Toddler under investigation for debit card theft

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is under investigation after allegedly stealing his mother’s debit card. That boy is one-year-old Kieran Orpurt. The investigation started at Book-a-Million in Terre Haute. The toddler’s mother, Christine told FTN when she went to pay for her items at the book store, she couldn’t find her … Continue reading Toddler under investigation for debit card theft

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

Toddler busted for tot trafficking during lunch

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A local toddler is facing charges after police say he was stopped for trafficking tater tots. It happened Tuesday afternoon during lunch. According to police one-year-old Alexander Essex was eating lunch when officers noticed the smell of food coming from a toy car he had at the table with him. … Continue reading Toddler busted for tot trafficking during lunch

Officials express need for battery donation as supplies dry up

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - Officials have expressed concern after recent battery shortage. On Saturday, we first told you about an emergency battery transplant that involved BeatBo the robot. While officials say there were enough batteries on hand for that procedure, it took nearly half of the Double-A supply. "All it takes is one birthday, … Continue reading Officials express need for battery donation as supplies dry up

Police fear Crystal Light usage on the rise as toddler tries to lift dog twice his weight

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - Police fear Crystal Light usage is on the rise after a local toddler went on a rampage Sunday night. It happened just before bedtime at a southern Vigo County home. Officials say it started when one-year-old Alex Essex was eating dinner. “He just started acting...really hyperactive. It was all fun … Continue reading Police fear Crystal Light usage on the rise as toddler tries to lift dog twice his weight

Sheriff assaulted by diapered toddler

VIGO COUNTY, Ind (FTN) - A toddler only wearing a diaper is facing assault charges after police say he got physical with the sheriff. It happened Saturday night an apartment on the south side of Terre Haute. Police say one-year-old Alexander Essex escaped the custody of his parents. Sheriff Woody was the first to respond. … Continue reading Sheriff assaulted by diapered toddler

Robot undergoes emergency battery transplant surgery after being found unresponsive

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A dancing robot is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing emergency surgery. On Saturday, the usually energetic toy was unresponsive. That robot was identified as BeatBo. According to BeatBo's friends, the bot has been showing signs of slowing down. "We noticed him stopping mid-sentence. He would start his … Continue reading Robot undergoes emergency battery transplant surgery after being found unresponsive