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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

Unidentified relatives and friends of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, grieve inside the city's police station in Bell Gardens, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Authorities say the mayor of Bell Gardens died Tuesday after being shot in a domestic dispute, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials. His wife has been detained and remains in custody. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

California community stunned as mayor shot dead by wife

Daniel Crespo, the mayor of Bell Gardens — a small suburb of Los Angeles — was shot and killed by his wife after he got into a physical tussle with their 19-year-old son, police said. Published October 2, 2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Obama is looking to frame the closing economic arguments of the midterm campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama takes a shot at Fox News

President Obama on Thursday took a direct shot at Fox News, alleging that the network is spreading untruths about his signature health care reform law and ignoring the fact that it's working well for most Americans. Published October 2, 2014

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg reacts to a joke at his expense during the 69th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NRA: Bloomberg 'ultimate hypocrite' for employing armed security

The National Rifle Association has struck back at former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, dinging him as the "ultimate hypocrite" for lobbying hard against Second Amendment rights for average Americans while maintaining his own personal armed security force. Published October 2, 2014

Pro-democracy protesters flood the Central financial district in Hong Kong Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Protesters expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong on Monday, defying calls to disperse in a major pushback against Beijing's decision to limit democratic reforms in the Asian financial hub. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Hong Kong protesters go Ferguson style: 'Hands up, don't shoot'

The thousands who've amassed in the streets of Hong Kong to rally for democracy have taken up the chant of Ferguson, Missouri, residents, calling out to responding police, "Hands up, don't shoot," various media reported. Published September 30, 2014

This undated photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian A. Terry, who was fatally shot in 2010 north of the Arizona-Mexico border while trying to catch bandits who target illegal immigrants. (Associated Press/U.S. Customs and Border Protection) ** FILE **

Brian Terry's sister: Eric Holder's resignation no coincidence

Attorney General Eric Holder's announced resignation comes right after a judge ruled that the Department of Justice can't delay the release of certain "Fast and Furious" documents — and that's no coincidence, said the sister of killed border agent Brian Terry. Published September 30, 2014