Alex Flippin, KWCH Eyewitness News

Alex Flippin

KWCH Eyewitness News

Wichita, KS, United States

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Past articles by Alex:

FF12 Investigation: Accusations of time card fraud within Salina Fire Department

Accusations of time theft spark an investigation into leadership within the Salina Fire Department, and our own Factfinder 12 investigation reveals it could have cost taxpayers into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. It also found that the city was made aware of the accusations nearly two years ago...and the men accused of the crimes have not so much as been placed on leave. → Read More

FF12 Cold Case: Do you know these men?

Shot dead by a complete stranger after celebrating a wedding, and now the case has gone cold. In our continued partnership with Wichita Police, Factfinder 12 looks into the shooting death of Abram Galvan and the never before seen video that detectives believe will crack the case. → Read More

State board issues order sanctioning local EMTs, paramedics in connection with 2019 call

The Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services issued an order sanctioning several EMTs and paramedics in the Wichita area and revoking the license of one. This is in connection with the handling of a suicide case from June 2019. → Read More

Record-breaking cold could lead to bank-breaking energy bills

Paying to keep warm during the extreme cold temperatures is likely to result in a significantly higher energy bill than you’re used to. → Read More

Michael O’Donnell receive $25,000 fine for campaign finance violations

Former Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell admitted to the nine violations of campaign finance law brought against him and received a fine of $25,000, leaving open the possibility of further prosecution in the future. → Read More

All trial participants allowed opportunity to be vaccinated

People who participated in Covid-19 vaccine trials are now being allowed the opportunity to be vaccinated...even if they originally received a placebo. It is an uncommon move by researchers who say the importance of vaccinating everyone possible means the way data is being collected has to change, researchers say the so-called “unblinding” of trial participants won’t hurt research going forward. → Read More

Kiowa County deputy placed on unpaid leave, months after man run over during chase

The attorney for a former Kansas City Kansas Police detective filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court in Wichita on Thursday. 35 year old Lionel Womack says he was traveling in western Kansas on August 15, 2020 when he was pulled over by a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper. He then led authorities from at least three agencies on a car chase before running from the vehicle and into a field… → Read More

Video: Deputy runs over fleeing man in Kansas field, lawsuit follows

A Kansas sheriff’s deputy is the subject of a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging excessive force. → Read More

FactFinder 12 looks into firm investigating abuse allegations against Gregg Marshall

As an investigation into Wichita State University Men’s Head Basketball Coach Gregg Marshall continues, FactFinder 12 looks into the law firm conducting that investigation to learn what it does, who the firm has worked for in the past, and why Wichita State selected the firm. → Read More

O’Donnell, Capps and Clendenin added to attack ad lawsuit

Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell, State Representative Michael Capps and Wichita City Council member James Clendenin have been added to the lawsuit surrounding a false political attack ad aimed at, then Wichita Mayoral Candidate Brandon Whipple. → Read More

Reds-Brews, M’s-Padres games off in wake of Kenosha shooting

A person with knowledge of the situation says the Milwaukee Brewers' game against the Cincinnati Reds is being postponed in the wake of the shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin. → Read More

Lt. Governor pushes for census response

Lt. Governor says failing to take part in 2020 census could result in loss of billions for state. → Read More

Lt. Governor pushes for census response

Lt. Governor says failing to take part in 2020 census could result in loss of billions for state. → Read More

New development surfaces in ‘Miss Molly’ cold case

New details are coming to light concerning the unsolved murder of a woman whose body was found beside a Saline County, Kan. road in 1986. → Read More

Local band reunites after 40 years

A local band reconnects 40 years after their first show together. By popular demand, The Sweetwater Band will play a show Friday night (1/17) in Colwich. Popular in Wichita in the late 1970s, members... → Read More

Local band reunites after 40 years

A local band reconnects 40 years after their first show together. By popular demand, The Sweetwater Band will play a show Friday night (1/17) in Colwich. Popular in Wichita in the late 1970s, members... → Read More

Hurricane Hunter from Kansas goes inside the eye of Dorian

The warnings issued ahead of Dorian's landfall in the United States are informed by a lot of different factors, and some of those are determined by flying manned aircraft directly into the storm. → Read More

BBB warns those looking for love to watch out for scammers

Romance scams are raking in big bucks for scammers, but how do you know you're being scammed? → Read More

Shutdown affecting some home buyers and employers

Some home loans can't process until after the government shutdown ends and some employers can't do routine background checks for new hires. → Read More