Carey Wickersham reports for the weekend morning show. She loves to bring you stories that make you smile. Her favorite interviews are with children. Carey grew up in Kansas City, and she calls her weekend morning gig her “dream job.”
She began her career as a reporter and anchor in Rapid City, South Dakota. On her journey home to Kansas City, Carey also worked as an anchor and reporter at stations in Arizona and Idaho.
Carey loves to spend time with family, teach water fitness, ride bikes, read and tell stories that make a difference, especially if they involve children.
Carey is a Kansas City native. Her father Dave Wickersham was a major league baseball player. He pitched for the Kansas City Royals in 1969.
Along with her weekend reporting duties, Carey is the author of the book, The Wonder Within You, celebrating your baby’s journey from conception to birth. To see a trailer of the book and much more, visit her website at

Recent Articles
  • Nine shot, four killed in Sunday morning shooting at Kansas City, Kansas bar

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Nine people were shot early Sunday morning outside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas. Four of the victims were killed and five were taken to the hospital in stable condition, according to KCK police. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. at the Tequila KC Bar near 10th and Central.  Police say a gunman walked into the bar and began firing. Investigators say all of the victims are Hispanic males.  One was in his late 50’s, another […]

  • Truman Library and Museum to undergo $25 million transformation

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The Truman Presidential Library and Museum is set to undergo the most extensive renovation in its 62 year history. The last day the library is open to the pubic is Monday, then it closes for more than a year for the $25 million transformation. The Truman Library opened in 1957. The retired president came to work everyday in the building and sometimes surprised guests with tours. He didn’t want an institution that testified to his legacy, but […]

  • Picture of Pat Mahomes Sr.

    Patrick Mahomes Sr. always hoped his son would play baseball. Now, he couldn’t be prouder

    It's been a huge year for Chief's QB Patrick Mahomes, both on and off the football field.   

  • photo of Don Denkinger, the call

    Former MLB umpire Don Denkinger remembers the ‘The Call’ in the 1985 World Series

    Don Denkinger is still a hero in Kansas City.  However, he's a villain in St. Louis, who has even received death threats.  It happened one fateful night during World Series Game #6 back in 1985.

  • ‘You just keep on keeping on’: Flooding causing challenges for metro farmers

    PLATTE CITY, Mo. — Usually in early June, farmers markets are bursting with color and flavor. Not this year. In terms of Spring planting. “Its probably been the most challenging year I remember,” Gary Oberdiek from River’s Edge Produce said. That’s saying something because the Oberdiek family has farmed land around Platte City since the 1880’s. “We usually have strawberries. I’m guessing we’ve lost two-thirds of our strawberry crop.” The rows are wet and muddy, making the delicate berries susceptible […]

  • Community rallies behind family whose farm was crippled by Kansas tornado

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Tornadoes that ripped through Lawrence on Tuesday night left the Pendleton Family Farm in shambles. But Saturday morning, they were where they always are. At the Lawrence Farmers Market, soaking in the sunshine and a little community love. The Pendleton’s defied nature on Saturday morning. And even found reason to smile. “We are selling Tormadoe’s,” Margaret Pendleton laughed. Five of the farm’s seven greenhouses were crumpled and shredded by the tornado’s fury. “It scattered tomatoes all over […]

  • Ned Yost and Royals players talk about their moms in honor of Mother’s Day

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are a lot of moms who spend a lot of their lives at their kids’ sports events. That’s certainly true for moms of Kansas City Royals players. In honor of Mother’s Day, FOX4 spent some time talking to the team about their moms. Manager Ned Yost’s mom passed away in November 2016. He tells FOX4 he remembers her everyday, especially on his way home form the stadium. Many of the moms were athletes in their […]

  • Kansas City pays tribute to K9 veterans

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Veterans Day is always in November, but on March 13, the country honors all dogs who have served in American wars with K9 Veterans Day. The National World War One Museum paid tribute to military and police dogs by flying some special flags along their entryway. Hundreds of flags flapped in the wind in front of the museum, but instead of the traditional red, white and blue, these flags where in the colors that dogs distinguish […]

  • 630 climb Kansas City’s tallest building to raise $175K to fight lung disease

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 230,000 American’s were diagnosed with lung cancer last year. The disease kills more than any other cancer. On Sunday, 630 people climbed the tallest building in Kansas City for the American Lung Association in Kansas & Greater Kansas City’s Fight For Air Climb at One Kansas City Place. The climb is so important to so many. Each name on the wall at the entrance to the stairwell is an anthem. Climbers are often fighting […]

  • Iconic Kansas City businesses roll out red carpet for Valentines Day

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At iconic Kansas City businesses like Hallmark and Russell Stover, Valentine’s Day cards and chocolates are huge. In fact, for both businesses, its their second largest holiday, and they go all out. Chocolate Strawberries by the dozens fly out the doors at metro Russell Stover stores. “Throughout the week of Valentines Day we dip nearly 30 thousand berries at our KC stores. The strawberries are best when enjoyed within 24 hours of dipping, so we dip them […]

  • Former Royals groundskeeper has unique Super Bowl connection

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — George Toma, the legendary, former groundskeeper for the Kansas City Royals, is in Atlanta for the Super Bowl on Sunday. In fact, he’s been there for several weeks getting the field in ship-shape. Toma has acted as head groundskeeper for every single Super Bowl. He was there for the Chiefs win in 1970, and he was hoping to paint the end zone red and gold for his favorite NFL team again this year. Toma turned 90-years-old Saturday. FOX4 […]

  • Hundreds celebrate Chinese culture in honor of the upcoming year of the pig

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hundreds of people experienced the traditions and culture of China Sunday in honor of the upcoming year of the pig. Dancers from Lily Zhang Li Taylor Dance Studio took to the stage at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. They performed traditional fan and sword dances for the crowd. Many of the girls were born in China and adopted by U.S. families who are trying help them stay connected to their culture. The girls got up early […]

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