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.
February 24, 2017
The nonprofit operator of a shelter where two girls died is a "bad actor," Stringer said.
The federal investigation has ensnared NYPD brass and key officials in City Hall.
February 23, 2017
Michael Lambert said he invested $30,000 in the bogus investment despite a host of warning signs.
February 22, 2017
New Jersey's state attorney general filed a complaint against contractor Shore House Lifters last month.
February 21, 2017
Rabab Musa said she was arrested and detained for more than six hours before she was released.
February 17, 2017
The decision to cut contracts with BEDCO came after a series of investigative stories from DNAinfo.
February 15, 2017
MAG-V has been accused of scamming a homeless vet out of $300,000 and of illegal evictions.
The nonprofit, MAG-V, has been accused of scamming and illegally evicting several veterans.