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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
  • Times Square victim’s father leaves touching note at memorial

    TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan — Amid the bright lights and bustling streets of Times Square, there is now also a touching note left behind by the father of a teenager killed last week by a speeding driver. Tom Elsman’s daughter, 18-year-old Alyssa, of Michigan, was killed last Thursday when a man drove through multiple sidewalks in Times Square, mowing down pedestrians before crashing and being detained. The teenager was killed, and 19 others were injured, including her 13-year-old sister who suffered a […]

  • Girls, 6 and 8, groped in front of Brooklyn apartment, cops say

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn – Cops say a man sexually assaulted two young girls on the house steps of a Brooklyn apartment building last Friday. The sisters, ages 6 and 8, were playing in front of a residential building near 8th Avenue and 50th Street around 6:45 p.m. Friday when a man approached the girls, police said. The man allegedly touched the 6-year-old in her groin area and the 8-year-old in the buttocks, according to police. He then walked away in an unknown direction. […]

  • ‘Beloved mother’ set on fire, killed in Manhattan is ID’d; man charged

    EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — A woman whose body was found bloodied and badly burned in a Manhattan housing complex stairwell last week has been identified, and her accused attacker arrested, police said Tuesday. Shantee Nakhid, 23, has been identified by police as the woman found dead last Tuesday. Police say she lived about half a mile from the East Harlem building in which her body was located by FDNY officials responding to reports of a “small fire.” Nakhid, nicknamed “Mookie,” is remembered as a “beloved mother, […]

  • Bronx woman held captive by taxi driver for sex in terrifying ride to Connecticut, cops say

    THE BRONX — A taxi driver offered a woman a ride to her Bronx home, but instead drove her to Connecticut and wouldn’t let her out of the cab until she had sex with him, police said Thursday. The victim, 27, believed Mohammad Khalek, 47, was taking her home on April 6 until her surroundings began to look unfamiliar. The suspect, who was known to the victim through her Bengali community, insisted he was taking a shortcut and told her she […]

  • Blood trail from woman’s body leads police to person of interest in East Harlem murder

    EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — A man with self-inflicted wounds is in custody after allegedly setting a woman on fire and killing her in a Manhattan housing complex stairwell Tuesday morning. A blaze was reported at 107 East 105 St. at East Harlem’s Dewitt Clinton houses at 6:45 a.m., FDNY officials said. A “small fire” was put out, and a woman was found dead in a stairwell on the ninth floor. The victim had severe burns. Officials believe she was intentionally set on […]

  • 12-year-old shot in leg outside Brooklyn housing complex

    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn —A 12-year-old was shot outside a Brooklyn community center Monday night, police said. The NYPD says the shooting happened in front of the Louis H. Pink Houses Community Center on Linden Street around 10:30 p.m. The victim told police he was standing with friends when he felt pain in his leg, according to cops. He first went home, called 911 and was taken were taken to a hospital in stable condition. Police are now searching the area for a […]

  • 2 boys charged in fire that destroyed New Jersey playground: officials

    LINDEN, N.J. — Two juveniles face arson charges in a fire that destroyed a New Jersey playground, causing about $80,000 worth of damage, over the weekend, the Linden Police Department said Monday. Police and fire officials responded to reports of a blaze at Wales Park, also known as Sgt. Alexander Wales Memorial Park, located at 32 West Curtis St., just after 4:30 p.m. Sunday, according to police. A “large fire with heavy black smoke” was found in the park’s playground area, police […]

  • 2 women sexually assaulted, mugged in separate attacks in Harlem

    HARLEM, Manhattan – Police on Friday are investigating two separate sexual assaults in Harlem, where both victims were mugged and seriously injured in the past two weeks. A German tourist lost several teeth and was sexually assaulted during a mugging caught on video early Thursday. The victim, 31, is believed to have been on vacation when she got lost trying to find her AirBnB, police sources said. The woman was walking near 219 West 146th St. from the train station around 3 a.m. when […]

  • LI knifepoint robber, 2 others arrested in connection with monthslong crime spree, police say

    HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. –– Police have arrested the suspect wanted in a knifepoint robbery spree across Suffolk and Nassau counties after the man along with two individuals stole from a Long Island Carvel Monday night, an official said. “Suffolk County Police and Nassau County Police have arrested the knifepoint robber and two other people in connection with multiple commercial robberies in a joint investigation in Huntington Station last night,” Suffolk County chief spokesman Justin Meyers said. The individuals were taken into custody […]

  • 24-year-old stabbed to death outside Upper West Side restaurant

    UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan – Police say a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death on an Upper West Side street late Thursday. Officers responded to a 911 call of a man stabbed in front of La Nueva Victoria restaurant on Broadway before 11 p.m. When cops arrived they found a 24-year-old, later identified as Special Anthony Stewart, with stab wounds to the torso, police said. EMS took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators say the victim got into a […]