DETROIT – Henrik Zetterberg and Tomas Holmstrom scored in the first period, then Chris Osgood finished with his first shutout of the season to give the Detroit Red Wings a 2-0 win over the Boston Bruins.
Osgood made 29 saves Tuesday night. He also got help from the posts behind him to prevent a goal in both the first and second periods for the 50th shutout of his career.
The rebuilding Red Wings are 3-0-1 in their last four games and have a point in seven of their last eight games.
DETROIT – A judge has thrown out the 2001 murder conviction of a Detroit man after law students discovered evidence that wasn't shared with him at trial.
Dwayne Provience could be released from custody Tuesday when his family posts bond. Prosecutors agreed with his lawyers to ask Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Kenny to set aside the second-degree murder conviction.
LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm's budget chief say Michigan is facing another budget deficit in the coming fiscal year of $1.4 billion. The governor will present her plan for balancing that budget early next year.
DETROIT, MI – General Motors Co. says its October sales rose 4.7% over the same month last year, a sign that the U.S. auto market was starting a slow recovery from its yearlong slump.
The nation's largest automaker said it sold 176,632 light vehicles last month, up about 13 percent from September sales. That's when nearly all automakers reported dismal numbers because the government's Cash for Clunkers rebates pulled September buyers into July and August.
LANSING, MI – Heading into this election day, Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope had projected that 25% of eligible voters in the city would cast ballots. That would match the turnout of the 2005 mayoral election.
After checking in with poll locations around the city this morning, he expects that number to hold up.
"We do an 11 o'clock call-around to our precincts, and tracking that against a couple of other elections, I think we're on track for 25-percent turnout."
LANSING, MI – State lawmakers must approve education-system reforms before the end of the year to be eligible for federal school-improvement dollars. The state House Education Committee will take testimony this week from a group that will tell the legislators what the state needs to do to qualify for the money.