Kelly Rule joined the FOX 29 News team in December 2018 as a general assignment reporter.
Prior to returning to her hometown, Kelly worked briefly at FOX 5 in Washington D.C. Her broadcasting career began as a reporter, fill-in producer and anchor for 47ABC in Salisbury, MD. She then took a job as a general assignment reporter for News 3 in Norfolk, VA; then the CW affiliate in Washington, D.C.
A graduate of West Chester East High School, Kelly was born in West Chester, PA, and grew up watching FOX 29. She holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the College of Communications at Penn State University. She interned at FOX 29 in the summer of 2011, and set a goal to return to Philadelphia as soon as possible.
Kelly is a loyal Philadelphia sports fan. When she isn’t in the FOX 29 newsroom, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her rescue pup Rhys (name inspired by Rhys Hoskins), trying out new restaurants and exercising outdoors.
Police say the suspect, who is considered armed and dangerous, shot the Philadelphia Parking Authority officer on the afternoon of Black Friday.
Four juveniles were rushed to the hospital Wednesday morning after they were shot near Overbrook High School after school let out three hours early ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Eugene “Gene” Lett, a West Philadelphia community leader and activist, died suddenly last weekend. Stunned community members are sharing memories of Lett and working to continue his positive impact on the city's youth.
A man is dead after police say he was run over by a driver in a Ford SUV in Northeast Philadelphia early Sunday morning.
The former police officer says he feared for his life when he fired the fatal shot that struck Dennis Plowden Jr. in the head.
Local police are warning that criminals are breaking into skill machines across several Pennsylvania counties, stealing thousands of dollars worth of cash.
Officials in Texas say they have not sent a busload of migrants to Philadelphia, despite reports of such an arrival expected by city officials in the coming days.
Pennsylvania State Police say they are seeing an increase in home burglaries targeting Asian-American restaurant owners statewide.
Game three of the Phillies-Astros World Series was broadcast on all the TV's in the main concourse area with discounted beers and food at fans' disposal.
A Philadelphia sports super fan attended the Eagles and Union game on Sunday and he's planning to attend all the Phillies games this week. His streak won't stop there, though.