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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 ** Family members view the names of their relatives etched into the 9/11 Memorial during the commemoration of the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. (AP Photo/John Moore, Pool)

9/11 memorial fees called 'slap in the face'

Charging admission fees to the National September 11 Memorial Museum is an outrage and a "slap in the face," said one group that represents the families of victims. Published May 6, 2013

Man electrocuted while scaling 200-foot power company tower in Seattle

A man who climbed at 200-foot power company tower was electrocuted and fell, apparently landing part of the way down. Seattle firefighters spent Friday morning trying to extricate the man's body from the tower, whose power had to be shut off during the recovery. Published May 3, 2013

Family and supporters of 18-year-old Abdella Ahmad Tounisi, including his father, Ahmad Tounisi, left, leave federal court Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Chicago, after a federal judge agreed to release the Illinois teenager charged with trying to join an al-Qaeda-linked militant group in war-torn Syria. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Terror suspect Abdella Ahmad Tounisi ordered to home confinement

A federal judge ordered a teen who is charged with trying to join an al Qaeda terrorist group to fight in Syria to be released from jail and instead confined to his home — an unusually lax bail decision that outraged prosecutors, who quickly appealed. Published May 3, 2013

China makes waves as new force in drone warfare

China is emerging as a real force in the drone warfare market, with aerospace firms developing and showcasing unmanned aerial vehicles, UAVs, that rival what's produced in the United States. Published May 3, 2013