Jacqueline Fell, CMG Washington News Bureau

DC Correspondent

Jacqueline Fell came to the Washington Bureau in June 2012 from Orlando, Florida. As Cox Media Group's Washington Correspondent, she's responsible for covering important local stories in Congress, the White House and explaining how decisions made by federal agencies impact viewers. Jacqueline enjoys focusing on matters related to aviation and transportation, as well as veterans issues. While in DC, Jacqueline has covered some major news stories, including President Obama's second inauguration, the Pope's visit and the Navy Yard mass shooting. She also was at the Supreme Court when major rulings came down on the Affordable Care Act, gay marriage, and immigration. Growing up in Baltimore, Md., she had an early interest in journalism and hosted a news magazine show in high school. Jacqueline reported and anchored in upstate New York, Flint, Mich. and Dayton, Ohio. She spent much of her career in Orlando as the lead reporter on the Casey Anthony case. Jacqueline's inside-the-courtroom-Twitter coverage has been recognized with various industry award nominations.

Latest Headlines by Jacqueline Fell

Heroin overdose deaths spike nationwide

The number of people dying from heroin overdoses has tripled since 2010, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics.   In 2015, more than 52,000 people died from drug overdoses.   Overdose deaths involving fentanyl and tramadol also increased, according to data from 2015 which is the latest year available.   Katherine Gallagher Robbins with the Center for American Progress said the impact of the epidemic stretches past those who are struggling with addiction, with dire...

Study: Teachers earning 17% less than other college grads

<p><span style="color: black; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">As teachers head back to the classroom, a new study finds the pay gap between public school teachers and other college graduates&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px;">wider than ever</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: black;">.</span></p>