Pain In The Pump: Gas Prices On The Rise

The cost of gas is up across the country, including in Maryland, and is inching toward the highest price in three years.

Gas is going up about a penny every other day — 15 cents in the past month.

“We’ll be paying the highest prices for this time of year since 2014,” said Christine Delise with AAA.

Gas companies are changing over to a different summer blend. To do so, some refineries shut down, leading to the classic market principal of supply and demand. A tighter supply means they can demand more for your fuel.

Demand is up as people are driving more, and crude oil prices are up $15 per barrel compared to this time last year.

“Every time crude oil prices rise a dollar, consumers will pay roughly 2.4 cents more per gallon,” Delise said.

This week, the average price in marylMarylandxactly the same as the nationwide average of $2.67 a gallon.  Read more at CBS Baltimore

Current News

James Comey's book falls as flat as its cover

James Comey's book falls as flat as its cover

The new memoir by James Comey, former FBI director, is light on new information but heavy on petty insults. It is being marketed by a typical rage-fest on President Trump's Twitter feed. A bestseller is guaranteed  Read more

Ryan’s exit scrambles Wisconsin House race

Ryan’s exit scrambles Wisconsin House race

Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) impending retirement has set off a mad scramble in his Republican-leaning district, which suddenly looks more attainable for Democrats  Read more

IG Report Proves Andrew McCabe’s Firing Was Justified

IG Report Proves Andrew McCabe’s Firing Was Justified

Andrew McCabe and Democrats maintain McCabe’s firing was part of President Trump’s attack on the FBI. That’s not what this inspector general report shows  Read more

America's economy is back and roaring and its people are winning

America's economy is back and roaring and its people are winning

Paychecks are climbing. Tax rates are going down. Businesses are investing in our great country. And most important, Americans are winning  Read more

FBI Insiders Furious After James Comey’s ABC Interview

FBI Insiders Furious After James Comey’s ABC Interview

Seven current or former FB agents and officials spoke to The Daily Beast about their frustration  Read more

Facebook blames a 'bug' for keeping copies of users' seemingly deleted private videos

Facebook blames a 'bug' for keeping copies of users' seemingly deleted private videos

Facebook has claimed a 'bug' caused the platform to save copies of videos that had been deleted by its users.  Read more