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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

** FILE ** This Feb. 2, 2012, file photo shows then-CIA Director David Petraeus testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus has resigned because of an extramarital affair.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

David Petraeus finds new gig at private equity firm

David H. Petraeus has hung up his CIA director hat for a new role: chairman of a group within a private equity firm that will look at world economics and chart a course of new investment. Published May 30, 2013

** FILE ** Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio conducts a news conference on Jan. 10, 2012, in Phoenix. (Associated Press)

'Recall Joe Arpaio' effort hits final hours, is shy of signatures

Activists against Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio have only a few hours left to try to oust him from office. Thursday is the deadline to turn in the necessary number of signatures to mount a recall, and by media accounts, effort organizers still have a long way to go to reach 335,000. Published May 30, 2013

** FILE ** Mickey Mouse appears in the live show "Mickey and the Magical Map," a 22-minute song-and-dance extravaganza, at the Fantasyland Theatre in Disneyland Park in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Disneyland Resort, Paul Auyeung)

Disneyland trash can explodes, prompting evacuation

A trash can exploded at Disneyland late Tuesday evening, sending children and families fleeing and law enforcement rushing to the scene, the portion of the park that houses Mickey's Toontown. Published May 29, 2013