Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police officials say troopers are stepping up road patrols before, during and after Thanksgiving in an effort to reduce crashes. Enforcement focused on seat belt use as well as impaired and careless driving began Wednesday and runs through Sunday. Officials say it’s one of the deadliest holiday periods for traffic crashes, with 11 fatalities last year.

DETROIT (AP) — Misconduct charges tied to a mismanaged jail-building project in Detroit have been dismissed against two ex-Wayne County officials. County Circuit Judge Vonda Evans’ order Wednesday also dismisses neglect of duty charges against former chief financial officer Carla Sledge and former chief assistant corporation counsel Steven Collins. They were accused in 2014 of giving false or misleading information about the project’s cost. Prosecutors have not decided if Evans’ ruling will be appealed.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A man has been arrested after setting a small fire in a secure area of a western Michigan hospital. Police say security officers at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids caught the man about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was set on an upper level of the building that’s used for mechanical purposes. Police say the fire alarm was pulled and the man was able to get to the hospital’s roof. Minimum damage was caused by the fire, which is under investigation.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is seeking a final $372 million budget bill before he leaves office, proposing to spend more on addressing water contamination and hiring 246 additional child protective services caseworkers following a scathing audit. The state budget office made its request public late Tuesday, about a week after it was sent to lawmakers. The Snyder administration says tax collections are up due to the economy.