Police reports for May 23

May 23—Niagara Falls —BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 9000 block of Zito Drive. A male victim told officers that sometime between Jan. 10 and 2 p.m. Tuesday, someone broke into his apartment by unknown means. The victim said three watches, a gold chain, a shower head and two electric razors were taken … Read more

Pope’s Ukraine peace envoy blasts war as a ‘pandemic’ that affects everyone

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis’ peace envoy for Ukraine, a veteran of the Catholic Church’s conflict-mediation efforts, blasted war as a “pandemic” on Tuesday and said all Christians are called to be peacemakers. In his first public comments since being named Ukraine envoy, Cardinal Matteo Zuppi called for the creation of a culture of peace … Read more

Germany detains 3 more suspects linked to far-right coup plot

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s federal prosecutor’s office said Tuesday that criminal police have detained three more suspected far-right extremists who are linked to an alleged plot by the Reichsbuerger, or Reich Citizens, movement to topple the country’s government. The three suspects, who were only identified as Johanna F.-J., Hans-Joachim H. and Steffen W. in line … Read more

Russia still fending off alleged Ukrainian incursion, reports more drone attacks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian military and security forces were continuing on Tuesday to fend off an alleged incursion by Ukrainian saboteurs first reported the day before in a Russian border region, according to a Russian official. Vyacheslav Gladkov, governor of the Belgorod region on the border with Ukraine, said the military and security … Read more