Family of two year old survives one week without paper towels, no major incidents

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute family is feeling blessed after they say they made it a full week without paper towels. Last week, Chris and Ami Essex said they forgot to buy paper towels when they went to the store. "It's one of those things you need...but you forget that you need … Continue reading Family of two year old survives one week without paper towels, no major incidents

Let It Go: Newer parents deal with old songs stuck in their head

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Disney songs from movies that are a few years old are getting stuck in newer parents heads. That's according to a new study. Research shows songs like Let It Go from Frozen, which came out in 2013 and How Far I'll Go from Moana are making a resurgence. That's as … Continue reading Let It Go: Newer parents deal with old songs stuck in their head

Dad criticized for laughing at hurt toddler

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad is in hot water after he reportedly laughed at his two-year-old when he hurt himself. It happened on Monday morning in southern Vigo County. Two-year-old Alexander Essex was reportedly hopping through the dining room and banged his chin on the kitchen table. That is when the … Continue reading Dad criticized for laughing at hurt toddler

Investigation underway after beheaded Olaf found in fire truck

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute mother makes a grisly discovery after she finds what many are calling a hate crime against toys. On Thursday, Ami Essex found a beheaded Olaf in the front seat of a Little People fire truck.According to Sheriff Woody, it is being investigated as a hate crime. "Any … Continue reading Investigation underway after beheaded Olaf found in fire truck

Toddler claims eminent domain as he tries to annex mom’s office

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County toddler claims he has the right to annex his mother's home office in an eminent domain claim. FTN learned on Friday that two-year-old Alex Essex has slowly been turning his mother, Ami Essex's office into a play room. Sources close to the situation say toys are taking … Continue reading Toddler claims eminent domain as he tries to annex mom’s office

Saying goodbye: family mourns the loss of birthday balloon

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute family is mourning the loss of a helium happy birthday balloon. The balloon comes from a March 3rd birthday party for Two-year-old Alex Essex According to Alex’s parents, the balloon as become part of the family as a fixture on their ceiling for months. “You could always … Continue reading Saying goodbye: family mourns the loss of birthday balloon