New York City Health Department Wants All 'Alcopops' BannedYou may have heard of "alcopops.” They're carbonated fruit drinks with an alcoholic punch. Kids are breaking the law to get their hands on them, but the New York City Health Department is stepping in to try to stop that from happening.
Four Loko Still Wreaking Havoc For LawmakersDistributors stopped selling the controversial alcoholic energy drink Four Loko, but the drink is still driving New York lawmakers nuts.
N.J. Man Sues Four Loko Maker, Claims Heart DamageA New Jersey man who says he suffered permanent heart damage after drinking the alcohol- and caffeine-laced Four Loko beverage is suing its manufacturer.
CT Students Arrested After Allegedly Going To Class High"It was horrific she passed out," said Principal Donna Valentine of Stamford H.S. "She was freezing. It was 27 degrees out. If we had not gotten to her it wouldve been fatal."
Teen Found Drunk, Unresponsive In Stamford High Football StadiumThe principal at Stamford High and her staff rushed to the aid of a freshman girl who had been left by her teen drinking buddies before the start of school Wednesday.
Three Young Women Busted For Selling Four Loko In NJPolice in northern New Jersey say they've arrested three women for selling the alcohol energy drink Four Loko to undercover officers.
Internet Remains Source Of Four Loko For NYC BuyersBronx State Senator Jeff Klein said his office was able to purchase drinks like Four Loko online. He said sites were charging up to seven dollars per can by advertising them as collector's items.
Alcoholic Energy Drinks To Be Off Shelves In Dec.The Food and Drug Administration says major brands of caffeinated alcoholic drinks should be off store shelves by mid-December.
Yonkers Police Investigate Illegal Four Loko SalesAfter the recent firestorm surrounding the alcoholic energy drink some call "blackout in a can," there is increased scrutiny on the sale of beverage to teenagers.
FDA: Caffeine In Alcoholic Drinks 'Unsafe'The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to four manufacturers of alcoholic energy drinks, saying the caffeine added to their beverages is an "unsafe food additive.''
Under Pressure, Four Loko Opts To Eliminate CaffeineThe manufacturer of popular caffeinated alcohol drink Four Loko said Tuesday it will remove the caffeine from its products, pulling the blend off the market just as the FDA is poised to ban it.