Some drug users willing to be human guinea pigs for dealers

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — For drug dealers, one of the biggest challenges of selling synthetic opioids like fentanyl is the likelihood that the product will kill their customers. To reduce that chance, many test the drugs on human guinea pigs.

  • Written by By JOHN CANIGLIA, Cleveland Plain Dealer

As kayaking catches big wave, authorities cite rookie risks

PORT AUSTIN, Mich. (AP) — The conditions seemed ideal: wispy clouds against a blue sky, light wind, temperatures in the high 70s. But two kayakers lasted less than an hour in Lake Huron, making a U-turn back to shore due to choppy waves that couldn't be easily detected from a marina in northeastern Michigan.


  • Written by By ED WHITE , Associated Press