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Susie An

Susie An

Reporter

As a reporter for WBEZ's news desk, Susie produces content for daily newscasts and WBEZ's website. She also anchors, occasionally, delivering news on WBEZ. She directed WBEZ's Schools on the Line monthly call-in show. Her work has also been heard on NPR, CBC and BBC. Susie joined WBEZ as a news desk intern in September 2007. Prior to joining WBEZ, Susie worked at the Peoria Journal Star newspaper and worked as an acquisitions editor for Publications International,Ltd.

Susie has a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, Susie lives in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood with her husband Demian and son Ogden.

Recent Stories

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Dash-Cam Video: Northwestern Student Arrested For Stealing Own Car

The man filed a civil rights lawsuit. Evanston police said the use of force was justified, but the department is making a procedure change.

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Cook County Officials Encourage Obamacare Enrollment

Doctor Jay Shannon with Cook County said even if legislative action is taken, it would take some time to dismantle the ACA.

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Cook County Hopes To Expand Composting Program

Cook County officials say they want to expand a composting program to divert more food scraps away from landfills.

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Report: Cook County Exceeds Emission Reduction Goals

A new report shows Cook County has reduced greenhouse gases from county buildings by 22 percent over the past five years.

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Bail Denied In Hate Crime Attack Broadcast On Facebook

The judge asked four people accused of a hate crime "where was your sense of decency?"

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CHA Must Build Public Housing On North Side

The Chicago Housing Authority has reached a court settlement with a group pushing for public housing units on the city’s North Side.

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Investigation Into Ald. Cochran Started With A Now Disbanded City Office

An investigation into Alderman Willie Cochran began with Chicago’s former legislative inspector general.

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Report: Illinois Has The Worst Rate Of Solving Homicides In U.S.

The Chicago Police Department says it’s adding additional detectives over the next couple of years to help solve cases.

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With Chicago Expressway Shootings On The Rise, A Mother Pleads For Help

A Chicago woman is asking for help to find the person who fatally shot her son on the Eisenhower Expressway.

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Illinois Supreme Court Rules Cook County Inspector General Can Investigate Assessor’s Office

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the Cook County inspector general can freely investigate the Assessor’s Office.

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Federal Court Hears LGBT-Workplace Bias Appeal

A math teacher at a community college in Indiana clams she was denied promotions and eventually fired because she is a lesbian.

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Former Chicago Alderman Pleads Not Guilty To Tax Charges

Former Chicago Alderman Edward Vrdolyak has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the state of Illinois' $9 billion tobacco settlement.

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State Board Declares Impasse Between State And Labor Union

A labor commission has declared an impasse between the state of Illinois and its largest union.

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Redflex CEO Sentenced In Bribery Scheme

A former CEO for a red light camera company was sentenced to 30 months in prison for paying bribes to a Chicago city official.

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Hush Money Lawsuit Against Hastert Can Proceed

A judge has ruled that a lawsuit against former U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert can proceed.

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Chicago Breaks Record For Early Voting

Election officials are reporting record early voter numbers across the Chicagoland area.

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Chicago Officer Charged With Impeding Drug Investigation

A Chicago police officer faces federal charges for warning drug dealers of upcoming house raids.

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Lawsuit Alleges City Is Trying To Turn Void Tickets Into Revenue

A new lawsuit challenging Chicago’s red light camera ordinance claims the city’s trying to skirt around improperly issued tickets.

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Cook County Struggles To Find Housing For Offenders On Electronic Monitoring

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says he’s scrambling to find housing for some offenders ordered to wear electronic monitoring devices.

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Cop Acquitted Of Manslaughter Seeks Disability Pay

A former Chicago Police officer says he has post traumatic stress disorder after he fatally shot an unarmed black woman in 2012.

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