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.
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.
In South Carolina attendees cheered as the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina statehouse grounds. Evelyn Holmes has the reaction in Chicago.
Marilyn Hartman is heading to trial as a judge set her bond at $100,000 Thursday in an effort to make sure her stowaway days are over.