Evelyn Holmes
Evelyn Holmes is a general assignment reporter for ABC 7 News, the top-rated news station in Chicago. She joined the station in May 2003 from Chicagoland Television News (CLTV), where she served as a weekday morning news anchor.
Holmes has worked in Chicago broadcasting for the past 13 years. She started at CLTV as a traffic reporter in June 1996, and while there served as a weathercaster, worked as a general assignment reporter, and fill-in news anchor, as well as a weekend news anchor.

Before moving to television, Holmes was a part of both the Bob Collins and the Spike O'Dell shows on WGN Radio. Recently, she has served as a fill-in show host on WVON-AM Radio.

Holmes is a Chicago native and a graduate of Northwestern University. She is a member of the Chicago Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists.

Holmes is involved in numerous charitable and community projects.

Family and friends of two murder victims gathered Friday to remember their loved ones. The victims were gunned down earlier this year at a park on the city's South Side.
Authorities are releasing new evidence as they search for the parents of a newborn baby that was abandoned along a private drive in unincorporated Wheaton.
A busy weekend continued Sunday with the 39th Chicago Marathon.
Andre Steele suffered a graze wound to the face when he was shot while driving his school bus last week in Chicago's West Garfield Park neighborhood.
A 30-year-old welder died Friday while working at the Gary Works steel mill in northwest Indiana, the largest steel mill in North America.