Four Loko

Cans of Four Loko are seen in the liquor department of a convenience store. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

Government Reviewing Four Loko Malt Liquor Complaints

A carbonated brew guzzled on college campuses is the focus of an intense write-in campaign urging federal regulators to take some buzz out of a sweet alcoholic drink sometimes referred to as “blackout in a can.”

03/01/2012

Two cans of the 23.5 ounce Four Loko malt liquor energy drink. (credit: Getty Images/Paul J. Richards/AFP)

TABC Approves Reworked Version Of Energy Drink

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission approved reworked versions of the flavored malt beverage Four Loko, minus the caffeine.

CBSDFW.COM–12/22/2010

Satish Phutal, arrested for selling alcohol to a minor.  (Credit: Tarrant County Sheriff's Office)

Clerk Charged With Selling Four Loko To Minors

The fallout continues following a weekend crash that ended with the death of 14-year-old Valeria Rodriquez. An Arlington store clerk has been arrested

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2010

Two cans of the 23.5 ounce Four Loko malt liquor energy drink. (credit: Getty Images/Paul J. Richards/AFP)

Arlington Store Clerk Accused Of Selling Alcohol To Minor

A store clerk has been released from jail after being accused of selling alcohol to a minor.

CBS 11–11/18/2010

Cans of Four Loko are seen in the liquor department of a convenience store. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

Makers Pulling Caffeine From Four Loko

The makers of the caffeinated alcoholic drink Four Loko said they will remove caffeine from the product.

CBSDFW.COM–11/16/2010

Cans of Four Loko are seen in the liquor department of a convenience store. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

Feds Expected To Ban Alcoholic Energy Drinks

The FDA is expected to find that caffeine is an unsafe food additive to alcoholic drinks and manufacturers will then be warned that marketing caffeinated alcoholic beverages could be illegal.

CBSDFW.COM–11/16/2010

Valeria Rodriguez

Family Holds Vigil For 14-Year-Old Killed In DUI Crash

They were three Arlington teenagers: Two were 14, the other was 16. None had driver’s licenses, and were years away from being old enough to drink. But they did both those things Sunday and, tragically, 14-year-old Valeria Rodriguez died. On Monday, however, her family said they aren’t blaming anyone for her death. They’re only remembering her life with a vigil, held outside the family’s Arlington home.

CBS 11–11/15/2010

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Student: Popular Drink Going Too Far

Gabe Sierra thinks of himself as your typical college student. Sierra, 19, admits he’s experimented with alcohol, but even he says a popular drink is going too far. He’s talking about Four Loko, dubbed “Blackout in a can.”

CBSDFW.COM–10/28/2010