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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Heavily armed police enter the New Castle County Courthouse, Monday morning, Feb. 11, 2013, in Wilmington, Del. The mayor of Wilmington, Del., says a man suspected of killing his wife and wounding two others at the New Castle County Courthouse has been killed by police. (AP Photo/The News Journal/William Bretzger)

Three dead in Delaware courthouse shooting

A gunman opened fire at the New Castle County Courthouse in Delaware early Monday morning, killing two and wounding several, including at least two Capitol Police officers. Published February 11, 2013

** FILE ** (AP Photo/Columbus Dispatch, Kyle Robertson)

Russia bans beef and pork imports from U.S.

Russia has temporarily banned imports of all beef and pork products from the United States because of concerns over a steroid-based feed additive. Published February 11, 2013

**FILE** Terry McAuliffe (The Washington Times)

Va. governor race heats up as Cuccinelli hits McAuliffe for flip-flop

Virginia's race for the governor's seat has taken a turn to the hotter, as Republican Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II has indirectly demanded Democratic opponent Terry McAuliffe clarify why he located his business outside the commonwealth's boundaries. Published February 11, 2013

Wrapped in Jewish prayer shawls, Rabbi Susan Silverman, second left, the sister of comedian Sarah Silverman, not seen, along with her teenage daughter Hallel Abramowitz, second right, are detained by police officers in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Tali Mayer)

Israeli police detain comic Sarah Silverman's sister

Israeli police have detained the sister of U.S. comedian Sarah Silver, along with nine other women, for wearing improper religious clothing while praying at a holy site in Jerusalem. Published February 11, 2013

** FILE ** Ramzan Kadyrov, clad in a traditional Chechen costume, dances in Chechnya's provincial capital, Grozny. He has described himself as a protector of Russia's unity, but Chechens live in fear of his authoritarian rule. (Associated Press)

Chechnya leader orders crackdown on sorcerers, psychics

Chechnya's leader in Caucasus — a mountainous region of Russia dominated by Muslims — has ordered residents to stay away from psychics, sorcerers and others professing powers in the realm of magic. Published February 11, 2013

** FILE ** Christopher Jordan Dorner (Associated Press)

Christopher Dorner manhunt intensifies as police offer $1M reward

The manhunt for suspected cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner continues, and police are actively investigating tips and sighting alerts they received in the hours after offering a $1 million reward for information leading to his arrest. Published February 11, 2013

China unseats U.S. as top trader in world

China has unseated the United States, and is now No. 1 when it comes to trade and the total sum of exports and imports, according to U.S. Commerce Department statistics. Published February 11, 2013

President Obama, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (right), Nevada Democrat, and Col. Howard Belote, looks at solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada on Wednesday, May 27, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Sequestration may force Obama to make climate change compromises

An internal U.S. Energy Department memo says that workers may face furloughs and other cuts if planned sequestration measures go forth in March — and if they do, that means the president may not get his planned climate change policies, according to one industry analyst. Published February 8, 2013