Kelly Bates has taken to Facebook to post her frustration over her current situation at ABC 6. Bates for years was at NBC 10 and made a famous video that took off after she tearfully explained her departure. Kelly Bates ended up at ABC 6 and last year was voted Best of Rhode Island. Kelly is very popular with viewers and is obviously a fan favorite. It is a turbulent time in local news with several high-profile departures and streaming taking over as more popular than broadcast TV. Kelly is a state treasure.