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 won two Emmy Awards while in New York City. During his career, Anthony was also nominated for six Emmys 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.
UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — An off-duty FDNY firefighter was attacked after he defended an elderly couple from a group of teens in Manhattan Saturday morning, police said. Just before 9:30 a.m., police said the firefighter, 38, intervened after witnessing a group of teenagers harassing an elderly couple in the vicinity of 86th Street and Third Avenue on the Upper East Side. One of the teens punched the man and pushed him to the ground, continuously striking him throughout the […]
DOVER, New Jersey— The family of a New Jersey man is demanding answers after disturbing cellphone videos surfaced overnight of his violent arrest by the Dover Police department. The video showed the 19-year-old man being punched in the face several times by a Dover police officer during an arrest in New Jersey. The man, who family identified to PIX11 News as Cyprian Luke of Morristown, could be seen with a bloodied face as a Dover Police officer allegedly strikes him […]
NEW YORK — Within an hour of de Blasio joining the Democratic presidential race, he and President Trump were already trading insults, igniting a new war of words. During a Thursday morning appearance on “Good Morning America,” de Blasio borrowed one of Trump’s favorite tactics by giving the president a disparaging nickname: Con Don. “He’s a con artist. I know his tricks I know his playbook,” the mayor said. Trump tweeted that de Blasio is “considered the worst mayor in […]
NEW YORK — New York City’s 109th mayor is hoping to be the nation’s 46th president. Bill de Blasio is the latest democrat expected to join an incredibly crowded field of contenders to take on Donald Trump in 2020. While the mayor’s campaign is expected to begin Thursday morning, he’s been running against President Trump since he took over. Earlier this week, de Blasio staged a climate protest at Trump Tower and was met with hecklers trying to drown out […]
MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — A man is sought after walking into a Bronx hospital and sexually assaulting a woman in a coma Monday afternoon, according to police. Authorities said the unidentified man slipped into the 68-year-old victim’s hospital room and sexually abused her on Monday around 3 p.m. at Lincoln Medical Center in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx. A police source told PIX11 the man entered the lobby of the hospital, took the elevator up and walked […]
NEW YORK — After multiple reports on Twitter of long check-in lines that were seemingly not moving at JetBlue desks at area airports, the airline confirmed that a software outage was to blame for “longer lines,” at airports Tuesday morning. According to a statement from JetBlue: “Systems are recovering after a global Sabre outage impacting multiple airlines. JetBlue customers may experience longer lines in some airports this morning.” Many JetBlue customers attempting to fly out of JFK Airport in Queens […]
NEW YORK — A long-delayed disciplinary trial is set to begin for the New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner. Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s trial is scheduled to start Monday at police headquarters nearly five years after the notorious video of the incident surfaced. A protest also took place Monday morning. Demonstrators marched on the FDR Highway, demanding that Pantaleo be fired for Garner’s death. Garner was the unarmed […]
HARLEM, Manhattan — Six people, including four children, were killed “in a terrible accident” when a fire that began on a kitchen stove tore through a NYCHA apartment in Harlem early Wednesday. “It’s a very painful day for our city,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a news conference Wednesday morning. “As a father, hearing that four children were lost in a single family is extremely painful.” The blaze consumed a fifth-floor apartment at the Frederick E. Samuel Apartments on […]
HARLEM, Manhattan — The smoke alarm in the apartment where a deadly blaze started early Wednesday was disconnected, an FDNY source said. A stove burner appears to have been left turned on in the NYCHA apartment, officials said. Flames tore through the apartment from there, killing Andrea Pollidore, 45, her four children — two girls, ages 11 and 6, and two boys, ages 8 and 3 — and a 33-year-old man believed to be Pollidore’s stepson. There is no indication the […]
MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — A driver was left seriously injured after his car careened into a building in Brooklyn, causing that building to collapse, police said Tuesday morning. Shortly before 11:30 p.m., FDNY responded to 496 Avenue P for reports of a car into a building. They arrived to find a 2-story building partially collapsed, FDNY said. One patient with a non-life threatening injury transported to hospital from building collapse on Ave P in Brooklyn. pic.twitter.com/MVzzU9hAgF — FDNY (@FDNY) May 7, […]