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Anthony DiLorenzo is a general assignment reporter for PIX11 and can be seen every weekday on the PIX11 Morning News.

DiLorenzo joined WPIX from WFTV in Orlando, Fla. in April 2015, where he was an enterprise reporter for the last two years. He has also held reporter positions at WFXT in Boston, and WTIC, Tribune’s Hartford, Conn. station. Prior to his role at WTIC, DiLorenzo was the weekend evening anchor at WWLP in Springfield, Mass.

He has been nominated for five Emmy Awards and has earned two Associated Press awards for breaking news coverage. DiLorenzo holds a bachelor of science in journalism from Suffolk University in Boston.

DiLorenzo and his wife, Kala Rama, originally hail from Connecticut and are excited to return to the region. They live in New York City.

Recent Articles
  • Person’s body found in shopping cart in the Bronx

    FORDHAM HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A person’s body has been discovered by men collecting bottles outside a Bronx grocery store, police said Thursday. The grisly find was made Wednesday around 8:45 p.m. near a grocery store on East 182nd Street, near Jerome Avenue, in the Fordham Heights section, according to police sources. The person, believed to be a male in his late teens to early 20s, was found unclothed and stuffed in a bag, police said. That bag was inside […]

  • Woman, 81, killed in fire in Crown Heights brownstone

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — An overnight fire killed an 81-year-old mother of seven in Crown Heights and sent a second woman to the hospital, police said. Flames broke out about 1:15 a.m. Thursday at a home on Pacific Street near New York Avenue, police said. The fire was deemed accidental electrical and was sparked by an overloaded power strip, FDNY fire marshals said. When fire crews extinguished the blaze, they found an 81-year-old woman unconscious and unresponsive on the third floor […]

  • Man wakes up after spending time with woman, finds $70k in jewelry missing

    MANHATTAN — A 28-year-old man woke up after spending some time with a woman and discovered that $70,000 of jewelry was missing from his apartment. The victim met a woman in Chelsea while out with friends on June 4, a source said. The pair then went to his apartment near 11th Avenue and 42 Street, he let her in and the two spent some time together, police said. The man fell asleep and when he woke up, the woman — and […]

  • Man stabbed to death, allegedly by rapper The Kidd Creole, ID’d; possible motive named

    MANHATTAN — A man stabbed to death, allegedly at the hands of a former member of the 1980s hip-hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, was identified Thursday. John Jolly, 55, was fatally stabbed following an argument on East 44th and Third Avenue shortly before midnight Tuesday, according to police. The next day Nathaniel “The Kidd Creole” Glover Jr. was arrested in the stabbing, and charged with second-degree murder, police said. Sources say Glover was working as a security guard […]

  • Man stabbed to death on sidewalk in midtown: police

    MANHATTAN – A man was stabbed multiple times and left for dead in a busy midtown intersection overnight, police said. The fatal encounter happened just before midnight Tuesday on East 44th Street and Third Avenue, not far from Grand Central Terminal with bars and businesses open in the usually busy portion of midtown east. The 55-year-old victim was standing on the sidewalk when he began arguing with another person, who pulled out a weapon and stabbed the man twice in […]

  • Mother dies after botched buttock augmentation in Manhattan apartment: family

    MANHATTAN — An investigation is underway after a mother died following a botched buttock augmentation inside a Manhattan apartment, according to her family and multiple reports. Latesha Bynum, of Harlem, died days before her 32nd birthday following an “occurrence” on July 15, police said Tuesday. Police are investigating Bynum’s death as they wait for the medical examiner to determine the official cause. The “occurrence” was a botched buttock lift that included Bynum receiving silicone injections from a person claiming to […]

  • Hit-and-run driver hits, kills apparently intoxicated man in Queens: police

    REGO PARK, Queens — A driver fatally struck an apparently intoxicated man early Tuesday in Queens before taking off without rendering aid, according to police. The unidentified victim, apparently in his 30s, was in the area of 63rd Drive and Booth Street, in Rego Park, when he was struck around 2 a.m., police said. The man was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A witness tells police the victim appeared to be intoxicated as he walked on […]

  • Body of teen who went missing off Smith Point Beach on Long Island is found

    LONG ISLAND — The body of a teenager was found the day after he went missing while swimming with a group of people at Smith Point Beach without lifeguards present, Suffolk County Parks officials said Monday. Jevoney White, 19, was spotted by a park ranger about 20 feet offshore around 6:40 a.m. on the east side of the Old Inlet Breach near Fire Island, officials said. The ranger immediately ran into the water, and pulled the man’s body out. White, […]

  • Police identify suspect in Queens barber shooting

    QUEENS — The suspect in the death of Zanu Simpson, a popular Queens barber who was fatally shot on Tuesday, was identified by police as Tyson Boateng. Boateng has “several” arrests, and he is currently on parole, according to Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce. The police said that they believe that the shooting was part of a robbery for Simpson’s jewelry. Boyce confirmed that there is an “active robbery pattern” in the area in Rosedale. Simpson, 32, was gunned down […]

  • Man, 25, fatally stabbed after flashing middle finger at driver in the Bronx

    EASTCHESTER, the Bronx — A young man was stabbed to death overnight after flashing the middle finger at a driver involved in a car crash, police said Wednesday. A group of men were off to the side of the road after getting into an unrelated fender bender near Hollers and Huguenot avenues around 7 p.m. Tuesday. The victim and his friends drove past the crashed Camry, taunting the driver and flipping him off, police said. Tempers flared and the enraged driver […]