Doctor talks about money received by medical companies

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Local doctor addresses concerns about a new government website that documents all payments made to doctors from medical companies. Tuesday the Centers for Medicar..
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Drug company payments to doctors exposed

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You can get a look at just how much money drug makers and medical device companies are giving to your doctor. The federal government is making it all available o..
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Consumer Reports tests the new iPhones to see if they bend

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After people took to social media last week complaining about the new iPhones bending, Consumer Reports decided to test the two new phones and their competitors. ..
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Used-Car Buyers Guide

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla.- To help consumers navigate the used-car buying process, national non-profit advocacy group Call For Action launched a new online guide that informs prospective ca..
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Customers say iPhone6 Plus bends

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -Days after the release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, customers have reported the Plus bent after carrying it in their pocket. Complaints have surfaced on Twi..
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Families under Affordable Care Act may see cut in tax return

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Families who registered for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act may owe the government money. A benefit of purchasing health insurance in the marketpla..
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Consumer Reports rates best portable generators

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Sales of portable generators spike every time a storm threatens our coast. Consumer Reports puts them to the test to see which ones work best.Consumer Reports sa..
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Keeping crooks out of your garage

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A viral video recommending you zip-tie the emergency latch on your garage door has some local garage door companies concerned. The zip tie solution was a result ..
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Emails claiming to be from Post Office could install malware

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Postal inspectors have warned people to ignore emails, claiming to be from the post office because it could put your personal information at risk. U.S. postal ins..
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Pool construction delayed until Call for Action steps in

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

PINE ISLAND, Fla.- Call for Action helped a Pine Island man get his backyard pool finished after the contractor delayed work for weeks. Jeff McCoy had always dreamed of retiring in..
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Lost ring returned to soldier three years later

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - David Zogaria was living in Southwest Florida when he lost a ring, he received while stationed at Fort Knox. Zogaria never thought he would see that ring aga..
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Postal inspectors warn of 'mystery shopper scam'

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Lee County, Fla.- U.S. postal inspectors are warning families about what they are calling a new check scam. Postal inspectors said this new scam, known as the mystery shopper scam,..
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AG warns Home Depot customers to monitor bank accounts

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Attorney General Pam Bondi's office sent a statement Wednesday reminding anyone who has purchased items from Home Depot to monitor your financial acitivty. The ..
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Four Fort Myers kids overdose on Triple C

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Samantha Smink

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Only WINK cameras were there as one by one, some even carrying each other by the arm, 22 kids from the Oasis Youth Shelter walked into Health Park hospital, Monda..
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Watch for foreign lottery scams

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Postal inspectors said thousands of people fall victim to foreign lottery scams each year. These scam operators are often based in Canada, and use telephone or di..
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Military surplus equipment to police: Program 1033 in SWFL

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - We have a follow-up to a WINK News investigation on military surplus equipment being transferred to police officers. It's a program that's been around since the..
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Military equipment used by police:necessary for protection?

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - Protests marred by violence in Ferguson, Missouri are causing police to roll out military surplus vehicles and equipment to hold crowds back.Some groups are now..
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National vs. state vs. local: where your charity money goes

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - People all around the country are pouring buckets of ice water on their heads, hoping to raise money for the ALS Association. And, they are - millions, in fact. ..
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Charity check: know who you're donating to

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You can't turn on a computer without coming across another ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The viral fundraiser has raised millions of dollars for ALS, also known as L..
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Soldier fights IRS for money he is owed

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A soldier has waited months for his tax return due to an error with the IRS and Treasury Department. Sgt. Thomas Stauber is stationed at Fort Drum; however, his m..
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