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Iraqi refugee sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting Colorado Springs police officer in the head

Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi was convicted in June of attempted murder and other charges in the 2018 shooting that left Officer Cem Duzel with a serious brain injury

Crime and Courts

An Iraqi family takes refuge in Colorado; a Libyan family feels a rising threat

In "Taste the Sweetness Later," author Connie Shoemaker explores the circumstances that brought two Muslim women to America and how they adjusted to new lives

Book Excerpts

Coloradan Connie Shoemaker had stories to tell after years of international travel and work with immigrants

In "Taste the Sweetness Later," the author employs "immersive journalism" to chronicle the lives of two Muslim women through 300 hours of interviews

SunLit Interviews

Jim Morrissey: Not-so-happy New Year