Privacy vs. profit: Drone rules and regulations in the U.S.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NAPLES, Fla. - Drone use in the U.S. is expected to skyrocket over the next decade and the American public is on the fence about their use, especially when it comes surveillance an..
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Foreigners monitoring US election?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Expect some foreign visitors when you cast your ballot next Tuesday. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe will send dozens of monitors from ar..
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Call for Action: Management responds to mold in Audubon Cove

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Call for Action investigation is getting answers about an apartment complex with mold.  We've learned the mold issue at Audubon Cove has been an issue fo..
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Car seat safety: What every parent needs to know

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A WINK News Call for Action investigation uncovers startling facts about most parents and what they think they know when it comes to installing car seats safely...
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Follow the money: Super PACs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The 2012 Presidential Election is unlike any other in history. It's the most expensive with no limits on donations, and it's the first Presidential Election with..
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Developments in Allstar Auto Auction paycheck controversy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

FORT MYERS, Fl. - New developments on a Call for Action story WINK News first brought you last week.  Employees who worked for the Allstar Auto Auctio..
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Unbuckled, you could kill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Something you can do in five seconds could save your life or your family's. The passengers in the back seat could be one of the biggest threats to you when you'r..
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Call for Action: Uncut sheets of money newspaper ad warning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Call for Action warning again about an ad in Thursday's News-Press.  The ad offered uncut sheets of money.  The ad said if you saw your zip code prin..
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How much do you pay for campaigns?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's your money and the federal government is spending more than a hundred million dollars of it this campaign season.The Presidential race is the most expensive..
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Potential for voter fraud big for absentee ballots

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It is the most common form of voter fraud, but what kinds of protections exist to stop absentee ballot fraud? Wink News Call for Action investigates the vulnerab..
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Statewide voter intimidation effort uncovered

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A statewide voter intimidation effort is targeting registered Republicans, election officials warned on Monday. Several Southwest Florida residents have receive..
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Allstar customer says he's still waiting for cash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

FORT MYERS, Fl. - Another twist in the Allstar Auto Auction story we told you about Wednesday night.  After a fire ripped through business back on October 1st, employees have ..
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Follow The Money: Amendment 6

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Women's groups are going up against the Catholic Church in one of the most contentious fights we'll see on the state level. More than $2 million has been raised ..
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Call for Action: How to avoid cable company phishing e-mails

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Someone is using your cable company to try and rip you off.  A WINK News viewer e-mailed us, telling us someone with Comcast e-mailed her and told her the ..
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Election day hoax popping up in emails

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A doomsday scenario is circulating emails and social media with a prediction that turns out to be true. But not for the reasons you might think. WINK News viewer..
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Ford recalls Fiesta subcompact for air bag problem

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 154,000 Fiesta subcompacts to fix a problem with the side air bags.    The company says that if the front passenger seat i..
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Call for Action: Protecting your photos online

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Call for Action alert about who is seeing your photos on social media.  Turns out, your photos might be in places other than online.With sites like Faceb..
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Follow the money: the merit retention campaign

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In an unprecedented effort, two billionaires from Kansas are shelling out big bucks to oust three Florida Supreme Court Justices.Every Friday until the election,..
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Buying money may not make you a lot of cash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - In August, WINK News first told you about newspaper ads claiming you could buy a bag of cash for less than it's worth.  We've learned more and more vi..
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Counterfeit airbags called extremely dangerous

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Thousands of drivers may be putting themselves at risk with counterfeit airbags. Government tests found these airbags did not inflate properly or failed to infla..
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