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.
September 1, 2015
Eugene Bergen died with $3.8 million but left no will. If you show you're related, you may get the cash.
August 24, 2015
Arthur Mondella's will left his estate to his family, but Brooklyn's DA plans to seize some assets.
August 20, 2015
The legal quandary began when Shirley Ione Cowell adopted her lover, Gigi Carrier.
August 18, 2015
The 133-year-old home on Astor Row is missing floors, walls and most of a roof.
August 13, 2015
The mayor said media coverage has increased concern about the homeless, prompting more 311 calls.
311 received 20,242 homeless-related calls so far this year. For the same time in 2013 it was 12,715.
August 6, 2015
Baqir Raza didn't pick up Cynthia Jordan and her family, but let white women in his cab, a judge said.
August 5, 2015
Insurers for the Strand Condominium have agreed to pay the sum to Daniel McClung's husband and parents.