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.
July 31, 2015
Otis Softleigh faces a suspension after a councilman saw him working at a private home on city time.
July 29, 2015
Susan Turner moved into her patient's luxury pad and got her to change her will, court documents say.
July 27, 2015
Kin of Maurine Christopher say Santos and Jessica Molina claimed to care but were full of hocus pocus.
July 23, 2015
The presence of Uber and other new taxi services is taking a toll on medallion revenue.
July 21, 2015
The city should study traffic and other issues before imposing a cap on for-hire vehicle growth.
District Council 37 said the city has too few inspectors to cover the 11,300 licensed day care centers.
July 20, 2015
Henry Passerini spent four years searching for money his dead hermit brother hid around the country.
July 14, 2015
Elizabeth Silver says a drunk concert-goer fell on her because the arena's rows are narrow and steep.