Foreclosed homes putting others at risk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla --A new foreclosure crisis: damage left behind putting other homes at risk of foreclosure, too. Jan Swanson thought she'd live in her home the rest of her life. ..
Read More

Oil Spill Charity Check

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

Lee County, FL-- Some charities are not waiting for oil giant BP to start cleaning up parts of the gulf coast where oil has washed ashore. Before you give your money to help their..
Read More

CALL FOR ACTION:How much are you paying to screw in lightbulbs?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEE COUNTY, Fla-- Federal stimulus money set aside to weatherize homes is being used in Lee County. Thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, low income people can make..
Read More

Convicted felon: Lying confidential informant sent me to prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

ARCADIA, Fla-- Romill Blandin spent 20 months in prison after he pled guilty to selling and delivering cocaine.  The case against him hinged on undercover video shot by Confid..
Read More

Caught on camera: Call for Action catches slow drivers holding up traffic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- We all know that speeding is illegal, but get caught driving too slowly and you could still get a ticket.  Going too slowly, or impeding traffic, is against..
Read More

Pet medication warning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- If you buy flea medicine for your dog or cat, it could end up harming or even killing your pet.  According to the Environmental Protection Agency, in 2008 m..
Read More

Medical billing errors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

   FORT MYERS, FLA- Mike Wheeler enjoys his days of retirement taking walks with his dog. He did not think he would spend those days battling billing from his hospital. "..
Read More

The cost of school choice in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- It's your money and millions are being spent on busing tens of thousands of kids to class in Lee County as part of school choice.  As a percentage, Lee Coun..
Read More

Bad check help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Rubber checks are bouncing all around Southwest Florida. Each year people here write nearly 8,000 bad checks. Maybe you're a victim or maybe you've written once ..
Read More

Stolen identity could cost you a job

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Call for Action uncovers a problem that could potentially be keeping you from getting a job: your background check.Michael Pudlin tells WINK News that he blamed ..
Read More

Handyman's victims receive help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

EAST NAPLES, Fla-- An unlicensed handyman took their money, and never finished the job.  Now a national hardware store chain comes to the rescue of several East Naples condo o..
Read More

Beware of unlicensed handymen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

EAST NAPLES, Fla. -- The down economy has a lot of people looking for work. But before you hire an unknown handyman, beware. Someone you think you are helping could be looking to ..
Read More

Mortgage help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla- Trouble getting help from your mortgage company? Representatives from Chase, Bank of America (Countywide), Washington Mutual and EMC are in town to help with loan ..
Read More

Tax identity theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Identity theft doesn't just affect its victim.  Every year, regular taxpayers are also stuck paying the price for people stealing identities to file fraudu..
Read More

Masters badges beware

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you're trying to get badges for the Masters look out for a hazard that may keep you from the greens in Augusta. Call for Action Reporter, Melissa Yeager, got..
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×