Evelyn Holmes - ABC 7 Chicago
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.

Evelyn's Stories
Urban League works to create parity with future-focused jobs training for Black Chicagoans
A report by the Chicago Urban League outlined how the lack of racial equity and inclusion negatively impacts African Americans living in the city.
Prayer held for off-duty Chicago police officer killed in 'tragic' shooting near Avalon Park home
A CPD officer shot and killed on Blackstone Avenue has been ID'd as 24-year-old Areanah Preston.
Mayor Lightfoot issues emergency declaration in response to surge of Chicago migrants
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued an emergency declaration Tuesday in response to the surge of migrants since last month.
CSO Chicago's "Downtown Sounds" program gives CPS kids tour city through classical music
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's "Downtown Sounds" introduces kids to the rich history of orchestra music by connecting them to Chicago's neighborhoods.
CPD: 2 injured in separate stabbings on CTA Red, Orange lines; Orange line suspect photos released
Separate stabbings on CTA trains hours apart left two people seriously injured, Chicago police said.
Little Village robbery: 3 waiting in line for food pantry robbed at gunpoint; 2 men beaten
A 60-year-old man, a 72-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman were robbed.
Mamie Till-Mobley sculpture, memorial for son Emmett unveiled at Summit high school she attended
Saturday morning's unveiling came the same week as the death of the woman who accused Emmett of harassing her.
Caught on camera: 4-year-old among 3 hurt after SUV crashes into West Chatham daycare, officials say
Three people were injured, including a child, after an SUV crashed into a South Side daycare Friday morning.
Little Village Academy School wins surprise $60K grant for new laptops, technology
The effort's purpose is to help improve science, technology, engineering, art and math, or STEAM education, in public schools.
Naperville parents charged after allegedly allowing daughters to attack classmate
A Naperville couple is in trouble with the law, after an altercation involving their junior high school-aged daughters turned violent.