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?

Overnight blanket theft leads to domestic dispute

COLUMBIAVILLE, Mich. (FTN) - Police in Michigan responded to a Columbiaville home after reports of a domestic situation. It happened just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police they heard a toddler begin to cry. That toddler was later identified as three-year-old Donald Smith. Police quickly arrived on the season. After an investigation officers say … Continue reading Overnight blanket theft leads to domestic dispute

Toddler busted trying to smuggle toy into his cell

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County toddler was busted trying to smuggle items into his cell. On Sunday, police say one-year-old Alexander Essex jammed a toy between the bars of his crib in preparation for bed time. “It was a Mickey...of course it was a Mickey. It always is with him,” Sheriff Woody … Continue reading Toddler busted trying to smuggle toy into his cell

Child detained and released after trying to steal playground ball

TERRE HAUTE, Ind (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler was detained after trying to steal every ball from the playground. His parents say it started around 4:30 Saturday afternoon at the Deming Park Playground. That is where one-year-old Alexander Essex allegedly tried to steal a ball from another small child. “He saw the boom-boom...sorry. Sometimes … Continue reading Child detained and released after trying to steal playground ball

Police ask for your help after Michigan toddler loses sippy cup

COLUMBIAVILLE, Mich. (FTN) - Police in Michigan are investigating after a sippy cup has gone missing. The investigation started Tuesday in Columbiaville. According to witnesses, one-year-old Lars Smith was last seen with the cup. The witness, who police say is Smith’s brother said he last saw the toddler run by with the cup, but wasn’t … Continue reading Police ask for your help after Michigan toddler loses sippy cup

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 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