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
  • Pregnant Kansas City mom robbed at gunpoint in her driveway, shaking family’s security

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pregnant mom ended up with a gun to her head in her own driveway. Kansas City police are still working to catch the man who left the woman and her family shaken, without transportation, and out hundreds of dollars. The woman and her fiancé say the thief got away with $1,400, about a thousand dollars worth of tools, and personal information. More importantly, he stole a family’s peace of mind. A beautiful neighborhood to raise their […]

  • Kansas City residents share concerns, input about proposed single terminal for KCI Airport

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Will a plan for a new Kansas City International Airport take flight, or stay grounded? The single terminal plan is expected to go before voters in November, but folks sounded off on it Tuesday night. The plan continues to get mixed reaction, with folks unloading a variety of concerns.The city passed out information saying developer Burns and McDonnell plans to fund the project “using private investments from by Burns & McDonnell and other financial partners.” The […]

  • Accounts differ about what led to shooting that left greeter injured at Kansas City church

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are conflicting accounts of who had been the aggressor in the shooting at House of Refuge Family Worship center Sunday. While there’s disagreement about what happened, both sides say they want the truth to come out. The Monday evening calm outside the church was in stark contrast to what police say happened inside the day before. “It really is an excellent church and everything despite what went down,” said Tiesha Gentry. Shots were fired, and […]

  • South Carolina teen’s death from too much caffeine serves as cautionary tale in metro

    OLATHE, Kan. — Metro doctors are warning parents after a healthy 16-year-old boy died from drinking too much caffeine. A coroner says Davis Cripe died from heart problems after collapsing in class in South Carolina. He did not have a pre-existing heart condition. The teen drank a large Mountain Dew soda, a latte and an energy drink in the two hours before his overdose. FOX 4 heard from some moms in Olathe who say they’re more committed than ever to […]

  • Retired homicide investigator says ‘Precious Doe’ case lingers long in his memory

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In honor of “Precious Doe,” organizers turned what would have been the 20th birthday of Erica Green into a push to save other lives. The 3-year-old’s remains were found back in 2001, and weren’t identified as Green until 2005. Some police investigators took her death personally. FOX 4 heard from a now-retired homicide detective who investigated the case. It’s one that will always stay with him. On Monday evening there was a birthday celebration for Green […]

  • Doctor warns sun exposure amounts for only half of melanoma cases

    It claims a life every 60 minutes. Experts say a large number of melanoma deaths are preventable. But to do that, you need to know what causes are. One metro doctor said it’s not just the sun that you need to keep an eye on. “Try to stay out of tanning beds and full sun without protection,” warned Patty Howell, who was diagnosed with melanoma. It’s a warning we’ve all heard before, but a metro doctor warns that sun exposure […]

  • Loved ones latch on to lasting legacies of three homicide victims in KCK

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Family members are remembering three lives lost after they were found dead in their home near Chester Avenue and Boeke Street on Tuesday night. Loved ones shared the memories they`ll cling to with FOX 4; laughter, love and life lessons are what the three will be remembered for, instead of flashing police lights, a crime scene, and the senseless act that took them. Police have yet to say what exactly is behind a late night shooting […]

  • Drunk driving checkpoints suspended in Kansas City as Mo. House Bill would drastically reduce funding

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — They get drunk drivers off the road, but now sobriety checkpoints are in jeopardy in Missouri. A possible shift comes amid a drastic cut in state funding. Police say in just one night, 41 drunk drivers were stopped at 33rd Street and Southwest Trafficway. Kansas City officers won`t be announcing anymore of these efforts for the time being, as the department has suspended checkpoints until Missouri House Bill 4 gets resolved. “My fear is that innocent […]

  • As a decade passes in disappearance of Kara Kopetsky, loved ones plan weekend walk for her

    BELTON, Mo. — As a Belton mom looks ahead to the man her son will become, she can only guess what would have become of the life of her missing daughter. Thursday marks a decade since anyone has seen Belton teenager Kara Kopetsky. This weekend, folks will have a chance to honor her. A walk will take place at the Cedar Tree Shopping Center in Belton at 2 p.m., starting from the Subway restaurant. As Kara’s mother Rhonda Beckford hopes […]

  • Driver, student and good Samaritan work together, making sure kids escape burning bus in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cellphone video captured the terrifying moments when a school bus with dozens of kids inside burst into flames on Tuesday. FOX 4 is still working to learn what sparked the fire that sent students from Pathway Academy screaming off of their bus on East 55th Street near Swope Parkway. Hugs were shared and students breathed sighs of relief as they came to terms with a frightening ordeal. Cellphone video captured flames, and black smoke billowing from the bus. […]

  • MoDOT urges drivers to allow extra time for Tuesday morning commute at I-29/I-70 split

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Metro drivers had back-to-back headaches along local some local interstates after a weekend of pouring rain. Road crews made repairs along I-29 on Monday, and it could impact the Tuesday morning commute. At 9 p.m. Monday night, Missouri Department of Transportation crews closed two lanes of I-29 northbound, between the I-70/I-29 split and The Paseo on ramp. The department says a city owned box culvert failed, likely because of all the rain. Traffic moved slowly Monday […]

  • Technician details how carbon monoxide could have seeped into car in KCK where two died

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Loved ones are grieving two accidental deaths in a vehicle in Kansas City, Kansas from over the weekend. Police say 26-year-old Carolyn Williams-Cottier of KCK, and 30-year-old Trevor Roth of Dodge City, Kan., died of carbon monoxide poisoning as they sat in a car in a Walmart parking lot. Police haven`t said anything about the condition of the car, but a loved one tells FOX 4 a detective believes there was a problem with the 16-year-old […]