal fabrication facility earlier this year, and Brooner has been accused of a $3 million fraud scheme that led to the company shutting down. Brooner, 52, was federally charged in an 11-count indictment for money laundering, bank fraud and […]