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
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Streeterville residents demand city tamp down teen takeovers; hold town hall with CPD, aldermen
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Bridgeview man fatally shot by girlfriend's secret lover, both charged in murder plot, officials say
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Chicago police investigating at least 10 overnight business break-ins, possible burglaries | Video
Chicago police are investigating at least 10 business break-ins and possible burglaries that took place early Friday morning across the city.
Judge rules Carol Stream officers' names to be released after man shot to death inside home
The family of Isaac Goodlow says justice delayed is justice denied, since there have been no criminal charges filed against the Carol Stream police officers who killed him during a police-involved shooting more than three months ago.
Portage Park hardware company B.E. Atlas targeted by burglars 6 times in just weeks
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