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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The Super PAC that ousted a longtime commissioner

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With all of the big elections on Tuesday, one is already decided. After 24 years as a Lee County Commissioner, Ray Judah lost in the primary in August and will l..
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Lifestyle Lift CEO backs out of interview

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The CEO of a company that is under investigation by the Florida Attorney General's Office is now backing out of an interview with WINK News Call For Action.Monda..
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Call For Action investigates Lifestyle Lift

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - They call it a breakthrough in facial rejuvenation and you've probably seen the infomercials on television, but what you may not know is that "Lifestyle Lift" ..
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Follow the money: slots at the greyhound track

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The longest ballot in Florida history is a little longer for Lee County voters. On the last Friday before the election, WINK News Call For Action is following th..
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Couponing Part 2: Heading to the store

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - You may have seen or heard about people who use coupons to pay next to nothing for groceries. We wanted to know how much you can really save. We take a single m..
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Couponing Part 1: It all starts at home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Nothing in life is free unless you know your way around couponing. WINK News has discovered you can get more for free than you probably thought.  It all st..
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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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