Paris grandmother taking heat after photos leak

PARIS, Ill. (FTN) - A Paris, Illinois grandmother is in hot water after photos were leaked of her grandson falling asleep in a dog bed. It happened Saturday afternoon at 53-year-old Kristi Hedger’s house. According to a source who wished to remain anonymous, Hedger forced two-year-old Alexander Essex to sleep in a dog bed. Hedger … Continue reading Paris grandmother taking heat after photos leak

Father admits failure in training his child how to use a chair

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad admits to failing as a parent as he watches his two-year-old try to use a chair. It happened Thursday morning on the city’s south side. According to father Chris Essex, his son Alex struggled to properly sit down in the chair. That chair was specifically made … Continue reading Father admits failure in training his child how to use a chair

Toddler’s puddle kiss goes to the next level

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - The rainy weather doesn’t look to be going anywhere anytime soon, but a Vigo County toddler is diving into the forecast face first. On Tuesday, FTN first told you about two-year-old Alexander Essex’s adventures in puddle stomping. On Wednesday, a simple trip to the dumpster with his mother elevated Alex’s … Continue reading Toddler’s puddle kiss goes to the next level

Dog refuses to move for construction

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dog has refused to give up her spot for a new road. Earlier this week, living room officials decided to build a temporary road on the couch, claiming eminent domain if any issues were to pop up. On Saturday, when crews attempted to build the road a … Continue reading Dog refuses to move for construction

Vigo County toddler’s cup holder idea rejected by different companies

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A toddler's idea to invent the next generation of cupholders has been rejected. Two-year-old Alex Essex has been working for months to create a new way to hold his sippy cup. But roadblock after roadblock has left him at a dead end. "Drink? Mean mommy...book," Alex said during an interview, … Continue reading Vigo County toddler’s cup holder idea rejected by different companies

New candidate enters the race for sheriff

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A new toy is throwing his helmet in the ring for the sheriff race. On Sunday, in a surprise announcement, Buzz Lightyear announced his intention to run for sheriff. It’s a position Sheriff Woody has held unopposed for over a year. Lightyear is a newcomer to the toy scene in … Continue reading New candidate enters the race for sheriff

Leaked text reveals mom’s crazy night while son was at grandma’s

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A newly leaked text reveals the shocking details surrounding a Terre Haute mom’s night without her toddler or husband. The mother involved in this s candle is 29-year-old Ami Essex. Sources say the text was sent to an unknown person on Friday night. The texts discusses whether or not she … Continue reading Leaked text reveals mom’s crazy night while son was at grandma’s

Great Scott! Terre Haute dad admits to showing son scenes of Back to the Future III first

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad is facing criticism for showing his toddler Back to the Future lll before the other two. It happened Thursday morning on the city’s south side. That is where witnesses say 35-year-old Chris Essex showed his son a scene from the third movie in the trilogy before … Continue reading Great Scott! Terre Haute dad admits to showing son scenes of Back to the Future III first