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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Taking teacher attendance at the polls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEE COUNTY, Fla-- Teachers have long been seen as a "voting block" that will turn out on election day. A WINK news investigation challenges that assumption. It also uncovers a prob..
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Rent-to-own mattress nightmare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla--A Fort Myers man bought a mattress from a rent to own company and ended up with some uninvited house guests! That's when he called for action! Eric Richman called ..
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Concerns about Naples mental health hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

NAPLES, Fla.- Patients come to the Willough at Naples for deeply personal and private reasons. They shy away from sharing those on camera. Off camera, patients alerted us to a situ..
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Welcome to Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL -  The city of Cape Coral was founded in the late 1950's. Since then the city has gone through a number of growing pains. Most recently those growing pains have..
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Calling 911, falling on deaf ears?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla--A Fort Myers couple says their panicked call to 911 about a possible drunk driver fell on deaf ears and they want to know why! Karen and Ed Cooney were driving alo..
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Changing fitting room doors coast to coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A WINK News investigation into your privacy in department store fitting rooms has gone nationwide. We found that fitting room doors in Macy's were leaving custom..
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CALL FOR ACTION recovers thousands for veteran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

ESTERO, Fla. - A once decorated U.S. Airman, now a disabled veteran, turned  to "Call for Action" for help and we're getting results. The Department of Veterans Affairs made h..
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