Dave Evans
Dave Evans is Channel 7 Eyewitness News' political reporter. Since arriving here in 1999, Evans has covered every major election from the mayoral campaigns of Mike Bloomberg and Bill de Blasio to the Presidential race of Hillary Clinton in 2008.

He has worked as Eyewitness News' lead reporter in every political convention since 2000 and has traveled extensively for ABC7, from covering the war in Iraq to Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent visit to Israel.

Before joining us Evans worked at WFAA-TV, the ABC station in Dallas. There he covered issues as varied as the American intervention in Haiti and the war in El Salvador.

Evans is graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He has won numerous awards including the DuPont-Columbia award for team coverage of the World Trade Center attacks. He has also been awarded the Associated Press Best Reporter in Texas as well as two Dallas Katie awards for his government reporting.

Evans has competed in many triathlons and marathons, is an avid cook and gardener, and, to the aggravation of many, still roots for his Dallas Cowboys.

A group of Italian-Americans, sponsoring Monday's Columbus Day Parade, said they would boycott a reception Thursday night at Gracie Mansion honoring Italian-Americans in New York City.
After the Las Vegas massacre, the debate over holding a gun show on county property has re-emerged as an issue in the race for Westchester County executive. That election is this November between Republican incumbent Rob Astorino and democratic challenger George Latimer.
Sixteen New York City council members gathered in front of the steps of City Hall and "took a knee" as a show of solidarity with the NFL, players, coaches and owners Wednesday.
The pressure is on Republicans, in a last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the Graham-Cassidy bill.
Thursday morning at New York City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials offered an emotional and practical response to what's happening in Puerto Rico. San Juan is New York City's sister city and 700,000 Puerto Ricans lives in the five boroughs.