‘He was full on snot dripping out of his nose crying…’ Three-year-old has meltdown after dog accused of eating his ice cube

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old had an epic meltdown on Monday morning when he said the dog ate his ice cube. Parents say Alex Essex's dad, Chris, gave the child an ice cube to play with while making a drink. "He likes ice cubes...plus it is kind of a fun sensory … Continue reading ‘He was full on snot dripping out of his nose crying…’ Three-year-old has meltdown after dog accused of eating his ice cube

Not so Goodnight: Toddler wakes up with ‘Goodnight Moon‘ related nightmare

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Parents day a Vigo County three-year-old woke up shaking after reading a famous children's book before bed. The nightmare happened just after midnight early Monday morning. Parents tell FTN three-year-old Alex Essex woke up crying, having a bad dream connected to the book 'Goodnight Moon.' Alex's dad Chris says the … Continue reading Not so Goodnight: Toddler wakes up with ‘Goodnight Moon‘ related nightmare

Toddler shares shocking highlight of two-mile long walk

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler shared his number one highlight after an afternoon on the trails. The walk happened Tuesday in eastern Vigo County. Ami Essex took three-year-old Alex Essex and their dog, eight-year-old yellow lab Anya, on the walk. "It was a nice day," Ami said. "Maybe the first really … Continue reading Toddler shares shocking highlight of two-mile long walk

Toddler busted playing tug of war with dog…using his mouth

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County toddler was caught on camera playing mouth style tug of war with his yellow lab. The incident happened on Sunday in southern Vigo County. According to two-year-old Alex Essex's parents, he took his pet dog's squeaky dog bone toy, bit down, and started teasing her. The dog, … Continue reading Toddler busted playing tug of war with dog…using his mouth

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

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

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

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 accused of trolling dog with broken laser pointer

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - An area toddler is facing criticism after he accused of trolling the dog with a broken laser pointer. It started Thursday morning in a southern Vigo County apartment. According to witnesses, one-year-old Alexander Essex was able to get his hands on the laser pointer after his father determined it wasn’t … Continue reading Toddler accused of trolling dog with broken laser pointer