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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar 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 can be reached at

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Ralph Wafer clears his driveway of snow outside his home Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in St. Louis. As Missourians muddled through another frigid day Tuesday, the worst cold snap in nearly two decades was about to come to an end but many roads remained partly snow-covered two days after a winter storm dumped several inches of snow. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Missouri town snowed in without drinking water: report

About 150 families in a small subdivision of St. Genevieve County, Mo., are snowed in without any drinking water after an underground pipe froze and burst, a local radio station reported. Published January 8, 2014

Dennis Rodman speaks with fellow US basketball players during a team meeting at a Pyongyang, North Korea hotel Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Rodman came to the North Korean capital with a team of USA basketball stars for an exhibition game on Jan. 8, the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Sports analyst Greg Anthony cites Gitmo in defense of Dennis Rodman

Former NBA player and sports analyst Greg Anthony defended Dennis Rodman's trips to North Korea, comparing the hundreds of thousands of forced laborers in the hermit kingdom's prison camps to America's own Guantanamo Bay detention facility. Published January 7, 2014

Honey Boo Boo family injured in car accident

TLC reality star Honey Boo Boo and her family were injured in a car accident Monday night in their hometown of McIntyre, Ga., TMZ first reported. Published January 7, 2014

Cars whiz past the Marina District of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

UAE to free American jailed over parody video

An American imprisoned in Dubai for posting a parody video about youth culture in emirate will be released this week, a family spokeswoman confirmed. Published January 7, 2014