Gun School closes amid state investigation

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - When WINK News Call For Action toured the Gun School in Bonita Springs, we were among the last people to be inside the facility.The current owner, Aaron Hutt..
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FDA: Anti-bacterial soaps may not curb bacteria

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - After more than 40 years of study, the U.S. government says it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs, and regulators ..
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Fla. Attorney General temporarily stops Service Star

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Attorney General is stepping in to temporarily stop a Southwest Florida air conditioning company from doing business. This morning, a temporary injunc..
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Five years fatality free: Florida set to break gator record

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

OCHOPEE, Fla. - In the last decade the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says it has increased its public awareness efforts and that, in part, has led to a five-yea..
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What does plastic gun ban mean for 3D guns?

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Now that Congress has renewed the ban on plastic guns, what does it mean for the 3D gun industry?WINK News Call For Action first uncovered 3D guns when we showed..
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Post Office offers help on Sundays

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NAPLES, Fla. - A late Thanksgiving means less time to get your gifts, get them wrapped, and get them delivered."Mondays especially are going to be so heavy with people coming in do..
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The man behind Snitch Stoppers talks to WINK

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - We met with Eddie Bergen Monday Morning when he was in court, once again, for a hearing on charges that he violated his probation.When he's not in jail, Bergen r..
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How to find a charity worthy of your donations

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

HOLIDAY, Fla. -- It's a small charity outside Tampa with a compassionate name, The Kids Wish Network, that raised more than $20 million in 2011 to help dying children.So you'd thin..
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Acupuncture helping couples to conceive

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

TAMPA, Fla. - When getting pregnant isn't easy, families can choose to spend thousands of dollars on fertility treatments but results aren't guaranteed. Some families are now takin..
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Facebook page aimed at stopping snitching

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you see a crime in Southwest Florida, you can report it to Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous. But we found a Facebook page dedicated to keeping people, quie..
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Call for Action: Four steps to save on bills

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - They say the squeaky wheel gets the grease, but Lise Vincent of Naples never expected how much grease she'd get with one phone call to her television provider. E..
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Scammers now using nearly identical websites

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's a phone call most of us would love to get. An offer for a new smart phone at half the price. Even the website looks legitimate, but it's a scam.When you com..
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Local doctors participate in groundbreaking cancer studies

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America behind heart disease and ovarian cancer is one of the toughest to catch. When it is discovered, it's often..
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State-wide database to track unlicensed contractors

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Only WINK News took you inside an undercover sting operation in Cape Coral. And now we're learning the city is working with the state to track repeat unlicensed ..
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Bella Terra homeowners get taxed twice

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Bob Irzyk

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  Over 1,700 homeowners in Bella Terra in Bonita Springs received an unwanted surprise in the mail in the form of a second property tax bill, which averaged a..
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WINK News Investigation: Florida lab tests why we're obese

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ann Peay

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - We all know that eating nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity is essential for good health. But when it comes to weight loss, some doctors b..
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WINK News Investigation: What makes us obese?

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ann Peay

ESTERO, Fla. - It's the age-old question: what makes us fat? Many would say unhealthy eating habits and not enough exercise. We investigate a growing theory that what's making us o..
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VA reaches out to community to improve treatment

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - More veterans than ever are seeking some sort of mental health treatment from the VA. Besides hiring more mental health professionals, the VA is also meeting wit..
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Google now using your photos in ads

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You posted your family photos to treasure those memories forever. But a lot of online companies will be getting some treasure, thanks to your photos.Starting Mon..
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Call for Action volunteers make a difference everyday

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You call and we act! That's how our WINK News Call for Action team operates. What a lot of people don't know is that part of our team is made up of volunteers."I..
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