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.


Harlem »

October 2, 2015

Alex Bell has filed three lawsuits against the company, claiming truck parking impedes his rides.

Downtown »

September 29, 2015

Ronald Dillon faces a 30-day suspension for talking like a robot in calls. He's been disciplined before.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

September 25, 2015

Rafael Lebron wants a judge to compel the executors of his dead friend's estate to give him the money.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

September 24, 2015

Argentine immigrants in Jackson Heights said they haven't planned big pope-watching parties.

Midtown & Theater District »

September 23, 2015

Merchants are selling everything from Pope Francis bobbleheads to water bottles featuring him.

Midtown & Theater District »

September 22, 2015

Bernadette Roberts was arrested and forced to leave her learning-disabled son to wander Midtown alone.

Downtown »

September 14, 2015

The state says a city worker crashed a vehicle into an overhead sign on the Henry Hudson Parkway.

Downtown »

September 11, 2015

An ongoing fight between Godwin Ajala's children and their mother has stalled payment.