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.

Strong storms that moved through the northern suburbs of Chicago and several Illinois counties in July caused damage to schools set to open in the next few weeks.
The public corruption trial of Lake County Sheriff John Buncich continued for an ninth day on Wednesday in federal court in Hammond, Ind. Buncich is accused of exchanging towing contracts for bribes.
A $7,000 reward is being offered for information about a fatal attempted carjacking last week in Chicago's Noble Square neighborhood.
Chance the Rapper, the grand marshal at the 88th Annual Bud Billiken Parade, announced during the parade that he is having a free invitation-only concert Saturday.
Judge Vincent Gaughan ruled Friday that conversations between Chicago Officer Jason Van Dyke, two Fraternal Order of Police members and former FOP spokesman Pat Camden after the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald could be used against him at trial.