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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
  • Dad of 2-year-old boy found dead in Mount Vernon charged with murder

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. — Police have charged the father of a 2-year-old boy with murder after the child was found dead inside a Mount Vernon apartment on Monday. The child’s mother found the toddler unconscious in an apartment in the Esplanade Gardens complex on East Lincoln Avenue around 7 p.m. and called 911. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The child’s father — Lloyd Scott, 34 — was arrested Tuesday and faces a charge of second-degree […]

  • Woman injured after speeding car collides with minivan, parked car in Jersey City

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A woman was injured after a speeding car crashed into a minivan and parked car in Jersey City early Friday. A sedan was speeding down the street along Lexington Avenue and Mallory Avenue around 1 a.m. when it collided with a white minivan, an eyewitness told PIX11 news. The minivan then crashed in a parked car and one person was taken to the hospital, according to the eyewitness. “I heard a car barrelling down the street about […]

  • Smile! NYPD looks to use DMV photos for investigations, prompting privacy concerns

    NEW YORK — In the name of safety, the NYPD is looking to add every single New Yorker with a driver’s license to a facial recognition database, but privacy advocates fear it’s taking big brother to a whole new level. If the NYPD’s plan is approved, when you smile for the camera at the Department of Motor Vehicles, your mug and millions of others in New York could land in the hands of the police. Police say the digital database […]

  • Human remains found in Brooklyn park ID’d as 26-year-old woman

    CANARSIE, Brooklyn — Human remains found along a bike path at a Brooklyn park were those of a 26-year-old woman, police said. The deceased has been identified as Brandy Odom, of Brooklyn. Police were called Monday evening to the wooded area at East 86th Street and Seaview Avenue in Canarsie Park, just about a mile away from the vicitm’s home. A dog walker found Odom’s torso along the bike path inside the park. Her limbs were found about a half mile […]

  • $30,000 rumor? Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

    NEW YORK — Eight months before the company that owns the National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy Playmate who claimed she’d had an affair with Donald Trump, the tabloid’s parent made a $30,000 payment to a less famous individual: a former doorman at one of the real estate mogul’s New York City buildings. As it did with the ex-Playmate, the Enquirer signed the ex-doorman to a contract that effectively prevented him from going public with a juicy tale […]

  • Conor McGregor charged after backstage melee at Barclays Center

    BROOKLYN — Conor McGregor was hit with multiple charges after he was involved in a backstage melee following a UFC223 news conference. The UFC fighter turned himself in to police late Thursday and was charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief after video footage appears to show the promotion’s biggest star throwing a hand truck at a bus full of fighters, injuring at least one scheduled to compete Saturday. MMA fighters, Michael Chiesa and Ray […]

  • Family speaks out after police shoot, kill father in Crown Heights

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Family members of a man shot and killed by police in Crown Heights said on Thursday they are outraged about the incident. They spoke out shortly before the New York State Attorney General’s Office said it is investigating the deadly incident. The man killed Wednesday has been identified by police and family members as Saheed Vassell, 34, of Crown Heights. His family says he was mentally ill, and has a 15-year-old son. Before the shooting, three 911 […]

  • Stepfather accused of killing 3-year-old girl to appear in court

    ROCKAWAY PARK, Queens — A man is set to face a judge Wednesday on charges he allegedly killed his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter. Mark Jenkins, 32, is charged with second-degree depraved murder and first-degree depraved assault after Bella Edwards was found unconscious and unresponsive in their Queens home. Police were called about 6 p.m. Monday to an apartment on Beach 105th Street near Shore Front Parkway and found Jenkins performing CPR on the child. According to authorities, Jenkins was the only adult […]

  • ICE detainee who escaped custody at JFK Airport ID’d: officials

    QUEENS — A man accused of escaping custody at John F. Kennedy Airport was identified by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials Wednesday. Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke, 31, was in custody and awaiting a flight when he fled the airport in a taxi around 9 p.m., according to ICE officials. Port Authority police confirmed the man was seen on surveillance video getting into a taxi. The man, who is described as a “violent deportee,” broke away after agents removed Mbacke’s handcuffs as he […]

  • ICE detainee escapes custody at JFK Airport, officials say

    QUEENS — A man being transported by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at John F. Kennedy Airport escaped officials’ custody Tuesday night, the department said. Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke, 31, was in custody and awaiting a flight when he fled the airport in a taxi around 9 p.m., according to ICE officials. Port Authority police confirmed the man was seen on surveillance video getting into a taxi. The man, who is described as a “violent deportee,” broke away after agents removed Mbacke’s […]