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DEADLINE SET FOR EVERGY MISSOURI METRO FUEL ADJUSTMENT CHARGE CASE

Evergy Missouri Metro has filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to adjust the fuel adjustment clause (FAC) charge on the bills of its electric customers. Evergy Missouri Metro made two filings. In its first filing (Case No. ER-2023-0030), Evergy Missouri Metro proposes to adjust the FAC to reflect fuel and purchased power costs, net of off-system sales revenues incurred by the Company from January through June. The second case is Evergy Missouri Metro’s true-up filing (Case No. EO-2023-0029).
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HEAT ADVISORY IN AFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY

A Heat Advisory has been issued for the entire KMMO listening area. A release from the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office says the Heat Advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Sunday, August 7. Heat index values up to 106 are expected. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat...
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Driver cited for intoxication after injury crash

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, MO - Highway Patrol notes a moderate injury accident from early Wednesday morning involving the driver. Troopers were at Route 24 east of BB in Lafayette County, where Chad Cloud, 50, was hurt after the vehicle departed off the north side, hitting an embankment and culvert. Cloud was transported to Centerpoint Hospital.
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HEAT ADVISORY EXTENDED THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the entire KMMO listening area. According to a release from the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office, the Heat Advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 3. Heat index values up to 107 degrees are expected. Hot temperatures and...
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TENNESSEE RESIDENT CHARGED IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY

A 25-year-old Tennessee resident has been charged with felonies after authorities responded to a physical disturbance in Higginsville on July 27. According to a probable cause statement, authorities were dispatched to a physical disturbance in the parking lot of a Super 8, located at 6471 Oakview Lane, where Steven Matthew Hieatt was allegedly hitting another woman. Hieatt reportedly told authorities multiple time that he tried to kill the woman. Hieatt allegedly became non-compliant with verbal commands from officers at the scene, causing a small struggle. Authorities observed several lacerations on the woman’s face and blood on her shirt. Hieatt has prior charges for assault and resisting arrest in Tennessee.
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CALIFORNIA RESIDENT CHARGED WITH FELONY IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY

A 48-year-old California resident has been charged with a drug-trafficking felony after a traffic stop on I-70. According to a probable cause statement, authorities from the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a traffic stop on I-70 in Lafayette County. The driver, Gabriel Grajeda-Mendez, consented to a search of the vehicle, where troopers allegedly located 90 packages of a white crystal substance. The substance tested positive for methamphetamine. Each package weighed approximately one pound.
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I-70 traffic stop nets nearly 100 pounds of meth in Missouri

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Missouri (KCTV) -- An unusually large seizure of meth began last week as a simple traffic stop for speeding. A search warrant application filed this week seeking access to the driver’s cell phone indicates a Missouri State Highway Patrol corporal stopped a vehicle on I-70 Thursday in Lafayette County, about 45 miles east of Kansas City.
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, MO

Troopers make large meth bust on I-70

KANSAS CITY—Law enforcement authorities reported making a large meth bust in the Kansas City-area last week. Just before 1p.m. July 21, a trooper stopped a westbound Dodge minivan for an alleged traffic violation on Interstate 70 in Lafayette County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol in a social media report Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, MO
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Public Service Commission approves change in Evergy Missouri Metro Demand Side Programs Investment Mechanism charge

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Evergy Metro, Inc. d/b/a Evergy Missouri Metro to adjust the Demand Side Programs Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills. The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line- item on customer bills, allows Evergy Missouri Metro to recover demand-side management program costs and incentives under the Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act (MEEIA).
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