WATCH: A Michigan lawmaker wants to change Michigan’s drunk driving law, all charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and more.

This week on the Spartan Newsroom Update, a Michigan lawmaker wants to make changes to Michigan’s drunk driving law. A former priest from Freeland, Mich. plead “no contest” to sexual abuse allegations and all charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped. Watch all this and more on the Spartan Newsroom Update.

WATCH: Parents are being investigated for cheating the college admissions process, Eight Americans were killed in a plane crash and two shootings in Tennessee leaves two dead.

This week on the Spartan Newsroom update: Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Laughlin are among a handful of parents being investigated for cheating college admission processes for prestigious colleges including Yale and Stanford. Safety concerns about the Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes continue after an Ethiopian plane crash and two shootings in Tennessee leave two people injured and two dead.

WATCH: President Trump nominates a new deputy attorney and Bernie Sanders announced he’s running for president again

This week on the Spartan Newsroom update: President Trump nominates Jefferey Rosen as deputy attorney general. In addition, Tuesday afternoon, Bernies Sanders announced he will be running again for president in 2020. Sanders said this is just a continuation of his 2016 campaign. Finally, Ivanka Trump visited a UPS facility Wednesday morning in Georgia, with the intention of supporting workers proper training in a work place.

WATCH: President Trump addresses the nation, Michigan’s roads remain icy, and more

This week on the Spartan Newsroom Update: President Trump delivers his second State of the Union Address, he calls for unity but confuses the left by bringing up the Mueller investigation. Also, look out: Tuesday night’s ice storm has left Michigan’s roadways in a hazardous state – expect more for Thursday morning’s commute. And in national news: the opioid crisis hits moms, a young female’s body is found in a suitcase in Connecticut and a bus driver is shot in Minnesota.

WATCH: Attempted New York terrorist attack, the government shutdown continues to day 33 and more.

This week on the Spartan Newsroom Update: Four men were arrested in New York due to possession of 23 weapons, with intentions of bombing the Islamberg. The case is under investigation. The government has been shut down for 33 days, the longest in history. The Senate will vote on two bills on January 23 with the hope that the government will reopen. In lighter news, Jeff Bezos launched his tenth rocket this morning carrying nine NASA research experiments.

WATCH: Coverage on President Bush’s funeral, Amazon explosion and more

This week on the Spartan News Update: Former President George H.W. Bush’s funeral was today with over 3,000 people in attendance. Additionally, Amazon has a bear repellant fall and explode leaving 54 people injured. In more positive news, the Meridian Township Fire Department found a new way to recover patients from cardiac arrests. Please watch for more information.

WATCH: Man escapes from jail, plane crash, and more

This week on the Spartan News Update: A man by the name of Michael Simon escapes jail from the eleventh floor. Additionally, a plane in Indonesia crashed and 189 people were killed. Experts say this could have been prevented. In more positive news, the Potter Park zoo held a Christmas event which turned into a magical world of lights for the city and residents of Lansing Mi. Please watch for more info.