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 WEST SIDE, Manhattan — Sixteen giant balloons, the stars of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, might be forbidden to fly if the windy forecast holds up Thursday morning, but Macy’s is still preparing as normal for the annual procession. Macy’s will begin inflating the famous balloons into Wednesday evening on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, starting at 1 p.m. at West 77th Street and Columbus Avenue. The city will ground the iconic 50-foot inflatables Thursday if sustained winds are above […]
MANHATTAN — At least four men were injured, including some stabbed, in a group brawl Monday night in Midtown Manhattan according to police. The melee broke out near the corner of 41st Street and Eighth Avenue, across from Port Authority, just before 9:30 p.m. Police described it as a “fight with sticks and knives.” Authorities said three or four men were initially involved in a dispute that escalated, leading to multiple people being stabbed in the arm, hand and buttocks. […]
ST. ALBANS, Queens— At least three men were killed when a fast-moving fire burned through a home in Queens Thursday night, police said. Fire officials responded to the blaze that broke out at a vacant home along Farmers Boulevard near Jordan Avenue shortly before 11:30 p.m. Over 100 firefighters remained on scene working to bring the fire under control, fire officials said. While dousing flames, crews found two men unconscious and unresponsive on the second floor and another on the […]
THE BRONX — One man was killed and another was injured when shots were fired at a Bronx tobacco shop late Wednesday, police said. Authorities responded to a call of a man shot around 11:15 p.m. Officers arrived to find a 32-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his right leg. Police learned that he and another man were shot inside a tobacco shop on East 167 Street near Sheridan Avenue, according to authorities. A 23-year-old man, later identified as […]
GREAT KILLS, Staten Island — At least one person was seriously injured after a box truck overturned and crashed into the front of a Staten Island house Wednesday morning, authorities said. Crews were called to the vicinity of Hillcrest Street near Nelson Avenue just after 7 a.m. The vehicle ran off the road and struck a house, damaging a vehicle parked in the driveway. Homeowner John Bon said he and his wife were not hurt when the truck crashed into […]
SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx — Police are investigating an armed robbery inside a Bronx music studio that turned into shooting, with officials saying it was targeted. It happened just after midnight on Nov. 13, when police say two unidentified men entered a recording studio at 1206 Morrison Ave. in the Bronx, allegedly robbing cash and electronics from people inside. After the alleged robbery, the men fled the scene in a vehicle, but were followed by one of the victims in a […]
NEW YORK — As brutally cold air lingers over the tri-state area, new record low temperatures were reached Tuesday and Wednesday in New York’s Central Park, according to the National Weather Service. When the temperature fell to 25 degrees late Tuesday night in Central Park, a new record low temperature for Nov. 12 was reached. The previous record low was 26 degrees in 1926. Around 5 a.m. Wednesday the temperature dipped down to 23 degrees in Central Park, breaking the […]
BROOKLYN — The NYPD is looking for a man caught in surveillance video going on a violent, frightening crime spree in Brooklyn Friday night, police said. Just after 8 p.m., the man first walked up to a 23-year-old man near the intersection of Lefferts and New York avenues and started talking to him, then struck him in the back of the head with a handgun, authorities said. Minutes later, after fleeing that first attack on foot, the man approached a […]
MIDTOWN, Manhattan — As America honors our veterans Monday, President Donald Trump will speak at the opening ceremony of the New York City Veterans Day Parade, making him the first sitting president to do so. Monday marks the historic procession’s 100th anniversary. “It should not be politicized,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said of Trump’s parade appearance. “If he’s coming here to truly honor veterans, God bless him,” he added. One of the parade’s organizers touted Trump for his support to […]
MIDTOWN, Manhattan — A 61-year-old man is in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle in Manhattan Thursday night, police said. The man was crossing the street along 40th Street and Eighth Avenue when he was struck just before 11:30 p.m., police said. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition, cops said. The incident appears to be accidental, police said. According to authorities, the victim apparently fainted in front of the vehicle and was subsequently hit. The […]