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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a group of nuns, who were freed after being held by Syrian rebels, greet church officials at the Syrian border town of Jdeidat Yabous, early Monday, March. 10, 2014. Rebels in Syria freed more than a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns on Monday, ending their four-month captivity in exchange for Syrian authorities releasing dozens of female prisoners. The release of the nuns and their helpers, 16 women in all, is a rare successful prisoner-exchange deal between Syrian government authorities and the rebels seeking to overthrow the rule of President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo/SANA)

Bishop in Aleppo: 'We Christians live in fear in Syria'

A Chaldean Catholic bishop serving in Syria says his fellow Christians are under constant siege and fearful of openly following their faith, akin to what's occurring to believers in Iraq. Published March 10, 2014

** FILM ** A promo photo from the TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard" (Courtesy Warner Home Video)

Florida lawmakers move to wipe corrupt 'Boss Hogg' town from map

One town in Florida is reportedly so corrupt — with one police officer for every 25 people, and a long record of issuing traffic tickets simply to raise government revenues — that lawmakers are mulling a plan to wipe it off the map. Published March 10, 2014

This undated identification file photo provided Wednesday, April 3, 2013, by Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., shows former student Adam Lanza, who authorities said opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, killing 26 students and educators. (AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File)

Adam Lanza's dad: He would've killed me 'in a heartbeat'

The father of Adam Lanza — the 20-year-old who sent on a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School after he shot and killed his mother — said in his first public statements on the incident that his son would've killed him, too, had he found the chance. Published March 10, 2014