Jeffrey Bair and Javier Blas

Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Some Gas Pumps Run Dry Due to Panic Buying

Customer pumps gas at a Costco in Charlotte, N.C., as long lines of other drivers wait. A customer pumps gas at a Costco in Charlotte, N.C., while a worker directs long lines of traffic. (Chris Carlson/Associated Press)

Motorists across a broad swath of the East Coast and South are struggling to find gasoline and diesel as filling stations run dry amid the unprecedented pipeline disruption caused by a criminal hack.

May 11, 2021