‘Trapped, don’t send help…’ 3-year-old forgets about ‘trapped’ dad inside of his bedroom for about 10 minutes

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (KNN) - A Terre Haute dad says he was trapped inside of his three-year-old's bedroom...and it was the most peaceful 10 minutes of his day. It happened on Monday evening just after 6:00. Chris Essex is Alex's father. He says Alex has an ongoing game where he tries to trap family members, … Continue reading ‘Trapped, don’t send help…’ 3-year-old forgets about ‘trapped’ dad inside of his bedroom for about 10 minutes

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.

‘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

‘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

Parents scramble as three-year-old bolts down aisle of fragile items at Kohl’s

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of Terre Haute parents were forced to scramble when their three-year-old bolted down an aisle of fragile items at a Vigo County store. It happened on Thursday when Chris and Ami Essex took Alex to Kohl's to return an item. As the family walked toward the exit, Alex … Continue reading Parents scramble as three-year-old bolts down aisle of fragile items at Kohl’s