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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

** FILE ** Shellie Zimmerman pleads guilty at the Seminole County Courthouse in Sanford, Fla. on Aug. 28, 2013, to a misdemeanor perjury charge for lying during a bail hearing after her husband's arrest. She was sentenced to a year's probation and 100 hours of community service. (Associated Press/Orlando Sentinel)

George Zimmerman's wife speaks out on marriage woes: report

Just after being sentenced to a year's probation for a misdemeanor perjury charge, the wife of George Zimmerman sat down with reporter Christi O'Connor to talk about her marriage to the acquitted killer. Published August 29, 2013

** FILE ** Sen. Tim Scott, South Carolina Republican (

CNN guest: Sen. Tim Scott had no reason to be at MLK event

Thousands of people gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington on Wednesday, but the historic event was missing the country's only black senator. Published August 29, 2013

**FILE** An American bald eagle (Associated Press)

Bald eagle crashes into window at Okla. college chapel

Students at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., were horrified to see a bald eagle released into the school's chapel by a professional handler crash into a window and tumble to the floor just as students began chanting "USA! USA!" Published August 28, 2013