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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

Erbie Bowser is shown here after a previous arrest, was arrested on Wednesday night, Aug. 7, 2013, after the fatal shooting of four people in two Dallas-area homes. (AP Photo/Dallas County Sheriff's Office)

Ex-Mavericks dancer arrested in shooting death of 4 Texans

Police announced on Thursday they arrested and took into custody Erbie Bowser, a former Dallas Maverick ManiAAC dancer, in connection with the previous day's deadly shootings of four in two Texas communities. Published August 8, 2013

Illinois pub owner to city: I'm not paying $31K fine for political sign

Just in case you thought the First Amendment guaranteed Americans the freedom of speech — especially when that speech was tinged political — now comes a case from small-town Belleville, Ill., where a pub owner is being fined thousands of dollars each day that she refuses to take down her window message that is critical of a tax issue. Published August 8, 2013

Fisher-Price facing FTC fire for apps that claim boost in babies' brains

An advocacy group filed a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday, decrying toy-makers and baby product manufacturers, like Fisher-Price, that claim new mobile apps help boost baby's brain power. They don't work as promised, the group said. Published August 8, 2013

Rodeo bull on rampage injures several at Minnesota fair

A rodeo bull at a Minnesota county fair busted its confines and went on a rampage Wednesday evening, injuring several and trampling a sheriff's deputy, who ultimately pulled his gun and killed the beast. Published August 8, 2013