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Average gas prices in New York hit $5 per gallon for first time

New York average gas price hits $5 per gallon for first time
New York average gas price hits $5 per gallon for first time 00:18

NEW YORK - Drivers across the Tri-State Area continue to feel the squeeze at the pump. 

For the first time, the average gas price in New York state has hit the $5 per gallon mark. 

In New Jersey, it's now $5.03, and in Connecticut, a gallon of regular will cost you an average of $4.95. 

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