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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.
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Recent Articles
  • Support rushes in for Liberty middle schooler who was hospitalized by bully

    LIBERTY, Mo. — There’s an outpouring of support for a Liberty boy with Asperger’s syndrome, who’s recovering after another student severely beat him at Liberty Middle School. Blake Kitchen had to be hospitalized after the attack, and others are rallying around him. Blake’s mother Destiny says the Liberty middle schooler was so badly beaten, he suffered a fractured skull, fractured jaw line, and damage to his ear. It’s enough to break any mother’s heart. “It makes me sad and angry to […]

  • Large crowd flocks to premiere of new Buckner-based WGN show ‘Outlaw Country’

    GLADSTONE, Mo. — Folks were glued to TV screens inside No. 9 Saloon in Gladstone on Tuesday night, checking out a the debut of controversial reality show chronicling the beef between some Buckner bad boys, and brothers who are cops. The docudrama is called Outlaw Country, which premiered on WGN America . Several hours before the show premiered, you could barely find a seat for the watch party. The show is about an ongoing feud between brothers Josh and John Monk, and the […]

  • Parents of Hailey Owens ask lawmakers to accelerate release of Amber Alerts

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The parents of Hailey Owens testified before Missouri lawmakers on Monday, pleading for speedier Amber Alerts following their daughter’s abduction and murder in February of 2014. House Bill 635 would reform the use of Amber Alert in Missouri, establishing “Hailey’s Law” Lawmakers told FOX 4 it’s virtually unheard of to have a committee chair move to advance a bill the same night of a hearing like, but the Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee voted unanimously to […]

  • Student filmmaker produces documentary to break down Kansas state budget

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —  A Louisburg High School sophomore is using humor to help people understand the Kansas state budget in a documentary. The film  premiered at an Overland Park theater, to a packed house. Carson Tappan was thrilled to see his documentary,”Where the Buffaloed Roam: An Ode to the Kansas Budget” taking off. He takes a comical approach in trying to figure out how the state budget works. “The satirical approach in that manner is mainly to draw people in with comedy […]

  • One person killed in accident on Interstate 70

    JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol worked multiple accidents on Monday night on Interstate 70 near the Adams Dairy exit at mile marker 21. Both accidents occurred in the eastbound lanes. One accident that was just west of Grain Valley was deadly, FOX 4’s Mary Pulley reports that she saw two cars at that accident scene. The other accident involved three cars according to Blue Springs police, which says it was an injury accident, but the extent of […]

  • Metro woman says disciplined workout, not diet pill using her picture in ad, led to weight loss

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro woman is trying to make dieters aware of what she calls a scam. Her weight loss pictures are being used in online ads for a diet pill she’s never used. She may not be able to legally get the company to stop using it, so now she’s trying to get the word out. A head-turning figure is what Brandi Wisdom got  after losing 34 pounds in five months. “You really have to have a disciplined […]

  • Parents shocked after elementary students watch inappropriate video at school

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Parents are reacting after hearing a student was able to access porn at a Lee’s Summit elementary school, and showed it to other kids. One parent reportedly pulled a child out of school because of it. One Meadow Lane Elementary School mom put it simply: “I’m very shocked.” The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District confirmed it in a statement, saying that students are usually only able to access the YouTube schools website, but somehow the district’s internet filter […]

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    Murdered man’s family hopes increased reward will lead to his killer

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  It’s going on two months since 27-year-old Nicholas Preuitt was murdered in a parking garage at the Power and Light entertainment district downtown. Now, the victim’s family has upped the ante in hopes of getting answers. “Please, please give us the information we need to help find who did this to him,” said Becky Barber, clinging to a handwritten note. Just three days after Christmas, Preuitt was gunned down in a garage at 13th and Grand. Preuitt’s mother hopes an additional […]

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    Shawnee Mission School District implementing new security policy

    ROELAND PARK, Kan. — New security measures begin Monday in the Shawnee Mission School District. Anyone wanting to get inside a school will now have to show their driver’s license or other form of identification. The Shawnee Mission School District has been beta testing the new technology at Roesland Elementary the past year and it’s gone so well, they are rolling it out across the entire district starting Monday. Anybody who wants to go into one of the 47 Shawnee Mission schools […]

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    Man dies following house fire in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man is dead following a house fire in Kansas City on Wednesday. The fatal fire happened near 70th and Benton. Fire crews said a space heater inside of the home caused the fire. Family members said the man’s name was Gerald Futrell. According to his family, his furnace was broken and he had been using three space heaters to keep warm because he didn’t have the money to fix it. Despite the slick roads, a […]

  • Teammates, students put on full-court press to help basketball player after house fire

    LAWSON, Mo. — Some young athletes learned the true meaning of teamwork after Lawson High School basketball player Keely Simmons found her home up in flames. Dozens of students are rallying around her in support, including some students you might not expect. Lawson High held a drive Tuesday night during basketball games where people could bring items for one of their own in need. Help came in from than 20 miles away. Giggles and smiles graced the faces of members […]

  • Residents balk at the idea of moving Lee’s Summit downtown post office

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Residents showed up in full force to express their disapproval of the plan to move the Lee’s Summit’s downtown post office. The post office says it’s a cost saving measure. Residents say it would be a big nuisance. Right now, the post office is considering moving the office from its location at 210 South Market Street to a space that’s almost a mile-and-a-half away. Postal officials argue that about 75 percent of the building it’s currently […]