Update: Missing sippy cup located, dump truck to blame?

COLUMBIAVILLE, Mich. (FTN) - We have an update on a story we first brought you last week. Original story It involves the investigation into a missing sippy cup in Columbiaville, Michigan. On Saturday, we told you a one-year-old Michigan toddler, identified as Lars Smith may have misplaced the cup. As the time of the investigation, … Continue reading Update: Missing sippy cup located, dump truck to blame?

Late night cuddle time backfires on Terre Haute parents

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A late night cuddle session backfired on two Vigo County parents. It started Monday night around 10:00. “I just wanted to cuddle with him. I got him out of his bed an brought him into our bedroom. He was so peaceful and sweet,” Ami Essex said. Ami is talking about … Continue reading Late night cuddle time backfires on Terre Haute parents

Overnight blanket theft leads to domestic dispute

COLUMBIAVILLE, Mich. (FTN) - Police in Michigan responded to a Columbiaville home after reports of a domestic situation. It happened just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police they heard a toddler begin to cry. That toddler was later identified as three-year-old Donald Smith. Police quickly arrived on the season. After an investigation officers say … Continue reading Overnight blanket theft leads to domestic dispute

Toddler busted trying to smuggle toy into his cell

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County toddler was busted trying to smuggle items into his cell. On Sunday, police say one-year-old Alexander Essex jammed a toy between the bars of his crib in preparation for bed time. “It was a Mickey...of course it was a Mickey. It always is with him,” Sheriff Woody … Continue reading Toddler busted trying to smuggle toy into his cell

Toddler picks better spot to potty on floor after bath than usual

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler made the choice to pee in a better spot for his post bath floor pee. It happened Saturday on the city’s south side. According to one-year-old Alexander Essex’s parents, he always finds a way to pee on the floor in the short time between a bath … Continue reading Toddler picks better spot to potty on floor after bath than usual

Child detained and released after trying to steal playground ball

TERRE HAUTE, Ind (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler was detained after trying to steal every ball from the playground. His parents say it started around 4:30 Saturday afternoon at the Deming Park Playground. That is where one-year-old Alexander Essex allegedly tried to steal a ball from another small child. “He saw the boom-boom...sorry. Sometimes … Continue reading Child detained and released after trying to steal playground ball

Police ask for your help after Michigan toddler loses sippy cup

COLUMBIAVILLE, Mich. (FTN) - Police in Michigan are investigating after a sippy cup has gone missing. The investigation started Tuesday in Columbiaville. According to witnesses, one-year-old Lars Smith was last seen with the cup. The witness, who police say is Smith’s brother said he last saw the toddler run by with the cup, but wasn’t … Continue reading Police ask for your help after Michigan toddler loses sippy cup

Toddler wants bedroom door both open and shut, confusing parents and police

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A local toddler is receiving an evaluation after officials say he was acting erratically. On Thursday, police responded to a potential barricade situation at a bedroom belonging to one-year-old Alexander Essex. Police say it started when he slammed his bedroom door. "We made entry into the room, and he pushed … Continue reading Toddler wants bedroom door both open and shut, confusing parents and police

Toddler entertained by box…that contained his birthday gifts

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - Two Terre Haute parents are laughing to themselves as their toddler plays inside of a cardboard box. The laughter comes after realizing this is the same box his birthday gifts came in. Those parents are Chris and Ami Essex. “It took us a few minutes to realize the irony,” Chris … Continue reading Toddler entertained by box…that contained his birthday gifts