MA gas prices down 3 cents per gallon

Analyst: Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon

Analyst: Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon

The national price drop resulted from an unexpected buildup of crude oil last week combined with ongoing high gasoline production, an increase in gasoline stocks, and fluctuations in demand, according to a news release from AAA.

Nationwide, gas prices fell 4 cents per gallon last week to $2.33 per gallon.

Elsewhere, the national average fell 4 cents to $2.33 per gallon.

Really low. In fact, last week, the average gasoline price across the USA hit the lowest it's been for this time of year since 2005: $2.35, according to GasBuddy.

According to the price-tracking website GasBuddy.com, motorists in Butts County Monday reported paying as low as $2.09 to $2.13 per gallon. On Friday, the average dropped below year-ago levels for the first time in 204 days.

Arkansas gas prices continue to tumble.

For the next few weeks, gas prices will likely be low.

Michigan St players charged in campus sexual assault case
The pieces to the sexual assault case involving three former Michigan State football players is starting to come into shape. Donnie Corley was formally arraigned Wednesday morning on a charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

On June 12, 2014, the national average price for gasoline was $3.65. Still, the price of oil has hovered between $46 and $53 a barrel - a fraction of the $148 a barrel price as recently as 2008.

All three states were under the national average of $2.37. Motorists spent almost $55 to fill an average 15-gallon tank of gas.

Prices typically rise in May as refineries change their production from heavier winter gasoline to a light summer blend that burns more efficiently in higher temperatures. Motorists spent more than $51 to fill an average 15-gallon tank of gas.

"Oil prices remain near 6-month lows, and today's average price for gasoline is the lowest for mid-June since 2005".

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