‘What happened to Jack?’ Misunderstanding leads local dad to think something happened to cat

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old is accused of giving his dad a scare. It happened on Sunday. Chris Essex told FTN it started when his son Alex asked 'What happened to Jack?' "We have an older cat named Jack. When Alex came in concerned asking what happened to Jack...I was kind … Continue reading ‘What happened to Jack?’ Misunderstanding leads local dad to think something happened to cat

Toddler busted trying to use fake ID

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is facing punishment after his parents say he tried to buy juice with a fake ID. It happened Saturday at Meijer. According to parents, two-year-old Alexander Essex tried to pass his father’s ID off as his own. He was allegedly trying to buy massive amounts of … Continue reading Toddler busted trying to use fake ID

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

Costars reunite after toddler’s birthday party

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - Two leading actors have reunited after a toddler’s birthday party. On Saturday, two-year-old Alexander Essex received Buzz Lightyear for his birthday. This gift will reunited Lightyear with former costar Sheriff Woody. Woody came into the picture last year during Essex’s first birthday. FTN has learned the two had a falling … Continue reading Costars reunite after toddler’s birthday party

Potato Head busted out of jail by Woody impersonator

VIGO COUNTY, (FTN) - We have developing news in the case against a spud that faked his own death. Police told FTN that Mr. Potato Head has busted out of jail. Head was arrested last week after he was accused of faking his own death. One-year-old Alexander Essex.was initially charged with the murder. Police say … Continue reading Potato Head busted out of jail by Woody impersonator

Mr. Potato Head charged with faking his own death; attacked by accused killer

VIGO COUNTY (FTN) - A Vigo County murder investigation took a strange twist Wednesday afternoon. Last month, FTN first told you about a Mr. Potato Head that was found dead in a makeshift construction site. Police charged one-year-old Alexander Essex in Head’s death. FTN has learned Head has now been charged for faking his own … Continue reading Mr. Potato Head charged with faking his own death; attacked by accused killer

Investigation underway after photo of legless toddler posted on social media

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of local parents insist their child still has a leg after a photo appears to show it was cut off. The photo was taken Monday morning in a southern Vigo County apartment. The photo shows one-year-old Alex Essex stuck between his wall and a tricycle. “It was just … Continue reading Investigation underway after photo of legless toddler posted on social media

Toys fed up over sheriff who was in a movie “that one time”

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A group of toys at one south side apartment say they are sick of hearing the sheriff talk about that one time he was in a movie. The sheriff is Sheriff Woody and the movie was Toy Story. “Yes, I had a bit of an acting career in my younger … Continue reading Toys fed up over sheriff who was in a movie “that one time”

Update: Missing sippy cup located, dump truck to blame?

COLUMBIAVILLE, Mich. (FTN) - We have an update on a story we first brought you last week. Original story It involves the investigation into a missing sippy cup in Columbiaville, Michigan. On Saturday, we told you a one-year-old Michigan toddler, identified as Lars Smith may have misplaced the cup. As the time of the investigation, … Continue reading Update: Missing sippy cup located, dump truck to blame?