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.


Downtown »

October 20, 2016

One lawsuit against NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry was settled and the other was dismissed by a jury.

Soundview & Castle Hill »

October 19, 2016

The family and court records show Deborah Danner had a troubled life ravaged by mental illness.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

October 19, 2016

Gus Gennaro sued the Trump Organization after he said he was fired for being too old.

Downtown »

October 17, 2016

The federal investigation has ensnared NYPD brass and key officials in City Hall.

Downtown »

October 17, 2016

The Department of Investigation raided two city contractors' offices tied to fundraiser Husam Ahmad.

South Bronx »

October 13, 2016

The Yankees recently disclosed in documents 16 worker discrimination claims over the past four years.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

October 12, 2016

The park's joggers want the city to fix broken street lamps to make running safer at night.

Throgs Neck & Country Club »

October 7, 2016

Fluffy the clown said the recent sightings of knife-wielding creepy clowns have been bad for business.