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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.

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Two people were killed and another critically injured Saturday morning in a house fire in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood, the Chicago Fire Department said.
A community is outraged and still in mourning three days after a fire that killed three young girls and their neighbor.
Amid the growing uproar about the cost of life-saving medication EpiPen, the community in west suburban Elmhurst prepares to remember and honor a young girl who died because the medication was not available to her.
One of the victims of a violent home invasion in south suburban Richton Park is speaking out about her terrifying ordeal for the first time exclusively to ABC7 Eyewitness News.
Stewart Botsford of Arlington Heights is recovering from a life-saving kidney transplant all thanks to the kindness of a stranger who saw a post on social media and decided to help.