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 CTA launched a new campaign to make rides safer. The transit authority said it will not tolerate harassment on trains and buses and encourages riders to speak up.
While not all Chicago cab drivers went on strike Thursday, it may be hard to hail a taxi at peak times.
A driver was rescued from her burning car by a Good Samaritan on the city's West Side Sunday afternoon, fire officials said.
A pedestrian was struck and killed while walking on the Eisenhower Expressway early Saturday morning.
The family of Darius Pinex hopes police recordings will convince a judge to give them a new trial in their wrongful death lawsuit against Chicago police.