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.
April 15, 2015
Teacher Madeline Luciano was fired from P.S. 18 after letting students write that a classmate was ugly.
April 13, 2015
Taxi driver Mohammed Dahbi told the couple to stop kissing or get out of his cab, a decision says.
April 9, 2015
Michal Lura Friedman died following surgical complications from a C-section at NYU Langone in 2011.
April 8, 2015
The Bronx private school seeks $52 million in tax-free bonds to build a "natatorium," theater and gym.
April 6, 2015
The NYPD bought hallucinogenic mushrooms and meals at Peter Luger Steak House in the past five years.
April 2, 2015
Manhattan prosecutors say in court papers Nayef Homsi is expected to be arrested in the near future.
April 1, 2015
A commercial tenant sued the landlord in 2000 after his variety store was destroyed in a fire.
March 27, 2015
Austin Branda, an aspiring Broadway drummer, was caught on camera rescuing a stranded woman.