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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

Traffic flows past a red light camera operated by Redflex in Sioux Falls, S.D, on Nov. 22, 2009. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Red-light cameras slapped down by Florida court

A Florida District Court of Appeals judge ruled recently that red-light camera companies can't issue tickets, a decision that slaps back the right of private firms to mail fines to motorists. Published October 21, 2014

Cybill Shepherd, 62, is a regular on Lifetime's "The Client List," has made guest appearances on USA's "Psych" and will be a guest on TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hollywood's Cybill Shepherd: I'm once again 'talking with Jesus'

Actress Cybill Shepherd said she was born a Christian, turned away from praying during her rising Hollywood years, but has since rekindled a relationship with Jesus — and just shortly after was tapped to act in a film about redemption. Published October 21, 2014

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. ** FILE **

Anthony Weiner: I'm doing what it takes to 'be a good house-husband'

Anthony Weiner, the disgraced sexting lawmaker who lost his New York City mayoral bid, admits that he's probably seen his last political office days but that he's fine with that -- he's committed to being the best "house-husband" he can be, he said. Published October 21, 2014

Smoke from a fire rises following a strike in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

U.S. airdrops 27 bundles of weapons on Syrian town

U.S. planes dropped bundles upon bundles of weapons on the besieged town of Kobani in Syria Sunday to help Kurds fight off Islamic State terrorists, Central Command officials said from Tampa. Published October 20, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford sits to down to cast his ballot in advance voting for the Toronto Municipal Election at a polling station in the Etobicoke area of Toronto, on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Ford, who is between chemotherapy treatments for a rare and aggressive form of cancer, says he wanted to support his brother Doug Ford's bid for the mayor's job. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Rob Ford booted from Toronto polling booths, accused of illegal campaigning

Embattled Rob Ford just can't seem to keep out of the limelight. The latest on the former crack-smoking, alcohol-imbibing, rehabbed Toronto mayor — who is currently running for a city council seat — is that he's been kicked out of three different voter polling places and accused of illegal campaigning. Published October 20, 2014

John Bolton endorses and supports an army of national security candidates who vow to stand up for a strong America with some "bold leadership." (Associated Press)

John Bolton dubs Obama 'weak' and warns 'a dangerous time' is coming

Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton said President Obama's weakness on the world stage is only opening the door for Russia's President Vladimir Putin to continue his aggression — something that's going to create a dangerous scene for America and Europe in the coming two years. Published October 20, 2014