4-year-old demands apology from toy after stepping on it, DOP launches investigation

A four-year-old is demanding an apology from a toy after he reportedly stepped on it...not the Department of Parenting has launched an investigation. Learn more here.

Toddler faces time-out for allegedly trying to kill a toy

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is facing time-out after he was accused of trying to kill one of his toys. It happened on Tuesday night at a home in the southern part of Vigo County. According to parents, they found two-year-old Alex Essex's Codapiller toy on top of the family dog's … Continue reading Toddler faces time-out for allegedly trying to kill a toy

Parents investigate after paint print found on hallway wall

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - An investigation is underway after a Terre Haute mom found a blue handprint on the family's hallway wall. The print was found just before 5:00 on Thursday. According to 30-year-old Ami Essex, she spotted the handprint soon after putting her son, two-year-old Alex Essex in the bathtub. She said Alex … Continue reading Parents investigate after paint print found on hallway wall

Toddler accused of taking time-out tantrum on Alexa

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute two-year-old is accused of taking out his time out anger on an Echo Dot device. That's according to two-year-old Alex Essex's mother, Ami. On Friday morning, Alex's dad Chris noticed the Echo on the floor near its usual spot. This comes after a time out right before … Continue reading Toddler accused of taking time-out tantrum on Alexa

Toddler questioned after stick fight

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is under fire after someone captured photos of him fighting a stick. It happened Sunday in a Vigo County neighborhood. Witnesses say two-year-old Alex Essex started fighting with a stick that was larger than him. The cause of the fight is unclear at this time. The … Continue reading Toddler questioned after stick fight

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

After gummy pack goes empty, toddler accuses parents of theft

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler has accused his parents of stealing his gummy snacks on the way home from shopping. It happened on Sunday when two-year-old Alex Essex and his parents, Chris and Ami made a grocery trip to Meijer. According to Ami, if they pick up gummy snacks while shopping … Continue reading After gummy pack goes empty, toddler accuses parents of theft