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.
Leaders across Pennsylvania and New Jersey prepare for children ages five to 11 to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Jeffrey Carter, 65, was an innocent bystander who was simply driving through an intersection when he was shot and killed in a double shooting in broad daylight. A 16-year-old student was also wounded while running from the gunfire.
Charging documents say Brandon Freyre attacked his ex she claims because he was jealous she attended another fraternity party. Freyre’s roommates were home in another room at the time and the victim repeatedly screamed to try to get their attention, according to the documents.
EMS in New Jersey is not considered an essential service. While some municipalities have career EMS staff, others may outsource from a private company, which often includes part-time workers.
Philadelphia police say the 15-year-old turned himself in Sunday night and is facing serious charges, including attempted murder.
New plans for revitalizing FDR Park were unveiled by Philadelphia city leaders. Plans include a new welcome center and a play space for children.
The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has approved charges, including murder and attempted murder of law enforcement officers, against 55-year-old Stacey Hayes in the deadly shooting inside Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Police say a gunman shot and killed a coworker inside Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and later shot two police officers in West Philadelphia. The suspect is in critical condition after he was shot by police.
Police are searching for a driver they say struck an 85-year-old woman as she crossed a Philadelphia street late last week. The victim was hospitalized in critical condition following the incident.
Upper Darby High School is making some changes after the school year got off to a rocky start.