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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 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.

Recent Articles
  • Man attempts to rape woman in front of Washington Heights church: police

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Police are looking for the man who attempted to rape a woman outside a Manhattan church. The 23-year-old victim was walking past the St. Rose of Lima Church on West 165th St. in Washington Heights at about 11:20 p.m. Monday when a man ran up to her from behind, wrapped his arms around her and put his hand over her mouth, said police. The man then dragged the victim to a nearby awning and threatened her […]

  • Fare evaders partially to blame for budget crisis, MTA chief says

    NEW YORK — The City Council is set to hammer the MTA on how to address costs without impacting commuters. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority tells the New York Times it expects to lose $215 million this year from fare evaders, of which here are about 208,000 every day. As a result, the MTA says several things will be cut: subway cars will be cleaned once, instead of twice per trip; there will be no new Select Bus Service routes until 2021; NYPD […]

  • Hasidic man punched from behind in possible hate crime in Brooklyn: NYPD

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — During one of the most celebrated times of year for Jewish people, there’s been a persistent threat against their community stemming from hate. In less than one week, there have been at least four anti-Semitic attacks in the city, three of them happening in Brooklyn. The latest incident, which was caught on camera, happened Friday at about 6:40 p.m. on Throop Avenue in Williamsburg. A 33-year-old Hasidic man leaving a Brooklyn synagogue with his young son was […]

  • Video released of ‘peephole killer’ accused of shooting Bronx mother

    CONCOURSE, the Bronx — Video was released Friday showing the so-called “peephole killer,” accused of fatally shooting a Bronx mother as she looked through her home’s eyehole. Wendy Martinez, 45, was shot as she looked through her home’s peephole along Grand Concourse last Saturday night, police said. Now surveillance video taken right outside her apartment door shows the killer using a mask and umbrella to hide his or her features before knocking on Martinez’s door and killing her, police say. […]

  • Explosion destroys NJ home; nearby high school damaged

    HARDYSTON, N.J. — An explosion in New Jersey left a house “at a total loss,” officials said, reducing the home to rubble. Authorities received a call just before 11 p.m. Tuesday about an explosion at 33 Grumm Rd. in Hardyston. There were no occupants inside the home at the time of the explosion, according to the Hardyston Township Volunteer Fire Department. The house had been vacant for the last couple of months and that propane was the only gas available on […]

  • Knife-wielding man rapes woman in Prospect Park: NYPD

    PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn — A knife-wielding man raped a woman in Prospect Park early Sunday, police said. It happened around 2:30 a.m. in the area of Parkside Avenue and Parade Place. Police say the woman had left her grandchild’s birthday party earlier in the night and was looking for parking in her neighborhood for up to two hours, and decided to park on Parkside Avenue where she doesn’t usually park because it is poorly lit, according to police.  The man grabbed […]

  • Snowstorm forces 200+ West Orange students to stay in schools overnight

    WEST ORANGE, N.J. — A snowstorm that caused chaos for commuters Thursday also left hundreds of students stranded in New Jersey schools overnight. School buses were unable to get to schools in West Orange, forcing the district to keep the children overnight into Friday. Eight West Orange Public School District schools, including a preschool, had students spend the night. More than 200 students in all slept at West Orange schools. Liberty Middle School housed the most students, with about 25 teachers […]

  • Snowstorm leads to nasty traffic, transit commute

    NEW YORK — As the snow moved through the tri-state area Thursday, many commuters were left frustrated with traffic gridlock and train delays, lingering into Friday. As Friday deals with the residual effects of the storm, several transit services are suspended or delayed and roads continue to deal with traffic. Those traveling should allow extra time to travel. The Major Deegan Expressway is experiencing heavy traffic due to abandoned and disabled vehicles on the expressway and congestion. On Route 280, […]

  • NYPD officer caught in foul-mouthed tirade, violently pulling ill taxi driver out of car following crash

    BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn— The actions of an NYPD officer are  raising concerns after cellphone video surfaced showing an aggressive encounter between the officer and a taxi driver who suffered a medical episode and crashed into several cars  in Brooklyn. On Tuesday around 7:30 p.m., a taxi operator crashed a Mercedes SUV  into several cars near East Second Street and Ditmas Avenue, police said. The car continued traveling and crashed into more cars near 18th and McDonald avenues until it struck […]

  • Man, 29, killed by hit-and-run driver in Queens: NYPD

    FOREST HILLS, Queens — A 29-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Queens Sunday, the NYPD said. The victim, identified as Niklas Ahern, was crossing the street when he was hit by a car barreling through the intersection at Continental Avenue and Slocum Crescent in the Forest Hills section of Queens at about 5:30 p.m., authorities said. Investigators say the driver, identified as Irving Duran, who hit the Tribeca resident with such force it threw him […]