James Fanelli

Investigative Reporter @fanellijames jfanelli@dnainfo.com

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.


Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

November 24, 2015

Turning Point Brooklyn provides supportive housing and has been criticized by the Health Department.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

November 19, 2015

Dawn Mark blasts her aunt for dredging up the unsolved murder of her mother, Gail Mark.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

November 16, 2015

Arthur Mondella's daughter and his second ex-wife are squaring off against one another over his will.

Downtown »

November 5, 2015

Xavier Guzman and Daniel Lachica are accused of swindling Song through a royalty scam.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

October 30, 2015

Laurence Klavan wrote a one-act play loosely based on Gail Mark's death.

Harlem »

October 30, 2015

Two city residents called 311 to complain about loud neighbors who blame the noise on ghosts.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

October 29, 2015

Franklin Mark's parents wrote documents expressly stating they didn't want him to take care of them.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

October 27, 2015

Detective Michael Abruzzi said he hopes a new look at the 1982 Gail Mark murder will solve the case.