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.
EAST ELMHURST, Queens — A 6-year-old girl is among the three people killed, with two others injured critically, when sources say a man intentionally set a Queens house on fire Wednesday afternoon. The call came in just after 4 p.m. for a fire in a single-family home on 93rd Street in East Elmhurst after a first-floor tenant heard the smoke detector and dialed 911, officials said. Two of the residents had already evacuated, the FDNY described them as “very critically […]
INWOOD, Manhattan — A 12-year-old boy was struck by a train in Inwood on Tuesday evening and critically injured, officials said. The child, who sources say has autism, was hit by a No. 1 near the Dyckman Street stop around 4 p.m., police said. Before the incident, the boy was initially reported missing after he ran away from his 24-year-old caretaker as they were walking back to his home on Park Terrace East in Inwood, Police sources told PIX11’s Anthony […]
BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a Brooklyn mother to death in a subway station late Monday night after a fight that started on the train, authorities said. According to police, it all began Monday night just after 9 p.m. when Latanya Watson, 30, got into a fight with the 20-year-old suspect on a train approaching the Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road/East 98 Street station on the No. 3 train line in Brownsville, Brooklyn. As the two […]
HARLEM — The pride flag on display outside Alibi Lounge in Harlem was set on fire — again. Just over a month ago, an arsonist was caught on camera outside the bar 2376 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard. Police have maintained a steady presence outside the bar since that May 31 attack; they were not there Sunday night. The incident happened around the same time as the first — right around midnight. No arrests have been made in either event. “Is […]
EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — Four people were injured after Fourth of July festivities in Brooklyn ended in gunfire overnight. It happened on Elton Street near Sutter Avenue in East New York just after midnight, police said. Three men and one woman were found with gunshot wounds. A 30-year-old man was found with a gunshot to his chest, another 30-year-old man was shot in the lower back, a 28-year-old man was shot in the neck and a 25-year-old woman was […]
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Two unarmed men, wounded in a barrage of bullets fired by three Jersey City police officers, have lawyered up, according to a release from the Law Office of Thomas R. Ashley. The men, 19-year-old Shyquan Rush and 21-year-old Davonte Moore, were shot in their legs multiple times Monday night on Randolph Avenue when police confronted them for setting off fireworks in the street, witnesses said. The response by the three cops resulted in a barrage of […]
UNIONDALE, L.I. — Harrowing footage captured the moments a 13-year-old girl tells PIX11 a stranger attempted to kidnap her as she walked home from summer school on Long Island. Nassau police say a man has been arrested after they say he grabbed the teen girl from behind before putting his hand over her mouth near her home on Adams Street around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday. The 13-year-old girl exclusively spoke to PIX11’s Anthony DiLorenzo, alongside her mother, Wednesday morning. “He was […]
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Two young men playing with fireworks late Monday night in Jersey City were shot multiple times in a police-involved shooting. One of the victims, 19-year-old Shyquan Rush, told PIX11’s Anthony DiLorenzo that he and his friend, 21-year-old college student Davonte Moore, were setting off roman candle fireworks Monday night when police confronted them, and then shots were fired. In a statement Tuesday morning, Hudson Country officials confirmed three Jersey City Police officers, including a Lieutenant, discharged their […]
HAUPPAUGE, L.I. — Homicide and arson detectives are investigating after a man was killed in a house fire late Wednesday night on Long Island, police said. According to Suffolk police, the call came in around 10:50 p.m. Wednesday for a fire at 108 Grissom Way in Hauppauge. The victim of the blaze is a 59-year-old man whose identity has not been released at this time. Suffolk fire officials said the flames were under control as of 12:45 a.m. Thursday. The […]
QUEENS — Tiffany Cabán, a 31-year-old public defender who says the criminal justice system is rigged against the poor, declared victory in an extremely close Democratic primary for Queens District Attorney Tuesday night, but it may be days before official results are in. Appearing before a raucous crowd of supporters on Tuesday night, Cabán said, “They said we could not win. But we did it y’all.” Cabán, the candidate favored by left-wing Democrats in New York City, held a small […]