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State trooper killed in crash during I-77 chase

A 24-year-old North Carolina state trooper died Monday night, May 21, 2018, when his cruiser crashed into a bridge abutment on Interstate 77 in the central part of the state while he and another trooper were chasing a car that had refused to stop at a checkpoint, the State Highway Patrol said.

Why are gas prices rising so fast this spring?

Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, explains why the national average price of gasoline is now its priciest since July 2015. GasBuddy is a smartphone app that uses crowd-sourced information to track gas prices.
GasBuddy Aggregated by Jim Donaldson