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.
March 5, 2015
The son of Sidney Kronenberg says in court papers he believes his dad hid assets in overseas accounts.
March 4, 2015
Guard Jannae Harris trashed co-workers to her husband and provided information about them to him.
March 2, 2015
They led a local community board vote to suspend presentations by the city and developers.
February 26, 2015
Carl Heastie, who has a 6-year-old daughter with an ex-girlfriend, went to court to change her name.
February 24, 2015
The bingo hall's owner, his daughter and 13 others are under criminal investigation, prosecutors say.
February 12, 2015
The Brooklyn mom of the second-grader plans to sue city, claiming she was humiliated in front of class.
February 11, 2015
The city Parks Department said it plans to spruce up the beach, including new seating.
February 6, 2015
Bouncer Andrew Tolbert claims in a lawsuit that La Marina didn't have adequate security at the time.