The mystery of the penguin on top of the tv station was finally solved – and the 3-year-old wasn’t too far off

For a year, three-year-old Alex was telling his mom and dad he was seeing a penguin on top of his father's tv station place of work...parents finally figured out what he was looking at - and he wasn't that far off. Here's what it was.

The mask versus the Christmas tree: The odd fear (and love) of a three-year-old

This three-year-old is scared to death of Christmas trees...but loves a scary zombie mask. Nearly 20 years ago, that same zombie mask terrorized someone else. We talk to the victim in a special report.

Dad keeps using photos of his son on a legitimate news website as the stock kid pics

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad says his son makes the perfect stock photo child for the legitimate news website he works with for his full time job. Chris Essex told FTN he uploaded a new photo of his son, three-year-old, Alex on Tuesday to his station's website. "I needed a photo … Continue reading Dad keeps using photos of his son on a legitimate news website as the stock kid pics

Three-year-old suffers worst boo-boo to date as he wears his first legitimate bandaid

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old suffered his first legitimate injury. It happened on Wednesday when Ami Essex took her son, Alex, to Deming Park in Terre Haute. The injury resulted in scrapes on Alex's arm. "He was running on the railroad tracks, the park has these tracks for a small train … Continue reading Three-year-old suffers worst boo-boo to date as he wears his first legitimate bandaid

Dead battery problems? Dad set fight ‘big battery’ as prices go up – demands rechargeable only

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) -- A local dad says he is suspicious of the disposable big battery's corruption and reach. Chris Essex is the father of three-year-old Alex. He says he is always forced to buy, find, and swap out batteries in his son's toys. "Look, I' m not saying it is a conspiracy...well, actually, … Continue reading Dead battery problems? Dad set fight ‘big battery’ as prices go up – demands rechargeable only