Monday, December 9 2013 6:37 PM EST2013-12-09 23:37:59 GMT
The IU School of Medicine has released the official request for proposal for,"the development of a multi-institutional academic health, science and research center in Evansville, Indiana."The RFP includesMore >>
The IU School of Medicine has released the official request for proposal for,"the development of a multi-institutional academic health, science and research center in Evansville, Indiana."More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 5:34 PM EST2013-12-09 22:34:19 GMT
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – Police are reporting a flatbed lumber semi-truck has overturned on NB I-164 between Lynch & Morgan. Police are reporting the driver is out of the truck, and seems to be okay. PoliceMore >>
A flatbed lumber semi-truck that overturned on NB I-164 between Lynch & Morgan has now been up righted. More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 3:09 PM EST2013-12-11 20:09:55 GMT
Garth Brooks is taking 2014 by storm and has already announced his first world tour in 12 years.More >>
Garth Brooks is taking 2014 by storm and has already announced his first world tour in 12 years. More >>
OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -
A camel decided Aliyah Inzer's treat wasn't enough. He began to nibble on her head, and the ensuing video with the little girl's infectious laugh has become a viral web hit.
Tyler and Marcie Inzer have two children: Aliyah, who is nearly 3 years old, and infant Everly. The Olathe family headed to Branson for a family vacation and stopped off at a drive-through safari near Springfield.
Aliyah loves animals, so the family decided to check out the Wild Animal Safari. After buying a big bag of food, they set out with Aliyah in her father's lap. Filled with joy, Aliyah was snuggling her head against the various animals.
That included what has become known as "bad camel" in the family.
"We were feeding him, and as we were putting the food away and trying to move on," Marcie Inzer recalled.
"He wasn't done," Tyler Inzer added.
"He was looking for some more food, and that's when he put his mouth on Aliyah's head," Marcie Inzer said.
She admits she was startled and exclaimed in fear initially.
"I just saw the camel open its mouth and realized, 'Oh, this camel might bite her ear or something,' so I pushed him away pretty quickly," Tyler Inzer said.
But the slobbery camel wasn't giving up easily on nuzzling a sweet girl. The couple watched their daughter's reactions and took their cues from her. Because she was laughing and wasn't scared, they held their breath and played along. Then the ornery camel decided to try to squeeze into the car and get his head all the way into the passenger seat where Marcie Inzer was.
At that point, the family had enough.
But as Tyler Inzer drove slowly away, the camel didn't want to say goodbye.
"He's coming with us!" Marcie Inzer exclaimed on the video.
"Then he started chasing the car, which got us laughing even more," Marcie Inzer said Monday. "After we got past the camel, we checked her out, and she was fine and laughing."
Maintaining the calm demeanor kept the girl fine and the camel from snapping, the parents said.
The family says it's surreal how big the video has gotten so quickly. The anchors on ABC's Good Morning America highlighted it Monday morning as their video of the day. NBC's Today Show featured it as one of their trending videos. CNN called the family for a Skype interview Monday afternoon.
"Aliyah makes us laugh every day with that giggle, and I'm just thrilled that we get to share a piece of that, everybody," her mother explained.
Her father agreed.
"I think her laughter is what makes the video," Tyler Inzer said.
She is still laughing, and the little girl wishes she could have brought the camel home with her.
"He was soft, and he was slimy," Aliyah said. "He bit my head, and he pushed my head. He also came with us in the car. It was funny! Daddy said, 'Oh my gosh!'"
And she's ready to return to the zoo and see more animals.
Some of the Good Morning America anchors criticized the family for not having Aliyah buckled in.
The family emphasizes that they are a big proponents of seatbelts, but that they wanted her to be near the animals. They said the car was moving just 5 mph, and they felt safe with her being in her father's lap so they could keep a close eye on her.
It might have been more scary if the camel had stuck his head in through a rear window, and the little girl been buckled into a car seat by herself.
"We thought her being in the back with the animals just wasn't going to be an option," her mother said.
"We wanted myself to be a barrier between the animals because they were wild animals, and we didn't know how they would react," Tyler Inzer said.
And because of the animal's slimy mouth, everyone got a hot bath, and the car got disinfected.
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Wednesday, December 11 2013 8:41 AM EST2013-12-11 13:41:37 GMT
HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) – Two students at Henderson High School is facing expulsion after the school says "serious horseplay" occurred on other students. According to Henderson School District Public InformationMore >>
Two students at Henderson High School are facing expulsion after the school says "serious horseplay" occurred on other students.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 9:08 PM EST2013-12-11 02:08:16 GMT
An Evansville mother is facing several child neglect charges. Police say a tip lead them to 29-year-old Jessica Pate's home on Jackson Avenue. Officers say during a search of her home they found threeMore >>
An Evansville mother is facing several child neglect charges.More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 9:22 AM EST2013-12-11 14:22:48 GMT
The hype of the Auburn Tiger's SEC win has not died down and one Auburn fan is celebrating the big win in a unique way.In Fayetteville GA, Robert Fulton is celebrating the Tiger's big SEC win by displayingMore >>
The hype of the Auburn Tigers' SEC win hasn't died down and one Auburn fan is celebrating the big win in a unique way.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:24 PM EST2013-12-11 04:24:49 GMT
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This time of year if you haven't come down with a cold consider yourself lucky. "Most of them come from your hands. You touch surfaces, you scratch your nose, the virus gets in," said Dr. Don BucklinMore >>
This time of year if you haven't come down with a cold consider yourself lucky. More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 9:39 AM EST2013-12-11 14:39:39 GMT
CHEYNNE, WY (KGWN/CNN) - For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY. With his trusty dog max and his radar gun in hand, he took to the streets Tuesday morning to remind driversMore >>
For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 3:59 PM EST2013-12-10 20:59:50 GMT
On Monday December 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm the North Canton Police Department responded to 1161 North Main Street Lot 16, to investigate a report of the possibility of infant skeletal remains found in aMore >>
An investigation is underway after the skeletal remains of two infants were found in a North Canton mobile home.
Cops were called to the mobile home on North Main Street just before 12:30 p.m. on Monday.
Tuesday, December 10 2013 8:21 PM EST2013-12-11 01:21:35 GMT
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing andMore >>
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.