Business, Sci-Tech

Gas prices rise again, push 7-year highs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The nation’s average gas price has increased 2.9 cents from a week ago and stands at $3.30 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 7.5 cents from a month ago and $1.08 per gallon higher than …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Large fuel spill reported on Route 40

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a fuel spill in Middle River. On Wednesday evening, the Baltimore County Fire Department reported that units were responding to a large fuel spill from a fuel truck that occurred in the 9500-block of Pulaski Highway (21220) at just after 6:00 p.m. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should …


Edgewood house explosion caused by disconnected gas range, candle

EDGEWOOD, MD—Investigators with the Office of the State Fire Marshal have determined the cause of an explosion that leveled a home and critically injured an Edgewood man on Sunday evening. Deputy State Fire Marshals have concluded that 67-year-old Delbert L. Markley, Jr., the homeowner, lit a candle after he improperly disconnected a gas range, subsequently allowing the home to fill …

Gas prices surge to highest levels since October 2014

BALTIMORE, MD—The national average price for a gallon of gas rose 8 cents on the week to reach $3.27, according to AAA. This is the highest price since October 2014 and is primarily due to the surging price of crude oil, which crept above $80 bbl before edging slightly lower. “The key driver for this recent rise in the price …

Gas prices edge higher as oil prices keep up the pressure

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Gas prices rose two cents over the past week to $3.20 per gallon, a level not seen since October 2014. The probable causes for the increase are a slight uptick in demand and the high price of crude oil, which is stubbornly staying above $73 bbl, according to AAA. “Global economic uncertainty and supply chain concerns caused by the …

Gas prices move sideways as crude oil makes run at 2021 high

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The nation’s average gas price has declined 0.7 cents per gallon from a week ago to $3.17 per gallon on Monday according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 3.8 cents from a month ago and $1.00 per gallon higher than …

Gas prices edge higher, holding near 2021 high

BALTIMORE, MD—The nation’s average gas price has risen 1.3 cents per gallon from a week ago to $3.18 per gallon on Monday according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 18 cents from a month ago and $1.01 per gallon higher than …

Gas prices inch lower as Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Houston refineries

BALTIMORE, MD—The nation’s average gas price has fallen 1.9 cents per gallon from a week ago to $3.15 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is down 2.8 cents from a month ago but 97.7 cents per gallon higher …