(CBS News)-- It happened this week . . . a tale of two cities, or rather, a tale of two different types of cities.
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo.-- A personal watercraft accident at the Lake of the Ozarks took the life of a man from Kaiser, Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Lucas Oil Speedway is offering free admission to the races in Wheatland July 26 with donations of canned food.
BRANSON, Mo.-- The Silver Dollar City theme park will stay open late July 26 during ‘Midnight Madness’ at the Branson theme park.
POLK COUNTY, Mo.-- a man from Weaubleau was fatally injured after a tractor crash, July 25.
BAXTER COUNTY, Ar. -- The Baxter County Sheriff’s office has created an easy way fro citizens to submit crime tips to the office online and on mobile phones.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Natural foods enthusiasts and bakers alike are learning how to make sourdough bread at Homegrown Food today, July 20.
LEBANON, Mo.-- Locals donned make-up and tattered clothes and did their best impression of the living dead in Lebanon today in an effort to raise money for COPE.
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- a Little Rock man has organized a motorcycle rally to protest immigration reform.
BULL SHOALS, Ar.-- A jury in the Daniel Sutterfield case found him not guilty in federal court on charges of conspiracy and falsifying a police report, while an impasse could not be broken and a mistrial was declared on a single count for the use of excessive force.
WEBB CITY, Mo.--Area toy collectors are invited to bring their ‘toys from yesteryear’ for an antique toy show-and-tell, July 19.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A guilty plea in another case of fraud following the devastating tornado of 2011 in Joplin, Missouri.
STONE COUNTY, Mo.-- Construction work to relocate a section of Route 76 near Branson begins, July 14.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ar.-- A Fayetteville man is dead after flipping his kayak in a river in Colorado Friday afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- First Friday Art Walk presents Second Saturday Art Walk, July 12.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo-- The Springfield’s annual Butterfly Festival will metamorphose into a re-imagined Sister Cities Fiesta, July 12.
WAYNE COUNTY, Mo.-- A man is dead after a copperhead snake bit him during a visit to a Missouri state park this week.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- A two boat accident leaves one young woman dead after two vessels collided July 5.
ROGERS, Ar. -- A construction worker’s body was found on site in Northwest Arkansas.
JOPLIN, Mo.-- A man was robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room in Joplin, July 5.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The Department of Public Safety at the direction of Gov. Nixon is coordinating future efforts to respond to Mississippi flooding.
CAMDEN, Ar. -- A Camden woman did more than just celebrate her birthday Friday, she broke a United States record.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- A man hit in the eye with a hot dog thrown by the Royals mascot will have another chance to sue the team’s organization.
ALPENA, Ark.-- The once-missing Arkansas teen found in Texas, had run off with a convicted sex offender.
SALEM, Mo.-- An 11-year-old boy is dead after an ATV accident June 14.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- A ceremony was held at the State Capitol June 14 in honor of the 7th annual Missouri's Missing and Unidentified Person's Awareness Day
NIXA, Mo.-- Boy Scouts highlight proper retirement of the flag at a Flag Day ceremony in Nixa, Mo.
WAYNESVILLE, Mo.-- The City of Waynesville gathered to help set world record for the largest collective National Anthem performance, in partnership with The Smithsonian for flag day.
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- Funding may be available for Arkansas landowners to plant hardwood trees from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
ELDON, Mo.-- A motorcyclist is dead after crashing off of Route W in Miller County.
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- Entergy crews are working to restore power to scattered outage areas across the state.
BARTON COUNTY, Mo.-- A teenager was struck and killed while attempting to cross a roadway, June 7.
(CBS News) -- Southern California is already plagued by a crippling drought and wildfires.
CROCKER, mo,-- According to the National Weather Service, the weather radio transmitter in Crocker, Mo. is down.
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- Four Arkansas airports will receive more than $3 million from the Federal Aviation Administration to support facility upgrades and expansions.
BOONE COUNTY, Mo.-- Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will replace a pipe along Route WW in Boone County starting Monday, June 2.
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo.-- A fatality accident in Camden County has State Route MM closed as crews work the scene.
NEWTON COUNTY, Ar.-- Visitors to Buffalo National River will soon find that almost all of the restrooms previously closed due to budget shortfalls will be opened as soon as possible and will remain open until mid-November, reflecting a return to normal operations
HOT SPRINGS, Ar.-- Ozark-St. Francis National Forests officials have reopened Cove Lake swimming area, however Spring Lake swim area remains closed to the public.
OZARK, Mo. -- Business leaders in Ozark are better prepared for a disaster.
Aurora, Mo.-- A Veterans Memorial Service was held at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora, May 25.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- With summer driving season kicking off this Memorial Day weekend drivers are warned to watch their tempers and remain courteous on the roads.
NIXA, Mo.--A Memorial Day Ceremony was held in honor of the holiday weekend in Nixa, May 24
REPUBLIC, Mo.-- A minor crash has traffic reduced to one-lane on Highway 60.
GARFIELD, Ar.-- SWEPCO is planning to construct a new high-voltage transmission line, crossing areas of Benton, Carroll, and surrounding counties.
EUREKA SPRINGS, Ar.-- The Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation is hosting the 9th Annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival May 18.
BRANSON, Mo.-- The White Water theme park opens May 17 to debut a new water slide, KaPau Plummet.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced on Friday that he plans to appeal a federal judge’s ruling, that struck down the state’s ban on abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy.
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. -- Clean-up continued in University City on Friday, a day after a tornado touched down in the suburban St. Louis neighborhood, damaging almost 100 homes.
BILLINGS, Mo.-- Statewide Arrive Alive seat belt enforcement campaign show results in Billings, Mo.