BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Today is Friday, January 26th. Here are seven things you need to know today.
1. A chase across three municipalities ended in Buffalo's University Heights neighborhood overnight. Police took a suspect into custody, and took him to ECMC for treatment. We're working to learn how this chase started.
3. President Donald Trump is calling a New York Times report "fake news." The Times reported yesterday that President Trump had ordered the firing of Russia investigation special counsel Robert Mueller last summer. The report says President Trump backed off the demand after a White House lawyer threatened to quit. Trump called the Times "fake news" as he arrived in Davos, Switzerland on Friday.
4. Lancaster police are warning of a new scam. They say a man recently fell victim to a new extortion scam. The scammer pretends to know the victim, and initiates a discussion that leads to the sharing of pictures and video. The scammer then threatens to post those images to different websites unless the victim pays.