Resolve to check out your gym!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla--If your New Year's resolution involves joining a gym, make sure you check out the contract and the facility before you join.  CALL FOR ACTION went through doz..
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Home for the holidays thanks to CALL FOR ACTION

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

CAPE CORAL, FLA-- A Cape Coral woman says she's thankful to have her son home from Afghanistan. But she's also thankful to spend Christmas in her own home thanks to CALL FOR ACTION..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK makes sure present arrives by Christmas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral woman has some advice if you're holiday shopping online: you need to check your list more than twice.  That's because if you're not careful, yo..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Roads Repaved

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Call for Action gets action for a woman whose home was surrounded by giant potholes.  She told us that driving over the potholes caused her disabled daugh..
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CALL FOR ACTION helps woman get refund from meat company

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Call for Action gets results for a woman struggling to get a refund from a door-to-door meat company. Eve Swinton says she made a rush decision to purchase $250 ..
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Looking through rose-colored windows

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Call for Action gets action for a local pilot whose storm windows turned purple.  After battling for months to get the tinted windows replaced, he turne..
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Check your list and the return policy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla-- The holiday season is supposed to be about giving from the heart. But if you use your head and check out return policies before you check out, you may make the se..
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Expect more retail credit card offers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla--When you shop this year, you may see more offers to sign up for credit cards at your favorite store. Most offer discounts the day of the sale and we found shoppers..
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Buying fake items could fund terrorism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In this tough economy many people are looking for good deals on gifts.  But before you consider buying a designer knockoff, consider this: what you put unde..
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Still waiting for a check

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, FLA-- A WINK NEWS investigation uncovers many people who filed well before the November 23th deadline to receive Emergency Advanced Payments from the BP Oil Spill fund ..
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County Claims: Justified or Ridiculous?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - From potholes, to palm fronds, every now and then the county is asked to pay for damage to someone's property. Our CALL FOR ACTION investigation uncovered risk m..
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ONLY ON WINK: 17-year cold case has ties to Lords of Chaos convicted killer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - An arrest in a 17-year cold case has ties to a crime spree that terrorized Southwest Florida in the 1990's...  The Lords of Chaos: four teenagers who wen..
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Customers challenging debt collections for former Hollywood Video accounts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH PORT, Fla. - Debt collectors may be coming after your money for a company that no longer exists.  A North Port couple is fighting to save their credit rating from a few ..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Board member wants refund for computer project

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A WINK News Call for Action investigation into overtime in the Lee County School District uncovers a computer program meant to save you money is actually costing..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK investigation uncovers millions of dollars in bus driver overtime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Teachers, books, supplies, they're all things you pay for to make sure kids make the grade.  But you're also paying for millions of dollars in overtime and ..
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CALL FOR ACTION UPDATE: Corey Kent's step-father speaks to WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Dan Ashby, the stepfather of Cape Coral soldier Corey Kent,  says after taking photographs and lodging complaints he is starting to receive correspondence f..
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Chinese drywall myth busted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lou Siebert is living with Chinese drywall and it's taking a toll on him and his wife.  "I feel like we're probably getting to the end of our line with our ..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK investigation uncovers more people being investigated for insurance fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - You have insurance to protect yourself if the worst happens.  But what happens if your insurance company suspects you of bilking the system?  A W..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK investigates how you're getting stuck footing your neighbor's water bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

EAST LEE COUNTY, Fla. - If you don't pay your water bill your water gets shut off; but a loophole is allowing some neighborhoods to go years without paying, leaving you stuck with ..
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IT'S YOUR MONEY: The cost of burying the dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your taxes pay for roads, schools and police.  But did you also know that you're paying to bury the dead?  Tens of thousands of dollars every year are ..
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