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 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.
Dilber Kukic was at the epicenter of the explosion, but survived and saved the building owner's son.
March 26, 2015
Citi Field security was slashed by roughly 29 percent between 2009 and 2013, court documents show.
March 20, 2015
The sum was agreed after a Wal-Mart truck crashed into a van the man was riding in.
March 19, 2015
Members of the Explorers Club have been offering advice to Bhutan on how to search for the Yeti.
March 17, 2015
Tyeesha Mobley says she called 911 to have officers come tell her 9-year-old why stealing is wrong.
March 12, 2015
The revelation contradicts what a City Hall official previously told DNAinfo New York.