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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    Shawnee steps up in support for teen who drowned in neighborhood lake

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — A number of honors were announced for a Shawnee teen who drowned last week at Lakeview Estates. Treyvon Mays had been swimming with friends last Tuesday night. There was a moment of silence at Monday night’s meeting at City Hall, and then The Treyvon Mays Memorial Fund was announced. The fund has been set up by the city at Country Club bank. One councilman says they city had gotten of lot of interest from the community on how […]

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    Thieves steal much from Kansas City couple, including deceased father’s coin collection

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City couple is heartbroken, saying thieves broke into their home near 81st Street and Blue Ridge Parkway. They said it’s not their pricey electronics they’re hoping to get back, but rather something that might not be of any value to the thief. What the couple wants to get back is a precious keepsake that chronicles the life of a loved one who has passed away. Monday morning started out pretty normal for Amber Carlile and […]

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    Overland Park closes splash pad to check electrical issues

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Lots of parents and kids left an Overland Park splash pad disappointed Tuesday, because they arrived to find the pad unexpectedly closed. The city says it’s a precautionary measure to keep visitors safe from a possible electrical issue. With some city pools already closed for the summer, some folks showed up at Roe Park to cool off, but were out of luck. When they found out the reason, many say they didn’t mind the closure. Water […]

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    Vandals damage cars in Strawberry Hill neighborhood

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A sense of peace has been shaken in a KCK neighborhood after vandals strike, leaving costly repairs. Some say they don’t think police are doing enough to address the crimes. Strawberry Hill residents told FOX 4 they’re feeling everything from frustration to fear, after seeing what crooks did to their vehicles. The Strawberry Hill neighborhood is one many say they cherry picked for it’s history and picturesque homes. “It’s a historic area, and people that are […]

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    Grief counselors provide tips for helping kids properly cope with grief following tragedy

    PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — By now dozens of kids have either witnessed or heard details about the death of Caleb Schwab at Schlitterbahn water park. Grief counselors say it’s important to make sure they’re coping with it the right way. Naturally, kids may have some questions and some concerns about Caleb’s death, and how they should feel about it all. Experts say the last thing parents want to do is not have a conversation about it. Images of Schlitterbahn’s Verruckt […]

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    Thieves ransack 3 KCK churches in close proximity, but leaders have an invitation for them

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A rash of break-ins has several churches in Kansas City, Kansas on alert. The churches within walking distance of each other, have all experienced burglaries within about the same two-week time frame. Church members say they filed police reports and want the thieves caught, but what they say they want even more is for the thieves to show up at their churches again. Henson Memorial Church Of God In Christ is a point of pride for Pastor […]

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    KCK police release details about water park tragedy; pastor provides statement on 10-year-old boy killed

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The lead pastor of Life Mission Church held a news conference on Monday to remember a 10-year-old who died on Sunday and to release funeral plans. Police also released new details in the young boy’s death. Caleb Schwab, 10, died at the park from a fatal neck injury at the end of the ride, in the pool, police said in a news release Monday evening. Caleb was one of three passengers riding in a boat on […]

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    Independence family serves warning about man on the prowl pretending to be with security company

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — An Independence family says a scammer is on the prowl in their neighborhood, and they’re speaking out. They say he`s pretending to be with their security company ADT, in order to steal vital information. Safety and security is important to Doris Ehoeschele. That`s why when she got a knock at the door Tuesday night, she decided to let the man in her home. “It was a professional guy and he was going around the neighborhood checking out ADT […]

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    Dead infant’s dad, grandmother desperate to find Independence mom accused of killing him

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A metro mom accused of killing her infant son is on the run according to court documents. Whitley Evenson, who goes by “Rachel,” posted bail back in April. She failed to show up for a court date in July. Now a warrant has been issued for Evenson. She was charged with second degree murder last September in her son Derek’s death. Derek was just 6 weeks old when prosecutors say he was suffocated. Prosecutors aren’t the only […]

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    Heartbroken family grieving 14-month-old girl, struck by truck in Olathe neighborhood

    OLATHE, Kan. — The Olathe Police Department says that a 14-month-old girl who was hit by a truck on Wednesday afternoon has died. The emergency happened at about 4:30 p.m., in the 13800 block of S. Seminole Drive. The girl, identified as Harper Rodden of Spring Hill, was originally reported in critical condition according to Johnson County Med-Act when she was taken to a hospital. News of her death was released by police just before 7 p.m. Police say the driver […]

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    15-month-old girl struck by a truck in Olathe critically hurt

    OLATHE, Kan. — The Olathe Police Department says that a 15-month-old girl was hit by a truck on Wednesday afternoon. The emergency happened at about 4:30 p.m., in the 13800 block of S. Seminole Drive. The area is just behind a Lowe’s at W. 135th and S. Black Bob Road. The girl is in critical condition according to Johnson County Med-Act, and was taken to a hospital. Officers are currently on the scene of an injury accident involving a toddler in 13800 block […]

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    Independence crowds gather to thank police officers

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Folks flocked to the Independence Police Department Tuesday day, but not for an emergency. An effort that started on Facebook had the community there showing their gratitude. Tamra Ebert is behind the rally, which she says she started organizing after seeing what she calls bitter attitudes against law enforcement. “I’m tried of seeing all the bad stuff every time I open my Facebook, it’s something bad about’ black lives matter; my life matters; F the police,’ just […]