Beware of cruise contests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Who doesn't want to win a beautiful vacation in the Bahamas? But don't pack your bags just yet. A WINK News Call for Action Investigation found one vacation cont..
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WINK investigation reveals dangerous Lehigh intersection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A car hit a Lehigh teen as she crossed the major intersection of Lee Boulevard and Gunnery Road to get to school. A WINK News Call for Action investigation rev..
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Beware: AC Repair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

PLACIDA, Fla. - An air conditioning maintenance check for $29.99 ends up costing a local man $1400! He thought he got a raw deal and that's when he turned to Call for Action for he..
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Grass-fed beef movement is gaining momentum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

BRADENTON, Fla. - Beef may be what's for dinner but for a growing number of families, the type and quantity of beef they're buying is changing. The grass-fed beef movement is gaini..
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Trade Secrets Act keeps pepper spray ingredients 'secret'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Law enforcement officers rave about pepper spray as a way to get compliance without drawing their guns. In recent weeks we've seen it gain scrutiny as law enforc..
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Suspects, Inmates commonly pepper sprayed multiple times

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's a tool for law enforcement officers to gain compliance in a less-lethal way but how many times is too many times to spray someone with pepper spray? Chief i..
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Veteran concerned over VA's Plavix policies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh veteran has found himself in the middle of a controversy over a popular drug used to prevent stroke and heart attacks. He says the decision to remove ..
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Governor orders investigation into pepper spray death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three years after WINK News broke a story about an Ohio man's death after he was pepper sprayed inside the Lee County jail, Florida's governor is demanding an in..
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Project leaves beach visitors with steep step to water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla--The four million dollar restoration project at Fort Myers Beach expanded the width of the beach to attract visitors. However, it has now left some struggling..
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Disabled passengers file complaints over air service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Traveling during the holidays is always difficult. However, it can be more challenging for those facing disabilities. CALL FOR ACTION investigates the top complai..
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Airlines earn millions in baggage fees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla.- If you're traveling this holiday season, chances are you'll pay a few airline fees especially if you are bringing a bag. CALL FOR ACTION looks at what you'll pay ..
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Dangers of traveling with your pet by plane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. -The most important thing about the holidays is being able to spend it with the person you love. For many people, that means traveling with their pets! Mary Nolan ..
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Pine Island 101 investors file for Class Action status

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An update to a WINK News CALL FOR ACTION investigation into a land trust run by Cape Coral realtor Greg Eagle. Attorneys have now filed paperwork on behalf of the..
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Cape Coral realtor involved in federal lawsuit over loan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

This is the second video clip to our investigation into the Pine Island 101 Land trust and the involvement of Cape Coral realtor Greg Eagle in a federal lawsuit over funding for hi..
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Investors say land trust wrongfully mortgaged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

CAPE CORAL, Fla--Investors in the Pine Island 101 Land Trust call for action after finding out their land was mortgaged and is in foreclosure. They say the land was worth millions ..
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Faces without names

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- There's an identity mystery at the medical examiner's office! Coroners across the state have hundreds of bodies but don't know who they are or where they came..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Van repair problems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers man "calls for action" after he brought his mini-van back to the repair shop three times! When he couldn't get anywhere, he called us for help. ..
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EXCLUSIVE: Judge candidate accused of drinking on the job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK cameras were rolling as a murder trial was halted because the defense lawyer was suspected of drinking on the job. A WINK News investigation uncovers, it's n..
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New picture shows deceased man moments after OC sprayed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla.-WINK NEWS has obtained a new photo showing Nicholas Christie moments after he was pepper sprayed in the Lee County Jail. Christie died in Mach of 2009 after being ..
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Pollution threat in your beach bag

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A lot of Floridians voiced outrage at the BP oil spill and for good reason.The massive spill did a lot of damage and posed a threat to beaches in Florida. But mos..
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