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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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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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Aldermen Question Inspector General About Cubs Tickets; Little On Budget

Some Chicago aldermen are still miffed they can’t buy face value World Series tickets.

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Rally On Laquan McDonald Shooting Anniversary Pushes Bill For Voter Recall

Relatives of people killed by Chicago cops rallied with community activists and supporters Thursday night in front of police headquarters.

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Cook County Board To Vote On Sugary Drink Tax

The Cook County Board President wants to raise taxes on sugary drinks to avoid cuts to public safety and health programs.

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Creepy Clown Sightings Are Bad For Ronald McDonald

McDonald’s is limiting Ronald McDonald’s public appearances for the time being.

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CPD Aims To Build Relationships Through 'Coffee With Cops'

The Chicago Police Department is planning regular “Coffee with Cops” events.

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DCFS To Continue Monitoring Psychiatric Facility With Troubled Past

Allendale’s Lake Villa facility had dozens of reports of using physical restraints on children.

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Rose On Rape Case: 'I Feel Like I Didn't Do Anything Wrong'

Former Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is expected in court in California tomorrow.

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Former NBA Player 'Reluctant' In Hobos Testimony

Ex-NBA player Bobby Simmons, left, testified in the Hobo Gang trial in federal court Thursday, but said he didn’t remember much.

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Ruling Weakens Election Day Registration In Illinois

Voters in areas of Illinois will have fewer options to register on Election Day after a judge temporarily halted broader registration rules.

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