Sascha Raiyn reports on education, children and families at 101.9 WDET. She has worked as a reporter/producer for the WSHU Public Radio Group serving Connecticut and New York, as an Investigative News Producer for WJBK Fox 2 and at the Detroit Free Press.

She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on 101.9 WDET. She studied at the University of Michigan Dearborn.

Detroit Evening Report: City of Dearborn to celebrate Ramadan with official events

Dearborn officials say the city is officially hosting Ramadan events for the first time during the Islamic holy month. Listen...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit disability advocates call on community to help increase city funding

Local disability advocates are calling on the city of Detroit to better fund the Office of Disability Affairs (ODA). Listen...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit’s 313 Day celebration kicks off with weekend events

Detroiters will get the chance to celebrate 313 Day this weekend ahead of Monday's March 13. Listen and Subscribe to...

Detroit Evening Report: Drugmaker Eli Lilly to cap insulin cost at $35 a month

Insulin should be more affordable for millions of Americans with diabetes soon. Listen and Subscribe to the Detroit Evening Report...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan Democrats propose tougher gun laws in wake of MSU mass shooting

Democrats in the Michigan Senate filed legislation Thursday that would require universal background checks to buy a firearm, and punish...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit-based Lip Bar is the biggest Black-owned makeup brand at Target

The Lip Bar is celebrating a milestone by becoming the largest Black-owned makeup brand sold at Target. Listen and Subscribe...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit will have its first Black-owned grocery store in nearly a decade

Detroit's Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood is getting a full service Black-owned grocery store. Listen and Subscribe to the Detroit Evening Report NPR...

Detroit Evening Report: Brownfield board passes $616M tax break for $1.5B District Detroit project, heads to city council for review

A development panel in Detroit has approved $616 million in tax breaks Wednesday night for a proposed $1.5 billion project...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan receives $4M grant to help children prepare for kindergarten

The State of Michigan has received a $4 million federal grant to help prepare children for kindergarten. Listen and Subscribe...

Detroit Evening Report: Hamtramck residents outraged over homeowner displaying Nazi flag

Officials in Hamtramck are condemning a homeowner displaying a Nazi flag in one of the most diverse communities in the...

Detroit Evening Report: Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy as a revolutionary

On this special Martin Luther King Jr. Day edition of the Detroit Evening Report, we look back at Detroit Today's...

Detroit Evening Report: Health officials say omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 is most transmissible strain of COVID yet

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the newest COVID-19 variant is the most transmissible yet. Listen and Subscribe...