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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
  • Suspect wanted to make statement with killing of black man in NYC, officials say

    A 66-year-old man was stabbed to death in Manhattan late Monday, police said, for one reason: being black. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, James Harris Jackson walked into an NYPD substation in Times Square and announced that he was responsible for Timothy Caughman’s death. “I’m the person you’re looking for,” he said, adding that he had knives in his pocket. The 28-year-old Baltimore, Maryland resident took a bus to New York on March 17 with the goal of […]

  • Man with stab wounds walks into NYPD precinct before succumbing to injuries

    HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan – A man bleeding from stab wounds walked into a midtown police precinct before collapsing Monday night, police said. Police said the man, 66, entered the Midtown South precinct at about 11:30 p.m. Monday. He had stab wounds to his chest and back. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators determined the deceased fought with another man near the southeast corner of West 36th Street and Ninth Avenue, though it’s unclear why the pair fought […]

  • Suspect charged after running over FDNY EMT with stolen ambulance, killing her: NYPD

    THE BRONX – A career criminal who stole an ambulance, ran over and killed an FDNY emergency medical technician has been charged in her death, police said. The NYPD identified Jose Gonzalez, 25, as the suspect who was operating the emergency vehicle and slammed into 14-year FDNY EMT veteran Yadira Arroyo and her partner Thursday night. Arroyo, a mother of five, later succumbed to her injuries and died at Jacobi Medical Center. Gonzalez, who has an extensive arrest history, faces murder, grand larceny […]

  • Serial burglar strikes 31 times in Queens

    QUEENS, N.Y. – A serial burglar has struck 31 times dating back to December – the last three on the same street. The bold burglar typically waits for no one to be home and is looking for cash jewelry and anything valuable, according to police. His total take is about $30,000. His crime spree centered around Middle Village and Ridgewood homes. The victims who had their homes broken into range from 23 to 61 years old – who many times […]

  • ‘Hero’ ex-Marine stops man accused of stealing ambulance, fatally striking EMT

    THE BRONX — A former Marine, dubbed a “hero” by the city’s mayor for helping detain a man accused of stealing an ambulance and fatally striking a FDNY EMT, spoke exclusively to PIX11 on Friday. Ralph, an ex-Marine who does not wish to reveal his full identity, had just arrived at his neighborhood store Thursday night when he saw an ambulance pull up. He figured the first responders were on a routine call, and he went inside, unaware of what was about to happen. […]

  • Off-duty NYPD agent arrested in crash that killed woman celebrating her 21st birthday

    LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — A woman celebrating her 21st birthday was ejected from a car and killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Williamsburg Bridge early Thursday morning, and the driver now faces a slew of charges, sources say. A single vehicle with three occupants struck the median on the Williamsburg Bridge’s Manhattan side at 3:14 a.m., police said. The car was cut in half, ejecting the 21-year-old passenger, whose body came to rest on the roadway, police said. Amanda Miner, […]

  • Video shows duo sought in Bronx home invasion that led to woman’s fatal fall

    THE BRONX – Cops released new video showing two men who ran from the scene of a Bronx home invasion turned homicide on Grand Concourse. The duo last seen sprinting the apartment building near 163rd Street Friday afternoon, according to the NYPD. Police say Maria Carolina Sanchez Tirburcio plummeted to the courtyard of the building after falling from a fifth floor window. The 43-year-old was cleaning an apartment when the armed men burst inside, police said. Her murder is a mystery […]

  • Suspect charged in fatal stabbing of Hamilton Heights mother

    HAMILTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan – A man has been charged in the stabbing death of a Hamilton Heights mother of three, police said. Alexander Felix, 34, faces murder and burglary charges for the killing of Eloise Liz, 48, inside her Manhattan apartment, police said. Police had visited her home many times before, as recently as 2014, but they walked into a grisly discovery. The NYPD says police responded to a 911 call regarding calls for help coming from one of the apartments […]

  • Bronx man stabbed to death in front of child over unpaid rent: police

    THROGS NECK, The Bronx — A Bronx tenant was fatally stabbed during a dispute allegedly over unpaid rent with his landlord Wednesday, police said. Officers responded about 6:30 p.m. to a call for a person stabbed in front of a Bronx home on Logan Avenue. When officers arrived, they found Zakir Khan, 44, with multiple stab wounds, according to the NYPD. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Sources told PIX11 News Khan’s 12-year-old saw the killing take […]

  • Suspicious package that prompted evacuations in NJ deemed a ‘hoax’

    LINDEN, N.J. — Two buildings were evacuated and the bomb squad was called when a suspicious package was found outside of a convenience store in Linden, New Jersey Tuesday evening. A “concerned citizen” reported the suspicious package about 6 p.m. outside of the Quick Buy Food Store on West Saint Georges Avenue between North Stiles and Ross streets, Linden Mayor Derek Armstead said in a statement. The package, which has since been determined as a hoax, appeared to be two dynamite […]