Police are searching for four women accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old Toronto man after leaving a downtown nightclub last month.
The man told Toronto cops that the group had offered to drive him home in their silver Honda SUV early March 31, but instead stopped a few blocks away at a parking lot,… Continue
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2 Chainz was arrested earlier today at a New York City airport for possessing brass knuckles.
According to TMZ, Tity Boi had the brass knuckles in his carry-on bag at LaGuardia Airport. He was entering the Delta terminal to fly to North Carolina for a performance, when the TSA discovered the weapon in… Continue
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A 13-year-old Maryland boy died in a tragic car accident after his family says he drank a can of the booze and caffeine-fueled party drink Four Loko while hanging out with two friends.
Michael Thomas Truluck felt sick during the ride home with his mother’s fiancee early Saturday evening.
The teen’s mom,… Continue
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A prominent state senator is set to issue a legislative subpoena to the maker of Four Loko beverages.
Senate Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Chairman Jeffrey Klein is seeking manufacturing, distribution, and marketing information from Chicago-based Phusion Projects. Klein wants the info as he… Continue
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A Virginia teen hopped up on two cans of potent party drink Four Loko became paranoid, ran into traffic and was fatally hit by an SUV, a new lawsuit charges.
The parents of 15-year-old Bo Rupp are suing the brew's maker, Phusion Projects of Chicago, blaming it for their son's death on Sept. 25,… Continue
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Four Loko is back, but now it's more booze than buzz.
A tamer version of the fruity drink - made famous for mixing the equivalent of three cans of beer with three cups of coffee - is back on city store shelves four months after authorities pressured the company to pull the concoction.
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It will be hard to find Four Loko and other banned caffeinated alcoholic drinks for sale on Craigslist anymore, state Sen. Jeff Klein said.
The popular online trading post pulled the few remaining ads for such beverages, according to a letter it sent to the senator dated Jan. 11, responding to his… Continue
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The Four Loko tap has almost run dry.
Friday is the final day beverages that combine caffeine and alcohol can be delivered to New York retailers - marking a last call for Four Loko lovers.
"Sometimes people need a drink and a little energy boost at the same time," said fan Maria Perez,… Continue
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With Four Loko making its way off shelves, regulators have a new favorite college binge drinking tool to look out for: alcoholic whipped cream.
A source told the Boston Herald that the Massachusetts Alcohol Beverages Commission will be closely monitoring the alcoholic treat, which has been on shelves since April and is becoming increasingly popular, the paper reported on Sunday.
There are two brands of the whipped cream - Canisters of… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on November 29, 2010 at 11:30am —
Fans of Four Loko have less than two weeks to stock up if they want the "blackout in a can" beverage in its current caffeinated form.
The controversial alcoholic energy drink has nearly disappeared from store shelves, thanks to its makers who promised to stop supplying it, according to a press release on the FDA's web site.
It will return without the caffeine ingredients in the near future, the company promised.
The popular… Continue
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Earlier this week, New York became the latest state to ban distribution of Four Loko, a caffeinated, flavored, malt liquor beverage that contains 12% alcohol by volume. Tuesday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said federal regulators are ready to ban alcoholic energy drinks - hailing the imminent decision as "the nail in the coffin of these dangerous toxic drinks." And yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to four makers of the… Continue
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The flow of Four Loko into New York is finally being shut off.
The State Liquor Authority has pressured the state's biggest beer distributors to stop delivering Four Loko and other caffeinated alcoholic cocktails to New York retailers by Dec.10.
And the maker of the sweet-but-potent beverage has agreed to stop shipping its wildly popular drink to New York distributors after Nov. 19.
The dual agreements will allow the SLA to fine… Continue
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A Lower East Side chef scrapped plans for an all-you-can-drink Four Loko night Monday after learning the party breaks the law.
Culinary provocateur Eddie Huang was going to charge $15 for unlimited amounts of Four Loko - an alcohol-caffeine cocktail - blended with Hennessey cognac.
But he canceled the Thursday event at his Xiao Ye restaurant after the Daily News told him it violates a state rule barring all-you-can-drink… Continue
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The State Liquor Authority may try to change New York law in order to ban Four Loko and other powerful caffeinated cocktails, officials said yesterday.
The revelation came as lawmakers in Michigan voted to ban the high-octane drinks, which have recently come under fire for their potency and popularity among young people.
"Obviously, we're concerned. We're considering changing the rules," said William Crowley, spokesman for the Liquor… Continue
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After an alarming spike in student alcohol poisoning cases, Ramapo College administrators are banning the alcoholic energy drink known as Four Loko.
The ban comes after 16 students having been hospitalized with at least half of dozen involving the drink known by the nicknames “liquid cocaine” and “blackout in a can,” reports CBS 2 HD’s Kathryn Brown.
Ramapo College President Peter Mercer says his administration is worried about the high… Continue
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Fueled by hate for homosexuals, a sick crew of Bronx gang members went on a wave of sadistic violence that included forcing a teen to burn his gay lover with cigarettes, cops said Friday.
The cowardly creeps then made the 17-year-old watch as they sodomized the tortured man with a miniature baseball bat.
The gang members, who call themselves the Latin King Goonies, also sodomized another… Continue
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A four-year-old girl was left physically beaten and emotionally scarred after a female lion in a Russian zoo pulled her into the cage and used her as a toy.
The child, who is now in a coma, seems to have been attacked while her grandmother was taking her picture next to the lion cage, London's Daily Mail reports.
She has been identified only by her given name, Nastya.
Witnesses say the lioness reached out from its cage and… Continue
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