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2,300-year-old mummy arrives at Fort Lauderdale museum

Wed Feb 01 07:01:28 EST 2017 | WPLG Local 10
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A winter snowbird arriving in South Florida is usually no big deal, unless, of course, they're 2,300 years old. Fort Lauderdale's Museum of Discovery and Science welcomed Annie the mummy to her temporary home Wednesday morning. Annie will be part of the museum's upcoming Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets exhibit that will offer a close-up look at a culture thousands of years old. The new exhibit will open Feb. 4 and last through April 30. Annie, who was is on loan from the Acad..


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A winter snowbird arriving in South Florida is usually no big deal, unless, of course, they're 2,300 years old. Fort Lauderdale's Museum of Discovery and Sc..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The company behind an express passenger rail line between Miami and Orlando will be allowed to temporarily close a railway bridge in Fort Lauderdale for rep..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - An iconic Gainesville landmark almost as important as the University of Florida itself has shut its doors after 40 years of satisfying hungry students. The rest..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A New York man has been indicted in South Florida after he tried to smuggle cocaine in a shipping container of avocados at Port Everglades, federal prosecut..
MIAMI LAKES, Fla. - A massive job fair featuring over 30 companies will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at Don Shula's Hotel in Miami Lakes. Over 2,000 jobs will be available at the t..
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Duran Duran brings the "Paper Gods" tour to the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood on Wednesday, April 5th. The legendary British band is touring in support of its ..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The suspect in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport shooting spree pleaded not guilty Monday morning in federal court. Attorneys for Esteban ..
MIAMI - A federal jury on Wednesday convicted a former U.S. postal carrier of illegally dumping mail. John Henry Caddle Jr., 58, of Hollywood, was found guilty of three counts of d..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A South Florida woman claims she was kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale because of the way she was dressed. "It's not e..
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Hollywood Commissioner Linda Sherwood told detectives her ex-husband took about $7,000 from her campaign account without her knowledge.  After the longt..
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Miami football coach Mark Richt is speaking about his second signing class during a news conference Wednesday afternoon. The Hurricanes, who finished Richt's f..
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida Amber Alert was issued Tuesday for 2-year-old Bane Wheeler who was last seen in Port Richey, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. ..
KEY LARGO, Fla. - An 80-foot sailboat caught fire Thursday morning in the Florida Keys. The boat caught fire early Thursday while it was docked in Key Largo. Monroe County spokeswo..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A 25-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with an armed robbery that was reported at the Coral Ridge Mall in Fort Lauderdale. Authorities..
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - A Hollywood homeowner fired one round at a man Wednesday morning who was trying to break into his home, authorities said. The incident was reported just before 8:..
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The Miami Hurricanes picked up a big home win on Saturday. Miami crushed the No. 9 North Carolina Tar Heels 77-62. Freshman Bruce Brown led the way for Miami w..
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Two newlyweds were able to find their missing wedding rings thanks to the help of two wildlife officers at a South Florida park. A wedding ceremony and receptio..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Restaurateur Rocco Mangel was recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that turns the immune system against the spinal cord, brain an..
PLANTATION, Fla. - A South Florida man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the robbery of a TD Bank branch in Plantation, the FBI announced on Friday. The robbery was reported ..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A man was struck and killed Friday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said. The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. near the 1400 blo..
MIAMI - More than 100 people have been charged in government impersonation, fraud and theft schemes involving tens of thousands of stolen personal identities, the U.S. Attorney's O..
NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Students at Blanche Ely High School returned to class Monday, two days after their classmate, Jada Allen, 15, was gunned down in her North Lauderdale home...
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - A Texas high school football star had a little fun on National Signing Day with fans of two Florida schools that were recruiting him. Four-star linebacker Lev..
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - Meteorologist Jennifer Correa welcomed a little ball of sunshine into her life Tuesday afternoon, her son Joseph Michael Leonardo. Joseph was born at 4:18 p.m..
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - "Queen Bey" is making headlines Wednesday after announcing that she is pregnant with twins. Beyonce, 35, posted a joint statement from her and her husband, Ja..
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MIAMI - A South Florida law enforcement agency was forced to squash rumors of possible immigration arrests occurring through South Florida Wednesday. Multiple posts on Twitter clai..
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - George Thorogood and the Destroyers bring the "Rock Party Tour" to the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on Friday, May 19th.  Fans will get to h..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An Iranian man who was on a gay cruise from Mexico was stopped and detained by U.S. Customs officials in Port Everglades was released Sunday afternoon, acco..
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - An assistant principal at Fienberg-Fisher K-8 Center, in Miami Beach, was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly downloading child ---, the Miami Herald..
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PINECREST, Fla. - Students and staff were evacuated from Gulliver Preparatory School Thursday morning after the school received a threat, a Gulliver Schools representative said. Mi..
WEST MIAMI, Fla. - Two men were arrested Wednesday morning after one of them tackled a police officer in West Miami, authorities said. West Miami police said they were called to a ..
WEST MIAMI, Fla. - A man was arrested Wednesday morning after he shoved two police officers in West Miami, authorities said. West Miami police said they were called to a CVS Pharma..
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - The state of Florida is joining a lawsuit seeking to block Miami Beach from increasing its minimum wage. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi joined the Florida R..