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Vito Colucci! Sunday Night Crime Time: Sheryl McCollum and Debra Alfarone

Crime Time with Vito Colucci, P.I.  features anything crime related. Current high profile cases or trials are discussed in detail with commentary from law enforcement experts and lawyers.

Tune in each Sunday night at 11PM Eastern to hear Vito and his guests on Business TalkRadio.  CLICK HEREand hit “Listen Live” for the live show, or you can always listen later by going to the Archives/Podcasts.

This Sunday, August 29, Vito hosts Sheryl McCollum and Debra Alfarone.

Sheryl McCollum

Director, Cold Case Investigative Research Institute

With over 25 years of experience and education,  Sheryl  is currently the Director of the Cold Case Investigative Research Institute, which is a collaboration between Auburn University Montgomery, Faulkner University and Bauder College.  This collaboration brings together researchers, practitioners, students and the criminal justice community to develop new capabilities and work collectively to advance research, training and techniques in solving cold cases.  The objectives of CCIRI are to provide the means, resources and guidance for Criminal Justice students throughout all Kaplan Higher Education to determine the solvability of actual unsolved crimes.

Sheryl has recently teamed up with Violence Expert and Strategist, Susan Murphy Milano, and Former Prosecutor and Media Legal Analyst,  Holly Huges, forming Intimate Partner Homicide Investigations. You can listen online every Monday night as they highlight a case of intimate partner homicide.

Debra Alfarone

Debra Alfarone is a general assignment reporter currently employed by WPIX-TV in NYC. She joined the CW affiliate in May, 2010. Before that, Alfarone worked at WVIT-TV, the NBC owned-and-operated affiliate in Hartford, Connecticut from 2007 to 2010. While there, she covered the 2009 murder investigation of Yale graduate student Annie Le, the 2009 Wesleyan University shooting of student Johanna Justin-Jinich, and the 2010 Middletown power plant explosion that killed 5 workers. She won an AP award for an enterprise story comparing the economic meltdown that began in 2007 to the Great Depression.

Alfarone developed a web show called Alt Side that also aired on New York Nonstop in which she’d interview notable New Yorkers in her car while moving it for alternate side of the street parking.

Alfarone worked as a Reporter for News 12 Connecticut from 2005 to 2007. She won several awards and was nominated for a NY Emmy for a piece entitled Finding the Forgotten. Before that she worked behind the scenes at NY1 as a News Assistant.

She also enjoyed a career on Wall Street, working for American Express and Morgan Stanley, before starting her television career.