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.
August 22, 2016
Don Appel processed 18,000 FOIL requests and listened to many a reporter's complaints for records.
David Prisco is accused of pelting the agents with eggs and challenging them to a fight.
August 21, 2016
Robert Miske said he got the ax after being a professional baseball scout for 50 years.
August 17, 2016
De Blasio said Hornblower is a pro-union employer despite a record of racism and labor-related lawsuits.
August 12, 2016
Michael Fleming said his family won't visit their father's grave until an uncle's remains are moved.
August 10, 2016
Massey filed paperwork last week to run as a Republican candidate in the 2017 mayoral race.
August 2, 2016
The Lichtenstein Group allowed its Philadelphia factory to become a "firetrap," a grand jury found.
August 1, 2016
Tenants fear the Grace House building will be sold to developers who won't preserve the mural inside.