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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

Special agents David Stone (left) and Darrell Bonzano with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives walk the beat on a street in the Fairfield Court neighborhood of Richmond during a routine patrol of a Violent Crime Impact Team last month. (Barbara L. Salisbury / The Washington Times)

ATF agents shot, wounded by Oklahoma teen, 19

Two ATF agents on federal business in an Oklahoma neighborhood who offered to help with a local police search for a teenage shooting suspect were rewarded for their outreach with gunfire: They happened on the 19-year-old and he shot and wounded them. Published January 17, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, eight years after a stroke left him in a coma from which he never awoke. He was 85. (AP Photo/Olivier Fitoussi, Pool)

Netanyahu glides past Kerry for private meeting with Jordan's king

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a quiet visit to Jordan's King Abdullah II to talk peace with the Palestinians on Thursday — a brief get-together that came as the exclamation point to an earlier Israeli order to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry: Butt out of our pact process. Published January 16, 2014

** FILE ** In this 2012 file photo, an Israeli soldier reacts as an intercepting missile is launched near the city of Ashdod, Israel. (Associated Press)

Israel returns Gaza Strip fire, injuring 5 Palestinians

Israeli forces unleashed the nation's Iron Dome defense system to shoot down five rockets fired from the Gaza Strip — and then followed with a "precise, swift" attack of their own against suspected Palestinian aggressors, wounding at least five. Published January 16, 2014

Compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs are displayed at Ritters True Value Hardware in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Associated Press

Light saver: Spending bill throws lifeline to incandescent bulbs

Thrown in the mix of the $1.1 trillion spending bill that passed the House on Wednesday is a nod to incandescent bulb lovers – language that prohibits funding for the burdensome light bulb standard that, in effect, banned a couple of the more popular wattage products from store shelves. Published January 16, 2014

Elkhart Police, the Elkhart Fire Department, Indiana State Police and emergency personnel respond to reports of a shooting inside Martin's Supermarket in Elkhart, Ind., about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Three people, including the gunman, died Wednesday night after a shooting at an Elkhart grocery store. (AP Photo/Truth, Larry Tebo)

Indiana grocery shooting leaves gunman, 2 women dead

Elkhart, Ind., police responding to a late-night shooting at a local grocery store said three have been killed: A woman who was shopping, a woman who was working and the gunman. Published January 16, 2014