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 final day of Lollapalooza was interrupted by a quickly moving severe thunderstorm Sunday afternoon that had thousands of festival-goers scrambling out of Grant Park.
An armed man who barricaded himself inside a South Side home for nearly eight hours was shot by officers after he pointed a gun at them, police said.
A man waiting for a train at the CTA Red Line Harrison station died after police said he fell onto the tracks.
Two people were killed and three others injured after a police-involved shooting in west suburban River Forest, police said.
The death of Amari Brown has drawn attention all over the country, and family and friends of the 7-year-old gunned down in Chicago on the Fourth of July gathered for his funeral Saturday.