Tony Aiello serves as a CBS 2 general assignment reporter. After spending eight years covering news in the Northern Suburbs, he’s now based at the CBS 2 Broadcast Center in New York City.
You’ll often find him behind the wheel of Mobile 2, our groundbreaking technology that allows live broadcasts from a moving vehicle.
Aiello joined CBS 2 in October 2002, after nearly five years at WNBC-TV. Prior to that, he served as a national correspondent for Dow Jones Television and the top syndicated business show, “The Wall Street Journal Report.” He also has worked as an anchor and reporter at stations in Milwaukee, WI., Nashville, TN., and Greenville, SC.
In the course of his career, he’s been nominated for and has received many professional honors.
Aiello is active with community groups and Italian-American charities. He is board secretary of the Westchester Philharmonic, and a former trustee of ArtsWestchester. He is proud to represent CBS2 at many community events, and is happy to help raise funds and awareness for groups including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the March of Dimes, and the Food Bank for Westchester.
In 2002, he was asked to lead Westchester County’s official ceremony marking the first anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. He has also delivered keynote speeches for groups including the Enrico Fermi Scholarship Foundation, the Sons of Italy, and the National Parks Service.
Aiello graduated from Indiana University in 1985. He lives in New Rochelle, N.Y. with his wife Elizabeth and their twin sons.
First responder John Feal, who was injured at ground zero, said it’s like a slap in the face — a letter going out to 9/11 survivors, warning them about a provision in the Zadroga bill.
Clarkstown police detective sergeant Tim O’Neil says one of the teens is still in intensive care after smoking “AM-HI-CO Atomic Bomb.”
Spring has only just sprung, but it’s already a season of growing discontent in Queens. Senior citizens say they’re being gouged by new fees at the Botanical Garden.
A terrifying ordeal for any driver was made even worse Friday for one Queens father when his car was stolen – with his son still in the backseat.
After the alleged thief snatched a wallet, he ran and hid behind a display of baked goods. That’s when the victim confronted him and was subsequently pushed to the ground.
A 13-year-old Orange girl missing since Sunday was found unharmed and with a friend today, police happily announced.
A shocking murder has stunned a quiet northern suburb. A young college student left a party, and the next day was found dead on the side of a road. Now, police are going to great lengths to catch her killer.
NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, accused of raping a semi-conscious drunk woman in her East Village apartment in 2008, pleaded not guilty to additional charges Monday.
Consider this a “fare warning” about a new way to pay for a bus ride. If you fail to follow the rules you could face a $100 fine. So far, more than 10,000 bus riders have been busted.
The Stuart C. Gruskin Foundation is asking businesses to sign up for a new initiative that would require training delivery bikers in safe and respectful riding.
Long Island Congressman Peter King is facing threats — and getting extra security. But he vowed Monday to forge ahead with controversial hearings on radicalization in the Muslim-American community
The Department of Consumer Affairs will double supermarket inspections this year in an effort to prevent consumers from being taken advantage of.
The woman who let loose in a Rockland County liquor store has turned herself in and she’s talking about what provoked her bottle-breaking binge.
Several TSA agents are facing discipline and extra training after a serious breach of security at JFK International Airport involving box cutters – the same weapons used by the 9/11 hijackers.
The FBI said the suspect’s 12 victims, who have ranged from age 14 to 45, were threatened with guns, knives and broken bottles.