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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.

The family members of Wilteeah Jones and Malik Bingham searched for answers on Thursday after the young couple was killed in the Chatham neighborhood on Wednesday.
At least 13 people were shot on the South and West sides of Chicago on Wednesday, killing seven, according to Chicago police. The baby carried by the pregnant woman shot on Wednesday did not survive.
A 26-year-old man has been charged in a shooting that killed two people, including a toddler, in the North Lawndale neighborhood this week.
Relatives of five people that were killed in a crash along I-55 shared their stories of loss inside a Will County courtroom.
A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot Friday in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood, police said.