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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She's also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Pope Francis waves as he leaves Rome's Jesus' Church to celebrate a mass with the Jesuits, on the occasion of the order's titular feast, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Pope effect: Pontiff inspires top Mass. paper to bolster Catholic coverage

Call it the pope effect. But interest in the Catholic Church has surged to such level in the months since Pope Francis took office that the leading newspaper in Massachusetts in terms of circulation has hired a top Vatican reporter and mulled the sense of launching an entirely new publication, dedicated solely to the religion. Published January 8, 2014

FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky is expected to participate in the proceeding to have his Penn State pension restored by video conference. The proceeding begins on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Sandusky lost a $4,900-a-month pension in October 2012, when he was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Jerry Sandusky fights to get back $4,900 monthly pension pay

Imprisoned child molester Jerry Sandusky told a court Tuesday that he deserves his pension from Penn State and that his convictions should not keep his wife from benefiting from his $,4900-a-month earnings. Published January 8, 2014

Porn star Coco Brown preps for 2015 space travel

Coco Brown, one of the most downloaded porn stars in history, has a new role: Come 2015, she may very well be the next Space Expedition Corp. trainee, with a $100,000 check that will send her to space. Published January 7, 2014