Skip to content

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

Spain arrests suspect in massive cyberattack

Police in Spain say they've caught the suspect responsible for the biggest cyberattack in the nation's history, a 35-year-old Dutch man who traveled in a van that was equipped as a mobile office. Published April 29, 2013

Michael Jackson's mom heads to court against promoter AEG

Four years later, Michael Jackson fans may receive a more complete accounting of what led to his death. That's because lawyers in Los Angeles representing Jackson's mother are poised to argue that the pop singer's death came by way of the company promoting his comeback tour — and that means plenty of juicy behind-the-scenes details are on their way to tabloid tables. Published April 29, 2013

** FILE ** A Nissan Leaf charges at a station in Portland, Ore. (Associated Press)

N.J. senator pushes to tax electric cars by mile

A senator in New Jersey wants to recoup revenues lost from gas taxes on electric car drivers with a new fee that would charge them by the mile for their travels. Published April 26, 2013

**FILE** Libyans gather Sept. 12, 2012, at the gutted U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack the previous day that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. (Associated Press)

500 Marines head to Spain to start new security unit

Five hundred Marines are en route to Spain to establish a new security force tasked with rapid response protection duties for U.S. citizens, government workers and facilities in Africa. Published April 26, 2013

**FILE** Britain Prime Minister David Cameron (center) leaves 10 Downing Street, with unidentified aides, for the House of Commons for the weekly session of Prime Minister's Question Time in the House of Commons in London on April 24, 2013. (Associated Press)

British PM David Cameron: No troops to Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that his nation would not be sending military troops to Syria, despite the surfacing of evidence that shows President Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons against rebel fighters. Published April 26, 2013