Family separations at the border: Where do NY, NJ and CT lawmakers stand?
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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.

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  • Search suspended for 10-year-old swept away by rough waters in Long Beach

    LONG BEACH, N.Y. — The search for a 10-year-old boy who was swept away by rough waters while swimming in Long Beach has been suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday. The boy disappeared among the waves at about 6 p.m. Tuesday and hours later a rescue operation turned into a recovery effort. The Coast Guard and search crews returned ot the beach Wednesday morning to resume their search. The child and his 11-year-old brother had been swimming in an area […]

  • NYPD puts nearly 300 extra officers on streets for Summer All Out

    NEW YORK — Hundreds of additional police officers will be deployed in high-crime neighborhoods during the summer months in hopes of continuing to reduce crime in New York City, the NYPD said. Nearly 300 additional officers were added starting Thursday to the 32nd, 40th, 43rd, 67th, 73rd, 75th, 103rd and 120th precincts and PSA 7 for the Summer All-Out initiative, which averages about 35 extra officers per precinct. All those officers attended a one-day refresher course designed to reemphasize the neighborhood […]

  • MMA star Conor McGregor says he regrets Brooklyn melee

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  • Mom dead, 6-year-old son critically hurt after being hit by car at Brooklyn bus stop

    CANARSIE, Brooklyn — A mother is dead and her 6-year-old son is critically injured after they were struck by a car while waiting for the bus in Brooklyn Tuesday evening, officials said. It happened at about 9 p.m. at Remsen and Seaview avenues in Canarsie. Witnesses told PIX11 News that two cars traveling at a high rate of speed collided, sending one of the cars careening into the bus stop, pinning the mother and child. Police said it was determined […]

  • Utility worker who starred in YouTube series found dead in Bronx apartment

    MORRIS HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A utility worker who acted in a YouTube series was found fatally stabbed inside his Bronx apartment Wednesday afternoon. Police received a 911 call about an unconscious male at an apartment in the vicinity of University Avenue and Brandt Place in Morris Heights. When they arrived, authorities found Tyrone Fleming, 40, with a stab wound to his back, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Fleming did not show up to work Wednesday, […]

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    CORAM, L.I. — Authorities are on a multistate search for a 2-year-old boy and his father Jovani Ligurgo was dropped off at John Ligurgo III’s residence in Coram around 7 a.m. Tuesday. Coram firefighters were called around 3:30 p.m. to the Bretton Woods Drive condo after smoke began pouring from the windows. After the flames were put out inside the bedroom of the second floor apartment, investigators discovered the residence was unoccupied, and the father and son were missing. Authorities believe John […]

  • Security heightened at New Rochelle High School following threats

    NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The New Rochelle school district, which has already dealt with several violent incidents this school year, is on high alert after a school shooting threat made for Tuesday. In a social media message to parents, New Rochelle Superintendent said on two occasions someone graffitied in a bathroom that there would be a school shooting on June 5. ,Graffiti was found on May 23 and on June 1. He said the student responsible for writing at least one […]

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  • Mom arrested after leaving baby behind to flee scene of Queens crash: police

    OZONE PARK, Queens — A woman was taken into custody after she is accused of leaving her baby with strangers while fleeing the scene of a crash in Queens Wednesday night. The crash happened about 7 p.m. around 93rd Street and 101st Avenue in Ozone Park when a car mounted the sidewalk then struck a fence, police said. A woman exited the vehicle with a baby and handed the infant off to a passerby then ran away, according to police. […]