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More deaths from tornado in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo (FOX44) - Three more people have died from injuries suffered during that massive tornado in Joplin, Missouri. Over the weekend, the city released new numbers bringing the total of people dead to 141.

Trace Adkins' home catches fire

TENNESSEE (FOX44) - A week after gracing Baton Rouge with his presence at Bayou Country Superfest, Trace Adkins' home in Tennessee was completely destroyed in a fire.

Gusty winds cause caos at soccer tournament

NEW YORK (FOX44) - gusty weather in Oceanside, New York causes danger during a middle school soccer tournament.

Famous plane headed to museaum in Charlotte

The famous plane that landed in the Hudson River is headed to Charlotte. The US Airways airplane that landed in the Hudson River is traveling through Delaware and Maryland on its way to its original destination.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty in rape case

NEW YORK (FOX44) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn pleads "not guilty" to sexual assault and attempted rape of a maid.

China, The Hague, Australia, United Arab Emirates

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – China, a teenage boy sold his kidney to buy an IPad 2. Chinese TV says the 17-year old got in touch with a kidney broker online and went under the knife.

John Edwards pleads not guilty in Federal Indictment

NORTH CAROLINA (FOX44) - Former Senator and Presidential Candidate John Edwards says he didn't break any laws.

On this day in history, Sammy Sosa corked bat controversy begins

1784 - The U.S. Congress formally created the United States Army to replace the disbanded Continental Army.

Unabomber auction raises money for victims

The online auction of the Unabomber's old things is over and, it raised more than $232 thousand. Ted Kaczynski sneakers, sunglasses, and sweatshirt are a few of the items sold online.

Jack Kevorkian 1928 – 2011

MICHIGAN (FOX44) - The man known as "Doctor Death" died today at a hospital in Michigan. Jack Kevorkian died around 2:30 this morning We're told his niece, lawyer, and friend were with him.