Dad keeps using photos of his son on a legitimate news website as the stock kid pics

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad says his son makes the perfect stock photo child for the legitimate news website he works with for his full time job. Chris Essex told FTN he uploaded a new photo of his son, three-year-old, Alex on Tuesday to his station's website. "I needed a photo … Continue reading Dad keeps using photos of his son on a legitimate news website as the stock kid pics

Three-year-old suffers worst boo-boo to date as he wears his first legitimate bandaid

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old suffered his first legitimate injury. It happened on Wednesday when Ami Essex took her son, Alex, to Deming Park in Terre Haute. The injury resulted in scrapes on Alex's arm. "He was running on the railroad tracks, the park has these tracks for a small train … Continue reading Three-year-old suffers worst boo-boo to date as he wears his first legitimate bandaid

Dead battery problems? Dad set fight ‘big battery’ as prices go up – demands rechargeable only

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) -- A local dad says he is suspicious of the disposable big battery's corruption and reach. Chris Essex is the father of three-year-old Alex. He says he is always forced to buy, find, and swap out batteries in his son's toys. "Look, I' m not saying it is a conspiracy...well, actually, … Continue reading Dead battery problems? Dad set fight ‘big battery’ as prices go up – demands rechargeable only

A second life? Toddler saves baby toy set for donation

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A three year-old Indiana boy has latched into a baby toy that was previously set for donation. That's according to parents Chris and Ami Essex. Parents say it happened earlier in the week as Ami loaded some of Alex's old toys in her car for donation. "We are working on … Continue reading A second life? Toddler saves baby toy set for donation

Local dad accuses his wife of spilling more drinks than three-year-old son

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A local dad has accused his wife of causing more messes by spills than her three-year-old son. Chris Essex alleges his wife, Ami, is responsible for more carpet stains than three-year-old Alex. This comes as Ami recently spilled coffee all over the table and carpeted floor as the family was … Continue reading Local dad accuses his wife of spilling more drinks than three-year-old son

Parents use drone for overhead look at playroom destruction

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - Parents took to the air to survey the damage after their three-year-old spent 30 minutes in his playroom by himself. It happened Wednesday night in southern Vigo County. Three-year-old Alex Essex's mom, Ami, told FTN the child took to his playroom for nearly a half an hour and played by … Continue reading Parents use drone for overhead look at playroom destruction

‘This was his one and only bucket list item…’ Three-year-old receives up close look at water tower

MEROM, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old fulfilled a life-long dream of seeing a water tower up close. The dream came true for three-year-old Alex Essex In Merom, Indiana on Tuesday. While exploring the town's park, Alex noticed the water tower nearby and asked if he could go look at it. As long as … Continue reading ‘This was his one and only bucket list item…’ Three-year-old receives up close look at water tower