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
Father of Fort Bragg soldier from Chicago area killed during training reflects, saying 'I lost a good friend'
The father of Nathan Goodman, a Fort Bragg soldier from Lansing who was killed during a training exercise, said he can't believe his son is gone.
Yasmin Acree missing 12 years; family still searching for answers in her disappearance
Twelve years after her disappearance, the family of Yasmin Acree is still searching for answers.
Missing Schaumburg woman found dead inside trunk of car in West Garfield Park
A woman reported missing from Schaumburg was found dead Monday night inside the trunk of a car in Chicago's West Garfield Park neighborhood, Chicago police said.
Auburn Gresham community fights to stop CVS on 79th, Halsted from closing
A CVS store located in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood is getting ready to close its doors. It's a place where many people go to shop or fill their prescriptions, and now the community is fighting to save it.
Dueling demonstrations in Chicago area show clash over US targeted killing of Iranian general
Anti-war protesters in Chicago and across the country are speaking out against President Donald Trump's decision to kill a top Iranian general in an airstrike.
Gary mayor seeks to demolish abandoned schools deemed 'havens for crime'
The new mayor of Gary wants the city's school corporation to demolish 10 shuttered schools amid growing concerns that they have become havens for crime.
Bouncer sentenced for stabbing co-worker to death outside Chesterton bar
Nicole Gland was stabbed to death in her car behind a Chesterton bar where the two worked in 2017. Her family said Thursday that justice has finally been done.
Security stepped up as Chicago rings in New Year with fireworks at Navy Pier, Chicago River
Security measures were in place to keep Chicagoans safe this New Year's Eve.
Community searches for man, 47, missing from Englewood for nearly 2 weeks
Family, friends and volunteers were out searching Saturday for 47-year-old Joseph Clopton in Englewood, where he was last seen on December 16.
Kwanzaa celebrations kick off in Chicago area
Residents across Chicago and its suburbs are celebrating the start of Kwanzaa Thursday.