Higher reward offered in slaying

ELLSWORTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police on Thursday increased to $15,000 the reward for information leading to an arrest in the 2018 slaying of a 79-year-old woman whose remains were found following a house fire in Michigan’s northwestern Lower Peninsula. The reward is being offered in the death of Evelyn Louise Ware, whose body was found following the Jan. 10, 2018, fire at her home in Lake County’s Ellsworth Township, WWTV-TV reported. The reward had stood at $5,000 since shortly after the fire.