James Fanelli's byline has appeared in nearly all the city's tabloids.
Before joining DNAinfo, he spent two years at the Daily News, first as a general assignment reporter and then as an assistant city editor overseeing the courts and transit beats.
Before the News, he worked for four years at the New York Post as a Sunday enterprise reporter. He's also worked as an editor at amNewYork and the Queens Courier and has freelanced for Newsday.
He grew up in Long Island and graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and Holy Cross College.
December 18, 2014
Lawyers for the mother of Deion Fludd say the police account is riddled with discrepancies.
December 16, 2014
Since 2012 La Marina has made $18.4 million, including tens of thousands of dollars in hookah sales.
December 10, 2014
The landlord's brother believes $4.5 million in silver and gold may be buried or in storage space.
December 3, 2014
Cyrus Greenspon said his step-sister made a shady deal on the Ad Reinhardt painting.
December 2, 2014
The MTA only settled after appealing a verdict ordering the agency to pay $1.96 million to the family.
December 1, 2014
The city has so far received 1,804 complaints this year about ice cream truck noise, records show.
November 21, 2014
Gwendolyn Phillips claims she had a child with a dead trader.
November 19, 2014
Commissioner Mitchell Silver had sitdowns with celebrities and billionaires about their pet causes.