Susan Sarkauskas, Chicago Sun-Times

Susan Sarkauskas

Chicago Sun-Times

Batavia Township, IL, United States

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Past articles by Susan:

Woman charged with neglect, cruelty toward 33 dogs after 14 animals found dead, authorities say

A Glyn Ellyn-area woman is accused of being cruel to 33 dogs. Authorities also found nine dead dogs, four dead chinchillas and a dead rabbit at her property. → Read More

Aurora man charged with threatening to kill Gov. J.B. Pritzker

Steven Woletz, 46, allegedly called the governor’s constituent service office April 15 and left a threatening message, authorities say. He is free on $10,000 bail. → Read More

2 face gun charges after chase at Fox Valley Mall

Two people have been charged with illegally possessing a gun at the Fox Valley Mall in Aurora Monday. → Read More

Carpentersville sex offender faces child pornography crimes

A sex offender from Carpentersville has been charged with child pornography crimes. → Read More

Church leader gets 15 years in prison for sex assault, abuse of child

A lay pastor at a Big Rock church has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexual assault, abuse of a child. → Read More

Man charged with drug-induced homicide of fellow DuPage County jail inmate

A man is charged with drug-induced homicide of a detainee at the DuPage County jail. → Read More

Skateboarder Terry Kennedy gets 5 years in prison for battery that led to Wheaton man's death

Professional skateboarder and television personality Terry Kennedy has been sentenced to five years in prison for an attack that fatally injured a Wheaton man. → Read More

Aurora man convicted of murdering man he thought was member of rival gang

A Kane County jury Thursday convicted an Aurora man of murdering a man he suspected belonged to a rival gang. → Read More

A flurry of filings as SAFE-T Act fight heads to state Supreme Court

After a flurry of legal filings this week, the opposing sides in the fight over the elimination of cash bail in Illinois are now less than two weeks away from a SAFE-T Act showdown before the state Supreme Court. → Read More

Man charged with robbing Lisle bank of more than $197,000

Federal court records show that a man took more than $197,000 during the Feb. 16 robbery of a bank in Lisle. → Read More

'We hurt our own families': How a purported cryptocurrency scam targeted Latinos in the suburbs

A local group is urging victims of a cryptocurrency scam that targeted Latinos in Chicago and the suburbs to speak up. And it wants the state attorney general to help them get justice. → Read More

Defendants in Addison shooting charged with attempted murder, held on $2 million bail

Four men charged with attempted murder in connection with Thursday's shooting in Addison held on $2 million bail each. → Read More

Bartlett man faces drug, child pornography charges

A Bartlett man is accused of dealing cocaine and possessing child pornography, according to DuPage County court records. → Read More

Schaumburg woman accused of fleeing police at speeds up to 120 mph

Police say she led them on a chase from Villa Park to Chicago. → Read More

Police: Woman grabbed while running on Fox River Trail

A woman was attacked while running Monday night near downtown St. Charles. → Read More

Something fishy: Former St. Charles restaurant operator accused of stealing thousands in seafood

The former operator of a St. Charles seafood restaurant and store has been accused of stealing more than $185,000 in seafood as part of an alleged scheme involving workers at a Bensneville wholesaler. → Read More

Man who was shot by Aurora cop now charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault

A knife-wielding man who was shot on Sunday by an Aurora police officer is now facing attempted murder charges, according to Kane County court records. → Read More

Man convicted of sexually assaulting woman at West Dundee party

A man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at a party in West Dundee. → Read More

2 teens plead guilty to arson in fire that destroyed Pheasant Run Resort

Two teenagers have pleaded guilty to arson for starting the fire that heavily damaged the former Pheasant Run resort in St. Charles. → Read More

Few new details in Aurora police shooting of man

The man who was shot early Sunday remains in critical condition. → Read More