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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

Police advance to clear people Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting has sparked more than a week of protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Ferguson dawns with 2 shot, 31 arrested

Any hopes for the National Guard to dispel rioters in Ferguson have been squashed, as Tuesday dawned with two shot and 31 arrested and more chaos in the streets mixed with tear gas and flash grenades. Published August 19, 2014

This image provided by Prince George's County Fire Dept. shows firefighters reaching riders stranded on a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Md., Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Prince George's County Fire Dept., Marc Bashoor)

Veteran says Six Flags booted him for pro-Marine T-shirt

A former Marine said he was booted from Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey after park officials took offense at his T-shirt — a black sleeveless covering with a red, white and blue machine gun and the words "Keep Calm and Return Fire." Published August 15, 2014

** FILE ** This May 12, 2014, file photo shows former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he speaks at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Jeb Bush calls for illegal kids to be treated 'compassionately'

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush — who previously described some illegals as committing little more than an "act of love" by crossing into the United States — has now come forward with a new call for compassion for those breaking the nation's immigration laws. Published August 15, 2014

This May 14, 2012, file photo shows conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh speaking during a ceremony inducting him into the Hall of Famous Missourians in the state Capitol in Jefferson City,  Mo. (AP Photo/Julie Smith, File) **FILE**

Rush Limbaugh gives constitutional convention idea big boost

First Mark Levin, now Rush Limbaugh. Slowly but surely, big names in conservative circles are adding their names to a growing list of unhappy tea party and patriotic types who've been calling for a dramatic political move -- a constitutional convention to rein in federal overreach. Published August 15, 2014

Action from The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks from Nintendo for the DS

Robin Williams' fans petition to feature him in 'Zelda' video game

Fans of Robin Williams are petitioning to include a character of the comic-actor in the upcoming edition of "The Legend of Zelda" — a move they say will honor the now-deceased star, who reportedly loved the video game so much that he named his daughter after the featured princess. Published August 15, 2014