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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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Judge Orders Illinois to Reconsider Migraines for Marijuana Use

A judge is ordering Illinois to reconsider putting migraines on the list of approved conditions for the state’s medical marijuana program.

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Liability Insurance For Police May Benefit Citizens

A new study finds people may benefit when police departments take out private insurance policies. But it isn’t a catch-all.

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Obama Expected To Sign Law That Expands Opioid Addiction Prevention

President Barack Obama is expected to sign a bill today that’s aimed at preventing opioid addiction. Part of the law is named after an Illinois teenager who overdosed on heroin.

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Governor Rauner Doesn’t Want To Talk Trump

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is keeping a tight lip about anything related to the presidential race.

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Wrongfully Convicted Man Sues City Of Chicago

A man who spent ten years in prison is suing the City of Chicago and police officers for his wrongful conviction.

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$45 Million Headed To Chicago For Precision Medicine Research

Five Chicago health institutions are launching a new study in hopes of improving disease prevention and treatment through precision medicine.

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American Airlines Hopes To Speed Up Security Checkpoint

TSA says increasing automation will cut the time travelers spend in line by about 30 percent.

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Cook County Budget Forecast Looks Stormy

County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is signalling tough decisions ahead.

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Democratic Lawmakers Rally To Stop Gun Violence

In the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, congressmen rallied in Chicago as part of a national day of action to stop gun violence.

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Lawyers For 'El Chapo' Are Fighting His Extradition To The U.S.

Lawyers for the head of a Mexican drug cartel are fighting his extradition to the United States. A judge in Mexico has granted a temporary stay of extradition for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman until arguments can be heard. WBEZ’s Susie An reports.

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Judge Orders Addition Of PTSD To Medical Marijuana List

The Illinois Department of Public Health has 30 days to add PTSD to the list of conditions eligible to be treated with medical marijuana.

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Rush And Cook Country To Study Superbugs With CDC Funding

About one in 25 patients in U.S. hospitals gets an infection that can lead to death while getting treated for a different medical condition.

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A School Where The Students Hire Teachers

The Tallgrass Sudbury School in west suburban Riverside follows a model where students and staff are equals.

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Jokes And Notes Closes After 11 Years

The comedy club’s owner says Bronzeville didn’t develop fast enough to support her business.

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Hadiya Pendleton's Mom: Gun Violence Has Gotten Worse

The mother of Hadiya Pendleton says gun violence has gotten worse since her daughter was killed on Chicago’s South Side.

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International Piano Duos Compete In Evanston

Piano duos from all over the world compete in Evanston for the Chicago International Duo Piano Competition.

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Former Finalist For CPD Superintendent Gig Will Join The Department Afterall

Former Spokane, Washington police chief Anne Kirkpatrick was one of the three finalists to replace Garry McCarthy as Chicago’s Police Superintendent. Now, the current superintendent is hiring her to head a new post.

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Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds' Misdemeanor Tax Trial Gets Pushed Back

Former U.S. Congressman Mel Reynolds will get more time to prepare for his misdemeanor tax case.

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Judge Reduces Sentences For Men Convicted Of Double Murder As Teens

The two men were resentenced Monday as the result of a Supreme Court ruling.

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Faisal Khan Gets New Chicago Watchdog Gig

The former Inspector General has a new job keeping tabs on legislators -- this time from outside City Hall.

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