Government agencies sell old equipment

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's your money and local government agencies are making a little extra on the side. When it comes time to get rid of old equipment agencies use some of the sam..
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Shopping cart clutter upsetting Cape Coral neighborhood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - We're used to seeing shopping carts in parking lots. But what about scattered about and shoved into bushes? That's what someone is doing in a south Cape Cor..
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Call for Action Alert: Shopping spree smackdown

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- During the holiday season and every other time of the year, there are identity thieves who would love to use your name to get a few credit cards and go on a shopp..
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Ford flagged for mileage discrepancy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - An American automaker is responding to claims its mileage estimates on two popular models may be overestimated. Consumer Reports says its real..
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Call for Action: Excedrin going back on store shelves

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good news for headache suffers who rely on Excedrin.  The popular migraine medicine is making it's way back to store shelves.  People were paying upwa..
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Passengers could be eligible for TSA fee refund

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- These days it's impossible to board a flight without first going to the TSA security line.  Agents scan you and your carry on luggage before you can go to ..
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'Python Ban' bill up for discussion on Capitol Hill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A follow up to a story we've been talking about for years now, Florida's python problem in the Everglades.  Law makers on Capitol Hill held a hearing on Thu..
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Make sure to shop safe online

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - As you wrap up your Black Friday shopping, maybe you're planning to do some of it online, taking part in Cyber Monday.  But buyer beware as you head onto th..
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Call For Action test data logging devices

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your car is tracking your every move, and it might just save you some money. WINK News Call For Action first showed you what your car knows about you. But now we..
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Call for Action: Walls of mold replaced at Audubon Cove

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's been three weeks since WINK News told you about management at a south Fort Myers apartment complex finally admitting they had a mold issue.  Audubon Co..
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WINK News goes python hunting inside the Everglades

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Florida Everglades is home to all types of unique, native animals.  Alligators, birds, fish and snakes.  But one type of snake in particula..
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Real solutions to end texting and driving

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It's been called an epidemic from some of the top officials in the country. We all know the danger of texting while driving, but how do we stop our kids from doi..
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Call for Action: Check what you click before you ship

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A warning to check what you click before you ship.  As people start mailing holiday packages, scammers are sending fake e-mails, pretending to be from the U..
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Call for Action Alert on scam in area

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A scam is preying on job seekers in Southwest Florida. A WINK News viewer alerted us to the scam, which luckily she didn't fall victim.It started with a sear..
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Call for Action: Free plane ticket offer too good to be true

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A company that some could think represents an airline company is setting up a so-called travel club.  They offer you all sorts of deals if you come to a pr..
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Petraeus investigation widens; Broadwell in-laws on Sanibel

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. - WINK News Call for Action tracked down Paula Broadwell's family on Sanibel Island on Tuesday night. The New York Daily News is reporting her in-laws live on ..
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Nextdoor creates safer neighborhoods with click of a mouse

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Drive through many of the neighborhoods in the north end of Cape Coral, and you'll notice the homes are very far apart. Some of the homes that are there are vac..
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Call for Action: Critical drug shortage in Southwest Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Cause for concern.  EMS workers in southwest Florida say they're worried about a shortage in pain medicine that first responders use.  Things like morp..
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Call for Action: Taxpayers could pay for jury duty no shows

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's a civic duty.  Your civic duty.  But a WINK News investigation uncovered there are hundreds of people in southwest Florida skipping out on jury d..
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Scanner shortage in Lee County leaves voters upset

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A WINK News investigation continues.  Any precinct with more than 3,500 registered voters was supposed to have two tabulating machines on Tuesday.  Le..
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