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.

Archive
Two women were injured and three balconies collapsed Tuesday morning after an SUV crashed into a building in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood.
A pastor who has been assigned to at least three churches in Chicago is accused of sexually abusing two women and attacking a teen girl, police said Friday.
Four people escaped a burning house thanks to the heroic efforts of their neighbors.
A mother of four was fatally crushed after the car she was pushing was rear-ended by a pickup truck Monday night in Streamwood, police said.
An Englewood man seriously hurt in a house fire that killed his 7-month-old son spoke exclusively to ABC7 Eyewitness News on Saturday, saying he needed more than prayers as he stood outside what's left of the family's home.