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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
  • Man who fell to his death trying to evade police in Brooklyn faced robbery allegations: source

    FORT GREENE, Brooklyn — A man who fell to his death while attempting to flee police by using knotted bedsheets to scale a Brooklyn apartment was sought for the robbery of a livery driver two days prior, the NYPD said Wednesday. Jamel Chandler, 21, has been identified by police sources as the man who fell to his death Tuesday around 6:30 p.m. Officers planned to arrest Chandler in the robbery of a livery driver days prior when they arrived at a […]

  • Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prison cell: Massachusetts Department of Correction

    LANCASTER, Mass. — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday, according to the Massachusetts Department of Correction. Corrections officers at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center discovered Hernandez dead in his cell around 3:05 a.m., according to Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Communications Christopher Fallon. Hernandez, 27, attempted to block his door from the inside by jamming it with various items when he hanged himself using a bedsheet, Fallon said. “Lifesaving techniques” were attempted, and Hernandez was transported to the hospital, where he was […]

  • Former United Nations worker busted for bank robberies

    NEW YORK – Cops arrested a former United Nations worker wanted in a string of bank robberies in Manhattan, police said Tuesday. Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, was caught at the New York Foreign Press Center, which is across the street from the UN, after coming back empty handed from his latest alleged hold-up a few blocks away. Cops say someone recognized him from the wanted posted that had been circulating and the police were waiting to take him in. Detectives have been […]

  • Man stabbed multiple times at large Staten Island house party

    ANNADALE, Staten Island –– Police say a man is fighting for his life after he was stabbed during a house party with over 100 guests on Staten Island. It happened at 270 Koch Blvd. around 11 p.m. Monday. Police say two uninvited guests, ages 17 and 18, showed up at the party and got into a fight in the backyard, possibly over a woman. The older teen was then stabbed multiple times to the chest and back, police said. He is in critical […]

  • 10-year-old girl hit by stray bullet, man killed in Jersey City shooting: police

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A man is dead and a 10-year-old girl remains hospitalized after being shot in the stomach while caught in the crossfire in a Jersey City shooting on Easter, authorities said Monday. Two men on bikes, and wearing ski masks, approached Ocean and Van Nostrand avenues around 10 p.m. Sunday and opened fire. Jimmy Gregory, 19, of Jersey City, was shot and killed at the scene, according to prosecutors, who did not say why he may have been targeted. A […]

  • Killing of 4 males found in Long Island park consistent with MS-13 gang: police

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — The killing of four people, including three teenagers, who were found dead at a Long Island park is consistent with MS-13 — offering a “stark reminder” that the local community continues to be at war with the deadly gang, police said Thursday. Four corpses with “significant trauma” were discovered in the Central Islip Recreational Center Park off Clayton Street around 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to Suffolk County police. A sharp or edged instrument was used in the killings. […]

  • 4 male bodies with ‘significant trauma’ found in Long Island park

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – A quadruple homicide investigation is underway after four bodies were discovered inside a Long Island park early Thursday, according to police. Overnight PIX11 learned someone found the bodies of four males at the Central Islip Recreational Center Park off Clayton Street. Investigators with the Suffolk County police confirmed they were all found with “significant trauma” to their bodies. Police have not revealed the victims’ identities, ages, or other circumstances surrounding the grisly scene. By daybreak, a family arrived at the […]

  • Cops seek gunman who fired at 12-year-old boy inside Upper West Side barbershop

    UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan –– A boy was inside along with several other patrons and workers when a gunman stood on a sidewalk, aimed and fired two shots in an Upper West Side barbershop Tuesday afternoon, police said. In new video provided by police overnight, a man can been seen walking up to 927 Columbus Ave. at 105th St. around 2:15 p.m., stopping and then pulling a gun from his blue basketball shorts. He’s all amped up as he blasts a […]

  • Exclusive video shows alleged police impersonator sought in string of Brooklyn robberies

    BENSONHURST, Brooklyn – Cops are looking for a man wanted in a string of robberies since last Thursday, all while pretending to be an NYPD officer. Most recently, the NYPD says the fake cop last struck Tuesday morning around 1 a.m. when he waked into a deli on 63-18 18th Ave. and tried to get money from a deli clerk at the Gourmet Deli Grill. Exclusive surveillance video obtained by PIX11 captured the man while inside the grocery appearing to make […]

  • Gov. Christie blasts Amtrak for response to post-Penn Station derailment troubles

    Governor Chris Christie is considering taking legal action against Amtrak calling this mess entirely unacceptable and that it doesn’t take its obligations to passengers seriously. In a scathing letter to Amtrak overnight, Christie ordered NJ Transit to stop all payments to the railroad because of this week’s commuter nightmare. Christie says the state will stop paying Amtrak until there’s a “thorough and independent examination of the tracks, signals, switches and equipment maintained by Amtrak.” Early indications are that Amtrak’s aging […]