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 23, 2015
The 3-by-3 foot sinkhole opened on Chauncey Street.
April 22, 2015
311 received 133 complaints about neighbors having noisy sex between Jan. 1, 2014, and Feb. 12, 2015.
April 20, 2015
Barry Diller can opt out of the plan if other waterfront projects don't meet his satisfaction.
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.