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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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Fired Clerk: Judge Told Me To Wear Robe, Hear Cases

A law clerk who impersonated a Cook County judge said she was urged by a judge to put on a judicial robe and sit on the bench.

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Two Illinois Men Sentenced To Prison For Plotting Terror Attack

Two Illinois men accused of helping to plot a terror attack have been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison.

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Chicago Police Board Begins Process Of Deciding Whether To Fire Five Officers

Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson recommended that a sergeant and four officers including Jason Van Dyke be fired for their involvement in the Laquan McDonald shooting.

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Chicago Police Board Considers Firing Officers Involved In 2014 Shooting

The Chicago Police Board will begin the process of deciding whether to fire five officers involved in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald.

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Parts Of $3 Million Settlement Available For Some Herbalife Participants

People who participated in Herbalife from 2009 to now can file a claim with the Attorney General’s office.

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Chief Judge Wins Reelection In Rare Challenge

Cook County judges voted Thursday to retain Chief Judge Timothy Evans as their leader.

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Cook County SA Candidates Give Ideas For Stemming Flow Of Repeat Gun Offenders

Candidates for Cook County State’s Attorney have different ideas on reducing the number of repeat gun offenders. WBEZ’s Susie An reports.

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Candidates For State’s Attorney Debate How To Assign Special Prosecutors

Candidates for Cook County State’s Attorney agree a special prosecutor should be assigned to police-involved shooting cases. They differ on how.

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Residents Speak Out On Cmdr. Evans' Behalf

Glenn Evans gathers community support for his lawsuit against IPRA and the city of Chicago.

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Chicago Police Lieutenant Speaks After Acquittal On Charges Of Excessive Force

Lieutenant Glenn Evans pointed to supporters’ testimony of the quality of his police work, despite a history of excessive force complaints.

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Student Says He’s Being Harassed For Not Pledging Allegiance

A student from a suburban Chicago school says he’s being harassed for not participating in the Pledge of Allegiance. The school says it respects rights to not participate and is investigating.

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Freedom Square Occupation Ends, But Not Everyone’s Leaving

Organizers have ended their 41-day occupation outside the Homan Square police site on Chicago’s West Side, but not everyone is leaving.

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Independent Bookstore Owners Band Together Against Amazon

Chicago area independent bookstores are banding together against Amazon.com’s plan to open a store in the Lakeview neighborhood.

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Illinois Wants To Limit Number Of Pitches High School Ball Players Can Throw

The group that regulates high school sports in Illinois is proposing a limit to the number of pitches high school baseball players can throw.

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Rhymefest Says His Experience Reveals Larger Issue

Hip-hop artist Rhymefest says he doesn’t need an apology from the city. Instead, he wants real change at the police department.

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Former City Worker Gets 10 Years For Red Light Camera Bribery Scheme

A former city of Chicago employee has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme involving the city’s red light camera system.

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Ex-City Official Gets 10 Years In Red-Light Camera Case

John Bills was accused of accepting cash and gifts in a decade-long scheme.

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Chicago Gun Violence Has Residents Thinking Of Moving

The gun violence over the past weekend have some Chicago residents thinking of moving somewhere else.

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Weekend Gun Violence Wears On Austin Residents

An 8-year-old girl was shot in the wrist in Chicago's Austin neighborhood. A few blocks away, a 14-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head.

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Illinois State Police: Troopers Involved In Shooting With Suspects Of Carjacking

According to state police, a trooper spotted a stolen car that had allegedly been taken at gunpoint in Chicago earlier on Saturday.

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