Six things to know – 1/5/16

Here are six things to know for today.

President Obama is expected to unveil the steps his administration is taking to reduce gun violence through executive action. President Obama will be speaking at 10:40 a.m.

Pascasio Pacheco, the man accused of killing his aunt and uncle and setting the family’s home on fire, killing the couple’s two children, will be arraigned in Calloway County court this morning. Pacheco was indicted on four counts of capital murder, arson, burglary, assault, and tampering with evidence.

The state of California has missed the mark for saving water, two months in a row. Governor Jerry Brown ordered a 25% cut-back statewide beginning in June during the state’s fourth year of drought.

Las Vegas is the place to be this week for anyone wanting to see the next big thing in technology. The Consumer Electronic Show kicks off tomorrow. We’ll have updates for you all week on Local 6.

Bernie Sanders is promising to break up banks if he is elected president. Senator Sanders says he will create a "too big to fail" list of companies within the first 100 days of his administration whose failure would pose a grave risk to the U.S. economy.

You can still make a difference today by rolling up your sleeve and giving blood. Today is the final day of Paducah’s annual Holiday Heroes blood drive. You can donate from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Paducah at 415 Audubon Drive. All donors will need to show a blood donor i.d. or a driver’s license.

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