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.
HARLEM, Manhattan — Investigation remains underway after a man who was found dead and rolled up in a carpet has been deemed a homicide. Police have since been investigating an apartment building along West 147th Street near Frederick Douglass Boulevard, which they said is linked to the incident. Just before 6 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a 911 call and discovered the man unconscious and unresponsive inside a red carpet in front of 301 West 145th St. in Harlem, police […]
ELMHURST, Queens — A worker is dead after falling from a cherry picker he was working in when a truck struck it early Thursday in Queens, police said. Jose Polanco, 59, was nearly 20 feet off the ground, working on a traffic light in the bucket of the crane, at the intersection of Goldsmith Street and Grand Avenue in Elmhurst, authorities said. Just before 3 a.m., a box truck driving by collided with the bucket of the cherry picker, causing […]
MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — A family and community are in mourning after a 10-year-old boy was fatally struck at a Brooklyn bus stop Tuesday when an out-of-control SUV veered onto the sidewalk before crashing, officials said. “He was trying to be more independent by going on the bus by himself,” the boy’s mother, Mary Majao, told PIX11 Wednesday. Enzo Farachio had just started sixth grade at IS 240, the Andries Hudde Junior High School in Midwood. His father, Angel Farachio, proudly […]
UPPER WEST SIDE — Police were on the scene investigating early Monday after a teenage boy was stabbed by a group of men in a Manhattan subway station near Central Park, authorities said. According to police, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed around 1:45 a.m. in an attack by a group of up to eight men on the station platform of the northbound C train line at the 96th Street-Central Park West subway station on the Upper West Side. The teen […]
SOUTH OZONE PARK, Queens — A family is angry and heartbroken Tuesday morning after a destructive crash in Queens killed a grandmother and sent another woman to the hospital, all because a man ran a red light and plowed into their vehicle before fleeing the scene, according to police. Authorities said it all started around 1:15 a.m. when a man driving a Lexus SUV cruised through a red light while driving west on 111th Avenue, near 126th Street, in South […]
LONG ISLAND — A mother has turned herself into police after allegedly shooting the father of her child multiple times and kidnapping the 3-year-old, prompting an Amber Alert on Friday that was canceled when the girl was found safe, according to police. Patchita Tennant, 42, allegedly shot Andrew Mitchell four times at his home on Pleasure Drive in Flanders, then fled the residence with their child, according to police. Mitchell was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. […]
STATEN ISLAND — A man found dead after being shot in the head on the Staten Island Expressway was a known drug dealer, a law enforcement source told PIX11 Tuesday. According to authorities, someone called 911 around 11:45 p.m. Monday after finding the man lying unconscious on an exit ramp along the highway, near Slosson Avenue. “It was a drug thing,” a law enforcement source said Tuesday. “He’s a drug dealer.” Police have identified the man as 23-year-old Carlos Alfonso […]
BAHAMAS — The long road to recovery will begin Wednesday in the Bahamas as rescue teams begin to assess the damage left behind by Hurricane Dorian. After stalling over the northern Bahamas for hours and continuously battering the same devastated areas, the storm finally moved north Tuesday toward the southeastern US coast. Residents and responders are likely to find thousands of damaged and destroyed homes and businesses, and authorities say, many more bodies as the recovery process begins. The storm’s […]
BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A man is dead after he opened fire on cops, sparking a gun battle with police officers in Brooklyn early Monday, according to the NYPD. Uniformed officers were patrolling near Howard and Dumont avenues in Brownsville around 2:36 a.m. when they spotted a suspicious man wearing a mask, authorities said. When the three officers tried to speak to the masked man from their patrol car, he fled from them on Howard Avenue, police said. After one of […]
BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — As gunfire was exchanged by a masked man and police in the streets of Brooklyn early Monday, a PIX11 photographer captured the moment shots were fired. Vincent Shields was at the scene when authorities responded to reports of a masked man firing shots at two officers in a police cruiser near Howard and Livonia avenues in Brownsville. “When I arrived, detectives were looking at shell casings,” Shields said. It looked like a typical crime scene, according to […]